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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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Wind in the Willows blowing into Wellesley

Wellesley Summer Theatre Co., for Children presents Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows on June 21-22 at Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College. It’s your chance to catch up with Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. Sat. June 21 @ 10am & 12noon  and  Sunday June 22 @ 11am Tickets: $5 adults and $3 for children. Free for […]

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Wellesley High drama students to present artsy “Museum”

by Nile Breuer, WHS Class of ’17 “Museum” is a piece of theater without the stereotypical progression of a play: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action. Instead, the playwright Tina Howe crafts a story which begs the question, “What is art?” It is this question which the Wellesley High School Drama Department has taken upon […]

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“Hay Fever” at Wellesley Summer Theatre starts May 29

From Wellesley Summer Theatre: Hay Fever by Noel Coward opens Thursday, May 29 @ 7pm at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre in Alumnae Hall on the Wellesley College campus. Chaos ensues when the eccentric Bliss family invites a motley assortment of weekend guests to their fashionable summer home. The guests end up fleeing unnoticed by the Bliss […]

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Wellesley High Drama Society presents: The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project, a play about reaction to the 1998 murder of a gay University of Wyoming student named Matthew Shepard in Laramie, is being performed by the WHS Drama Society on Thursday, May 8 @ 4:30PM; Friday May 9 @ 7:30PM; Saturday, May 10@ 2:00 & 7:30 PM in the Little Theatre. The performance […]

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Double the fun: Wizard of Oz & The Wiz coming to Wellesley

The nonprofit Wellesley Theatre Project will present the musicals, The Wizard of Oz, The Young Performers’ Edition and The Wiz Thursday, May 8, Friday, May 9, Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11.  All performances will take place at The Sorenson Center for the Arts, 231 Forest St., Babson College, Wellesley. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for […]

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Wellesley Players to perform “Next Fall” this Spring

The Wellesley Players are getting ready to perform Next Fall, May 2-11 at Watertown’s Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre. The play features both new faces and seasoned Wellesley Players in this Tony Award-nominated play. Geoffrey Nauffts’ NEXT FALL takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. The play’s […]

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Babson Players to perform “Chicago”

The Babson Players present the musical “Chicago” this April 10-12 at 8-10pm. Tickets are $3 for current Babson/Olin/Wellesley students and $5 for everyone else. The theatre troupe says this is a PG-13 show (though the poster indicates maybe even racier than that). Online tickets here.

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1 more chance to catch Wellesley Middle School’s “Seussical, Jr.”

Wellesley Middle School students got off to a strong start Thursday with their performance of “Seussical, Jr.,” and will be back at it this Friday, March 28, at 7pm at WMS. Tickets are $10 for adults/ $5 for kids.

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True story: Wellesley Players performing Pinocchio in April at WMS

Nice to see The Wellesley Players return to…Wellesley. They’ve been performing of late in Watertown, but their next play — the musical Pinocchio – will take place at Wellesley Middle School on April 5 and 6. Pinocchio is an original 90-minute musical performed by local teens and adults. Long-time Wellesley Players members and town residents, […]

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