Up, and Coming:
Tales From The Forgotten Kingdom
The Guy Mendilow Ensemble

August 26, 2015
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Concert
Rockport Music
Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA
Thursday, August 27, 2015, 8:00pm

An evening of traditional, but reinterpreted, music and storytelling – in Ladino, a Jewish-Sephardic language derived from Old Spanish.

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Waitress

August 20, 2015
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Musical (2015)
Book by Jessie Nelson
Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly
Directed by Diane Paulus
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
August 2 – September 27, 2015

An energetic and entertaining musical adaptation based on the 2007 film of the same name about a waitress with a confused personal life, a distinctive talent for baking memorable pies, and two devoted waitress friends.

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Mother of the Maid

August 12, 2015
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Play (2014)
by Jane Anderson
Directed by Matthew Penn
Shakespeare & Company
Lenox, MA
July 30 – September 6, 2015
With Tina Packer, Nigel Gore

A forceful and touching reflection on the relationship between Joan of Arc and her parents.

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A Moon For The Misbegotten

August 11, 2015
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Play (1943)
by Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Williamstown Theatre Festival
Williamstown, MA
August 5-23, 2015
With Audra McDonald,
Will Swenson

A culturally varied take on the original drama about intense and impossible love between two Irish-Americans from different classes facing similar existential challenges.

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Blood Wedding

July 26, 2015
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Play (1933)
by Federico García Lorca
Directed by
Danielle Fauteux Jacques
Apollinaire Theatre Company
Port Park, Chelsea, MA
July 8 – 26, 2015

A passionate and interestingly staged production (outdoors) of Lorca’s tale about the dire consequences of love derailed by class differences.

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Colossal

July 26, 2015
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Play
by Andrew Hinderaker
Directed by Summer L. Williams
Company One Theatre
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
July 17 – August 15, 2015

An account of an injured ex-football player facing up to his younger self in athletic, artistic and sexual dimensions.

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Saving Kitty

July 23, 2015
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Play (2013)
by Marisa Smith
Directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner
The Nora Theatre Company
Central Square Theater, Cambridge
July 9 – August 2, 2015

A very funny portrayal of an outrageous mother trying to undermine her daughter’s new relationship with a born-again Christian.

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Varekai

July 15, 2015
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Circus
Cirque du Soleil
Agganis Arena
Boston University, Boston
July 15 – 19, 2015

A Cirque du Soleil charmer, filled with great choreography and acrobatics, on a slightly smaller scale, suitable for a sports arena rather than a huge tent.

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