Blog entries tagged with melinda lopez

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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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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Do You Have What It Takes To Join...THE HUNT?

by: Thom Dunn at 10/10/2013 01:44 PM

From the Private Lives 35 Below Party By now I'm sure most of you have heard about the Huntington's fantastic 35 Below program, which offers $25 tickets for any & all performances for anyone under the age of 35 * . It's pretty much the best deal...

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Help Us Bring Cuba To The Stage

by: Thom Dunn at 12/03/2013 01:18 PM

Today is the first day of auditions for Becoming Cuba  by playwright-in-residence Melinda Lopez. It's also #GivingTuesday , which you've probably noticed if you've gone anywhere near any kind of social media today and found yourself bombarded with...

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Melinda Lopez's Cuba

by: Charles Haugland at 03/21/2014 01:00 PM

Ten years after Boston playwright Melinda Lopez’s breakout hit Sonia Flew premiered at the Huntington, her newest work Becoming Cuba takes us back to the mercurial and volatile past of the island. An epic and passionate family story, Becoming Cuba...

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The World Before Becoming Cuba: The Road To Rebellion

by: Meghan Mueller at 01/14/2014 01:28 PM

Contagious Independence • 1776 America fights and wins independence, allowing them to trade with new countries and colonies. Cuba becomes a major trading partner, and this relationship with the freshly independent United States encourages Cuba to...

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U.S. Journalists in Cuba

by: Charles Haugland at 04/02/2014 02:30 PM

"American journalists in this period have kind of a bad reputation. We think of them all as yellow journalists, just down there making up stories, but there were also a core of several really serious, well-intentioned journalists. They put their...

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The Sonia Flew Staged Reading That You Missed Without Even Knowing

by: Thom Dunn at 02/10/2014 02:12 PM

Alex Senchak & Rumena Manolova As many of you know, The Hunt is the Huntington's new young donor patron for 35 Below audience members who want to deepen their connection to the theatre. The goal for the year is to raise $10,000  to become the...

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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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How Becoming Cuba Mines the Depths of Huntington History (aka Meet the Cast!)

by: Thom Dunn at 03/17/2014 10:50 AM

Christina Pumariega in Becoming Cuba Becoming Cuba  explores the history of Cuba onstage. But we've also got a talented lineup of actors and designers behind the production that digs deep into the history of the Huntington itself. As most of you...

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Melinda Lopez: Documenting a Dream

by: Miranda Craigwell at 04/07/2014 09:20 AM

This post originally appeared on HowlRound.com . For more information on the playwriting residency program made possible by the Mellon Foundation, visit our Playwright-in-Residence site . HowlRound is working with playwright residency sites around...

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What Audiences Are Saying About Becoming Cuba!

by: Thom Dunn at 04/10/2014 11:53 AM

Audiences are feeling that sweet Havana hot emanating from the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA! Some of them have already let us know how much they loved the show, either online or on camera. You can see them for yourself in the video and comments...

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Join Us For Our Third Annual Summer Workshop! #NewPlay

by: Thom Dunn at 07/14/2014 12:10 PM

That's right, our 2014 Summer New Play Workshop is officially under way! This year, we'll be developing and presenting staged readings of four new plays by Huntington Playwriting Fellows (and other Huntington family members). The playwrights hit t...

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