Blog entries posted during 2017

The Munch Connection

by: Sarah Schnebly at 01/06/2017 10:00 AM

The Huntington Theatre Company’s current production of A Doll House draws much of its visual inspiration from the paintings of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (most famous of his piece known as The Scream ). But what does this pioneer of Expressioni...

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2 Brothers

by: Sarah Schnebly at 03/31/2017 10:05 AM

Notoriously circumspect playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is often pressed to explain the significance of Topdog/Underdog. Her response? “It’s just two brothers in a room… they’re just two people who came from the same two pieces of flesh.” Deceptively...

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What’s that song and Who wrote it?

by: Sarah Schnebly at 04/27/2017 08:46 AM

Working front of house at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, I am able to witness the honest reactions audiences have to a show as they chat with dates and friends during intermissions and when they linger in the theatre after the final bow....

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How to be a better writer through playwrighting

by: Carolyn MacLeod at 05/01/2017 02:35 PM

Have you ever played that game - who would play you in the story of your life? But who would write the movie/play of your life? That would be you, of course. Do you think you would be up for that challenge? At the Huntington, we are lucky to know...

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Huntington Alumni receive Tony Award Nominations

by: Carolyn MacLeod at 05/01/2017 02:35 PM

Tony Award nominations have been announced and Huntington alumni are well represented across many categories! Check out the list below to see what our artists have been nominated for this season on Broadway and what they’ve been a part of at the...

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Massachusetts student is finalist in Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest

by: at 05/09/2017 03:30 PM

More than 300,000 students competed to get where Rose-Darla Pascal is today. Rose-Darla, a sophomore at Randolph High School, is one of nine top-scoring national finalists in this year's Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. The road to...

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Sorry, Wrong Title: 2016-2017 Edition

by: at 07/12/2017 10:11 AM

Who remembers Sex Fur (Venus in Fur), Arise and Sing (Awake and Sing), or A Little Night Visitor (A Little Night Music)? No matter how many taxi tops or MBTA posters you see, sometimes it's a little tough to remember the title of the shows you are...

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