Category Archives: Theatre

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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Auditions for Wellesley Players’ production of Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Auditions for Wellesley Players’ production of Picasso at the Lapin Agile Written By Steve Martin Directed by Laura Espy Stage Manager: Jean MacFarland About the Show: So Einstein and Picasso walk into a bar……This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy by Steve Martin places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned […]

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Wellesley Players to perform My Fair Lady in April

The Wellesley Players in April will perform an updated version of My Fair Lady, a musical that’s been both a Broadway hit and Oscar-winning film. The gist: Professor Henry Higgins bets he can transform a Cockney flower girl into an aristocratic lady, but he doesn’t anticipate that Eliza Doolittle will end up transforming him. Based […]

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Wellesley High Drama Society presents Bildungsroman

                        The Wellesley High School Drama Society presents something different this week: A play called  Bildungsroman that its promoters say “promises to provide humor, darkness and entertainment for youth and adults.” Students under the direction of WHS drama teacher Stephen Wrobleski have been working on the play […]

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