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"ASTONISHING! The third act will emotionally overpower you."  – WGBH

"ENTHRALLING! Brillianly conceived, this is Our Town at its best. A MUST-SEE!" Berkshire Fine Arts

"MIRACULOUS! A MASTERPIECE! The Huntington's brilliant Our Town is theatre at its best." Joyce's Choices

"PROFOUNDLY MOVING! A master-stroke of directorial vision, Cromer's brilliant twist is illumniating. DON'T MISS IT!" BroadwayWorld.com

"UNFORGETTABLE! Yes, you want to see it, and yes, it will sell out. The hottest ticket in town!" – The Hub Review

"The poignancy of the final scene is an extraordinary moment. Our Town may be the most relevant and deeply moving play you may ever see." – EdgeBoston

 "A REVELATION! If you have ever loved Our Town, be prepared to fall in love all over again. It's hard to picture a better cast or more effective fresh approach. Cromer jolts us with a third act surprise that's unforgettable."   South Shore Critic

"POIGNANT!" Cape Cod Times  

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  • David Cromer's Our Town Opens at Boston's Huntington Theatre Company Dec. 12

    From Playbill.com, December 13, 2012:  "David Cromer's Obie Award-winning 2009 Off-Broadway staging of Our Town officially opens Dec. 12 at Boston's Calderwood Pavilion. Derrick Trumbly, Therese Plaehn, Stacy Fischer and Christopher Tarjan join actor-director Cromer for the Huntington Theatre Company production. . . . "

  • Huntington throws a Boston homecoming for Our Town

    From Wicked Local Fall River, December 12, 2012: "You don't usually get big belly laughs at the end of Our Town. That's what David Cromer was thinking as he was performing the role of the Stage Manager in a production of the Thornton Wilder classic that had just opened with the Hypocrites theater company in Chicago. . . . "

  • Huntington Extends Our Town Through 1/26

    From BroadwayWorld Boston, December 12, 2012: "Due to popular demand, the Huntington Theatre Company extends David Cromer's landmark staging of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town to January 26, 2013. . . "

  • Bringing Our Town to Our Town

    From BU Today, December 12, 2012: "Reviewing the original 1938 production of Our Town, critic Brooks Atkinson wrote in the New York Times that 'by stripping the play of everything that is not essential, Mr. Wilder has given it a profound, strange, unworldly significance.' . . . "

  • Behind a New Take on Our Town

    From EdgeBoston, December 11, 2012: "Last year Edward Albee wrote the preface to a new biography of the older artist, Thornton Wilder/ a life written by Penelope Niven. In that essay, Albee called Our Town the 'finest serious American play.' . . . "

  • Huntington Theater Company Presents Our Town

    From Broadway World Boston December 11, 2010: "The Huntington Theatre Company brings Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town home to Boston on its 75th anniversary in a landmark staging by Obie Award winner David Cromer (Tribes, Adding Machine). The remount of the acclaimed New York production that features a homegrown cast will inaugurate the Huntington's use of the intimate, 250-seat Roberts Studio Theatre in the Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. . . . "

  • Thornton Wilder's Our Town Comes Home

    From WBUR RadioBoston, December 7, 2012: "When Thornton Wilder’s Our Town premiered in Boston before heading to Broadway in 1938, it tanked. Now it’s a classic, and seventy-five years later, the play about life, marriage and death in a quintessential New England town is back. . . . "

  • The Q & A: David Cromer

    From Intelligent Life, January 2010: "Before he left Grover's Corners for the great white way, Cromer spoke with James C. Taylor on the set. He talked about why he took on the task of injecting new life into this old play, what makes it timely (or timeless) and how Spalding Gray explained the role of the Stage Manager to him. . . . "

Prices & Seating

• Tuesday, January 15 — Thursday, January 24

Performance Day All Sections

Sunday - Thursday evening

$85
Friday evening; Saturday matinee & evening; Sunday matinee $105

• Friday, January 25 — Sunday, January 27

Performance Day All Sections

All performances

$115

Single ticket prices are subject to change.

 

• Discount Ticket Prices

Available at all performances

 Price Availability
Active Military & Veterans
and Immediate Families
$15

All Sections

Student (25 and under) $15 Gallery, last row sides
$25 Seating $25 Gallery, last row sides
BU Community $10 off All Sections
Seniors $5 off All Sections
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