Press Releases

  • June 16, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – The View From Here, a new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish and next season’s Milk Like Sugar) was developed as part of the Huntington’s anti-bullying program, “Not Waiting on the World to Change.” The play will receive its first public reading, directed by Daniel Morris, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA on Tuesday, June 16 at 7pm, with a pre-reading reception at 6:30pm and a post-show discussion immediately following the reading.

  • April 28, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its upcoming production of after all the terrible things I do, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite events is free with a ticket to after all the terrible things I do.

  • April 30, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company will conclude its 2014-2015 season with the provocative new drama after all the terrible things I do by A. Rey Pamatmat and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Smart People). Performances begin Friday, May 22 and continue through June 21, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. 

  • April 23, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – 440 guests honored Wimberly Award recipients Huntington Board President Mitch Roberts and Jill Roberts and celebrated the artistic legacy of former Huntington Artistic Director, the late Nicholas Martin, while raising a record-breaking $1,270,000  (with additional gifts still coming in) to support the Huntington’s renowned education and community programs at the Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 27. “We are here to ensure another year of access to the Huntington’s programs for thousands of young people,” said Managing Director Michael Maso. “The centerpiece of all our education programs, the place where opportunity begins and lives are changed, is our student matinee program.”  

  • April 18, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company Board President Mitch Roberts and Jill Roberts will be honored with the Wimberly Award and the Huntington’s former artistic director, the late Nicholas Martin, will be celebrated at the 2015 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 27, 2015. The Huntington’s Spotlight Spectacular is close to maximum capacity and the annual fundraiser event is primed to break records.

  • April 8, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) — The Huntington Theatre Company’s 2015 Breaking Ground festival of new plays will be held April 23 – 25 at the Huntington’s home for new work, the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The festival is a vital part of the Huntington’s new play development efforts and highlights the work of locally-based Huntington Playwriting Fellows and national writers in partnership with the Huntington. Over the last decade, Breaking Ground plays have gone on to appear at the Huntington as well as theatres in Boston, across the country, and internationally. 

  • April 6, 2015 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company has received 35 IRNE Award nominations – the most of any theatre company – from the Independent Reviewers of New England for its 2014 productions.

  • 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. 

  • 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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