March 2019

Paula Plum is no stranger to the Lyric Stage! You may recognize her from the multiple productions she's worked on, but here are some fun facts you may not have known about the director of Twelfth Night: Paula has been working as an actor and director with the Lyric Stage since 1975. She is a founding member of

We asked all of our directors this season the question “why?” Here are the answers from the director of our upcoming show, Twelfth Night. Photo of Paula Plum by Gary Ng. Why this play?  Because we love love stories when they’re both comic and sad. These characters are all looking for love in the wrong places. And for me, it’s

Amelia Broome, Craig Mathers, and Anne Gottlieb in The Little Foxes. Photos by Mark S. Howard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIDfgYSJ6oU If Regina Giddens is the complex and compelling anti-hero at the heart of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, her sister-in-law, Birdie is her charming dramatic foil. We sat down with Ameila Broome to learn how she brings Birdie to life in this great American hurricane of a play! About

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGiTdREZgwg&t=11s The Little Foxes stars Michael John Ciszewski and Rosa Procaccino sat down for an installment of Theatre Talk and were brilliant! Check out the full interview above and then see them on stage, now through March 17th! About Michael John Ciszewski – Leo Michael John Ciszewski (Leo) is making his Lyric Stage debut. Recent credits: Peter and the Starcatcher (Hub Theatre Company of Boston), Midsummer Night’s

This post is excerpted from the full DigBoston review section. ★★★★★ Lillian Hellman’s thrilling 1939 play about the greed that tears apart a Southern family has been given a first-rate revival at the Lyric Stage Company in a profoundly impressive production directed by Scott Edmiston. Anne Gottlieb is a forest fire as Regina, a woman willing to do anything—and step over

All photos by Mark S. Howard The cast of The Little Foxes Anne Gottlieb and Amelia Broome Kinson Theodoris, Amelia Broome, and Cheryl D. Singleton The cast of The Little Foxes Amelia Broome, Anne Gottlieb, Remo Airaldi, and Will McGarrahan Rosa Procaccino, Amelia Broome, and Remo Airaldi Will McGarrahan and Michael John Ciszewki Craig Mathers and Cheryl D. Singleton Amelia Broome, Craig Mathers, and Anne Gottlieb Craig Mathers,

"Run. Take the T. Drive. Call a transportation service. However you get there, don't miss Lyric Stage Company of Greater Boston's superb pro­duction of Lillian Hellman's classic play, "The Little Fox­es".  theater at its best."

by Aliza Kenney At the age of 15, Lillian Hellman stole a ring from her uncle which she pawned in order to buy books. When she confessed what she had done, her uncle said, “So you've got spirit after all. Most of the rest of them are made of sugar water.” This statement would go on to define Hellman’s

We asked all of our directors this season the question "why?" Here are the answers from the director of our upcoming show, The Little Foxes! Why The Little Foxes? "Lillian Hellman was America's first great female playwright, a feminist pioneer, and a moral force. Her work deserves to be seen, celebrated, and reconsidered. And it's just a damn good story." Why