October 2020

Recently, we commissioned a short play entitled Garden State by Sam Hamashima for Play at Home! Garden State follows a bee named Polly as she embarks on an adventure to come home before nightfall after being trapped in a glass jar. As she struggles navigating around the forest, she gains the help of two fireflies and realizes how she must listen to other

Are you in need of some recommendations as to what to listen to? Here are some of the albums and podcasts our staff are currently obsessing over! 1. Therapy for Black Girls (Recommended by Aja M. Jackson, Interim Production Manager) Run by licensed psychologist Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Therapy for Black Girls is a podcast that aims to discuss all

Looking for new books to read? Here are some of our staff’s favorites! 1. Even the Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou “It’s a collection of the most gorgeous and moving short stories.” - Kate Casner, Digital Marketing Associate Written by renowned poet and memoirist Maya Angelou, Even the Stars Look Lonesome is a book of essays that was published in

Are you looking for something new to watch in your free time? Here are some of the TV shows and films our staff recommend! 1. Parasite “It’s a film where you can’t go into it knowing anything, but you’ll be talking about it nonstop afterwards!” - Marieska Luzada, Digital Marketing/Social Media Assistant Parasite is a South Korean black comedy thriller that

Looking for something new to cook up this fall? Here are some of our staff’s current favorite recipes! 1. Apple crisp “Don’t forget to top it with the most important ingredient—vanilla ice cream!” - Kate Casner, Digital Marketing Associate It’s finally apple season, which means time in the kitchen to cook up some yummy apple recipes! It is a true fall

Looking for a new hobby to get into or discover? Want to revisit an old one? Here are some of our staff’s favorite things to do! 1. Songwriting “Songwriting is a great way to lose yourself in the mechanics of the strings and the strumming.” - Matt Chapuran, Executive Director If you have an undying love for music and want to

The Lyric Stage is located in the heart of Boston, and there are so many fun things to do and discover in the city! Our walking audio plays invite you to explore a variety of places around Boston. Here are some other outdoor spots that our staff recommends (that are also safe to enjoy)! 1. Boston Common “I'm always there

Autumn has finally arrived in Boston! With the weather changing comes fun activities everyone can enjoy. Here are some of our staff’s favorite things to do in fall! 1. Taking a walk “I grew up in a small, rural town in Connecticut, so being able to take a walk is something I appreciate so much.” - Julia Thorn, Digital Media

Since the start of the pandemic, the arts and entertainment industries have been struggling to keep their services operating. The live events industry encompasses over 12 million people and has an economic impact of over $1 trillion annually to the US economy. Across the country, thousands of events and live performances have been cancelled. 77% of the people

One month ago, thousands raised their voices to declare that “Black Lives Matter”. Protests happened across the Commonwealth, statues were removed, and books were purchased.  But for anyone who was tempted to believe that racism stops at the borders of a liberal enclave, last Friday serves as a stark reminder of why the Black Lives Matter movement is so