Theater

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Boston’s Theater Offensive Is Challenging Oppression Through Art

My first theater class was in middle school—my teacher got her MFA at Emerson College. As a child, theater matched my creative imagination, and gave […]

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Carnival Games, Clowns, and Murder: Why You Don’t Want to Miss BLO’s Immersive Pagliacci

Ever wanted to stuff your face with carnival food, take in a magic show, and top it all off with a little dose of opera? […]

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See a Cabaret Retelling of the Medusa Myth inside the Planetarium

Medusa may be one of the more famous characters in Greek mythology. Most people can call to mind what the name means: a woman with […]

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A Magic Mike Musical Is Coming to Boston

Being a Broadway tryout city has its perks. Did you make it to Moulin Rouge last fall? If so, you might be excited to hear […]

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There Will Be a Hamilton Lottery for $10 Tickets in Boston

Get excited: Broadway in Boston has announced a special Hamilton lottery for $10 tickets. Every single performance during the show’s run in Boston, starting on […]

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Austin Scott Is Doing His Best to Honor Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton

When the touring production of Hamilton (finally) makes its triumphant debut at the Boston Opera House this month, Austin Scott will take the stage in the starring […]

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The Emerson Colonial Theatre Reopens Just in Time for Moulin Rouge!

No, you’re not imagining lights on the marquees—the Emerson Colonial, Boston’s oldest operating theater and a longtime pre-Broadway tester, is finally reopening its doors after […]

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How to Score Hamilton Tickets in Boston

Hamilton tickets, the white whale of musical theater, are not always easy to come by. The wildly popular show has a history of selling out […]

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Boston Conservatory Alum Returns in Sound of Music National Tour

When she graduated from undergrad at California State University, Fullerton, Lauren Kidwell was set to pursue a career in directing. One impulsive audition later, she switched gears […]

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The Interview: Diane Paulus

Ahead of the hotly anticipated debut of Jagged Little Pill this month at the A.R.T., the world-famous artistic director gets tough on Boston’s business community—and that’s a good thing.

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Dear Evan Hansen, Miss Saigon, Hello Dolly and More Announced for Broadway in Boston

Broadway in Boston has announced the new shows that will be traveling from New York for stints at Boston theaters. The lineup includes a mix […]

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Claudia Rankine Switches from Poetry to Playwriting with The White Card

Sometime on the tour for her bestselling book Citizen: An American Lyric, the poet Claudia Rankine began to think that the occasionally contentious question and […]

Actress Mia Kunis is kissed by actors dressed in drag during a parade for Kunis in Cambridge, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Kunis was honored as "Woman of the Year" by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University.
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Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Will Allow Women Next Year

For more than 220 years, Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals cast has been an all boys’ club. That’s about to change. On Thursday, the group’s president, […]

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Take a Look Inside Boston University’s Brand-New Fine Arts Building

Boston University’s state-of-the-art Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre complex officially opened to the public last Thursday, boasting 75,000-feet of space for performers and artists of all kinds. It is named […]

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Shakespeare on the Common Goes Traditional with Romeo and Juliet

Countless versions of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet float around out there in the ether, from traditional takes on the doomed lovers to…less traditional versions. Remember Gnomeo […]