MENU

Articles

  • 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. 

    More

  • Sunday in the Park with George

    September 9 — October 16, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / Boston University Theatre

    Stephen Sondheim’s stunning masterpiece centers on enigmatic painter Georges Seurat and his search for love, inspiration, and “the art of making art.” One of the most acclaimed musicals ever, this Pulitzer Prize winner features a glorious score, with the songs “Finishing the Hat,” “Putting it Together,” and “Move On,” and is directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois (A Little Night Music).

    More

  • Tiger Style!

    October 14 — November 13, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    Squabbling siblings Albert and Jennifer Chen reached the pinnacle of academic achievement. But as adults, they’re epic failures: he’s just been passed up for promotion and she’s been dumped by her loser boyfriend. So, naturally, they confront their parents and launch an Asian Freedom Tour! From California to China, this hilarious new comedy examines race, parenting, and success with wit and sharp humor. 

    More

  • Bedroom Farce

    November 11 — Devember 11, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / Boston University Theatre

    4 couples. 3 bedrooms. One hilarious night. Trevor and Susannah, with their marriage on the rocks, invade 3 bedrooms of their family and friends over the course of an evening, spreading chaos in their wake. Director Maria Aitken (The 39 StepsPrivate Lives) returns for this rollicking comedy of marital misunderstandings.

    More

  • A Little Night Music

    September 11 — October 11, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / Boston University Theatre

    Lovers reunite, passions reignite, and new romances blossom around famous actress Desiree Armfeldt and an unforgettable cast of characters during an eventful weekend in the country. Stephen Sondheim’s most romantic and popular work features a gorgeous, sweeping score infused with humor, warmth, and the flavor of a waltz, including Sondheim’s best known song, “Send in the Clowns.” Directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois, this exquisite musical celebration of love is the must-see event of the season!

    More

  • Choice

    October 16 — November 15, 2015
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    When successful journalist Zipporah Zunder takes on an assignment to investigate a new and polarizing social phenomenon, she is unprepared for how deeply this story will impact her life, transforming her understanding of herself, her past, and her future. Funny, smart, and emotional, this unpredictable new play looks at all the layers that live inside a single choice.

    More

  • A Confederacy of Dunces

    October 16 — November 15, 2015
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    When successful journalist Zipporah Zunder takes on an assignment to investigate a new and polarizing social phenomenon, she is unprepared for how deeply this story will impact her life, transforming her understanding of herself, her past, and her future. Funny, smart, and emotional, this unpredictable new play looks at all the layers that live inside a single choice.

    More

  • Disgraced

    January 8 — February 7, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize

    High-powered New York lawyer Amir has climbed the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his Muslim roots. When he and his wife Emily host a dinner party, what starts as a friendly conversation escalates, shattering their views on race, religion, and each other. 

    More

  • Milk Like Sugar

    January 29 - February 27, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    Annie and her teenage friends want the same things: the hottest new phones, cute boys, designer bags. But when they enter into a pregnancy pact, she wonders if there might be a different path and a brighter future. Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish) finds raw humor and gritty poetry in this provocative, ripped-from-the-headlines new play.

    More

  • August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned

    March 5 - April 3, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

    In this solo show, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson shares stories about his first few jobs, a stint in jail, his lifelong friends, and his encounters with racism, music, and love as a young poet in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Directed by Todd Kreidler and featuring Eugene Lee, both longtime Wilson collaborators, this theatrical memoir charts one man’s journey of self-discovery through adversity, and what it means to be a black artist in America.

    More

  • Can you Forgive Her?

    March 25 - April 24, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    It’s Halloween night, and Miranda is desperate for a way out. She’s up to her neck in debt, she might be in falling for the man who pays her bills, and now her date has threatened to kill her. A charismatic stranger offers shelter and a drink; where will the night take them? With her trademark dark humor, two-time Pulitzer finalist Gina Gionfriddo presents complicated characters wrestling with love, money, and their past in this sharp contemporary comedy.

    More

  • I Was Most Alive With You

    May 25 - June 26, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    At Thanksgiving dinner, Knox shares that he is grateful for three things he thought were a curse: being Deaf, being gay, and being an alcoholic. After a terrible accident and what feels like the trials of Job, he and his family’s resilience is put to the test. Written both in English and American Sign Language, Craig Lucas’ funny, ambitious, and beautiful new play pulses with the exhilaration and ache of human connection.

    More

  • after all the terrible things I do

    May 22 — June 21, 2015
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    An ordinary job interview at a local bookstore becomes much more as store-owner Linda and aspiring writer Daniel realize that their connections go far deeper than a shared love of literature. Together they will have to face the trauma of their past — but can they find forgiveness? Artistic Director Peter DuBois directs this deeply felt and intimate new play about bullying and second chances.

    More

  • Come Back, Little Sheba

    March 27 — April 26, 2015
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    When Doc and Lola Delaney rent a room in their cluttered Midwestern home to Marie, a vivacious college student, her youthful energy stirs up forgotten dreams and missed opportunities. Visionary director David Cromer (Our Town) returns to the Roberts Studio Theatre for this intimate and heartrending portrait of a marriage by William Inge.

    More

  • The Colored Museum

    January 2 — February 1, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their glamorous movie star sister arrives for the weekend with her brawny boy toy in tow.

    More

  • The Second Girl

    January 2 — February 1, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their glamorous movie star sister arrives for the weekend with her brawny boy toy in tow.

    More

  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    January 2 — February 1, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their glamorous movie star sister arrives for the weekend with her brawny boy toy in tow.

    More

  • 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).

    More

  • 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).

    More

  • 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).

    More

  • 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.

    More

  • 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. 

    More

  • 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.

    More

  • 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.

    More

  • 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.

    More

  • 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.  

    More

  • 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. 

    More

  • Rapture, Blister, Burn

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

    More

  • "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 

    More

  • A Raisin in the Sun

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

    More

  • 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 

    More

  • Our Town

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

    More

  • Betrayal

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

    More

  • Now Or Later

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

    More

  • Good People

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

    More

  • Private Lives

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

    More

  • The Luck of the Irish

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

    More

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

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

    More

  • 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

    More

  • 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

    More

  • Before I Leave You

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

    More

  • 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

    More


Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA: 527 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02116
Main: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115 | 617 266 7900 | BOX OFFICE 617 266 0800

© 2016 Huntington Theatre Company. All rights reserved | Trouble viewing this site? Please download Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.