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HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EVENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH GINA GIONFRIDDO’S CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?

(BOSTON) – In conjunction with its current production of Can You Forgive Her?, the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Can You Forgive Her?, available at http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/2015-2016/can-you-forgive-her/, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 25 and continue through April 24, 2016 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. 

Can You Forgive Her? takes place on Halloween night, and its central character Miranda is desperate for a way out. She’s up to her neck in debt, she might be 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, Gina Gionfriddo presents complicated characters wrestling with love, money, and their past in this sharp, contemporary comedy directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois.

35 BELOW WRAP PARTY
Friday, March 25, following the 8pm performance at Masa Restaurant
A post-show party for the region’s culturally curious aged 35 and below featuring backstage access, food, and refreshments. Mingle with members of the cast, creative team, and Huntington staff. 35 Below tickets are available at all performances to patrons 35 and under for just $30.

BOSTON GLOBE EVENT WITH “LOVE LETTERS” COLUMNIST MEREDITH GOLDSTEIN
Friday, April 1 after the 8pm performance
Join Boston Globe “Love Letters” columnist Meredith Goldstein and Huntington dramaturg Charles Haugland for a post-show discussion after the 8pm performance on April 1. A Boston Globe event – tickets to the April 1 performance are $45 for Boston Globe subscribers who use the discount code.

Meredith Goldstein is an entertainment reporter and advice columnist for The Boston Globe and Boston.com. Her advice column “Love Letters” runs daily on Boston.com and appears in The Boston Globe on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. The Names column, which Ms. Goldstein writes with Mark Shanahan, runs Monday through Friday and every Sunday in the paper. She welcomes letters from the lovelorn – and all tips about celebrities spotted around Boston.

ACTORS FORUMS
Thursday, April 14 after the 7:30pm performance
Wednesday, April 20 after the 2pm performance
Meet participating members of the cast of Can You Forgive Her? and ask them your questions at the Actors Forum, following the performance.

HUMANITIES FORUM
Sunday, April 17 after the 2pm performance
Join Boston Globe Magazine columnist Robin Abrahams (aka “Miss Conduct”) and Huntington dramaturg Charles Haugland for a post-show talkback about the themes in Can You Forgive Her? following the 2pm performance. Humanities Forums are presented in conjunction with all Huntington productions. 

Robin Abrahams writes the popular “Miss Conduct” social advice column for the Boston Globe Magazine, and is the author of the book Miss Conduct’s Mind Over Manners, a guide to social life in 21st century America. She works as a researcher at Harvard Business School and has co-authored articles in the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and The Wall Street Journal. A Cambridge resident with a PhD in research psychology from Boston University, her previous jobs include theatre publicist, organizational-change communications manager, editor, stand-up comedian, and professor of psychology and writing. Ms. Abrahams is married to Marc Abrahams, publisher of the Annals of Improbable Research and creator of the Ig Nobel Prizes, which are awarded annually for achievements that first make people laugh and then make them think. robinabrahams.com.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION AND CALENDAR

WHEN
March 25 – April 24, 2016
              Select Evenings: Tues. – Thurs. at 7:30pm; Fri. – Sat. at 8pm; select Sun. at 7pm
              Matinees: Select Wed., Sat., and Sun. at 2pm
              Days and times vary; see complete schedule below.
Press Opening: Wednesday, April 6, 7pm. RSVP online.

WHERE
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont Street, Boston

TICKETS
Single tickets starting at $25 and FlexPasses are on sale:

  • online at huntingtontheatre.org;
  • by phone at 617 266 0800; or
  • in person at the BU Theatre Box Office, 264 Huntington Ave. and the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA Box Office, 527 Tremont St. in Boston’s South End.

Select discounts apply:

  • $5 off: seniors
  • $10 off: subscribers and BU community (faculty/staff/alumni)
  • $30 “35 Below” tickets for patrons 35 years old and younger (valid ID required)
  • $20 student and military tickets (valid ID required)

Can You Forgive Calendar

ABOUT THE HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY

Recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award and named Best of Boston 2013 and 2014 by Boston magazine, the Huntington Theatre Company is Boston’s leading professional theatre and one of the region’s premier cultural assets since its founding in 1982. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current to create award-winning 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. Under the direction of Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso and in residence at Boston University, the Huntington cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form. For more information, visit huntingtontheatre.org

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