American Repertory Theater

American Repertory Theater , Cambridge MA
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is one of the country's most celebrated resident theaters and the winner of numerous awards including the Tony Award, the Pulitzer Prize and regional Elliot Norton and I.R.N.E. Awards, and named one of the top three regional theaters in the country by Time...
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February 9, 2013 - 3:22pm The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training continues its 2012-13 Season with Will Eno’s The Flu Season, directed by Marcus Stern. The production runs February 22, 23, 27, 28, March 1 and 2 at 7:30pm at the Zero Church Street Performance Space, Harvard Square, Cambridge. The Flu Season is a delicately crafted story about lost souls who try to find their way through love and loss, hope and disappointment, sickness and health; a touching tale told with humor and humanity. New York Times drama critic Charles Isherwood described Will Eno as "a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation." Admission is free. Tickets should be reserved by calling the A.R.T. Box Office at (617) 547-8300; or online at http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org read more
November 15, 2012 - 11:03am A.R.T. presents the children’s classic HANSEL AND GRETEL Stage adaptation directed by Allegra Libonati December 5 — January 6 Loeb Drama Center Experimental Theater Tickets: $15 Ticket info 617-547-8300 or online at http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/hansel-and-gretel In the tradition of last season’s sold-out holiday hit The Snow Queen, the A.R.T. brings another classic children’s story to life — this time, the Brothers Grimm tale of two brave and hungry siblings who set off on an adventure to the gingerbread house of their dreams. Along the way they find a friendly duck, deceptive birds, and a funny but dangerous witch who lives with her sugary candy kids. Hansel and Gretel must work together to make it through the woods, overcome the sweet traps of the witch, and discover what it takes to create a home. read more
November 15, 2012 - 10:58am A.R.T. presents PIPPIN Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Roger O. Hirson Directed by Diane Paulus December 5 – January 20 Loeb Drama Center Tickets begin at $25 and can be purchased online at http://www.amrep.org/events/show/pippin or by calling 617-547-8300. Royal heir Pippin is spurred on by a mysterious group of performers to embark on a death-defying journey to find his “corner of the sky.” The original production of Pippin, directed by Bob Fosse, premiered on Broadway in 1972. It won nine Tony Awards and four Drama Desk Awards, and ran for close to 2000 performances before closing in 1977. Pippin has become a staple of the American Musical canon, noted for many memorable songs including Corner of the Sky, Magic To Do, l Guess I’ll Miss The Man, Glory, No Time at All, Morning Glow, and Love Song. read more
July 25, 2012 - 2:53pm From the mind of rising star David Adjmi, playwright of last year’s Off-Broadway phenomenon, Elective Affinities, comes this barbed and brassy comedy. Marie Antoinette provides a peek into the life of everyone’s favorite representative of the 1% — the infamous Queen of France and cake enthusiast. Though she delights and inspires her subjects with her three-foot tall wigs and extravagant haute couture, times change and even the most fashionable queens go out of style. read more
June 14, 2012 - 3:33pm The last show may be over but the party is just beginning! Come celebrate with us at the Emerging America Festival at the closing night party. This is your chance to mingle with this years artists as you share stories, dance, laugh, and raise a glass together while the music plays on the dance floor at OBERON. This is one final event not to be missed. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! read more
June 6, 2012 - 12:37pm Part of Emerging America Festival. The godfather of "badass" Boston crime stories comes to life in this stage adaptation of George V. Higgins’ "The Friends of Eddie Coyle." Set in the winter of ’69, Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood trying to stay alive and out of jail among his “friends” – bank robbers, student radicals, bartenders, hit men, cops and informants. Higgins’ dialogue comes alive through this exciting production, in a return to OBERON following its sold-out winter run. For information on specific performances go to http://emergingamericafestival.com/ read more
June 6, 2012 - 12:31pm Part of Emerging America Festival. Treat yourself to an exotic excursion featuring bathing beauties, philosophizing pirates, and grown men in remarkably short shorts! Warning: If you want boring, stay away; this experience will cause immense joy and the compulsion to spontaneously sing along. Come ashore with the “Very Model of A Modern Major General,” the Pirate King, and a banjo-picking Mabel. The show features beach balls, sunshine (the artificial kind), and tons of fun music. For information on specific performances go to http://emergingamericafestival.com/ read more
June 6, 2012 - 12:22pm Part of Emerging America Festival. Celebrated performer Steve Cuiffo has immersed himself in the work of Lenny Bruce, delivering sublime, hyper-real, verbatim resurrections of the great American thinker’s monologues. Fifty years after his death, Bruce’s often prophetic, freedom-loving skewering of American culture is as dazzling, hilarious and insightful as ever. For specific performance times go to http://emergingamericafestival.com/ read more
November 3, 2011 - 3:16pm Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale comes to life in this delightful new stage adaptation for children and their families. When a young boy named Kai is taken away by a wicked enchantress, his best friend Gerda must embark on a perilous journey to the north pole to rescue him. Using puppets, music and magic, this exuberant, heart-warming production will take you on a theatrical journey to a magical kingdom and the Snow Queen's icy palace. Enroll your child in the A.R.T.'s new creative theater class for children, Fairy Tale Theater!http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/fairytaletheater read more
November 3, 2011 - 2:54pm As change sweeps over 20th century China, a family endures their hardships through sacrifice, courage, and love. Based on the international best selling book of the same name. The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) begins performances of the world premiere production of Wild Swans, the first stage version of Jung Chang’s astonishing personal memoir, in a major international collaboration with the Young Vic and Actors Touring Company. Performances run from Saturday, February 11 through March 11, 2012. China, at the heart of the 20th Century became a nation transformed beyond recognition. Through the eyes of one fiercely courageous family, Wild Swans takes us on a journey from the early days of Communist hope and struggle, through the chaos and confusion of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, to the birth of a superpower. Actress Katie Leung, best known as Harry Potter’s girlfriend Cho Chang in the film series, is playing Er-Hong, the character based on Jung Chang, joins an ensemble of British and American actors of Asian descent. read more
November 3, 2011 - 2:48pm Hilarity and heartbreak unfold on a blustery winter night, when three music-loving friends come upon a copy of Schubet’s song cycle Winterreise and cast the audience as guests at a present-day “Schubertiad” with wine for all. read more