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April 2020

Here are some of the books that our staff is reading right now! 1. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles “It brought me to tears.” - Matt Chapuran, Executive Director Set in 1922, A Gentleman in Moscow follows Count Alexander Rostov as he is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel called the Metropol. Deemed

1. All About Eve (1950) Written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Cleopatra, Julius Caesar), All About Eve follows the titular character Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) as she is taken under the wing of Broadway legend Margo Channing (Bette Davis). While she first appears to be a young fan, Eve maneuvers her way into Channing’s life, ultimately threatening Channing’s

We recently sat down with The Treasurer director Rebecca Bradshaw to discuss her experience with the production. Find out what various aspects of the show mean to her and how she approached the rehearsal process! Rebecca Bradshaw on… Seeing The Treasurer for the first time I saw it at Playwrights' Horizons about two years ago. Wow, it was great. I found

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Courtney O’Connor, Artistic Director and Matt Chapuran, Executive Director Ron Ritchell and Polly Hogan, Founders (1974), Artistic Directors (1974-1997) Spiro Veloudos, Producing Artistic Director (1998-2019) The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announced today that Courtney O’Connor has been named as the third Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.   Matt Chapuran continues on as Executive Director,

Courtney O’Connor, Artistic Director and Matt Chapuran, Executive Director  Ron Ritchell and Polly Hogan, Founders (1974), Artistic Directors (1974-1997) Spiro Veloudos, Producing Artistic Director (1998-2019) The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announced today that Courtney O’Connor has been named as the third Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.   Matt Chapuran continues on as Executive Director, a position

The Cake is the first production at the Lyric Stage to enlist an intimacy director. Intimacy directing is a new role to the entertainment industry and has become more prominent as productions seek to create a safe and comfortable environment for actors during vulnerable moments. We sat down with Ted Hewlett to discuss this emerging role and the

Currently playing at the Lyric Stage until February 9, The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter centers around Della, a Southern baker who values her traditional roots, as she is faced with the task of baking a wedding cake for her deceased best friend’s daughter and her soon-to-be wife. What is The Cake without the obvious? Our own Karen MacDonald,

The Cake, a fresh and delicious play by Bekah Brunstetter, is now playing at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston through February 9th. Traditional Southern baker Della must confront her own strongly-held beliefs when asked to bake a wedding cake for her deceased best friend’s daughter Jen and her future wife, Macy. Humor and empathy are the icing

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