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Peter Pan flies into Wellesley this week

Wellesley Upstage presents: Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up A Play by J.M. Barrie Directed by Carrington OBrion ’15 October 23- 26 Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College Evening: Thursday, Friday, Saturday @7pm Matinee: Saturday, Sunday @2pm Free for Wellesley, MIT, Babson and Olin students with ID; $5 general admission Email […]

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Wellesley “Pick” of the week: Monkey Boogers

Here’s your chance to get in on a play during the formative stage: Wellesley Theatre Project will present a workshop of the musical Monkey Boogers on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7PM, Friday, Oct. 25 at 2PM and 7PM. All workshop performances will take place at the Wellesley Theatre Project Studio, 98 R Central Street, Wellesley.  Tickets are priced $5 for […]

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Wake up: Tickets on sale for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Wellesley High

Wellesley High School’s 2014 fall musical will be the Tony award winning show The Drowsy Chaperone, which tells the story of a theater fan,whose favorite 1920’s musical comes to life on stage while he plays the original Broadway cast recording for the audience.  At the wedding weekend of a former show girl, a cast of characters engage […]

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Big bunny: Babson Players to present “Harvey”

The Babson Players will perform “Harvey,” a 1944 play about a man and his big invisible rabbit friend for which Mary Chase received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It has been adapted for film and television several times, most notably in a 1950 film starring James Stewart. Babson’s rendition will take place Oct. 16-18 at […]

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Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub performing in Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson

Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available). You might recognize Shalhoub from […]

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You might think it’s much ado about nothing, but free Shakespeare is headed to Wellesley College

                        Actors from the London Stage (http://shakespeare.nd.edu/actors-from-the-london-stage/) will perform Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall on October 9-11, 7 pm., and the shows are free to the public.  The Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) is one of the oldest and most […]

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Free plays/poetry coming to Wellesley College Sept. 6

Our Voices VIII, a gathering of Boston-area women playwrights and poets, is coming to Wellesley College on Saturday, Sept. 6, culminating with a free night of readings beginning at 6:30pm at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre on the college campus.

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Musical Pippin playing in Wellesley Aug. 22-23

Pippin, the Musical will be performed by Wellesley Theatre Project students on Aug. 22 (7pm) and 23 (2pm), and the shows at Babson College’s Sorenson Center are open to the public. Many interpretations of Pippin have been performed over the years, and the nonprofit WTP’s will take the story to the streets of San Francisco […]

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Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, Jr. hits Wellesley Aug. 1-2

Wellesley Theatre Project, a nonprofit arts academy, will present the musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr., Friday Aug. 1 at 7pm and Saturday, Aug. 2 at 2pm. All performances will take place at the Katherine L. Babson Auditorium at Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, […]

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Jungle Book coming to Wellesley this weekend

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musical, Disney’s  Jungle Book, Kids! Friday, July 11 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 PM.  All performances will take place at the Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium at Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley.  Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased […]

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