Our American Hamlet

March 24, 2017
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Play (2017)
by Jake Broder
World Premiere
Directed by Steven Maler
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Presented by BabsonArts
Sorenson Center for the Arts
Babson College, Wellesley, MA
March 24 – April 2, 2017

A suggestive new play about the thespian Booth brothers – Edwin and Guy Wilkes – and their celebrated actor father Junius Brutus Booth who lorded over them.

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Interview with Joshua Sobol

March 20, 2017
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A conversation with one of Israel’s leading playwrights who is in residency in Boston March 20-31 under the auspices of Israeli Stage.

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The Sense of an Ending

March 17, 2017
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Film (2017)
Directed by Ritesh Batra
With Jim Broadbent , Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter,
Michelle Dockery
Kendall Square Cinema
Cambridge, MA

A psychological drama about an older divorced man who reflects on the penetrating effects of his earlier life on his current one.

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Topdog/Underdog

March 16, 2017
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Play (2001)
by Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Billy Porter
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston University Theater
Symphony Hall area, Boston
March 10 – April 9, 2017

A searing poetic drama about two African-American brothers in collusion and contest with one another.

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Stage Kiss

March 11, 2017
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Play (2014)
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Copley Square area, Boston
February 24 – March 26, 2017

A serio-comedy about theater, romance, marriage and the useful but frequently unsettling intoxication of drama.

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Edward II

March 9, 2017
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Play (1593)
by Christopher Marlowe
Directed by David R. Gammons
Actors’ Shakespeare Project
Charlestown Working Theater
Charlestown, MA
February 22 – March 19, 2017

An historic tragedy about a king whose attachment to a male lover inspires rebellion in the ranks.

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Precious Little

March 6, 2017
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Play (2013)
by Madeleine George
Directed by Melia Bensussen
The Nora Theatre Company
A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
March 2 – 26, 2017

A beautifully acted and cleverly written takeoff about a lesbian linguistics professor having genetic counseling during pregnancy.

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Grand Concourse

March 5, 2017
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Play (2014)
by Heidi Schreck
Directed by
Bridget Kathleen O’Leary
Speakeasy Stage Company
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
March 3 – April 1, 2017

An evocative production about faith, service and forgiveness set in a Bronx soup kitchen.

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