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Please direct all inquiries to Communications Manager Desiree Barry (617 273 1518). 

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Opening Night: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
7pm, South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

PHOTO LIBRARY

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, a compelling comedy about race and family directed by David Esbjornson (ALL MY SONS) and adapted from the classic film by Todd Kreidler. Sept. 5 — Oct. 5, 2014 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.
ETHER DOME, a provocative medical thriller by Elizabeth Egloff set at Boston's own Massachusetts General Hospital, directed by Michael Wilson (NOW OR LATER). Oct. 17 — Nov. 16, 2014 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
AWAKE AND SING!, the stirring American classic by Clifford Odets about an unforgettable American family, directed by Melia Bensussen. Nov. 7 — Dec. 7 2014 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Christopher Durang's smash-hit Broadway comedy and 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, directed by Nicholas Martin. Jan. 2 — Feb. 1, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.
THE SECOND GIRL, a moving new Irish drama by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ronan Noone inspired by Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. Directed by Campbell Noone. Jan. 16 — Feb. 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
THE COLORED MUSEUM, the scathing comedy by George C. Wolfe that redefined what it meant to be black in contemporary America, directed by Tony Award winner Billy Porter. March 6 — April 5, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.
COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA, an intimate new production by the visionary David Cromer (OUR TOWN) of William Inge's classic play in the Roberts Studio Theatre at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. March 27 — June 20, 2015.
'after all the terrible things i do', a timely new drama by A. Rey Pamatmat about bullying and second chances directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. May 22 — June 20, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

2014-2015 PRESS RELEASES

  • March 30, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine’s Best Theatre of 2014 and 2013, announces its 2015-2016 Season. Continuing its 33-year tradition, the Huntington will present world-class productions of exciting new works and classics made current created by the finest local and national talent. The diverse lineup includes Stephen Sondheim’s most romantic and popular musical directed by Peter DuBois, a thought-provoking new comedy, a wild comic ride with Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”), August Wilson’s one-man show, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway hit, a biting new comedy by Gina Gionfriddo (Rapture, Blister, Burn) and directed by Peter DuBois, a new play in English and American Sign Language written and directed by Craig Lucas (A Prelude to a Kiss), and a provocative drama ripped-from-the-headlines by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish).

  • March 26, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) –  Huntington Theatre Company will produce the intimate American classic Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge this spring. David Cromer, the creative force behind the Huntington's acclaimed production of Our Town, explores youth and aging in this heartrending portrait of a marriage. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Come Back, Little Sheba, available at huntingtontheatre.org/sheba, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 27 and continue through April 26, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. 

  • March 2, 2015 -

    Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine’s Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announces the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”  Performances will run November 11 – December 13, 2015 at the Huntington’s mainstage, the BU Theatre.

  • February 25, 2015 -

    The Huntington celebrates the tenth anniversary of the national Poetry Out Loud competition, having facilitated the competition in Massachusetts since 2006. Sixty-eight high school students from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will participate in four regional semi-final competitions February 28 and March 1. Semi-final competitions will be held in Boston (sponsored by Brookline Bank), Framingham, Springfield, and on Cape Cod. All upcoming competitions are free and open to the public.

     

  • March 4, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its upcoming production of The Colored Museum, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to The Colored Museum, available at huntingtontheatre.org/coloredmuseum, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.

  • February 10, 2015 -

    Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2014-2015 Season with the landmark comedy The Colored Museum by two-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, a stinging journey through 11 hilarious "exhibits" about African-American culture. Tony Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) will direct and choreograph the production which begins Friday, March 6 and continues through April 5, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.

  • January 2, 2015 -

    In conjunction with its upcoming production of Tony Award-winning hit comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations.

  • December 15, 2014 -

    The 2013 Tony Award-winning production for Best New Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike kicks off the New Year at the Huntington Theatre Company. Written by “treasured playwright” (The New York Observer) Christopher Durang (Betty’s Summer Vacation), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup that Newsday called “one of the funniest comedies Broadway has seen in seasons.”

  • October 30, 2014 -

    Upon hearing the news of Former Boston Mayor Thoma M. Menino's death, Huntington Theatre Company Managing Director Michael Maso issues a statement.

  • October 20, 2014 -

    Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish, Circle Mirror Transformation) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to direct Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets’ stirring American classic about a working-class Jewish family striving for a better future.

  • October 20, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company Managing Director Michael Maso will receive the 2014 Hyde Square Task Force Inspiring Leader Award, to be presented on Wednesday, November 5 at the organization’s Annual Making Change Happen Breakfast.

  • October 20, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company and Massachusetts General Hospital mark Ether Day today, October 16, in recognition of the 168th anniversary that ether anesthesia was first used during surgery. The groundbreaking medical advancement was achieved by dentist William T. G. Morton during a procedure performed by Dr. John C. Warren at Boston’s own MGH. MGH celebrates Ether Day annually, honoring its employees for their years of service.

  • October 1, 2014 -

    Two hundred and fifty guests including former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Huntington Theatre Company Chairman Carol G. Deane, President Mitchell J. Roberts, Managing Director Michael Maso, and Artistic Director Peter DuBois, as well as Boston Center for the Arts Chairman Philip W. Lovejoy and Executive Director Veronique Le Melle on Monday, September 29 for a ribbon-cutting,

  • September 25, 2014 -

    The Skivvies, the “hot musical duo specializing in unexpected arrangements, incongruous mashups, and, of course, highly toned displays of skin” (The New York Times), will entertain the Huntington Theatre Company’s invited guests on Monday, September 29 at the rededication of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

  • September 30, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2014-2015 Season with Ether Dome, “an essential story” (Hartford Courant) by Elizabeth Egloff about the advent of ether as an anesthetic and the resulting revolutionary impact on the medical profession.

  • September 4, 2014 -

    In conjunction with its upcoming production the compelling family comedy Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations.

  • August 13, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company and City of Boston Present a Free Community Event Wednesday, August 27 at The Strand Theatre In Conjunction With Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.

  • August 5, 2014 -

    Fresh Interpretation of Compelling Comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Featuring Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Julia Duffy, Adriane Lenox & Will Lyman to Begin Huntington Theatre Company's 33rd Season.

  • July 22, 2014 -

    Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute Presents Free Performances of Julius Caesar July 24 & 25

  • July 17, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company Announces 2014-2016 Cohort of Playwriting Fellows

  • July 14, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company's Third Annual Summer Workshop Includes New Plays By Burgess, Kaufman, Ünel, and Obolensky & Bensussen.

  • June 12, 2014 -

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner To Lead The Cast of New Stage Adaptation Of Guess Who's Coming To Dinner at the Huntington Theatre Company Beginning September 5.

  • April 3, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company Adds Fresh Interpretation of Compelling Family Comedy Guess Who's Coming To Dinner To Complete Its 2014 — 2015 Season.

  • March 17, 2014 -

    Huntington Theatre Company's 2014-2015 Season will include the 2013 Tony Award-winning Best Play, a thrilling new play set in Boston, a new play by a celebrated local writer, a provocative comedy, a classic American drama, a topical new play directed by Peter DuBois, and the return of visionary director David Cromer.


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