Category Archives: Theatre

Wellesley Theatre Project to present Oklahoma!

                        Wellesley Theatre Project will present 3 performances of the classic musical Oklahoma! on July 31 (7pm) and Aug. 1 (2 and 5pm). Performances are held at the Wellesley High School Katherine L. Babson, Jr, Auditorium, 50 Rice St. Tickets are priced $12 for adults […]

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Wellesley resident to perform in Xanadu

Wellesley’s Cathy Merlo will play Calliope, a jealous muse bent on taking revenge against fellow muse Clio, in Moonstruck Theater Company/Amazing Things Art Center’s presentation of Xanadu in Framingham. There will be 7 shows between Friday, July 24 and Sunday, August 2. Based on the cult-classic Olivia Newton-John film, Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek […]

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Multi-talented Wellesley resident earns local theatre award

The Wellesley Players Star Award was presented this month to Robert Pascucci of Wellesley at the Players’ annual meeting. The award is given each year to a member whose long-term contributions go above and beyond expectations. Pascucci — sound designer, performer extraordinaire and doctor in residence —  has been a staple in Wellesley Players for […]

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Wellesley teen on team launching free theatre workshop for kids

Three local teens who have studied drama, voice and dance are combining their talents to offer the new Magic Dragon Theatre Workshop to young students this summer – for free. Melinda Kalanzis (Wayland High School) came up with the idea as a way to reach young students who hadn’t had an opportunity to get involved in theatre, and […]

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Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” at Wellesley High this week

Bookending Wellesley High’s graduation ceremony on Friday, the school’s Drama Society closes its season with William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors,”  on Thursday, June 4 and Saturday, June 6. One of Shakespeare’s earliest works, this play is known for its slapstick humor and witty dialogue but also has a deeper message, presenting themes of alienation and the search for […]

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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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