Blog entries tagged with events

Desire & Transformation at the Museum of Fine Arts

by: Rebecca Bradshaw, Stone Artistic Producing Intern at 11/30/2011 12:33 PM

Audiences at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston have been admiring one of the most intriguing and powerful goddesses of the ancient world. “ Aphrodite and the Gods of Love ” features exquisite sculptures, mosaics, and paintings from the ancient...

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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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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 Huntington Receives $10M Endowment Gift From The Calderwood Charitable Foundation

by: Todd Williams at 04/28/2011 11:10 AM

      That's a $10,000,000 check! The Huntington Theatre Company received today a $10,000,000 donation from the Calderwood Charitable Foundation. The Calderwood contribution is intended to provide the Huntington with about $500,000 in annual...

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Script Club

by: Meg White, Director of Major Gifts at 03/09/2011 11:31 AM

On Monday, we held the Huntington’s inaugural Script Club  meeting, which was hosted by our Artistic Director, Peter DuBois, and was great fun! Set up like a book club, members had previously read the script for  Sons of the  Prophet (our next...

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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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Thanks for a Great Evening with Sutton Foster!

by: MIchelle Cicerano, Special Events Coordinator at 11/19/2010 12:02 PM

On behalf of the entire Development team, I'd like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone involved with the many pieces of the puzzle that all came together so beautifully for Monday night's fundraising events and performance of  An Evening with Sutt...

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Shirley, VT Young Artists Blog: Gregory Pember

by: Gregory Pember at 11/12/2010 12:31 PM

From Gregory Pember ("Jared" in SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Body Awareness ): It’s hard to imagine that in two weeks I will no longer be a part of this amazing show or working so intimately with this creative and supportive cast.  This...

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My Night In Shirley, VT

by: Meg O'Brien at 11/11/2010 12:33 PM

As most of my time is spent working with high school students, it’s always a great pleasure when I am able to utilize my teaching skills with a group of adults. Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation is currently playing, and I have just spent...

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Shirley, VT Young Artists Blog: Marie Polizzano

by: Marie Polizzano at 11/11/2010 12:59 PM

So here we are, only ONE more week left of Circle Mirror Transformation . I have to admit, I am already feeling a bit blue! This experience has been incredibly special to me for so many reasons, and I keep learning something new (about the play, o...

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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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Subscriber And Friends Reception

by: Temple Gill at 09/21/2010 03:00 PM

Hi everyone! Temple Gill, Director of Marketing, here. I generally feel strongly that you all want to hear more from our artistic and production departments rather than from marketing folk, but wanted to share some news with you about our Subscrib...

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Red Hot Summer Fun, Huntington-style

by: Todd Williams at 07/23/2010 03:10 PM

Are you bummed that we don't produce over the summer? Have no fear. There's plenty going on and we have some recommendations: Thursday, July 29 We're all grabbing red blankets and picnic baskets and heading to Boston Common for a Huntington flash...

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Getting Ready to Emerge

by: Anne Morgan at 05/14/2010 03:41 PM

This weekend is the first annual  Emerging America Festival . The festival is a unique collaboration between the Huntington, the  A.R.T. , and the  I.C.A.  The weekend will be filled with performances of all kinds all over Boston and Cambridge.  O...

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SPECTACULAR Huntington Fundraiser!

by: Lisa McColgan at 05/05/2010 03:50 PM

A “spectacular” evening was had by all on Sunday evening, April 24, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel at this year’s Spotlight Spectacular! fundraiser. “The look this year is fun and happy,” said event producer Bryan Rafanelli, who served as Spectacula...

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HPF "iPlays": Boston Writers Take On Audio Plays

by: Charles Haugland at 05/03/2010 03:52 PM

For the  Emerging America Festival , we issued an audio play challenge to all the current and former members of the  Huntington Playwriting Fellows program. In collaboration with the other participating organizations, we gave them a few restrictio...

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Behind The Scenes: In The Board Room

by: Lisa McColgan at 04/10/2010 04:13 PM

The Huntington’s Board of Trustees met this past Wednesday evening, in the Rehearsal Hall of the Boston University Theatre. Stick Fly playwright Lydia Diamond was on-hand to discuss the process of how she approaches the creation of her plays, her...

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35 Below Rocks and Rolls

by: M. Bevin O'Gara at 03/17/2010 10:57 AM

35 Below  is the Huntington Theatre Company's exclusive club for the culturally curious aged 35 & under. 35 Below patrons are invited to special parties and receive news about special events, exclusive contests, and backstage gossip. And best all,...

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Becky Shaw Opening Night

by: Lisa McColgan at 03/15/2010 11:05 AM

The Lane-Comley Studio 210 at the BU Theatre complex was transformed into a festive event space for the Opening Night pre-performance dinner of Becky Shaw this past Wednesday night.  Huntington Trustees, Overseers, Opening Night sponsors and membe...

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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 Staff Plans To Leave With The Wrong Girl

by: M. Bevin O'Gara at 03/05/2010 11:09 AM

Over at the Boston University Theatre this past week the Huntington’s Production and Artistic Departments have been busily putting together our next production  Becky Shaw , starting performances tonight. But across the street in the Admin offices...

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Stick Fly Invited Dress

by: Lisa McColgan at 02/20/2010 11:35 AM

Today we welcome a new voice to the Huntington's blog - staffer Lisa McColgan, the Huntington's Annual fund Coordinator. Thanks Lisa!  This past Thursday, we invited a number of special guests (including Board members, donors, and community leader...

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Happy New Year!

by: Todd Williams at 12/31/2009 12:15 PM

I'm in the office, watching it snow, and I'm in absolutely no mood to get any work done. The cast for  All My Sons  is onstage for a spacing rehearsal, the costume shop is abuzz with the usual frenzy of getting ready for dress rehearsals next week...

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A Civil War Christmas Choirs This Week

by: Todd Williams at 12/08/2009 12:19 PM

The Huntington is welcoming over 30 choirs to the Boston University Theatre to perform before each performance of  A Civil War Christmas . In case you missed it - there was a nice write up in the Globe a few weeks ago. Click here  to read more... ...

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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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A Civil War Christmas Choirs Through December 6

by: Todd Williams at 11/28/2009 12:24 PM

The Huntington is welcoming over 30 choirs to the Boston University Theatre to perform before each performance of  A Civil War Christmas . In case you missed it - there was a nice write up in the Globe just last week. Click  here to read more... ...

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Join the Conversation

by: Charles Haugland at 09/12/2009 01:57 PM

Last night, at our first preview for  Fences , we started something new. I'm going to introduce Literary Associate Charles Haugland to tell you all about it: Most nights this season at the Huntington you may hear a new announcement about an...

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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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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 To Celebrate 100th Performance Tuesday, October 8

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 10/08/2013 10:30 AM

(BOSTON)  — The Huntington Theatre Company's production of  The Jungle Book  will play its 100 th  performance on Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30pm.  The Jungle Book  is produced in association with Chicago's Goodman Theatre where the run began on...

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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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Playwrights-On-Playwriting, Dec. 1 & Dec. 8

by: Thom Dunn at 11/26/2013 11:48 AM

James Waterston & Richard Poe in The Cocktail Hour . Photo: T. Charles Erickson Here at the Huntington, we pride ourselves on our post-show offerings, from the audience conversations that take place after almost every performance to the Actors...

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A Conversation with A.R. Gurney

by: Thom Dunn at 12/06/2013 10:44 AM

Fresh from the world premiere of his newest play, Family Furniture , The Cocktail Hour  playwright A.R. Gurney stopped by the BU Theatre this past weekend to catch a performance of his psuedo-meta-auto-biographical show. He stopped along the way t...

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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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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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Girls' Night Out!

by: Stephanie Ormston, Marketing Professional Intern at 01/24/2014 02:02 PM

Over here in "Marketing-land," we're always looking for new and interesting ways to bring people to see our productions. Usually we start with the themes of the show, and then riff off of that to brainstorm ideas and see what sticks. Promotional...

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Melinda Lopez Presents Becoming ZOMBIES AHHHHHHHHHH

by: Thom Dunn at 02/13/2014 12:40 PM

Becoming Cuba  playwright (and Huntington playwright-in-residence) Melinda Lopez drives a hard bargain, and her passion for plays with strong central female characters that explore the relationship between Cuba and the United States is only eclips...

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Poetry Out Loud State Finals -- This Sunday!

by: Thom Dunn at 03/05/2014 02:05 PM

Twenty-four students from across the state advanced from the four regional Poetry Out Loud semi-finals this past weekend  to compete in the  State Final competition on Sunday, March 9 at the Old South Meeting House . Here are the finalists: •...

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