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Author: Michael Rocco

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

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

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

Lyric Stage Boston 路 Monster in the Sky | The Walking Plays 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 the Soundcloud app or

锘 Lyric Stage Boston 路 On Paying Attention | The Walking Plays 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 the Soundcloud

Recently, we commissioned a short play entitled聽Garden State聽by Sam Hamashima for聽Play at Home!聽Garden State聽follows a bee named Polly as she embarks on an adventure to come home before nightfall after being trapped in a glass jar. As she struggles navigating around the forest, she gains the help of two fireflies and realizes how she must listen to other