Blog entries posted during March 2013

2013 Poetry Out Loud MA State Finals

by: Meg O'Brien at 03/13/2013 06:33 PM

We are thrilled to introduce you to  Courtney Stewart , our 2013  Poetry Out Loud  Champion.  This image, captured by David Marshall at the moment his name was announced as Champion, captures the spirit of the program perfectly. This past Sunday, ...

Read More »

The Secret History of A Raisin In The Sun

by: Sam Lasman at 03/27/2013 10:40 PM

A Raisin in the Sun  achieved instant success when it premiered in 1959. However, the titanic reputation of Lorraine Hansberry's masterpiece has obscured the legacy of black playwrights who preceded her. While she was the first black woman to have...

Read More »

Reverse The Curse: A Raisin In The Sun

by: Thom Dunn at 03/15/2013 10:43 PM

This past Wednesday night marked a miracle: Liesl Tommy finally opened a Huntington show on schedule. Liesl’s previous two Huntington Openings were canceled –from a huge snowstorm January 5, 2011 ( Ruined ) and because of the Back Bay Blackout in...

Read More »

A Raisin In The Sun: #Twittermission Round-Up

by: Thom Dunn at 03/12/2013 10:49 PM

This past Friday night we hosted our second #Twittermission event, encouraging the audience to tweet us questions about the production to be answered by an artist involved the show. We were lucky enough to be joined by Omar Robinson , currently...

Read More »

A Raisin In The Sun Tech Week

by: Thom Dunn at 03/06/2013 10:51 PM

The cast and crew of our new production of A Raisin In The Sun  have been working over the past few weeks to bring Liesl Tommy's fresh new vision of this timeless American classic to the stage. Cast members Keona Welch (Beneatha), LeRoy McClain...

Read More »

This Friday — Join The Party With #35Below!

by: Thom Dunn at 03/05/2013 10:54 PM

Theatre is one of the oldest human art forms, but somewhere along the way, it developed a stigma as being for “old people.” There’s plenty of sociological and cultural history that can explain this — cost, tradition, increasing accessibility to...

Read More »

Educating Rita and Obama's Plan for US Community Colleges

by: Charles Haugland at 03/07/2013 11:44 AM

Educating Rita starts previews this Friday, and in a fascinating coincidence, the subject of adult learners and continuing education is all over the news.   In the play, Rita is a hairdresser who discovers a passion for learning and English...

Read More »

Educated by Rita

by: Nicholas Vargas, Assistant to the Director at 03/03/2013 11:46 AM

The astounding thing about the theatre is how it requires a level of excellence and precision equal to, if not greater than, film and TV — but it's live! A not-so-brilliant or original realization, I know, but one that needs restating as often as...

Read More »

 
 

RSS Feed

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Archive

Tag cloud


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

© 2013 Huntington Theatre Company. All rights reserved | Trouble viewing this site? Please download Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.