March 2013

Vera Stark: woman, actress, enigma. We here at the Lyric Stage are working hard to make Vera visible to our audiences, as part of our production of Lynn Nottage’s By The Way, Meet Vera Stark.  Have you been to IMDB lately? No sign of Vera anywhere! We’re rustling up some trivia about the actress at the center of the play’s story, and

by W. Vickroy, Marketing Assistant. In light of Lyric’s opening of Stones in His Pockets tonight, we wanted to hear more from director Courtney O’Connor both about her thoughts on the show, as well as to get to know more about her broader theater ambitions! Inside Lonodon's Donmar Warehouse Q. What’s been most challenging about directing Lyric’s production of Stones in His Pockets? Working with the

Daniel Berger-Jones*, Phil Tayler*, and Courtney O'Connor In Stones in His Pockets, 2 actors play a total of 13 roles, switching back and forth even within the same scene. We are lucky enough to have two of Boston's best, Daniel Berger-Jones and Phil Tayler, capably playing the parts. Under director Courtney O'Connor, they've been working hard for the past

 By A. Nora Long, Associate Artistic Director  “There are many inaccuracies in Schindler’s biography.”  Gertie, played by the divine Maureen Keiller tells us this in the second act of 33 Variations. This is true. When Beethoven tells us that Schubert was arrested, this is also true….sort of. Much of 33 Variations is rooted in the thorough and thoughtful research of its author,