Blog entries tagged with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

It's Been A Week

by: Thom Dunn at 05/01/2013 04:14 PM

So. It's been a week. Or technically it's been a lot of weeks but more specifically it's this past week that has been particularly exciting for all of us here at the Huntington -- following, of course, one of the scariest weeks as Bostonians that...

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2013 IRNE Award Nominations

by: Thom Dunn at 02/25/2013 09:20 AM

From the IRNE Awards website: The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards were founded by Beverly Creasey of the Journal Newspapers and Larry Stark of the TheaterMirror in 1997. The IRNE Awards recognize the extraordinary wealth of tale...

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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...

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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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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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My Experience With August Wilson

by: Solange Garcia at 02/08/2012 12:03 PM

"This is where I was when I wrote it, and I have to move on now to something else." — August Wilson August Wilson Monologue Competition Boston Finalists This past Saturday, student representatives from nine Boston Public Schools took to the Boston...

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