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The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Its 2020-21 Season

Artistic Director Courtney says, “In my short time here at the Lyric Stage, I’ve come to feel so connected with our audiences. They care so deeply about the characters onstage and the actors who inhabit them.   Their investment in theatrical art makes every night a celebration.”






Evita

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber  
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed & choreographed by Rachel Bertone
August 28 – October 4

This Tony-winning musical charts Eva Peron’s meteoric political climb that unites her native Argentina while nearly driving it into a military coup.

Fabulation or, the Re-Education of Undine

By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Dawn M. Simmons
October 16 – November 8

Successful African-American publicist Undine stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune. Broke and now pregnant, Undine is forced to return to her childhood home in the Brooklyn projects, where she must face the challenges of the life she left behind.
A co-production with the Front Porch Arts Collective

The Book of Will

By Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
November 20 – December 20

In the wake of Shakespeare’s death, his company of actors unite to preserve the plays they performed, narrowly rescuing the iconic playwright from obscurity. A love letter to Shakespeare, the power of art, and the stage.

Fires in the Mirror 

By Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian
January 8 – February 7

Actor Maurice Parent animates 26 characters in Anna Deavere Smith’s epic play, helping us to understand the African-American and Jewish frissons leading to the 1991 Crown Heights riot.

Be Here Now

By Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
February 19 – March 14

A romantic comedy in which two damaged souls ask themselves how much they’re willing to risk for love and meaning.

All My Sons 

By Arthur Miller
Directed by Rebecca Bradshaw
March 26 – April 25

In Arthur Miller’s classic, a young couple is kept apart by the ghosts of family and the sins of a father.  A story of lies, greed, love, and loss.

Legally Blonde

Book by Heather Hach
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
Directed by Leigh Barrett
May 7 – June 13

In this frothy musical, Elle Woods proves that blonde is a state of mind, as she accomplishes much more than anyone – herself included – thought possible. 

Subscriptions are now on sale for the 2020-21 season which runs from August, 2020 through June, 2021.   Patrons can choose 3, 4, 5, 6, or all 7 plays. Prices start at $138 and offer savings of up to 27% off regular ticket prices and free ticket exchange privileges.  7-play subscribers get a special loyalty bonus worth up to $160.  
Call or email the Box Office for details. 

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We have postponed our production of Fabulation or, the Re-Education of Undine.Read about how we are responding to the coronavirus.
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