Join us for our 2015-2016 Season!

The Huntington's 34th season is ambitious and highly entertaining, filled with stories told on a grand-scale and intimate new work from some of the most successful and respected writer currently working in the American theatre. 

Join us on the Avenue of the Arts for Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim’s gorgeous musical A Little Night Music; the long-awaited stage adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Confederacy of Dunces featuring Nick Offerman from TV’s “Parks & Recreation; "August Wilson’s theatrical memoir How I Learned What I Learned; and the riveting and powerful Broadway hit Disgraced, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize... 

... and in the South End for Choice, a provocative new play from Winnie Holzman, the book writer of Wicked and creator of “My So-Called Life;" Gina Gionfriddo’s biting new comedy Can You Forgive Her?; and American master Craig Lucas’s gorgeous and moving new play I Was Most Alive With You.

Plus, add-on the Boston-based coming-of-age story Milk Like Sugar by local favorite Kirsten Greenidge.

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  • A Little Night Music

    September 11 — October 11, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    Lovers reunite, passions reignite, and new romances blossom around famous actress Desiree Armfeldt and an unforgettable cast of characters during an eventful weekend in the country. Stephen Sondheim’s most romantic and popular work features a gorgeous, sweeping score infused with humor, warmth, and the flavor of a waltz, including Sondheim’s best known song, “Send in the Clowns.” Directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois, this exquisite musical celebration of love is the must-see event of the season!

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  • Choice

    October 16 — November 15, 2015
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    When successful journalist Zipporah Zunder takes on an assignment to investigate a new and polarizing social phenomenon, she is unprepared for how deeply this story will impact her life, transforming her understanding of herself, her past, and her future. Funny, smart, and emotional, this unpredictable new play looks at all the layers that live inside a single choice.

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  • A Confederacy of Dunces

    November 11 — December 13, 2015
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    Nick Offerman (“Parks & Recreation”) stars as larger-than-life character Ignatius J. Reilly, the Don Quixote of the French Quarter. He’s overweight, arrogant, eccentric, and still living in his mother’s New Orleans basement in the 1960s. Adapted from the cult classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces is a hilarious wild ride, filled with colorful characters and comic misadventures.

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  • How I Learned What I Learned

    January 8 - February 7, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre 

    In this solo show, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson shares stories about his first few jobs, a stint in jail, his lifelong friends, and his encounters with racism, music, and love as a young poet in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Directed by Todd Kreidler and featuring Eugene Lee, both longtime Wilson collaborators, this theatrical memoir charts one man’s journey of self-discovery through adversity, and what it means to be a black artist in America.

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  • Milk Like Sugar

    January 29 - February 28, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    Annie and her teenage friends want the same things: the hottest new phones, cute boys, designer bags. But when they enter into a pregnancy pact, she wonders if there might be a different path and a brighter future. Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish) finds raw humor and gritty poetry in this provocative, ripped-from-the-headlines new play.

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  • Disgraced

    March 4 — April 6, 2016
    Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

    Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize

    High-powered New York lawyer Amir has climbed the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his Muslim roots. When he and his wife Emily host a dinner party, what starts as a friendly conversation escalates, shattering their views on race, religion, and each other. This electric and riveting drama is directed and designed by the same artistic team as its highly acclaimed Broadway run.

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  • Can You Forgive Her?

    March 25 - April 24, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    It’s Halloween night, and Miranda is desperate for a way out. She’s up to her neck in debt, she might be in falling for the man who pays her bills, and now her date has threatened to kill her. A charismatic stranger offers shelter and a drink; where will the night take them? With her trademark dark humor, two-time Pulitzer finalist Gina Gionfriddo presents complicated characters wrestling with love, money, and their past in this sharp contemporary comedy.

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  • I Was Most Alive With You

    May 25 - June 26, 2016
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    At Thanksgiving dinner, Knox shares that he is grateful for three things he thought were a curse: being Deaf, being gay, and being an alcoholic. After a terrible accident and what feels like the trials of Job, he and his family’s resilience is put to the test. Written both in English and American Sign Language, Craig Lucas’ funny, ambitious, and beautiful new play pulses with the exhilaration and ache of human connection.

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