Blog entries tagged with 2011-2012 season

PICTURE IT: A Photo Scavenger Hunt

by: Solange Garcia at 05/10/2012 09:58 AM

GET CREATIVE, GET CRAZY, and GET IT ON CAMERA! Get ready for this June's  Emerging America Festival , the third annual collaboration between the Huntington Theatre Company, American Repertory Theatre (ART), and the Institute of Contemporary Art...

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More Awards News: Huntington Receives 12 Elliot Norton Award Nominations

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 04/24/2012 10:14 AM

The IRNE Awards were presented last night, and so now our attention turns to the Boston Theatre Critics Association's Elliot Norton Awards , to be presented on Monday, May 21. The 2012 Elliot Norton Awards will honor productions that played April ...

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Huntington Sweeps IRNE Awards!

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 04/24/2012 10:57 AM

Huntington dramaturg Charles Haughland with playwright Stephen Karam ( Sons of the Prophet ) It was a joy-filled night for the Huntington at the Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards presentation yesterday as our our 2011 productions ...

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Authentic Instruments for Ma Rainey's

by: Thom Dunn at 03/22/2012 11:19 AM

Glenn Turner, Jason Bowen, G. Valmont Thomas, and Charles Weldon in  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,  photo: T. Charles Erickson Music is a major component of our current production of  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom — the contrast between the old style of...

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Student's Reaction to Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 03/21/2012 11:29 AM

We recieved this wonderful note from a instructor/actress who brought her students to a recent performance of  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: Apart from thank yous from me and my Bunker Hill students that attended  Ma Rainey's... , I want you to know...

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A Message from Michael Maso, In The Aftermath of the Great Boston Blackout

by: Michael Maso at 03/16/2012 11:53 AM

As most of you know the power outage in the Back Bay had Huntington Avenue as its epicenter, and as a result we lost the Tuesday preview and Wednesday opening night performances of  Ma Rainey . In addition to the BU Theatre our administrative...

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We've Received 39 IRNE Award Nominations!

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 03/06/2012 11:56 AM

We've received 39 IRNE Award nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England, which recognized each our 2011 productions. The 39 nominations are five more than we received for our 2010 productions and more than twice as many as any other...

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You say, "clafoutis..."

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 01/17/2012 12:09 PM

A savvy, French-speaking patron wrote to us with the following question: "Just saw God of Carnage and was really bugged by a small detail. Why did the cast all mispronounce 'clafoutis?' Surely members of the aspirational class would know to put th...

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Huntington Theatre Company tops honors lists for 2011

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 12/30/2011 12:14 PM

As 2011 comes to a close, we're thrilled and honored to see Huntington productions staged here and elsewhere recognized:   • The Boston Globe — Don Aucoin #1:  Ruined #2:  Candide #5:  Richard III   • The Boston Phoenix — Carolyn Clay #2:  Candide...

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God of Carnage in Rehearsal

by: Emily Ranii, Assistant to the Director at 12/22/2011 12:25 PM

We're now 10 days into rehearsals for  God of Carnage .  In the room: Director Daniel Goldstein and a team of top-notch actors. Brooks Ashmanskas (a.k.a. Brooksy) and Christy Pusz play the visiting couple, Alan and Annette Raleigh. Stephen Bogardu...

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Join Us For the 35 Below Fall Crawl - Monday, November 14

by: Thom Dunn at 11/03/2011 10:18 AM

It's been nearly two months since our last (totally awesome!)  35 Below Wrap Party  for  Candide  (actually 53 days, 6 hours, and 47 minutes, but who's counting? What? Oh. Right), and quite frankly, I think we're all starting to feel a little ants...

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Before I Leave You: By The Numbers

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 10/26/2011 10:20 AM

Before I Leave You  officially opens tonight. In case you missed  The Boston Globe's  fantastic cover story on October 14,  here it is .   The cover of  The Boston Globe's ' g' section Friday, October 14 The Huntington Theatre Company's production...

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Students Connect With Candide

by: Harry Hobbs, Education Professional Intern at 10/24/2011 10:21 AM

It's been about a month since I've begun my journey as a Professional Education Intern here at the Huntington and one of the most pleasurable parts of my work is to visit schools and prep students who come see our shows as part of our  Student...

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Candide Closes — Audience Refuses To Leave

by: Todd Williams at 10/16/2011 10:23 AM

The  Candide  cast, orchestra and crew had given a stellar closing performance. They had taken their bows, the house lights were on, the actors had gone down to their dressing rooms, and I had turned off the camera, having recorded the show for ou...

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Painting It Red: A Sheep On The Town

by: The Red Sheep (via Marketing Interns Leanne Lewis & Leah Rotti) at 10/11/2011 10:26 AM

Let me tell you, ever since I arrived in Boston at the end of August to start preparing for my upcoming theatrical debut in  Candide ,  I’ve been so busy. You’d think oh, being a sheep shouldn’t be so hard, right? Uh,  wrong.  There is so much to...

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An Interview with Before I Leave You Playwright Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro

by: Charles Haugland at 09/19/2011 10:42 AM

I recently interviewed playwright Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro to write a note for the program of her upcoming show, Before I Leave You . Parts of the interview were excerpted, so we are offering the whole, uncut interview here on the blog. Enjoy!...

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Candide Cast to Sing At Red Sox Game!

by: Todd Williams at 09/13/2011 10:52 AM

Newsflash! Fifteen members of the cast of the Huntington Theatre Company’s production Candide will perform the National Anthem at the 1:35pm Boston Red Sox game on Wednesday, September 14. A duck boat provided by Boston Duck Tours will transport t...

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The Making of Candide

by: Todd Williams at 08/19/2011 10:56 AM

Enjoy this fun video of the build, rehearsals, set install, and performance of CANDIDE  from our friends at  The Goodman  and  Shakespeare Theatre Company  (STC). The production was built and first produced at the Goodman, them moved to STC where...

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Ready for Candide Rehearsals

by: Todd Williams at 08/18/2011 10:57 AM

  Contributed by Todd Williams The rehearsal hall is packed with Props for Candide - it's quite a sight! Enjoy the slide show. Over the next few days the stage management staff will work with props to get the room organized, tape out the ground pl...

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How Richard Gave Me My Mojo Back

by: Tony Bell at 12/01/2010 11:58 AM

Actor Tony Bell plays Margaret in Richard III and Pinch in The Comedy of Errors , the two plays Propeller will perform in repertory when they visit the Huntington in the spring. Below, Tony writes about his experience working with Propeller again...

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