Fellow Travelers

November 14, 2019
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Opera (2016)
Music by Gregory Spears
Libretto by Greg Pierce
Based on the novel Fellow Travelers (2007) by Thomas Mallon

Conductor: Emily Senturia
Stage Director: Peter Rothstein

Boston Lyric Opera
Emerson Paramount Center
Theater District
November 13-17, 2019

A superb production of a beautifully written opera about the Lavender Scare of the early 1950’s, an anti-gay program sanctioned by the United States government.

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November 8, 2019
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Film (2019)
Directed by Ira Sachs
Screenplay by Ira Sachs and
Mauricio Zacharias

With Isabelle Huppert, Brendan Gleeson, Marisa Tomei , Greg Kinnear
A brooding and thoughtful meditation on family, aging, vulnerability and loss.

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November 7, 2019
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Play (2018)
by Joshua Harmon

Directed by Paul Daigneault
Speakeasy Stage Company
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
October 25 – November 30, 2019

A very funny, yet tragicomic, take on college admissions policies and ethnicity.

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Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)

October 31, 2019
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Concert, Performance
Produced by Arktype
In Cooperation with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Composed by Bryce Dessner
Libretto by Korde Arrington Tuttle
Featuring Words by Essex Hemphill and Patti Smith
Featuring Roomful of Teeth
With Alicia Hall Moran and Isaiah Robinson

in association with Celebrity Series of Boston
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
October 30 – November 3, 2019

A performance by the amazing vocal octet Roomful of Teeth featuring photographs by the late Robert Mapplethorpe.

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October 17, 2019
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Play (2018)
by Lindsay Joelle
Directed by Celine Rosenthal
A New England Premiere

New Repertory Theater
Mosesian Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
October 12 – November 3, 2019

A comedy about two young Hasidic Jewish guys in New York.

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October 4, 2019
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Opera (1892)
Music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Conductor: David Angus

Boston Lyric Opera
Steriti Memorial Rink
North End, Boston
September 27 – October 6, 2019

A circus-like festival production of the brief opera classic.

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October 1, 2019
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Play, Dance, Performance, Circus
The 7 Fingers
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
Theater district, Boston
September 25 – October 13, 2019

A wonderfully choreographed compendium of dance, acrobatics and other circus treats by the smallish (but growing) noted Montreal-based circus.

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Nixon’s Nixon

September 28, 2019
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Play (2006)
by Russell Lees

Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
New Repertory Theatre
Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA
September 14 – October 6, 2019

A beautifully acted two-person play about Nixon and Kissinger on Nixon’s last night in office.

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