Month: December 2017

WBUR’s The ARTery name Souvenir and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as best of 2017!

“The hilarious yet poignant work featured Leigh Barrett as Madame Flo and the irreplaceable Will McGarrahan as the ivory tickler whose affectionate commingling of horror and admiration allowed us to see the Muse-murdering Jenkins as both ridiculous and somehow valorous.” – Souvenir

“Director Scott Edmiston presided over this pitch-perfect, period-perfect revival of Edward Albee’s 1962 marathon marital battle whose combatants are named for America’s original First Couple.” – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Read the full article here!

The Cast of Road Show

Announcing the Cast & Creative Team of Road Show

“Lyrically witty, musically rich!” — the Guardian

Road Show

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by John Weidman
Directed by Spiro Veloudos
Co-Directed and Choreographed by Ilyse Robbins
Music Director, Jonathan Goldberg

 January 12 – February 11, 2018

On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim’s latest work, Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk.

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Home for the Holidays with Erica Spyres – One Night Only!

Home for the Holidays: Bluegrass & Broadway

Lyric Stage Favorite Erica Spyres Singing & Fiddlin’

December 22, 2017 l 8pm
Lyric Stage Company of Boston

“Erica Spyres proves, yet again, she can do anything!”
— Boston Metro

“Performed with a shiver-down-your-spine delicacy by Spyres!”
— The Boston Globe

“Spyres is out of this world!” — WBUR

Lyric Stage audiences have been dazzled by Erica Spyres in such productions as Company, Peter and the Starcatcher, Into the Woods, Avenue Q, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Big River,  and more!

Now enjoy Erica and friends in an intimate cabaret about an actor’s life, auditioning, the joy of landing a role, and life on the road, with a bit of Holiday cheer thrown in!  Erica Spyres — from the LYRIC STAGE to the national tour of ONCE and the new Broadway revival of CAROUSEL — home again for one night only!

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