Blog entries tagged with liesl tommy

A Raisin D'Etre

by: John J King at 04/08/2013 11:26 AM

From John J King , the official "Child Wrangler" for  A Raisin In The Sun: The things I remember about theater I’ve worked on are behind the scenes — you don’t remember the way an audience laughed at a line on the third Friday, but you remember th...

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The Secret History of A Raisin In The Sun

by: Sam Lasman at 03/27/2013 10:40 PM

A Raisin in the Sun  achieved instant success when it premiered in 1959. However, the titanic reputation of Lorraine Hansberry's masterpiece has obscured the legacy of black playwrights who preceded her. While she was the first black woman to have...

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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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A Raisin In The Sun: #Twittermission Round-Up

by: Thom Dunn at 03/12/2013 10:49 PM

This past Friday night we hosted our second #Twittermission event, encouraging the audience to tweet us questions about the production to be answered by an artist involved the show. We were lucky enough to be joined by Omar Robinson , currently...

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A Raisin In The Sun First Rehearsal: the Meet & Greet

by: Thom Dunn at 02/14/2013 10:56 PM

Tuesday marked the first day of rehearsal for A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry here at the Huntington. It’s only the second show that we’ve produced more than once in the last 31 years (the other being Candide in 1989 and again in 2011 )....

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"Two Plays, One Night" — A Special One-Night Only Event

by: Rebecca Curtis at 01/25/2013 11:04 PM

Page property . . From page: Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and the City of Boston Present Free Community Event Wednesday, February 20 at the Strand Theatre: "Two Plays, One House" [3960] Property: Main body

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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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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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Ruined Actors Blog: Adrian Roberts

by: Adrian Roberts at 11/02/2010 12:14 PM

Ruined is currently in rehearsals at La Jolla Playhouse and will come to the Huntington in Boston. Actor Adrian Roberts offers an inside look at the process. Greetings from the Congo, We have been in rehearsal now for two weeks. It has been both...

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Ruined Actors Blog: Adrian Roberts

by: Adrian Roberts at 11/10/2010 01:03 PM

Ruined is currently in rehearsals at La Jolla Playhouse and will come to the Huntington in Boston. Actor Adrian Roberts offers an inside look at the process. The Ruined cast for the La Jolla Playhouse/Huntington Theatre Company/Berkley Rep...

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