Bless you, Mr. Nimoy.
SLEEPING WEAZEL PRESENTS BADASS
a Women’s History Month Festival of new works
March 5th-7th, 2015
March 12th-14th, 2015
All shows begin at 8:00 pm
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
949 Commonwealth Avenue
$25 at the door or online: www.sleepingweazel.com/upcoming-events
The Tempest (or Bark’s Dream):
a storm in one act
written by Kate Snodgrass
performed by Steven Barkhimer
directed by Melia Bensussen
Shameless to the Bone!
written and performed by
Jazz ‘n Class:
a performance meditation
written and performed by
Robbie McCauley Continue reading
NEW YORK, NY – Broadway, Off-Broadway, and up-and-coming NY talent raise their voices for reproductive rights at the Don’t Speak Cabaret Benefit at the Metropolitan Room on Sunday, October 26 at 9:30pm.
Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith, Law & Order, SVU), Sarah Drake (New England premieres Next to Normal and Carrie), Sean Harkness (Windham Hill Records [Sony/RCA/BMG]) , Samantha Owen (Forbidden Broadway), Erick Pinnick (A Christmas Carol, The Tin Pan Alley Rag), T. Oliver Reid (After Midnight, Mary Poppins) donate their talent and time to raise awareness and celebrate women’s strength and freedom. Rebecca Elliott, Morgan Frazer, Becca Kidwell, Anna Kirkland, Molly Maynard, Clare Mione, and Parker Scott also lend their voices for the cause.
Lights person needed for a solo show double feature at the Factory Theatre in Boston this week. Lights are pretty basic: up/down, plus an optional set of simple cues. Performances Thurs-Sat June 26-28 at 7pm, Sun June 29 at 3pm, plus tech rehearsal probably Wed 6/25. $30 rehearsal/performance. Show is 1 hr 50 mins.
Light Op Needed, June 25 – 29, 2014
Factory Theatre, Boston MA
$30 per rehearsal/performance
For more information contact: christinewenc@gmail dot com
Unrelable Narrator presents Human Contact: Short Sci-Fi Plays
Written by Carl Danielson
(BOSTON) Performances are July 11-19 at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Tickets are $15/$12 for students and seniors at http://www.unreliable-narrator.com or call (866) 811-4111. Check out humancontactshorts.tumblr.com for more information, and follow us on Twitter @unarrator or like “Unreliable Narrator” on Facebook!
Danielson’s Human Contact: Short Sci-Fi Plays is an evening of five thought-provoking one-acts that ask whether technology robs the soul or augments it. These original tales explore the evolution of the nature of humankind as we confront aliens, time travel, self-directed evolution, and more. With well-crafted stories performed by a large cast of Boston’s finest actors, Human Contact is a unique vision of the 21st Century’s future.
Founded in 2008, Unreliable Narrator produces strange homemade theater in and around Boston. They are best known for creating 2010: Our Hideous Future: The Musical!, which began at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and played at various theatres, bars, and sci-fi conventions in the Northeast from 2010-2012. Other Unreliable Narrator productions include 2008’s Schmolitics, 2009’s Paranormal, and 2011’s The Way of the Warrior-Bunny.
The plays of Human Contact: Continue reading
For Immediate Release:
At the end of May the Post-Meridian Radio Players are proud to present the return of our gender-swapped interpretation of “The Trouble with Tribbles.” A faithful reproduction of the original Star Trek episode, except with Captain Jane T. Kirk, Ms. Spock and Mr. Uhura.
Introduced to wide acclaim at the Arisia convention last January this show will have three new performances:
Friday, May 30, 2014 8pm
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 2pm
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 8pm
For those unfamiliar with the episode:
“A dispute over control of a planet brings Enterprise to a space station, where they must deal with Klingons, edgy Federation officials, and a previously-unknown species of small, unbearably cute, voraciously hungry and rapidly-multiplying furry creatures.”
—Plot summary from memory-alpha.org
The show will be at Unity Church at 6 William St. in Somerville, just a quick 5 min. walk from Davis Square on College Ave. The show is free to attend although a $5 donation would be appreciated.
Seats will be first come-first served although you may reserve a spot ahead of time at
In addition, there will be a Q&A session with Director Mindy Klenoff after the May 30th performance.
The Post-Meridian Radio Players perform shows in the style of the Golden Age of Radio with actors in front of microphones and live sound effects performed on stage. They have performed live shows since 2005 and have done everything from Sherlock Holmes to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. For more information please visit www.pmrp.org.
Listing by Gillian Daniels
I first met Erin Underwood during our involvement in planning one of New England’s most prominent science fiction conventions, Boskone. She impressed me not only with her editorial prowess—she had recently put together a short story collection of young adult science fiction with Hannah Strom-Martin through Underwords Press, Futuredaze—but her vibrancy and enthusiasm. A local to the Boston area, Erin struck me with her openness to new challenges and genre fiction projects. It was a pleasure to work with her and I have tried to keep tabs on her ongoing endeavors ever since. Continue reading
May 9-10, 2014
An innovative new program for public and private school music educators, “Teaching Music to Students on the Autism Spectrum” is a two-day conference that will address important topics such as:
Featuring industry experts Dr. Stephen Shore, Dr. James Ellis, Dr. Rhoda Bernard, with teaching demonstrations by music instructors from The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum. Teachers can earn 12 Professional Development Points (PDPs). Continue reading
Review by Gillian Daniels
(Somerville) Lo’Jo is the sort of low-key, warmly contemporary act that suits Johnny D’s perfectly. It’s jazzy, it has a an adult pop vibe, and it fits right in with the swinging glamour of the Davis Square bar. World Music CRASHarts has again brought to Boston a band that blends old world, European charm and a thoroughly contemporary, “citizens of the world” groove. Continue reading
ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD AGAIN!
Theatre@First celebrates 10th Anniversary with a return to Stoppard’s masterwork
Theatre@First kicks off their second decade of providing local audiences with superlative live theatre at affordable prices with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Davis Square Theatre, April 4-12.
In 2004, a small group decided to put on a show in a church basement in Davis Square. That show was Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and that group has become Theatre@First, Somerville’s own community theatre. Now founding Artistic Director Elizabeth Hunter returns to the beginning with a new production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.
Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning script focuses on two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, imagining their confusion at being caught up in the tragic plot. Full of some of the greatest wordplay in English drama, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead examines the meaning of death and the questions of life from an absurdist perspective that leaves audiences laughing at their own folly and gasping at the truths revealed.
For tickets and more information about Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and Theatre@First, visit www.theatreatfirst.org.
7pm evening shows: 4pm matinee shows:
Friday April 4 Saturday April 5
Sunday April 6 Saturday April 12
Wednesday April 9
Thursday April 10
Friday April 11
Davis Square Theatre
255 Elm St, Somerville
Wheelchair accessible space
TICKETS: $20 for adults
$15 for students/seniors.
brownpapertickets.com & goldstar.com
Group discounts available.