The Boston theatre community was rocked to its core this spring following a Facebook posting by a 26-year old actor. In this post, the young man recounts in vivid and unsettling detail how, as a 20-year old college theatre major in 2012, he was on a late night bus back from a theatre trip to […]
Archives for June 8, 2018
Director Marc Bruni knew he was taking a risk in revamping the classic Frank Loesser (music and lyrics) musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying for a modern Washington, D.C. audience. Sure, the nearly sixty-year old musical comedy has a pedigree that precedes it—the original Broadway run took home seven Tony Awards.
Thanks to a 14-year run on Broadway and an even longer 19-year run in London’s West End—which continues to this day—Mamma Mia! is one of the most beloved jukebox musicals ever. It’s no wonder that Toby’s Dinner Theatre has chosen the musical as its summer show, staging its high-energy production June 15 to Sept. 9 […]
In Series, for many years under the leadership of its founder Carla Hübner, will begin its first season with Timothy Nelson as Artistic Director this September, mashing great composers up with great writers, updating old texts and giving them new meaning, and, for the holidays and the new year, bringing us some old favorites.