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American Repertory Theater

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Fall Arts Preview: 18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Season

SEPTEMBER 2023 1. Cheer on a basketball demigod. Being such a bibliophilic city that’s also mad for hoops, Boston and its environs seem a perfect […]

City Life

Inside the Embrace Gala, a Black-Tie-And-Sneakers Soiree

Like the sculpture whose unveiling it was held to celebrate, the Embrace Gala was a grace note for Boston—a giant group hug across all walks […]

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18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer

APRIL 1. Catch the biggest wave in Japanese art. Katsushika Hokusai may have been an important artist in the 1800s, but his Great Wave and […]

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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.

Claudia Rankine
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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 […]

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A Jagged Little Pill Musical Is Coming to A.R.T.

Sure, Waitress is still busy making its way through Broadway, now with songwriter Sara Bareilles taking over the lead role. But that doesn’t mean the American […]

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John Lithgow Learned to Tango at A.R.T.

John Lithgow can’t get enough of the Boston arts scene. Last month, he was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal for his support of ARTS FIRST, Harvard’s annual showcase […]

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Harvard’s ART Institute Receives ‘Failing’ Grade, Suspends Admissions

More trouble in paradise for Harvard. Last week the U.S. Department of Education deemed Harvard University’s ART Institute, a two-year graduate program in theater, as […]

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James Earl Jones Will Be Appearing at A.R.T.

The American Repertory Theater has announced its latest casting coup: James Earl Jones will be appearing in the theater’s upcoming production of the classic Tennessee […]

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American Repertory Theater to Host Discussion with Bryan Cranston

Walter White is coming to Harvard Square. Former Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston will be in Cambridge next week for an in-depth discussion hosted by […]

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A.R.T. Made a Cameo on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Fans of the CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend may have noticed a shoutout to a certain Cambridge-based theater on Monday’s episode. The Harvard-affiliated American Repertory Theater made a […]

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Josh Groban Cast in Broadway Production of A.R.T.’s New Musical

Josh Groban and his majestic voice are set to make their Broadway debut in September, in a production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of […]

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Waitress Musical Has Already Made Broadway History

There are still three months before curtains go up for previews of Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City, but the musical has already […]

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A.R.T.’s Diane Paulus and Finding Neverland Featured in White House Broadway Special

On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed high school students from performing arts schools and after-school programs across the country into the White House, where […]

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A.R.T. Musical Waitress Is Headed for Broadway

American Repertory Theater’s latest musical Waitress, which just began previews at the Loeb Drama Center earlier this month, is already Broadway-bound. The show will open at […]