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Maurice Emmanuel Parent Stars in TheaterWorks Hartford's MR. PARENT Photo Maurice Emmanuel Parent Stars in TheaterWorks Hartford's MR. PARENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

TheaterWorks¬†Hartford¬†announced today that¬†Mr. Parent¬†by¬†Melinda Lopez¬†with¬†Maurice Emmanuel Parent¬†will stream on demand¬†March 7 ‚Äď 26, 2021¬†to members and single ticket buyers.¬†Mr. Parent¬†is a hilarious, joyful, and heartbreakingly honest peek into the kids, adults, and systems of Boston Public Schools.

MR PARENT Begins Streaming March 7 At TheaterWorks Hartford Photo MR PARENT Begins Streaming March 7 At TheaterWorks Hartford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

TheaterWorks¬†Hartford¬†announced today that MR PARENT by Melinda Lopez with Maurice Emmanuel Parent will stream on demand March 7 ‚Äď March 26, 2021 to members and single ticket buyers.

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by BWW - Dec 18, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020

BWW Interview: Elizabeth Addison & Maurice Emmanuel Parent on BOSTON'S BLACK-OUT PERF Photo BWW Interview: Elizabeth Addison & Maurice Emmanuel Parent on BOSTON'S BLACK-OUT PERFORMANCES
by Andrew Child - Oct 21, 2020

The first time composer/ lyricist Elizabeth Addison saw Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play on Broadway, she felt self-conscious. The piece takes an unflinching swipe at racial tensions in ways that famously ignited passions of theatre goers of all races.

AT THE RIVER I STAND and More Streaming At TheaterWorks Hartford Photo AT THE RIVER I STAND and More Streaming At TheaterWorks Hartford
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

TheaterWorks Hartford (TWH) Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced today that their 20/21 season will begin streaming Sunday, September 27, 2020. 

Mary Testa, Zo√ę Winters and More Join MIT Music And Theater Arts' Third Annual PLAYW Photo Mary Testa, Zo√ę Winters and More Join MIT Music And Theater Arts' Third Annual PLAYWRIGHTS LAB
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Music and Theater Arts (MTA) has announced the third annual Playwrights Lab, September 18-October 3, 2020. This virtual festival of eight staged readings brings together MIT students and professional theatre artists to showcase new works by the student writers in the Playwrights Lab workshop.

The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announce CO-LAB Photo The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announce CO-LAB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company are partnering in the piloting of Co-Lab, an online training program focused on and taught by artists of color, linking the heightened language of William Shakespeare, August Wilson, and other contemporary writers of color.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas T Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Instead of the annual production on the Common, CSC will present an online script-in-hand performance on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM, as a benefit to support CSC's 2021 production on the Boston Common, with the previously announced cast led by John Douglas Thompson* in the role of Prospero.

SpeakEasy Stage Company and The Front Porch Arts Collective Present 2020: Black & Mal Photo SpeakEasy Stage Company and The Front Porch Arts Collective Present 2020: Black & Male In America - A Conversation Continued
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 5PM, SpeakEasy Stage Company and The Front Porch Arts Collective will co-present a special panel discussion entitled a?oe2020: Black and Male in America - A Conversation Continued.a??

The Tony Award-Winning Musical VIOLET Comes To The Modern Theatre Photo The Tony Award-Winning Musical VIOLET Comes To The Modern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

It's 1964:  Violet's face has been scarred by a terrible childhood accident. She leaves her home in Appalachia to seek healing by a televangelist 1,000 miles away. Her bus ride across the American South becomes a journey of self-discovery where Violet realizes her innate beauty and power.

Photo Flash: First Look at Huntington Theatre Company's SWEAT Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Huntington Theatre Company's SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company presents the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat. This Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat began performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night was Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

Huntington Theatre Company Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  Due to high ticket demand, this a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Kimberly Senior (The Niceties at the Huntington, Disgraced on Broadway) will now run at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) from Friday, January 31, 2020 through Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company Photo Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

SpeakEasy & Front Porch Hold First #BLACKOUTBOSTON Performance Photo SpeakEasy & Front Porch Hold First #BLACKOUTBOSTON Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

On Tuesday, October 15, The Front Porch Arts Collective, Boston's newest professional Black theatre company, teamed up with SpeakEasy Stage to host a special #BlackOutBoston takeover performance of the SpeakEasy Stage Company production of CHOIR BOY.  

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of CHOIR BOY at SpeakEasy Stage? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of CHOIR BOY at SpeakEasy Stage?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Choir Boy is recently opened at SpeakEasy Stage Company and the reviews are in!

BWW Review: CHOIR BOY IS PITCH PERFECT at SpeakEasy Stage In Boston Photo BWW Review: CHOIR BOY IS PITCH PERFECT at SpeakEasy Stage In Boston
by Jan Nargi - Sep 23, 2019

Just as the centuries-old spirituals sung by American slaves created community and gave voice to the thoughts and emotions they were forced to repress, so too the music in CHOIR BOY serves to give hope and healing to the young men struggling to find and express their true identities at a boarding school designed to shape them into society's culturally approved version of a?oestrong, ethical black men.a?? As classroom students, they must live up to the high standards set by the Headmaster and a strict 50-year honor code. As members of the school's acclaimed choir, they are set free when they sing.

SpeakEasy Stage Company Extends CHOIR BOY Photo SpeakEasy Stage Company Extends CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand, SpeakEasy Stage Company has added an additional week of performances of its acclaimed production of the hit Broadway play CHOIR BOY. The show will now run thru Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

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