Category Archives: Theatre

Free: Actors From The London Stage to perform Midsummer Night’s Dream in Wellesley

The Actors From The London Stage make their 10th annual visit to Wellesley College this month, and will offer workshops and classes to the college community as well as three free performances of Midsummer Night’s Dream to the public at Alumnae Hall. The performances are Oct. 8-10 at 7pm.  

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Renowned Rent star brings one-man musical theater event to Babson

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents Broadway and film actor Anthony Rapp  in his one-man musical show based on his book Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent through Sept. 13 at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College.  Remaining performances are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $25 – $60 and available at or […]

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Female playwrights’ works headed to Wellesley stage in September

The ninth annual Our Voices Festival will take place on Sept. 12 at Wellesley College, giving female poets and playwrights from the Boston area a chance to brainstorm and swap advice during the day, and then present staged readings at night for the public’s enjoyment. The evening event is free and starts at 7pm at […]

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Wellesley Theatre Project to present The Addams amily

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky!” The frightfully delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch comes to spooky and spectacular life in this all new story, based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The family is put to […]

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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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