Cloud 9

June 13, 2019
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Play (1979)
by Caryl Churchill
The Nora Theatre Company
Central Square Theater
June 6-30, 2019

A wild, surrealistic romp through the sexual mores of Victorian England and its contemporary reflection.

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I Hate Hamlet

June 6, 2019
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Play (1991)
by Paul Rudnick
Directed by Fran Weinberg
Titanic Theatre Company
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
May 30 – June 15, 2019

A sweetly intimate production of a play about a Hollywood television celebrity who comes to New York to star in a live production of Hamlet.

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Heads Up:
Across The Ages Dance Project

May 30, 2019
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Dance
Across The Ages Dance Project
Boston University Dance Theater
(entrance on Buick Street, off Commonwealth Avenue)
Boston
June 1, 2019 8:00pm
June 2, 2019 6:00pm

A dance concert featuring seven different works performed by dancers between the ages of 7 and 93.

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We Live In Cairo

May 30, 2019
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Musical (2016)
Book, Music and Lyrics by
Daniel Lazour and Patrick Lazour
Directed by Taibi Magar
American Repertory Theatre
Loeb Drama Center
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
May 14 – June 23, 2019

A brilliant and explosively energetic account of the Arab Spring demonstrations in Cairo in 2011, and a more subdued account of the more dismal sequelae.

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School Girls: Or, The African Mean Girls Play

May 23, 2019
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Play (2017)
by Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Summer L. Williams
Speakeasy Stage Company
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
May 3-25, 2019

A sweet and funny play about viciously competitive Ugandan school girls.

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Indecent

May 19, 2019
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Play (2015)
by Paula Vogel
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Choreography by David Dorfman
Music Supervision by Lisa Gutkin
Huntington Theatre Company
Huntington Avenue Theatre
Symphony Hall area
April 26-May 25, 2019

A dramatization of the production history of the play God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch beginning a century ago, controversial because of its vivid depiction of a lesbian relationship.

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A Far Cry: Lorelei

May 18, 2019
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Concert
A Far Cry
Lorelei Ensemble
Jordan Hall
Symphony Hall area, Boston
May 18, 2019 8:00pm

An intoxicating journey with the daring and venturesome string wizards of A Far Cry, accompanied by the hypnotic Siren singers of the Lorelei ensemble.

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Pacific Overtures

May 16, 2019
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Musical (1976)
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman

Directed by Spiro Veloudos
Music Direction by
Jonathan Goldberg

Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Copley Square area, Boston
May 10 – June 16, 2019

A superb production of the offbeat Sondheim musical about the abrupt entry by the United States into Japan in the mid-nineteenth century.

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