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March 2021

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

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 strangers colliding in the city? Click below

Kill the Dogs, Knock Them Over! by 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’s help. As Sojourner reveals their true identity, Yaya learns about a shocking family history that might ultimately impact both of their journeys.  Click below to listen on Spotify or in your

Last fall, our Board of Directors adopted new criteria for membership on the Board of Directors and the Advisory Council. During the pandemic, we have elected four new members to our Board of Directors. A staff working group has drafted an incident reporting framework. This protocol is being shared with members of the artistic community and is intended to

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces new youth playwriting festival in partnership with Boston Public Schools.  The Lyric Stage Company of Boston is happy to announce its newest initiative in collaboration with Boston Public Schools (BPS) titled Lyric First Page. Lyric First Page is a playwriting festival intended for students grades 3-12 in the Greater Boston area. The

Monster in the Sky by Ginger Lazarus Directed by Jess Meyer 11-year old Yaya is participating in a scavenger hunt with classmate Kevin. In the wake of 9/11, the friends share moments of vulnerability as they discuss their fears, hopes, and identities. Click below to listen in Spotify or in your iPhone's Podcasts app! If you're having trouble accessing our Walking Plays, you

On Paying Attention by David Valdes Directed by Jess Meyer Yaya and her girlfriend, T, are on a walk to the Public Garden when they finally confront the challenge a summer of civil unrest and social change has placed on them. Can their relationship blossom? Click below to listen on Spotify or in your iPhone's Podcasts app! If you're having trouble accessing our

During this time when the COVID-19 pandemic has put live theatre in Boston on pause, the Lyric Stage is thrilled and grateful to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors. These four people bring experience in theatre, fundraising, and finance, but more importantly, they bring the determination that institutions like Lyric Stage should be preserved and protected