Tel Aviv on Fire

August 16, 2019
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Film (2018)
Directed by Sameh Zoabi
Screenplay by Dan Kleinman,
Sameh Zoabi
Kendall Square Cinema,
Cambridge, MA
West Newton Cinema, Newton, MA

A superficially goofy, but actually subtle, comedy about a Palestinian television show shot in Ramallah and set in 1967 just before the Six Day War.

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette

August 16, 2019
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Film (2019)
Directed by Richard Linklater
With Cate Blanchett

A talented offbeat woman faces accusations that may undermine her roles as mother, wife and creative artist.

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J.S. Bach: The Six Cello Suites

August 11, 2019
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Concert
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
The Bach Project
Tanglewood
Lenox, MA
August 11, 2019, 8:00pm

An historic rendering of the six great Cello Suites, in one fell swoop, by one of the great cello virtuosi of the age.

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Cymbeline

August 3, 2019
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Play (1611)
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr.
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Boston Common, Boston
July 17 – August 4, 2019

A lively and invigorating production of the late Shakespearean romance which is seasoned with touches from all over Shakespeare.

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Greater Good

August 1, 2019
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Play
by Kirsten Greenidge
Company One Theater
in collaboration with
American Repertory Theater
Commonwealth School
Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
July 17 – August 17, 2019

A travel-around theatrical experience about a drama in an alternative private elementary school produced in a set of classrooms in one of Boston’s famous private high schools.

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Steel Magnolias

July 25, 2019
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Play (1987)
by Robert Harling

Directed by Paula Plum
Hub Theatre Company of Boston
Club Cafe
209 Columbus Avenue, Boston
July 19 – August 3, 2019

A melodrama wrapped in a comedy about a group of women in Louisiana who congregate at a hair salon and confront life, relationship and death.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

July 18, 2019
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Musical
Book by Joe Tracz
Music and Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Adapted from the book
The Lightning Thief (2005)
by Rick Riordan
from the original TheaterWorks USA Production

Huntington Theatre Company
July 17-28, 2019

A musical set in a summer camp filled with the children of Greek gods.

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Pride and Prejudice

June 28, 2019
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Play (2017)
by Kate Hamill
Adapted from the novel by
Jane Austen
Actors Shakespeare Project
Balch Arena Theater
Tufts University, Medford, MA
June 5-28, 2019

A dramatized version of the famous satire, set in late eighteenth century England, about romantic fulfillment.

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