Category Archives: Theatre

Wellesley Middle School drama to showcase student-written performance

The Wellesley Middle School drama department presents “I Love Broc ‘N Roll,” an original comedy written by WMS 8th graders Cameron MacKinnon and Max Randall. The pair entered their script in the school’s 3rd annual 8th grade playwriting contest, and their work was selected from several entries. Also to be featured as part of the […]

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Wellesley Summer Theatre to present Three Sisters, by Chekhov

The Wellesley Summer Theatre Company is gearing up to present Three Sisters, Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and its quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. The play is translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by Marta Rainer. May 21 — June 21, 2015 Thursday and Friday at 7pm, […]

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Honk, Jr. & Urinetown, the Musical on tap in Wellesley this weekend

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musicals, Honk Jr. and Urinetown, the Musical Thursday, May 14, Friday May 15, and Saturday May 16.  All performances will take place at the Wilson Middle School Auditorium, 22 Rutledge Road, Natick. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at in advance, or at […]

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Wellesley Theatre Project extending its reach across town

The Wellesley Theatre Project, the nonprofit performing arts program that arrived in Wellesley Square in 2012, will expand into additional space at Wellesley Community Center. Wellesley Theatre Project will use the additional space — “WTP East” — for performing arts classes and one-week summer camps. Its flagship studio remains at 98R Central Street. WTP caters to kids pre-K through 12th grade. […]

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Urinetown coming to Dana Hall

Dana Hall School, along with students from Belmont Hill School, present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Urinetown at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 in Bardwell Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public. Urinetown is a social and political satire musical from 2001, with music by Mark Hollmann and lyrics by […]

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Business royalty to do Shakespeare in Wellesley

The third edition of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare & Leadership series is slated for Tuesday, April 28 at Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theatre in Wellesley, and will feature a bunch of business executives doing a staged reading of King Lear. Directed by Steven Maler and featuring Boston actor Will Lyman, confirmed participants include Kerry Healey President, Babson College; Jarrett Barrios CEO, American Red Cross, Los […]

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Wellesley College Theatre presents The Home Front: Women’s Voices From the Great War

In song, story and music the experiences of women in World War I come to vivid life in this world premier theater event. The performance space is reimagined  in  an environmental setting, and audiences are transported to the sights and sounds of the war that changed the world. Opens April 9th @ 7pm ~ Ruth […]

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Wellesley residents featured in local production of musical “Nine”

Wellesley residents Cathy Merlo, Jackson O’Toole and Jason Saperstone will all be seen performing in Arlington Friends of the Drama production of Nine, which opens next week. In this Tony Award-winning show, a famous film director is suffering from a creative block – and personal difficulties with his wife, mistress, the actress who serves as […]

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