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2017-2018

  • July 17, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute – a collaborative project of the Huntington Theatre Company Department of Education and Dorchester’s Codman Academy Charter Public School – culminates in two public performances of William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 at 7pm at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The public performances are free; attendees are encouraged to RSVP online.

  • June 6, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company has added an extra performance of the world premiere play, Fall, on Sunday, June 17 at 2pm. The play reveals the story of Arthur Miller’s secret son with third wife Inge Morath, the decision they made to cut him out of their life, and the impact it had on their relationship. Fall stars Josh Stamberg (TV's "Parenthood" and "The Affair") as the iconic American playwright and Joanne Kelly (TV's “The Disappearance,” “Warehouse 13,” and “Slings and Arrows”) as Morath.  It is written by Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois.

  • June 4, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Michael Maso, Managing Director of the Huntington Theatre Company (Peter DuBois, Artistic Director; Michael Maso, Managing Director), has announced Temple Gill’s recent appointment to the newly-created post of Director of Public Affairs & Strategic Partnerships, effective June 4. Gill is currently the company’s Director of Marketing, a post she has held since 2006. She assumes this new role at a time of exciting growth and transition for the company, and in doing so, will become the company’s chief steward of press/media relations, government affairs, and community engagement.

  • May 17, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its current production of Bernard Weinraub’s world premiere play Fall, Huntington Theatre Company will host special events and post-show conversations that shed more light on the details and themes of the play, which tells the story of American playwright Arthur Miller and the son he cut out of his life. On-site events at the Calderwood Pavilion are free with a ticket to Fall; external events are ticketed separately.

  • May 9, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company board and staff are celebrating the shattering of a fundraising record at the Spotlight Spectacular gala, Monday, May 7. Held at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, the gala brought in $1.275 million to support the Huntington’s operations for the fiscal year, including its broad range of education and community outreach programs.

  • May 4, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its current production of Top Girls, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Top Girls, available online, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances run through May 20, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • April 23, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Fall, which tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller’s secret son Daniel, his child with third wife, Inge Morath. Born with Down syndrome, Daniel was institutionalized, and his existence was never acknowledged by his parents. Written by playwright and renowned journalist Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, Fall runs May 18 – June 16, 2018 at the Huntington’s Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

  • March 23, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – For the Huntington Theatre Company’s major revival of the contemporary classic Top Girls by Caryl Churchill (Serious Money, Cloud Nine), Tony Award-nominated director Liesl Tommy (the Huntington’s A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and Ruined; Eclipsed on Broadway) has assembled a diverse cast to play some of history’s most famous women and their modern-day counterparts. Top Girls runs from April 20 through May 20, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • March 12, 2018 -

    (Boston) – Boston Latin School senior Xiadi Zhai was named Massachusetts’s 2018 Poetry Out Loud (POL) Champion Sunday at Boston’s Old South Meeting House. She bested 23 other finalists to earn the top honor. First runner-up was Helen Rahman, a senior from Masconomet Regional High School, and second runner-up was Tori Milun, a sophomore from Norwell High School.

  • March 6, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Twenty-five students from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts advanced from this weekend’s four regional semi-final contests of the 13th annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest to compete in the State Finals on Sunday, March 11 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 Department of Education has facilitated the Massachusetts chapter of this national contest in partnership with the Mass Cultural Council since its inception 13 years ago.

  • March 1, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company, Boston’s leading independent theatre, announces its 2018-2019 season, featuring two of the most highly acclaimed Broadway plays of the last year, Shakespeare’s enduring love story, a theatrical caper with Sherlock Holmes, and three of the most compelling new plays in the country, all with rich and relevant stories that speak to the times we live in.

  • February 12, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company has extended the run of Bad Dates. This irresistible comedy featuring Haneefah Wood (Cassandra in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington and Blanche in Fox TV’s “Grease Live!”), is written by Theresa Rebeck (creator of NBC’s “Smash” and the Elliot Norton and IRNE Award-winning play Mauritius, produced at the Huntington in 2006), and directed by Jessica Stone (director of Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington).

  • February 8, 2018 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with Roxbury Community College presents a free community event on Thursday, February 15 at 7pm in conjunction with the Huntington’s upcoming production of the highly acclaimed hit Off Broadway play Skeleton Crew.

  • January 29, 2018 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – Bishop Edwards of Snowden International School at Copley took first place on Monday, January 29, 2018 with his performance as Troy from Fences at the Boston Regional Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, held for the eighth year by the Education Department of the Huntington Theatre Company, the playwright’s longtime artistic home. Beyonce Martinez of Margarita Muniz Academy was named first runner-up and portrayed Vera from Seven Guitars; Antoinette Webster (Tonya, King Hedley II) of Codman Academy Charter Public School was named second runner-up. The three will receive a total of $850 in prize money, and the top two winners will be awarded an all-expense-paid trip to New York City where they will perform their monologues at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre in the National Competition on May 7, 2018. Airfare, hotel accommodations, workshops, and tickets to attend a Broadway production will be provided in collaboration with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theatres. The national competition is free and open to the public.

  • January 29, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its current production of Bad Dates, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Bad Dates, available online, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances run from January 26 through February 25, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • January 18, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company presents the powerful drama Skeleton Crew, by Dominique Morisseau (Detroit ’67 and Paradise Blue) and directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (Nat Turner in Jerusalem at New York Theatre Workshop and The Convert at Underground Railway Theater). Skeleton Crew runs from March 2 through March 31, 2018 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. 

  • January 18, 2018 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – Huntington Theatre Company’s Department of Education presents the 8th annual Boston regional finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, celebrating the writing of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright. Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company (Atlanta, GA) inaugurated the competition in 2009, and this year marks the 8th year that the Huntington’s education department has hosted the competition in Boston. 

  • January 17, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) — The Huntington Theatre Company’s 2018 Breaking Ground festival of new plays will be held February 9 – 11, 2018 at the Huntington’s home for new work, the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The festival is a vital part of the Huntington’s new play development efforts and highlights the work of locally-based Huntington Playwriting Fellows and national writers in partnership with the Huntington. Over the last decade, Breaking Ground plays have gone on to appear at the Huntington as well as theatres in Boston, across the country, and internationally. 

  • January 8, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Due to popular demand, the Huntington Theatre Company has extended the run of the ArtsEmerson production of Mala. This powerful personal drama is written and performed by Huntington Playwright-In-Residence Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew, Becoming Cuba) and directed by David Dower (Mala and Mr. JoyBreath & Imagination at ArtsEmerson). 

  • January 3, 2018 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations in conjunction with its current production of Mala. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Mala, available at huntingtontheatre.org/season/2017-2018/mala/, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances run from January 6 through January 28, 2018 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

  • December 19, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Tony Award nominated artist and Top Girls director Liesl Tommy and Huntington Trustee Neal Balkowitsch will be honored with the Wimberly Award at the 2018 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. The Huntington’s festive annual event raises money to support the Huntington’s programs, including its award-winning youth, education, and community initiatives that reach more than 33,000 annually. The Spotlight Spectacular co-chairs are Carol G. Deane, Maria and Daniel Gerrity, and Ann and John Hall.

  • December 14, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) voted this evening to approve the proposed redevelopment of 254-264 Huntington Avenue, which will include the renovation of the Huntington Avenue Theatre and the theatre’s support wing as well as a new apartment building next to the theatre. This approval puts in motion a donation by commercial developers QMG Huntington LLC of the historic Huntington Avenue Theatre and its support wing to the Huntington Theatre Company for its ownership in perpetuity.

  • December 11, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company presents the irresistible comedy, Bad Dates, featuring Haneefah Wood (Cassandra in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington and Blanche in Fox TV’s “Grease Live!”), written by Theresa Rebeck (creator of NBC’s “Smash” and the Elliot Norton and IRNE Award-winning play Mauritius, produced at the Huntington in 2006), and directed by Jessica Stone (director of Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington). Performances run from January 26 through February 25, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • December 7, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company is pleased to present the ArtsEmerson production of Mala. This moving drama is written and performed by Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew, Becoming Cuba) and directed by David Dower (Mala and Mr. JoyBreath & Imagination at ArtsEmerson). Performances run from January 6 through January 28, 2018 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion.

  • December 6, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Elisabeth H. Saxe has been appointed Chief Development Officer at the Huntington Theatre Company, in Boston, Massachusetts. She joins the Huntington after serving as the Senior Vice President for Advancement at the Mystic Seaport Museum since 2013. In her new position at the Huntington, Ms. Saxe will oversee the Huntington’s comprehensive fundraising efforts, including a campaign to renovate and expand the Huntington Avenue Theatre into a state-of-the-art theatre facility for the Boston community. 

  • November 10, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its current production of Tartuffe, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Tartuffe, available at huntingtontheatre.org/tartuffe, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances run through December 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • October 18, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company presents the brilliant classic comedy Tartuffe by Molière, directed by Huntington Theatre Company Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Sunday in the Park with George), translated by Ranjit Bolt, and featuring actor and comedian Brett Gelman (Murray Bauman on the upcoming season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “Dinner with Brett Gelman” specials on Adult Swim) as Tartuffe and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man and August Osage County on Broadway and HBO’s “Flight of the Conchords”) as Orgon. Performances run from November 10 through December 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. 

  • October 12, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its upcoming production of A Guide for the Homesick, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to A Guide for the Homesick, available at huntingtontheatre.org/season/2017-2018/a-guide-for-the-homesick/, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. A Guide for the Homesick runs through Sunday, November 4 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

  • September 21, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company announces its 2017-2019 cohort of Huntington Playwriting Fellows MJ Halberstadt and Brenda Withers.

  • September 11, 2017 -

    (BROOKLINE) — Stage & Screen – a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company exploring the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films – announces four upcoming film screenings and post-screening conversations with Huntington artists and experts. Tickets to each screening are $14 ($11 for Coolidge members with member ID and Huntington Theatre Company subscribers with promo code) and may be purchased online at coolidge.org or at the Coolidge box office, located at 290 Harvard Street, Brookline.

  • September 8, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – In conjunction with its upcoming production of Merrily We Roll Along, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Merrily We Roll Along, available at huntingtontheatre.org/merrily, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.

  • September 6, 2017 -

    The Huntington’s 36th season will be commemorated with a Season Opening Celebration on Saturday, September 16 at the Huntington Avenue Theatre and Studio 210. Guests will walk the red carpet, enjoy a glass of champagne, and experience the critically acclaimed production of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along.

  • August 30, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company presents a provocative new drama A Guide for the Homesick, by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban and directed by Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (Dragon King in Journey to the West and Jim in Well at the Huntington, Mr. Bones in The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway, and Victor Strand in AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead”). Ken Urban returns to the Huntington as an alumnus of the 2007 – 2009 Huntington Playwriting Fellows cohort. He was recently named senior lecturer and head of the playwriting program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A Guide for the Homesick runs from October 6 through November 4, 2017 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

  • August 11, 2017 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – The Huntington Theatre Company officially opened the new Huntington Production Center in Everett, MA on Thursday, August 10 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by over 80 people including Huntington supporters and stakeholders, Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Everett Kevin O’Donnell, Deputy Chief of Staff Catherine Rollins, Everett City Council members Fred Capone and Michael McLaughlin, Everett Representative Joe McGonagle, Production Center landlords Ed Owens, Sr. and Ed Owens, Jr., and Boston’s Chief of Arts and Culture Julie Burros.

  • July 31, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Single tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company’s 2017-2018 season will go on sale to the general public at midnight on Tuesday, August 1. Single tickets to Merrily We Roll Along and Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim with Maria Friedman are on sale now. The upcoming season features a definitive production of a legendary Stephen Sondheim musical, three hot new plays, a brilliant classic comedy, a dazzling contemporary classic, and a special event, with performances by award-winning Boston favorites and national theatre artists.  

  • July 27, 2017 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – The Huntington Theatre Company will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Huntington Production Center in Everett, MA on Thursday, August 10 at 12:30pm located at 46 Garden Street. The Huntington’s former production facility, located at 252-258 Huntington Avenue and previously owned by Boston University, will become the site of a new building developed by QMG Huntington LLC who purchased the lot in May 2016.

  • July 27, 2017 -

    (BOSTON, MA) – Olivier Award winner, West End and Broadway star, and director of the Huntington’s Merrily We Roll Along, Maria Friedman brings her critically acclaimed solo show Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim to the Huntington for a one-night only concert event on Monday, September 18 at 7:30pm, accompanied by her longtime collaborator, musical director and pianist Jason Carr. This special cabaret will take place at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale and start at $25.

  • July 13, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2017-2018 season with the legendary musical Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim. Director Maria Friedman will recreate her critically celebrated West End production for Boston audiences. Performances will run September 8 – October 15, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale to the general public.

  • July 12, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company’s Department of Education and Community Programs and Dorchester’s Codman Academy Charter Public School’s collaboration, the Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute, will culminate in two public performances of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 7pm at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The public is invited to the free performances and encouraged to RSVP online.

  • June 26, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – Commercial developers QMG Huntington LLC filed plans for their Huntington Avenue project with the Boston Planning and Development Agency today, June 26, 2017. The project includes plans for a new high-rise apartment building at 252-258 Huntington Avenue, as well as the preservation and restoration of the historic theatre at 264 Huntington Avenue, the longtime home of the Huntington Theatre Company. QMG Huntington LLC purchased the Huntington Avenue properties in May 2016 and has agreed to give the Huntington exclusive, permanent ownership of the theatre.

  • June 20, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company’s annual Summer Workshop will start rehearsals on July 11 and conclude in public readings of four new plays on July 22 and 23, 2017. 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.

  • May 31, 2017 -

    Press reservations are now open for the Huntington’s 2017-2018 season. Please be advised that all press performances in the 2017-2018 season will start at 6:30pm and doors open at 6pm. To RSVP to a performance, please fill out the online form.

  • May 11, 2017 -

    (BOSTON) – The Huntington Theatre Company’s longtime home on Huntington Avenue remains secure, and the Huntington will continue to produce world-class theatre there for generations to come. Beginning July 1, 2017, the building known as the Boston University Theatre will become the Huntington Avenue Theatre, controlled on a permanent basis by the Huntington Theatre Company. 


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