Single Tickets to Huntington Theatre Company's 30th Anniversary Season On Sale Wednesday, August 10

(BOSTON) — Single tickets to productions in the Huntington Theatre Company's ambitious and dynamic 30th Anniversary Season go on sale to the general public Wednesday, August 10. Tickets will be available:

Single tickets begin at $25 and are available at a wide range of price points, including:

  • $25 tickets for those 35 and under, with a valid id;
  • $25 tickets in the last row of the Balcony (BU Theatre) or the last row of the Orchestra (Wimberly Theatre at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA);
  • $15 advance and rush student tickets (aged 25 and under, enrolled in an accredited degree program);
  • $15 military/veterans tickets;
  • $10 off for BU community, WGBH, and WBUR members;
  • $5 off for seniors

The most affordable way to see Huntington productions is with a subscription. Packages start as low as $80 for four shows!

To celebrate 30 years of timeless theatre, the Huntington Theatre Company mounts its most ambitious season in years, one that includes the dynamic variety of classics made current, acclaimed comedy, inspiring new work, and glorious music for which it has become known. 2011-2012 events include the completion of August Wilson's Century Cycle, two locally-set new plays by Huntington Playwriting Fellows, a musical re-imagined by one of America's greatest directors, a new play helmed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois, a stylish classic comedy, and a Broadway smash hit.


CANDIDE, the beloved musical comedy with music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Richard Wilbur with additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John LaTouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, and Leonard Bernstein; directed and newly adapted by MacArthur Genius and Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses). Playing September 10 — October 16, 2011 at the Huntington's main stage, the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts;

BEFORE I LEAVE YOU, a new love story for grownups set in Harvard Square in which four 60-somethings each face the opportunity of a second chance. By Huntington Playwriting Fellow and longtime Cambridge resident Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro, directed by Jonathan Silverstein. Playing October 14 — November 13, 2011 at the Wimberly Theatre, the Huntington's second home in the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts / South End;

CAPTORS, a new thrilling true story of a battle of wills between Adolph Eichmann and one of his Israeli captors by Evan M. Wiener and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Playing November 11 — December 11, 2011 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts;

GOD OF CARNAGE, the scathing Tony and Olivier Award-winning New York smash hit comedy by Yasmina Reza (Art) and directed by Daniel Goldstein (Falsettos). Playing January 6 — February 5, 2012 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts;

MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, August Wilson's powerful and moving drama and the final one of his ten-play Century Cycle to be staged by the Huntington, one of Wilson's long-time artistic homes, directed by Liesl Tommy (Ruined). Playing March 9 — April 8, 2012 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts;

THE LUCK OF THE IRISH, a new compelling Boston story about an upwardly mobile African-American family who pays a struggling Irish family to ghost-buy them a house in an all white neighborhood. By Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge and directed by Melia Bensussen (Circle Mirror Transformation). Playing March 30 — April 29, 2012 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA / South End;

PRIVATE LIVES, Noël Coward's stylish comedy about romance and rivalry, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, Educating Rita). Playing May 25 — June 24, 2012 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts.


The Huntington’s 2011-2012 subscriptions are on sale now. Seated subscriptions are available in 4-, 5-, 6-, and 7-play packages, and FlexPass subscriptions start with a minimum of 4 tickets that can be used for any show and never expire. Subscribers save up to 53 percent on full-price tickets to individual shows.

Subscriptions may be purchased by calling the Huntington Box Office at 617 266 0800 or by visiting Groups of 10 or more can place orders at 617 273 1665. Individual tickets for all shows will go on sale in August.


The Huntington Theatre Company, in residence at Boston University, is Boston’s largest professional theatre company. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates world-class productions, 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. For more information, visit

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