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SINGLE TICKETS TO REMAINING SEVEN PRODUCTIONS IN 2017-2018 SEASON GO ON SALE TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 AT MIDNIGHT

(BOSTON) – Single tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company’s 2017-2018 season will go on sale to the general public at midnight on Tuesday, August 1. Single tickets to Merrily We Roll Along and Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim with Maria Friedman are on sale now. The upcoming season features a definitive production of a legendary Stephen Sondheim musical, three hot new plays, a brilliant classic comedy, a dazzling contemporary classic, and a special event, with performances by award-winning Boston favorites and national theatre artists.

Tickets (starting at $25; discounts available to subscribers, members of the military, WBUR members, WGBH members, and those aged 35 and under) will be available Tuesday, August 1:

  • online at huntingtontheatre.org beginning at 12am
  • by phone at 617 266 0800 beginning at 12pm
  • in person at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) Box Office beginning at 12pm; please note that the Huntington Avenue Theatre box office is closed until September for construction

Huntington subscribers get the best seats and the best prices. Seven-play packages are the best value and start at just $154. More information is available by phone at 617 266 0800 and online at huntingtontheatre.org/subscribe.

The season will comprise of world-class productions of classics made current and exciting new work created by the finest local and national talent. The lineup features a definitive production of a legendary Stephen Sondheim musical, directed by the acclaimed actor-director Maria Friedman; a new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban about chance encounters and redemption; a brilliant classic by Molière directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois; a revival of one of 2016’s Best Plays of the Year by Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez; the 15th anniversary production of Theresa Rebeck’s irresistible comedy; a riveting and timely new play from Dominque Morisseau; Liesl Tommy’s fresh interpretation of a Caryl Churchill contemporary classic; and the world premiere play about famed playwright Arthur Miller from a renowned Hollywood reporter.

THE 2017-2018 SEASON LINEUP

  • Merrily We Roll Along: Director Maria Friedman recreates her stunning London production of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical; winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical, and received the most five star reviews in West End history; at the Huntington Avenue Theatre, September 8 – October 15, 2017
  • A Guide for the Homesick: a powerful chance encounter between two strangers offers the possibility of connection and redemption in this arresting new drama by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban; directed by Colman Domingo; at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, October 6 – November 4, 2017 
  • Tartuffe: devious Tartuffe charms Orgon and his household – will they see through the con in time? Molière spins hypocrisy into high comedy in this hilarious and biting satire, one of the world’s great plays; directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois; at the Huntington Avenue Theatre, November 10 – December 10, 2017 
  • Bad Dates: the 15th anniversary production of Theresa Rebeck’s irresistible comedy about restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker who relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for, and recovering from, one dreadful date after another; directed by Huntington favorite Jessica Stone (Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike); at the Huntington Avenue Theatre, January 26 – February 25, 2018
  • Skeleton Crew: a makeshift family of auto workers gather in the breakroom of the last small auto plant in Detroit in this riveting and timely new play from Dominque Morisseau; directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian; at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at BCA, March 2 – March 31, 2018
  • Top Girls: career-driven Marlene has just landed the top job at a London employment agency in Caryl Churchill’s dazzling contemporary classic about the sacrifices required to be a “top girl” in a man’s world; directed by Huntington favorite Liesl Tommy (A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Ruined); at the Huntington Avenue Theatre, April 20 – May 20, 2018
  • Fall: renowned Hollywood reporter Bernard Weinraub explores the fascinating untold story of celebrated American playwright Arthur Miller and the son he refused to acknowledge; directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois; at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, May 18 – June 16, 2018

PLUS A SPECIAL EVENT:

  • Mala, a powerful personal drama written and performed by Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez (Becoming Cuba, Sonia Flew) and named the Best of 2016 by The Boston Globe and WBUR’s The ARTery when it premiered at ArtsEmerson; directed by David Dower; at the Roberts Studio Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, January 6 – January 28, 2018

AND A ONE-NIGHT-ONLY CONCERT:

  • Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim: West End and Broadway star Maria Friedman explores the genius of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, contrasting songs from their separate catalogs in this one-night only concert; at the Huntington Avenue Theatre, Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:30pm

ABOUT THE HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY
The Huntington Theatre Company is Boston’s leading professional theatre and one of the region’s premier cultural assets since its founding in 1982. Recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award, the Huntington brings together superb local and national talent and produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current to create award-winning productions. The Huntington runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington has long been an anchor cultural institution of Huntington Avenue, the Avenue of the Arts, and will remain so on a permanent basis with plans to convert the Huntington Avenue Theatre into a first-rate, modern venue with expanded services to audiences, artists, and the community. Under the direction of Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form. For more information, visit huntingtontheatre.org.

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