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The Lightning Thief
The Purists
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Quixote Nuevo
We All Fall Down
Sweat
She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves
Our Daughters, Like Pillars
The Bluest Eye

 

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2019-2020 PRESS RELEASES

  • March 12, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company Managing Director Michael Maso announced today after much careful consideration that due to the evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19, effective immediately, the Huntington Theatre Company will suspend all public performances and events at both the Huntington Avenue Theatre and the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA until further notice.

  • March 3, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Twenty-two students from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts advanced from this weekend’s five regional semi-final contests of the 15th annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest to compete in the State Finals on Sunday, March 8 at the Old South Meeting House (310 Washington Street, Boston). The event begins at 9:30am and is free and open to the public. The Huntington Theatre Company’s Education Department has facilitated the Massachusetts chapter of this national contest in partnership with the Mass Cultural Council since its inception 15 years ago.

  • March 10, 2020 -

    (Boston)  Worcester Technical High School senior Anya Barrett was named Massachusetts’s 2020 Poetry Out Loud (POL) Champion Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Boston’s Old South Meeting House. She bested 21 other finalists to earn the top honor. First, runner-up was Andrew Shapiro, a junior from Innovation Academy Charter School in Tyngsborough, and the second runner-up was Kayla Turner, a senior from Sacred Heart High School in Kingston.

  • January 28, 2020 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – Bejunior Fallon of The Governor's Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts took first place on Monday, January 27, 2020 with his performance as Caesar Wilks from Gem of the Ocean at the Boston Regional Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the competition held by the Education Department of the Huntington Theatre Company, the playwright’s longtime artistic home.  

  • January 15, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company announces the award-winning creative team of Huntington Playwriting Fellow Lydia R. Diamond’s(Stick Fly on Broadway and the Huntington, Smart People at the Huntington) stage adaptation of Toni Morrison’s first novel The Bluest Eye Ms. Diamond’s stage adaptation of this profound piece of American literature by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author will be directed by one of American Theatre’s “Theatre Workers You Should Know,” Awoye Timpo (In Old Age at New York Theatre Workshop, Good Grief at the Vineyard Theatre). The Bluest Eye begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) Friday, April 24, 2020 and runs through Sunday, May 24, 2020.

  • January 30, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company announces a first-ever “Pink Out” performance of The Second City’s She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves in partnership with The Ellie Fund, a breast cancer support organization. The “Pink Out” performance will take place on Sunday, February 23 at 6PM at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. A portion of the proceeds of ticket sales will go to The Ellie Fund’s Healing Together Patient and Family Care Program. All attendees of the “Pink Out” performance are encouraged to wear pink to show support for breast cancer patients and survivors. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at ticketing services by providing the promo code PINKOUT. 

  • January 15, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere family comedy, Our Daughters, Like Pillars. Obie Award-winning playwright and Boston native Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish, Milk Like Sugar at the Huntington) joins forces with director Kimberly Senior (Sweat and The Niceties at the Huntington; Disgraced on Broadway) to tell the funny and moving story of one whirlwind weekend in the life of a contemporary black American family. Our Daughters, Like Pillars begins performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) on Friday, March 20, 2020 and will run through Sunday, April 19, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, April 1.  Tickets are now available.

  • January 13, 2020 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  Due to high ticket demand, this “breathtakingly timely” (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Kimberly Senior (The Niceties at the Huntington, Disgraced on Broadway) will now run at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) from Friday, January 31, 2020 through Sunday, March 1, 2020.

  • December 16, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of We All Fall Down. Due to high ticket demand, this new comedy about a family trying out tradition for the first time, will now run at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) from Friday, January 10, 2020  through Sunday, February 15, 2020.

  • December 10, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company announces Pay Gap Pricing for the Boston engagement of The Second City’s She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves.  The median full-time female worker makes just 80.7 cents for every dollar her male counterpart makes. The Huntington Theatre Company has decided to turn that statistic on its head for this critically acclaimed, sketch comedy revue by The Second City, the iconic comedy theatre and talent incubator for “Saturday Night Live” that has brought us generations of comedienne powerhouses such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Gilda Radner, Joan Rivers, Jane Lynch, and Catherine O’Hara. All self-identifying women who use the code PGP when purchasing tickets online at huntingtontheatre.org, by phone or at ticketing services will pay only 80% of the price of a full price tickets. The discount is valid for all performances and seating zones. This offer cannot be combined with other discounts.

    Hot off the heels of its smash hit runs at The Second City in Chicago and Toronto, this “funny, fiercely political sketch comedy show” (The Washington Post) is currently on tour playing to sold-out houses and will land in Boston for a strictly limited time. She the People begins performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) on Tuesday, February 18, 202,0 and runs through Sunday, March 8, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Tickets are now available.

  • November 18, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company presents She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves. This critically acclaimed, sketch comedy revue comes to Boston by way of The Second City, the iconic comedy theatre and talent incubator for “Saturday Night Live” that has brought us generations of comedienne powerhouses such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Gilda Radner, Joan Rivers, Jane Lynch and Catherine O’Hara. Hot off the heels of its smash hit runs at The Second City in Chicago and Toronto, this “funny, fiercely political sketch comedy show” (The Washington Post) is currently on a tour playing to sold-out houses and will land in Boston for a strictly limited time. She the People begins performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 and runs through Sunday, March 8, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Tickets are now available.

  • November 14, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This “breathtakingly timely” (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway)Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

  • October 29, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company has announced the creative team for We All Fall Down, a new comedy about a family trying out tradition for the first time, written by Boston area local playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Lila Rose Kaplan. Directed by Obie Award winner and artistic director of Hartford Stage Melia Bensussen, We All Fall Down will begin performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) on Friday, January 10, 2020 and run through Sunday, February 9, 2020. The official press opening night will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Tickets are on sale now.

  • October 23, 2019 -

    Huntington Theatre Company announces its 2019-2021 cohort of Huntington Playwriting Fellows Kate Cortesi, Catherine Epstein, Fedna Jacquet, and Andrew Siañez-De La O.



  • September 12, 2019 -

    Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer Judy Gold shares the stage for the first time ever with Boston-area cabaret sensation and Norton Award winner Varla Jean Merman at the Huntington Theatre Company for one night only on Saturday, October 19 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Performance times are 6pm and 9pm. Produced by Mark Cortale, these two extraordinary talents will deliver what is sure to be an unforgettable evening of music, stand-up, and all-around hilarity. The Judy and Varla show features Gerald Goode at the piano.

  • September 4, 2019 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company announced today the cast and creative team for Quixote Nuevo, a comedic and poetic reimagining of Miguel Cervantes’ Don Quixote by award-winning playwright Octavio Solis. Directed by KJ Sanchez and produced in association with Hartford Stage and the Alley Theatre, Quixote Nuevo will begin performances at the Avenue of the Arts/Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Ave, Boston) on Friday, November 15, 2019 and will run through Sunday, December 8, 2019.

  • August 30, 2019 -

    Boston, MA– Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 – October 6.

  • August 21, 2019 -

    BOSTON)Tom Stoppard’s genre-bending comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Huntington Theatre Company helmed by Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin September 20 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) and will run through October 20. Tickets are now on sale to the general public.

  • August 21, 2019 -

    (BOSTON) – Tony Award nominee and Elliot Norton Award winner John Douglas Thompson revives his Tony-nominated role in a staged reading of Jitney as a benefit for the Front Porch Arts Collective, Boston’s newest Black theatre company. The reading will take place at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont St., Boston) on Monday, September 16 at 6:30pm. Single tickets are pay what you wish starting at $25 and can be purchased by visiting bostontheatrescene.com.

     



  • August 12, 2019 -

     (BOSTON) – The Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute – a collaborative project of the Huntington Theatre Company Education Department and Dorchester’s Codman Academy Charter Public School – culminates in two public performances of William Shakespeare’s King Lear on Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26 at 7pm at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The public performances are free; attendees are encouraged to RSVP online.

     



  • July 31, 2019 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of The Purists. Written by new voice Dan McCabe and directed by the recently Emmy Award-nominated, Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, “Pose” on FX), The Purists will begin performances at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont St., Boston) on Friday, August 30, 2019 and will run through Sunday, September 29, 2019. The press opening will be Wednesday, September 11.  Tickets are now on sale to the general public and can be purchased by visiting huntingtontheatre.org.



  • July 11, 2019 -

    BOSTON, MA – July 11, 2019 – – The Huntington Theatre Company’s annual Summer Workshop began rehearsals July 9 and will conclude in public readings of four new plays on July 20 and 21, 2019. The workshop allows selected members of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program two weeks to focus on developing new plays. The workshop and public readings will take place in the South End at the Huntington’s Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston. 

  • June 18, 2019 -

    BOSTON, MA – June 18, 2019 – Huntington Theatre Company announced today that tickets to The Purists are now on sale to the general public. The world premiere play, written by new voice, Dan McCabe and directed by Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, “Pose” on FX), will begin performances at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont St., Boston) on Friday, August 30, 2019 and will run through Sunday, September 29, 2019.

    Huntington Theatre Company announced today that tickets to The Purists are now on sale to the general public. The world premiere play, written by new voice, Dan McCabe and directed by Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, “Pose” on FX), will begin performances at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont St., Boston) on Friday, August 30, 2019 and will run through Sunday, September 29, 2019
  • May 30, 2019 -

    BOSTON, MA – May 30, 2019 – Huntington Theatre Company is delighted to bring adventurous programming for the young and young at heart to Boston this summer with The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, an “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of The New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will play at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston). Performances begin July 17 and will run through July 28, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the general public Tuesday, June 4. 


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