December 2023

My first job at Lyric Stage was as the Non-Equity Assistant Stage Manager for The Miracle Worker in January of 2002. Courtney O'Connor directed. Before taking the job, I had stage managed exactly one show and participated in a performance that was part of an art installation in which I helped with a costume change and paged a

  In honor of our current production, Assassins, the show’s cast and artistic team along with the Lyric Stage staff compiled a Spotify playlist of songs that remind us of the show. Here are some of our favorites: $20 - boygenius Mama told me that it don’t run on wishes, but that I should have fun Pushing the flowers that come up into the

Lyric Stage Boston Names Courtney O’Connor Producing Artistic Director The Lyric Stage Boston Board of Trustees has appointed Courtney O’Connor to Producing Artistic Director. President of the Lyric Stage Board of Trustees Ron Sudol says, “I am thrilled that Courtney has accepted the position of Producing Artistic Director of Lyric Stage Boston.  After long experience as a stage director and theater

Compiled by MJ Jepsen About Trees by Katie Holten   The Language of Trees   Becoming Kin: An Indigenous Call to Unforgetting the Past and Reimagining Our Future by Patty Krawec     Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer    Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake   Love is Green: Compassion as responsibility in the ecological emergency

Monica Gagliano is an Italian scientist and Research Professor in Evolutionary Ecology at the Biological Intelligence Lab at Southern Cross University, south of the Gold Coast in Australia. Throughout Rooted, she serves as a role model to Emery because of her studies in plant behavior and cognition. Gagliano has pioneered the field of plant bioacoustics, an observation and

Deborah Zoe Laufer  Playwright and Author of   Lyric Stage Company's production of  "ROOTED" By Kevin T. Baldwin Lyric Stage Company presents "ROOTED," the second play in a planned trilogy by playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. In a recent interview with METRMag, Laufer describes her childhood as living in a small rural community, growing up in the woods and raising animals in Liberty, New York in the Catskill Mountains.    She mentions how her stories "BE HERE NOW" and "ROOTED" are