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We asked all of our directors this season the question “why?” Here are the answers from the director of our upcoming show, Twelfth Night. Photo of Paula Plum by Gary Ng. Why this play?  Because we love love stories when they’re both comic and sad. These characters are all looking for love in the wrong places. And for me, it’s

Amelia Broome, Craig Mathers, and Anne Gottlieb in The Little Foxes. Photos by Mark S. Howard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIDfgYSJ6oU If Regina Giddens is the complex and compelling anti-hero at the heart of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, her sister-in-law, Birdie is her charming dramatic foil. We sat down with Ameila Broome to learn how she brings Birdie to life in this great American hurricane of a play! About

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGiTdREZgwg&t=11s The Little Foxes stars Michael John Ciszewski and Rosa Procaccino sat down for an installment of Theatre Talk and were brilliant! Check out the full interview above and then see them on stage, now through March 17th! About Michael John Ciszewski – Leo Michael John Ciszewski (Leo) is making his Lyric Stage debut. Recent credits: Peter and the Starcatcher (Hub Theatre Company of Boston), Midsummer Night’s

This post is excerpted from the full DigBoston review section. ★★★★★ Lillian Hellman’s thrilling 1939 play about the greed that tears apart a Southern family has been given a first-rate revival at the Lyric Stage Company in a profoundly impressive production directed by Scott Edmiston. Anne Gottlieb is a forest fire as Regina, a woman willing to do anything—and step over

by Aliza Kenney At the age of 15, Lillian Hellman stole a ring from her uncle which she pawned in order to buy books. When she confessed what she had done, her uncle said, “So you've got spirit after all. Most of the rest of them are made of sugar water.” This statement would go on to define Hellman’s

We asked all of our directors this season the question "why?" Here are the answers from the director of our upcoming show, The Little Foxes! Why The Little Foxes? "Lillian Hellman was America's first great female playwright, a feminist pioneer, and a moral force. Her work deserves to be seen, celebrated, and reconsidered. And it's just a damn good story." Why

We sat down with Director A. Nora Long to learn what makes The Wolves one of the most impressive new plays in recent years! Why is this play important? There are few groups as universally-maligned as teenage girls. The vast majority of our pop culture representations portray them as vain, shallow, cruel, and vapid. Delappe affords us a nuanced, funny, thoughtful insight into

Paula Plum and Adrianne Krstansky in The Roommate. Photo by Mark S. Howard. ★★★★☆ Two of Boston’s best-loved actresses join forces for The Roommate, Jen Silverman’s quirky comedy about two middle-aged women who find themselves living together, trying new things, and reckoning with a demon or two. Paula Plum plays Sharon, a 54-year-old Iowa woman who has recently retired from her

On Sunday December 9th and 23rd, Castle of our Skins, a concert and educational series that is dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music, will present a tribute to Roland Hayes here at Lyric Stage.  The celebration will include spiritual and art songs that were championed by Hayes and world premiere work that was created with youth in Boston. A