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September 2021

Meet the wonderful team who created the Greenway Walking Plays!   Michelle M. Aguillon (Director, Walking it Off and Hummingbird) Michelle (she/hers) has worked in Boston-area theatre for more than 25 years as a director, actor, writer, and producer. Directing credits include (virtual): Boston Resilience Project Plays: East Boston, Nos Vemos (Speakeasy Stage Co.), Home for the Holidays (Open Theatre Project

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Mother's Day Mother's Day by John Minigan Directed by Rosalind Bevan On Mother's Day 2021,聽Ann聽Frances聽and her daughter, Evie, stroll through the聽North End, and contemplate how to carry on beloved traditions聽after devastating loss. Click below to listen on the Soundcloud app or in your iPhone's Podcasts app! If you're having trouble accessing our Walking Plays, you can learn more about how

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Hummingbird   Hummingbird by Kirsten Greenidge Directed by Michelle Aguillon As two long-time friends walk through a quiet Boston, Anne Frances and Sally find moments of child-like joy despite their worries and guilt. Click below to listen on the Soundcloud app or in your iPhone's Podcasts app! If you're having trouble accessing our Walking Plays, you can learn more about how

Get to know the playwrights of The Greenway Series, the second round of our Walking Plays audio play series that take place at the beloved Rose Kennedy Greenway. We asked them a few questions about what it was like to take part in creating this series and what they hope listeners will take away from their respective plays. Rosanna

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Walking it Off   Walking It Off by Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro Directed by Michelle Aguillon While walking home after dim sum, the elderly Kenzo and his daughter Sally reminisce about his wife, discuss the increasing crimes against Asian-Americans, and question whether or not it's time for a major change. Click below to listen on the Soundcloud app or in your

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Monstrat Viam (Show the Way) Monstrat Viam by Patrick Gabridge Directed by Courtney O'Connor As her walk through the city continues through the jungle-like Boston Common, Journey and the Mayor discuss the further impending changes and threats the city is facing. On the verge of apocalypse, Journey is forced to leap back onto an uncertain path, but she

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Living Water Living Water by Melinda Lopez & Micah Rosegrant Directed by Dawn Meredith Simmons and Courtney O'Connor It's the vernal equinox of the year 2221, and Boston has been claimed by the ocean following a sustained period of global climate calamity. Returning to the city once more, Journey is shepherded by boat through the financial district and

Get to know our Walking Plays playwrights! The Walking Plays is a series of six free audio plays, each written by different playwrights. We asked each of them a few questions about what it was like to be part of a commissioned work with so many other artists. David Valdes, On Paying Attention What was the most challenging aspect of

Lyric Stage Boston 路 In Any Face In Any Face by Miranda Austen ADEkoje Directed by Dawn Meredith Simmons In a busy, bustling mob during rush-hour, Larysa stumbles into a wandering Sojourner. As their stories unravel, they realize that they are more similar than they could believe. Will Larysa figure out where she knows Sojourner from or will they remain two unlikely

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Kill the Dogs, Knock them Over! Kill the Dogs, Knock Them Over! by聽Liana Asim Directed by Jess Meyer Sojourner reveals to their friend, Yaya, that they are leaving town that night, but is in need of Yaya鈥檚 help. As Sojourner reveals their true identity, Yaya learns about a shocking family history that might ultimately impact both of their