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Huntington Announces WITCH Cast And Creative Team Photo Huntington Announces WITCH Cast And Creative Team
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its second production of its 40th anniversary season, the dark comedy Witch by Jen Silverman, directed by Rebecca Bradshaw, running from October 15 to November 14, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Running time of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission.

CSC Announces the Cast and Creative Team for FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON: THE TEMP Photo CSC Announces the Cast and Creative Team for FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON: THE TEMPEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Artistic Director Steven Maler, have announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, starring the great Shakespearean actor John Douglas Thompson in the role of Prospero. 

Huntington Announces Third Wave Of DREAM BOSTON Plays Photo Huntington Announces Third Wave Of DREAM BOSTON Plays
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2021

The Huntington announces the launch of four additional titles to its series of short audio plays by local playwrights entitled Dream Boston.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas T Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas Thompson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Postpones THE TEMPEST To 2021 Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Postpones THE TEMPEST To 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2020

Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 on Boston and its community, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is postponing its production of The Tempeston the Boston Common until July 2021 with the same artistic and design team, as scheduling allows, including Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson* as Prospero, Remo Airaldi* as Antonio, Nora Eschenheimer* as Miranda, actor/playwright John Kuntz* as Trinculo, Nael Nacer* as Caliban, Richard Noble as Alonso, Fred Sullivan, Jr.* as Stephano, and Michael Underhill as Ferdinand. Scenic Design is by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos and Jeffrey Petersen, Costume Design by Nancy Leary, Lighting Design by Eric Southern, and Sound Design by David Reiffel.  

John Douglas Thompson to Play Prospero in CSC's Production of THE TEMPEST Photo John Douglas Thompson to Play Prospero in CSC's Production of THE TEMPEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2020

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, announced today the principal cast members for its 25th Anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common: William Shakespeare's beloved play The Tempest.

BWW Review: KING JOHN at Praxis Stage Photo BWW Review: KING JOHN at Praxis Stage
by Andrew Child - Feb 1, 2020

Why isn't this show an impersonation of cool even if it falls into some trappings of the dreaded 'regional theatre' scene? I think it's because Praxis Stage is, at its heart, genuinely concerned with the prospects of theatre that every other theatre in this city needs to purport to care about in order to get covered by the Boston Globe and nominated for Elliott Norton Awards. Every facet of the performance seems to be manufactured with an average audience member in mind, and the results are refreshingly un-pretentious. Just as with Coriolanus, I advise any theatre artist who works at one of Boston's theatres with cloudy-dishwater mission statements and haphazardly 'diverse' offerings to engage with Praxis Stage. Even when renting the BCA, their ticket prices are less than $20. For a show of this caliber, thought through down to the details, that's cool enough for me.

VIDEO: First Look at ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at Huntington Theatre Comp Photo VIDEO: First Look at ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at Huntington Theatre Company
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2019

Tom Stoppard's genre-bending comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Huntington Theatre Company helmed by Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances began September 20 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) and will run through October 20. Tickets are now on sale to the general public.

Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Company Presents ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Photo Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Company Presents ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2019

Tom Stoppard's genre-bending comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Huntington Theatre Company .

Huntington Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team Of ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENS Photo Huntington Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team Of ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2019

Tom Stoppard's genre-bending comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Huntington Theatre Company helmed by Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin September 20 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) and will run through October 20. Tickets are now on sale to the general public.

CSC Announces Dates Of Access & Inclusion Programming For CYMBELINE Photo CSC Announces Dates Of Access & Inclusion Programming For CYMBELINE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2019

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to continue its Common Access Initiative as part of its 24th season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common." Cymbeline runs July 17 - August 4 on the Boston Common. CSC is committed to keeping theatre accessible - financially, geographically, and artistically - as well as inclusive for patrons of all abilities. CSC has offered at least one American Sign Language (ASL) performance nearly every season since its founding in 1996, and in recent years has had the opportunity to meaningfully expand its disability access programming and offerings.

CSC Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common 2019: CYMBELINE Photo CSC Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common 2019: CYMBELINE
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, is pleased to present its 24th season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common:" William Shakespeare's romantic fable Cymbeline directed by Fred Sullivan Jr.

The Nora Theatre Company Presents Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51 Photo The Nora Theatre Company Presents Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2019

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Photograph 51 from March 14 to April 15, 2019 and is directed by Rebecca Bradshaw. The press performance is Monday, March 18 at 7:30PM. Photograph 51 is a Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production and is part of The Brit d'Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series

BWW Review: MAN IN THE RING Goes The Distance Photo BWW Review: MAN IN THE RING Goes The Distance
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 1, 2018

MAN IN THE RING deserves better than to be described with boxing cliches, but the Huntington Theatre Company production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Cristofer's play is a knockout. Its complex structure, authentic dialogue, and poignant portrayals by an outstanding cast of actors make this biography of six-time world champion prizefighter Emile Griffith much more than a story about a pugilist's career. Seasoned with the rhythms and songs of Griffith's Caribbean island origins, the pulsing beat and glaring neon of the underground gay bar scene, the roar of the arena crowds, and the exploding flashbulbs of reporters clamoring for a piece of the champ, MAN IN THE RING is an immersive experience that should not be missed.

Huntington Announces Casting For MAN IN THE RING Photo Huntington Announces Casting For MAN IN THE RING
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

The colorful and complex true story of six-time world champion prizefighter Emile Griffith is told in Man in the Ring, a new play written by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cristofer, directed by Michael Greif, and presented by the Huntington Theatre Company from Nov. 16 to Dec. 22, 2018 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.  Imbued with the warmth of Griffith's character and the joyful music of his childhood home, Man in the Ring chronicles Griffith's sweeping life story, from his humble beginnings in the Virgin Islands to his passionate love affairs and the tragedy that changed his life.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents its 23rd season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common:" William Shakespeare's drama Richard III, directed by Steven Maler and starring Faran Tahir. Performances are free of charge, and will take place on the Boston Common, near the Parkman Bandstand.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents its 23rd season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common:" William Shakespeare's drama Richard III, directed by Steven Maler and starring Faran Tahir. Performances are free of charge, and will take place on the Boston Common, near the Parkman Bandstand.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Free Shakespeare On The Common
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents its 23rd season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common:" William Shakespeare's drama Richard III, directed by Steven Maler and starring Faran Tahir. Performances are free of charge, and will take place on the Boston Common, near the Parkman Bandstand.

CSC Stage2 For Young Audiences Presents SHAKESPEARE'S MACBETH Directed By David R. Ga Photo CSC Stage2 For Young Audiences Presents SHAKESPEARE'S MACBETH Directed By David R. Gammons
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Stage2 Series for Young Audiences presents Shakespeare's Macbeth for students from 23 local schools at six Student Matinees and one Public Performance, from May 24-June 1 at the Carling-Sorenson Center at Babson College, 19 Babson College Drive, Wellesley, MA. Stage2 Performances are presented with support from BabsonARTS.

imaginary beasts Puts a Steampunk Spin on Annual Winter Panto Photo imaginary beasts Puts a Steampunk Spin on Annual Winter Panto
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2017

imaginary beasts are pleased to bring their annual Winter Panto celebration to Charlestown for the first time with their tongue-in-cheek take on Jules Verne's classic work of science fiction 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. A beloved tradition in the United Kingdom dating back to the Victorian Age, Pantomimes are produced yearly in every county in the UK around the holidays. imaginary beasts has been producing the form annually for nearly a decade in the Greater Boston Area and has become a new year tradition for Boston theatre-goers especially those with children.

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