November 2014

By Jake Smerechniak It’s difficult to compare any individual in theatrical history to Charles Busch, a seriously unique icon both on and off the stage. This year, the theatrical world is celebrating 30 years of Mr. Busch's work, including The Tale of the Allergist's Wife running Nov. 21-Dec. 20 at The Lyric Stage. Get Tickets Here The Actress One of Mr. Busch’s most defining

What to See in Boston this WeekBy Artistic Assistant, Jake Smerechniak As we bolt right through the month of November, musicals and plays are popping up everywhere. A lot of runs are starting in order to finish up before the holiday season gets too busy. If you are still in Boston this coming week and aren’t leaving

By Jake Smerechniak We are making our way through November with attractions everywhere in Boston as usual. Many productions have have begun their runs. Be sure not to miss out on these performances before the shows come down. With Thanksgiving upon us, there’s only so much time left to see shows before you go out of town or

Ed Hoopman* as Robert Lowell and Laura Latreille*as Elizabeth Bishop in Dear Elizabeth You’ve probably heard of the Boston Literary District, but here at the Lyric Stage, we’ve devised a whole new way for you to experience it ― through the eyes of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell! In honor of our production of Dear Elizabeth, we put

What to See in Boston this WeekBy Jake Smerechniak We're already finishing up the month of October and it's flying by! Concluding this coming week is Halloween, but be sure to catch at least some of the amazing theatre Boston has to offer before you go into scare-mode. Take advantage of your last chance to see some

When’s the last time you received an actual letter in the mail? Were you flipping through your bills and came across a hand-addressed envelope? Did your heart skip a beat? Was it a love letter? A continuation of your mom’s adamant refusal to use email or texting? Your 20 year old college kid using a deceivingly sweet method

The Backstage Kitchen: NOT the Worst Pies in LondonBy Jessica Austin, Artistic Assistant If you saw our production of Sweeney Todd and you’re anything like me, you left the theater distinctly more curious about what exactly goes into those famous meat pies. And a bit more hungry, too (don’t judge!). This definitely isn’t a recipe for the Worst

What to see in Boston NOWby Jake Smerechniak, Artistic Assistant October is rushing by us here in the Lyric Stage offices as we lay Sweeney Todd to rest and prepare to open Dear Elizabeth on October 17th. The autumn chill has set in but don't worry, the Boston arts scene is generating heat this coming week. With