Category Archives: Theatre

Next up for Wellesley Theatre Project: Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musical, Disney’s High School Musical, Jr., on Dec. 3-6 at  the Ellsworth Theater, at Pine Manor College located at 400 Heath St., Chestnut Hill.  Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at in advance, or at the door for $15 for […]

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A Civil War Christmas: an American Musical Celebration

Wellesley College Theatre presents A Civil War Christmas: an American Musical Celebration Directed by Nora Hussey Musical Direction by Jeanne Monroe Opens November 18 @ 7:00pm ~ Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre It’s 1864 and Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plot […]

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Grease is the word at Wellesley High School this week

Wellesley High’s production of the fifties-themed musical Grease this week will mainly stay true to the original but also include new twists and a spectacular Greased Lightning hot rod made from scratch. Two equally weighted casts will divvy up the shows, which take place at Wellesley High on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 4:30pm, Friday Nov. […]

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Free solo performance tonight in Wellesley: Unaccustomed to my Name

Wellesley College Theatre presents Unaccustomed to my Name, written and performed by Marta Rainer, a Wellesley College alum and Polish-American former Russian Lit major, who happened to write a play about a Polish-American former Russian Lit major. Unaccustomed to My Name tells the story of bookish Sofie, who is experiencing a mid-life crisis – at age 21 – […]

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Wellesley Players to perform Steve Martin play about Picasso & Einstein in November

The Wellesley Players will kick off six productions of Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile beginning on Nov. 6 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater. Picasso at the Lapin Agile is set in a well-known Paris cafe in 1904, and gives the audience a view into a magical meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo […]

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Falsettoland being performed at Babson College this weekend

The Empty Space Theater (TEST) begins its 2015 season with the 1990 musical Falsettoland, with music and lyrics by William Finn, book by James Lapine, and direction by Chicago-area director Tom Mullen. This  musical tells the story of Marvin, who has left his wife for another man. As the play begins, Marvin and his lover are separated, […]

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Short attention span theatre coming to Wellesley

Dana Hall School presents GEMS: 10-Minute Play Festival. featuring eight 10-minute productions, on Nov. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Bardwell Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Plays on tap are: Three a.m. by Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich; Measuring Matthew by Patrick Gabridge; Canker Sores and Other Distractions by Christopher Durang; The Birthday Knife by Jerome Parisse; […]

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MassBay in Wellesley to host play about sexual violence

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