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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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Huntington Audience Donate To Flooded Weston Playhouse

by: Todd Williams at 09/18/2011 10:49 AM

Cast member Tom Aulino, Production Manager Todd Williams, and the cast of Candide  collected over $3800 in donations to benefit the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Flood Relief Fund at  CANDIDE  performances on Thursday and Friday evenings of thi...

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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 Darling Buds of...June?

by: Thom Dunn at 06/01/2011 11:03 AM

I woke up this morning and the first thing I thought to myself was "June? When did it suddenly become  June ?" Now, logic would dictate that it became June after the month of May was all said and done, but for those of us here at the Huntington, t...

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The Inaugural August Wilson Monologue Competition

by: Donna Glick, Director of Education & Community Programs at 02/10/2011 11:50 AM

I wanted to share with everyone that Huntington Theatre Company's Education Department kicked-off our new program — at least to the public — the August Wilson Monologue Competition, on Saturday, February 5, with great success. We have been working...

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TCG: Stage Matters

by: Todd Williams at 11/10/2010 12:05 PM

Here's a really interesting video about how/why theatre matter from some of our friends from around the country and right here in Boston. You might be surprised. Produced by our friends at  TCG . It's a little small here - so I recommend you watch...

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Shirley, VT Young Artists Blog: Gregory Pember

by: Gregory Pember at 10/18/2010 02:28 PM

Rehearsals are well on their way and every day is a whole new learning experience. Today was exceptionally eye-opening as our awesome Stage Manager (Victoria Coady) and I made a trip over to the Asperger's Association of New England where we were...

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Theatre Hero: Michael Maso

by: Michael Maso at 05/19/2010 03:33 PM

STAGESOURCE THEATRE HERO ACCEPTANCE SPEECH  Delivered by Michael Maso to the Boston Theatre Community at the Paramount Theatre May 17, 2010  Thank you Jeff, Kate and Paul, to the StageSource board for this very generous recognition, and to the...

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Student Matinees -- The Teachers Like Them Too!

by: Donna Glick, Director of Education & Community Programs at 05/17/2010 03:36 PM

Recently, the Huntington's Department of Education decided to try a "pay what you can" ticket offer for the student matinee of  Prelude to a Kiss  on Thursday, June, 3, 2010. We asked Bill Deschenes, a teacher from Pierce Middle School in Milton, ...

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Huntington Friends & Family Do Well With Tony Nominations

by: Todd Williams at 05/05/2010 03:49 PM

Awards season continues with yesterday's announcement of the Tony Awards. Congrats to everyone - we're especially proud this year of Kenny Leon ( Fences ), and Alexander Dodge ( Present Laughter) . Here's the short list of our friends and family w...

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2010 Theatre Hero: Michael Maso

by: Todd Williams at 04/07/2010 10:44 AM

StageSource announced Monday that our very own managing director has been named this year's Theatre Hero. They write: " Maso has been at the helm of the Huntington since 1982 and has long been a respected local and national arts leader. He has bee...

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Inbox: Melinda Lopez -- From Orchids to Octopi

by: Melinda Lopez at 04/06/2010 10:45 AM

contributed by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew) Hi Friends-- My play  Orchids to Octopi  just opened at Central Square-- It's a play about evolution and love and Why-- I hope you can find time to make it to the show. Melind...

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Governor Patrick Attends Stick Fly

by: Todd Williams at 03/06/2010 11:07 AM

It was an exciting night for the Huntington last night.  Becky Shaw  began previews at the BU Theatre tonight with huge audience of over 600, followed by the well attended "Leave with the Wrong Girl" 35Below Wrap Party up in Studio 210. Photos sur...

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The Huntington Helps Light Boston's Christmas Tree

by: Todd Williams at 12/02/2009 12:23 PM

BOSTON'S OFFICIAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY Members of the cast of  A Civil War Christmas  will perform at the Mayor's Tree Lighting on Boston Common (6pm-8pm) on Thursday, December 3. Can't attend? Tune into WCVB-TV - channel 5 at 7pm to watch! ...

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Play Me, I'm Yours!

by: Thom Dunn at 09/04/2013 02:32 PM

To celebrate their 75th anniversary, our friends at the Celebrity Series of Boston  have teamed up with renowned artist Luke Jerram to bring his " Play Me, I'm Yours! " public piano installation project to Boston. From September 27 through October...

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Mowgli, Baloo, and Cast Members from Huntington Theatre Company's The Jungle Book to Perform National Anthem at Saturday's Red Sox / Yankees Game

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 09/13/2013 03:43 PM

Sixteen members of the cast of the Huntington Theatre Company's production of The Jungle Book  will perform the National Anthem tomorrow, Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Fenway Park before the nationally televised 1:05pm Red Sox game versus the N...

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Red Sox Do The Jungle Book Boogie (Get Down)

by: Thom Dunn at 09/18/2013 10:28 AM

Wow. What just happened? One moment it's August and everything is lovely, fine, and humid, then this massive army of people shows up from Chicago and takes over our rehearsal hall and stage and then all of the sudden it's autumn and we have a 35...

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Acclaimed Jungle Book Orchestra To Perform "Out Of The Jungle" Fusion Concert at Johnny D's Uptown On October 6.

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 09/25/2013 12:51 PM

The twelve-piece jazz/Indian fusion orchestra from the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of  The Jungle Book will perform  Out of the Jungle  at Johnny D’s Uptown in Somerville on Sunday, October 6 at 8:15pm. The one-night-only event is a...

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Coolidge Corner Theatre / Huntington Theatre Company Collaboration "Stage & Screen" Continues Oct. 14 With Lumet Film Network

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 09/27/2013 01:09 PM

Stage & Screen , a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films, begins its second season of collaboration on  Monday,...

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Get Out Of The Jungle With The Jungle Book Band

by: Thom Dunn at 10/03/2013 02:33 PM

I'm just gonna put this out there: the crazy hybrid Indian-Jazz-fusion music of The Jungle Book  is worth the price of admission alone (one of the cast members told me at the first rehearsal, "You ain't lived til' you've heard blues sitar"). This...

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The Jungle Book Orchestra Jams Out of the Jungle!

by: Stephanie Ormston at 10/08/2013 01:48 PM

A sitar and a trombone walk into a bar… No, this isn’t the set up for a bad joke; this was the set up for my Sunday night, when I headed to Johnny D’s Uptown in Somerville to see The Jungle Book orchestra spend some well-deserved time in the...

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Marsh & McLennan Agency and Partners Donate A Performance of The Jungle Book To Marilyn Rodman Theatre For Kids — Over 800 Boston-Area At-Risk-Youth Will Attend on October 17

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 10/15/2013 12:25 PM

(Boston) — Marsh & McLennan Agency  has partnered with several local businesses to donate a performance of the Huntington Theatre Company's hit production of  The Jungle Book  to the  Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids . Thanks to the generosity of t...

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Good Libations

by: Thom Dunn at 11/15/2013 12:12 PM

For a show called The Cocktail Hour , it should come as no surprise that there's a whole lotta drinkin' goin' on over the course of the evening. It would be irresponsible* of us to encourage you to keep the pace every time that Ann utters "Just a...

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Drink A Drink For Dear Old Dad

by: Thom Dunn at 11/20/2013 02:48 PM

In case you can't make it out to Somerville to try our custom Cocktail Hour cocktail "The Cocktail Hour" at The Independent , we've got another new concoction to tantalize your tastebuds — and this one's only available south of the Charles. Our...

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Give It Up For #GivingTuesday!

by: Thom Dunn at 12/04/2013 10:25 AM

I saw some conversation on Twitter, both lamenting the overexposure of #GivingTuesday appeals, and questioning the effectiveness of having every single not-for-profit in the country ask for money on the exact same day. But you know what's better...

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POETRY OUT LOUD Deadline — This Friday!

by: Alex Truppi at 12/18/2013 09:24 AM

Dear Teachers & Friends, Alex Truppi, Education Manager, Curriculum & Instruction In the midst of this busy season, it's always important to take a step back and remember what we really value in life — who are the people and what are the experienc...

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Huntington Holiday Bake-Off!

by: Thom Dunn at 12/17/2013 10:48 AM

Deck Deane Hall With Tasty Baked Goods / Fa La La La La / La La La La... This past Monday was our annual Huntington Holiday Party, which means three things: Candy Cane Ravioli*, Michael Maso's Year-In-Review Poem, and the Staff Bake-Off....

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Feelin' Chilly? Get your Fur on with Venus

by: Thom Dunn at 01/06/2014 01:57 PM

Look, I get it: it's cold out. Well, maybe not today  specifically, when it suddenly feels like April, but by the time the sun goes down we'll be back in the Ice Age, and when that happens, we all begin to regret the social progress of human...

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What's So Funny About Our Racist Brains?

by: Lisa Timmel at 05/21/2014 01:30 PM

There’s a joke that encapsulates the current state of many American’s attitudes toward race relations. It goes like this: “How does every ethnic joke begin? With a look over your shoulder.” Even though everyone should know better, we have ample...

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Meet The Hunt!

by: The Hunt at 01/15/2014 02:47 PM

Huntington Senior Director of External Relations David Dalena recently spoke with Sita and Anik Merchea and Rumena Manolova and Alex Senchak , two couples that were instrumental in The Hunt’s founding. Read a complete transcript of the conversatio...

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Join Us For The LOVE LETTERS Anniversary Party!

by: Thom Dunn at 01/21/2014 12:43 PM

We are excited to welcome The Boston Globe 's  Meredith Goldstein  back to the Huntington this evening to celebrate the five year anniversary of her popular " Love Letters " column. Meredith will be joined by the Huntington's favorite silver-haire...

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Announcing the Boston Regional Winners of the August Wilson Monologue Competition!

by: Education at 02/03/2014 03:21 PM

The Judges & Winners of the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition: Ruth Mercado-Zizzo, Terrence Kidd, Obehi Janice, Joie LeMaitre, Johnny Lee Davenport, Fatima Barry (1st Runner Up), Ashley Herbert (2nd Runner Up), and Trinidad Ramkissoon...

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Celebrating the Calderwood Pavilion's 10th Anniversary

by: Temple Gill at 10/10/2014 01:20 PM

Page property . . From page: Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA - "A Home for Us All" [11400] Property: Embed 480 x 270 Two hundred and fifty guests including former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Huntington Theatre Company Chairman Carol G....

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