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EVENTS AND FORUMS DURING WORLD PREMIERE RUN OF FALL DIVE DEEPER INTO FASCINATING UNTOLD STORY OF ARTHUR MILLER AND HIS SECRET SON

(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.

Fall runs through June 16, 2018 at the Huntington’s South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Tickets are available online at huntingtontheatre.org, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Huntington Avenue Theatre box office (264 Huntington Avenue) and the Calderwood Pavilion box office (527 Tremont Street). Tickets start at $25.

OFF-SITE EVENT
Monday, May 21, 2018

STAGE & SCREEN: THE MISFITS
At 7pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline
Tickets: coolidge.org/films/misfits
$11.50 for Huntington subscribers and $14.50 for other patrons.
A screening of The Misfits – featuring a screenplay written by Arthur Miller for his then-wife Marilyn Monroe — is followed by a talkback with The Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr (2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism) and Huntington Director of New Work Charles Haugland who will discuss the autobiographical elements of the film.

About the movie: Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe both made their final film appearances in this melancholy modern Western, directed by John Huston from a screenplay by Monroe's then-husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Divorced and disillusioned, Roslyn Tabor (Monroe) befriends a group of misfits, including an aging cowboy (Gable), a heartbroken mechanic (Eli Wallach), and a worn-out rodeo rider (Montgomery Clift). Through their live-for-the-moment lifestyle, Roslyn experiences her first taste of freedom, exhilaration, and passion. But when her innocent idealism clashes with their hard-edged practicality, Roslyn must risk losing their friendship... and the only true love she's ever known.

Stage & Screen is a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company, exploring the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films.

POST-SHOW AUDIENCE CONVERSATIONS
Post-show conversations give audience members a chance to discuss what they have seen, led by members of the Huntington staff. These discussions happen after select Fri. – Sun. evening, and select Wed., Sat., and Sun. matinee performances throughout the run.

Tuesday, May 22
WBUR EVENT WITH LISA MULLINS HOST OF WBUR’S “ALL THINGS CONSIDERED”
After the 7:30pm performance
Join Lisa Mullins, the host of WBUR’s “All Things Considered,” and playwright Bernard Weinraub for a compelling conversation about the themes of Fall and what fascinated him about Arthur Miller's story following the 7:30pm performance on May 22.

Saturday, June 2
POST-SHOW CONVERSATION — DR. NICOLE BAUMER, BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
After the 2pm performance
Explore the context and significance of Fall with Down syndrome expert Dr. Nicole Baumer, director of the Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, following the 2pm performance on June 2.

Saturday, June 9
POST-SHOW CONVERSATION — JENNIFER GUAN & MINH-THUY NGUYEN FROM THE “BOSTON UNIVERSITY FOR DOWN SYNDROME” PROGRAM
After the 2pm performance
Explore the context and significance of Fall with Jennifer Guan and Minh-Thuy Nguyen from the “Boston University for Down Syndrome” program, following the 2pm performance on June 9. Guan is a part-time intern at the Boston Children’s Hospital Down Syndrome clinic; Nguyen is a second-year medical student at BU School of Medicine. The two were paired in BU’s program to link upcoming medical professionals with adults who have Down syndrome.

Sunday, June 10
HUMANITIES FORUM: A CONVERSATION WITH NORTHEASTERN PROFESSOR SARI ALTSCHULER
After the 2pm performance
Northeastern University professor Sari Altschuler leads a lively discussion about the significance of Fall and the intricacies of Arthur Miller’s life. Altschuler’s research focuses on literature and medicine, disability studies, and the health humanities. Her book The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States was published earlier this year by University of Pennsylvania Press.

AUDIO-DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES
Saturday, June 2 at 2pm

Saturday, June 9 at 2pm
Audio Description is a live narration of the visual aspects of a performance. It is broadcast via radio transmitter to patrons, who wear a headphone receiver that enables them to hear on-stage dialogue and the narration.

Headsets must be reserved and limited seating is available. Braille and large print programs are available at the performances. Plan to arrive 30 minutes early for audio described program notes and set description. Guide dogs are welcome. Tickets are $20 for each blind/low-vision patron and a guest. To reserve tickets and headsets, contact the Access Coordinator at 617 273 1558 or email.

ACTORS FORUMS
Thursday, June 7 after the 7:30pm performance

Wednesday, June 13 after the 2pm performance
Audience members can meet participating members of the Fall cast after the performance to ask questions.

FALL  PRODUCTION INFORMATION

WHEN
May 18 – June 16, 2018
Evenings: Tue. – Thu. 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.

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

TICKETS
Single tickets starting at $25. FlexPasses are available:

  • online at huntingtontheatre.org;
  • by phone at 617 266 0800; or
  • in person at the Huntington Avenue 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:

  • $5 off: seniors (65+)
  • $30 “35 Below” tickets for patrons 35 years old and younger (valid ID required)
  • $20 student and military tickets (valid ID required)

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