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  • Huntington Theatre Company

    Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. 

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  • Awake & Sing!

    November 7 — December 7, 2014
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    In a cramped Bronx apartment, a working-class Jewish family dreams of a brighter future. A stirring American classic by Clifford Odets about an unforgettable American family, directed by Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish).

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  • Ether Dome

    October 17 — November 23, 2014
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    A new treatment promising to end pain pits a doctor and his student in an epic battle between altruism and ambition. A provocative medical thriller by Elizabeth Egloff set at Boston's own Massachusetts General Hospital, directed by Michael Wilson (Now or Later).

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  • Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

    September 5 — October 5, 2014
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    Joanna surprises her liberal, white parents when she brings home her African-American fiancé to meet them. A funny and poignant stage adaptation of the beloved Academy Award-winning film, directed by David Esbjornson (All My Sons).

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  • Smart People

    Four Harvard intellectuals navigate the complexities of race, ambition, friendship, and the human brain in this controversial and fiercely funny new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois.

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  • Becoming Cuba

    In 1890s Cuba, widowed Adela runs a pharmacy, indifferent to the mounting conflict around her. But when the rebellion comes home to Havana, she must choose between loyalty to country or to family. 

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  • The Seagull

    Renowned Chekhov interpreters Kate Burton and Nicholas Martin reunite to capture the humor and pathos in Chekhov's masterpiece about love, missed connections, and what it means to be an artist.

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  • Venus In Fur

    Vanda has her eyes on the lead role in an adaptation of the classic erotic novel Venus in Fur, but her charged audition for the director becomes an electrifying game of cat and mouse that blurs the lines between fantasy & reality, seduction & power, and love & sex.

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  • The Cocktail Hour

    When John interrupts his parents' pre-dinner cocktail to announce that he has written a play about them, the revelations and recriminations start to flow just as easily as the martinis in this heartfelt comedy about the ties that bind.

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  • The Power of Duff

    When burnt-out local TV newscaster Charlie Duff suddenly begins offering a prayer at the end of his nightly broadcasts, he becomes a popular and controversial figure to an expanding audience.  

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  • The Jungle Book

    From the imagination of Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman (Candide) comes a captivating new musical adaptation of a timeless favorite based on Rudyard Kipling's time-honored tales and featuring music from the classic Disney film. 

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  • Rapture, Blister, Burn

    by Thornton Wilder
    Directed by David Cromer
    Dec. 7, 2012 - Jan. 13, 2013
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA 

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  • "M"

    Adapted from the Fritz Lang film by Ryan Landry
    Directed by Caitlin Lowans
    Mar. 29 - Apr. 27, 2013
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA 

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  • A Raisin in the Sun

    by Lorraine Hansberry
    Directed by Liesl Tommy
    Mar. 8 - Apr. 7, 2013
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

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  • Invisible Man

    Adapted for the stage by Oren Jacoby
    Based on the novel by Ralph Ellison
    Directed by Christopher McElroen
    Jan. 4 - Feb. 3, 2013
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

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  • Our Town

    by Thornton Wilder
    Directed by David Cromer
    Dec. 7, 2012 - Jan. 13, 2013
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA 

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  • Betrayal

    by Harold Pinter
    Directed by Maria Aitken
    Nov. 9 - Dec. 9, 2012
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

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  • Now Or Later

    by Christopher Shinn
    Directed by Michael Wilson
    Oct. 12 - Nov. 10, 2012
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA 

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  • Good People

    by David Lindsay-Abaire
    Directed by Kate Whoriskey
    Sept. 14 - Oct. 14, 2012
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

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  • Private Lives

    by Noël Coward
    Directed by Maria Aitken
    May 25 ­- June 24, 2012
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

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  • The Luck of the Irish

    by Kirsten Greenidge
    Directed by Melia Bensussen
    March 30 ­- May 6, 2012
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

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  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

    by August Wilson
    Directed by Liesl Tommy
    March 9 - April 8, 2012
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

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  • God of Carnage

    by Yasmina Reza
    Translated by Christopher Hampton
    Directed by Daniel Goldstein
    Jan. 6 ­-Feb. 5, 2012
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

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  • Captors

    by Evan M. Wiener
    Directed by Peter DuBois
    Based on Peter Z. Malkin's & Harry Stein's memoir Eichmann In My Hands
    Nov. 11 - Dec. 11, 2011
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

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  • Before I Leave You

    by Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro
    Directed by Jonathan Silverstein
    Oct. 14 - Nov. 13, 2011
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

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  • Candide

    Music by Leonard Bernstein
    Lyrics by Richard Wilbur and others
    Directed and newly adapted
    from the Voltaire by Mary Zimmerman
    Sept. 10 - Oct. 16, 2011
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

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