Blog entries tagged with fun

Happy 284th Birthday, Mr. Lessing!

by: Sam Lasman at 01/22/2013 11:07 PM

My desk is currently host to a plethora of baked goods, individually bagged and awaiting sale. While we dramaturgs generally strive to bring good will and sugary cheer to all, there is a more specific reason behind these efforts today. On this day...

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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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The Huntington Theatre Company in Shocking 3D

by: Todd Williams at 08/10/2011 11:01 AM

Musings from Managing Director Michael Maso (who celebrated a birthday yesterday) on the 3D craze. The Huntington Theatre Company - Avenue of the Arts - South End - Celebrating 30 Years of Timeless Theatre. Tickets for our 2011-2012 on sale TODAY!...

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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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Vengeance: All in the Family

by: Todd Williams at 11/09/2010 01:39 PM

Roberta Wallach, who plays mom Margaret Horvath in Vengeance is the Lord's , will soon be celebrating with her Dad - Eli Wallach. The occasion? An honorary Oscar celebrating Mr. Wallach's  lifetime achievement  - just in time for his 95th birthday...

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Honk If You Love the Huntington!

by: Todd Williams at 10/26/2010 01:51 PM

We've finally retired our 1995 Ford Cargo Van.  You may have seen it parked out front — you know the one with the yellow pinstripes and three bandaids? I haven't had a chance to take the new one it for a spin yet myself, but it's already got it's...

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A Postscript to Michael Maso's Post About Travel

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 10/01/2010 02:52 PM

Huntington Managing Director Michael Maso wasn't the only one with travel troubles last evening. One of the actors in  Bus Stop  made a quick trip down to New York yesterday morning for an audition. Her return train was supposed to leave New York ...

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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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Lesson Of The Day

by: Todd Williams at 04/01/2010 10:52 AM

This just in from Justin Seward: "Yesterday's Lesson of the Day: When driving a truck through DC, you cannot drive on certain streets close to the White House and Capital... or the secret service will pull you over! I didn't get a fine/ticket...

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Here She Is, Boys! Alice Duffy Makes Her Broadway Debut

by: Todd Williams at 01/28/2010 11:51 AM

Here's Alice Duffy on NBC's Today show. In addition to Present Laughter Alice has appeared at the Huntington in Dead End, Heartbreak House, A Month in the Country and Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

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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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What Play Changed Your Life?

by: Todd Williams at 12/30/2009 12:17 PM

What play changed your life? It's a great question - and one that I don't mind stealing. I ran across it yesterday in the  NY Times Arts Beat Blog   - they lifted it "from the new book “The Play That Changed My Life,” in which Christopher Durang ,...

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The Greatest Gift of All

by: Todd Williams at 12/15/2009 12:18 PM

Jeffrey is a member of  A Civil War Christmas  children's ensemble - he left this charming note for the company on the callboard at closing night Sunday. Jeffrey has, as children often do,  profoundly illustrated to us how simple it is to give the...

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A Civil War Christmas Beard Contest

by: Todd Williams at 11/20/2009 12:28 PM

We had a pretty good number of contestants in our little  Civil Beard War . View the beard contestants in the slideshow, and then register your vote in the poll below. Voting will run through Thanksgiving.  Vote for your favorite Civil War Christm...

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Inbox: Civil Beard War for Christmas Opening

by: Todd Williams at 11/11/2009 12:31 PM

On occasion I'll forward something straight from my inbox that doesn't need much explanation. Last week our Scene shop foreman, Brian Sears, wrote the following:  In the scene shop we have decided to get into the spirit of  A Civil War Christmas...

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A Day In The Life (Of A Tony Award)

by: Thom Dunn at 10/21/2013 10:45 AM

By now, it's pretty well known that we recently received a Tony Award . But then...so now what? Well, for one thing, we've got this fancy little trophy that's hangin' out at the theatre. So that's cool. And we've been taking turns passing it aroun...

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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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Couples Who Met In The Audition Room

by: Sebastián Bravo Montenegro at 01/28/2014 12:07 PM

Venus in Fur takes place in an audition room as playwright/director Thomas Novachek reluctantly auditions one last candidate for the role of Wanda, the seductive neighbor of Severin von Kushemski in his adaptation of Leopold von Sacher Masoch’s...

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