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Press & Reviews

The New England Theatre Geek – There Are Other Narratives: “The Walking Plays” – Kitty Drexel

The Walking Plays remind us that Boston is our home: our imperfect, crowded, arrogant, entitled, gorgeous, supremely walkable home.”




Bay State Banner – Lyric Stage Company presents free ‘Walking Plays’ – Celina Colby

“That’s part of the goal of “The Walking Plays,” to bring a new perspective to spaces many Bostonians have walked through time and time again… Walking along listening to these performances, audience members might also notice details they’ve never slowed down enough to see.”




Arlington Advocate – Arlington playwright crafts “Walking Play” that guides listeners through Boston – Jesse Collings

“Creative writers often strive to take their audience on an adventure, but a new series of plays from the Lyric Stage Company of Boston will be taking that concept to a new level.”




The Arts Fuse – Shelter in Place Attractions: February 7 through 23 — What Will Light Your Home Fires – Bill Marx

“According to Lyric Stage’s artistic director Courtney O’Connor, this new audio series was created as a way to bring “a form of live theatre” to a public that hasn’t been able to experience it since theaters closed because of the Covid pandemic.”




Broadway World – The Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Announces WALKING PLAYS Audio Play Series – BWW News Desk

“I relished the opportunity to physically connect with Boston after not setting foot in it for months,” said Lazarus. “Walking the route of my play was an adventure in itself-tuning into each sight and sound and finding the story in it.”




The Harvard Crimson – Live Theater Takes a Walk – Maliya V. Ellis

“While other theater companies tried to adapt plays for a Zoom setting, Lyric Stage, Boston’s oldest theater company, was reluctant to entertain audiences through a screen. Instead, Lyric hoped to entertain without adding screen time by encouraging audiences to step into the city.”




Broadway World – Mixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the ‘Theater’ Out of Theatre – Alexa Criscitiello

“Audience members are treated to a guided audio experience as they explore the heart of Boston on foot, providing a way for audiences to explore both the hidden gems and iconic landmarks of Boston and the joy of theatre beyond the stage.”



Downtown Boston Business Improvement District – Newsletter

“An innovative form of live theater [that] interweaves a live theatrical experience with immersion in a number of celebrated Boston landmarks”



GBH News – Arts This Week: ‘The Outwin,’ ‘Currents/Crosscurrents’ and ‘The Walking Plays’

“an on-the-ground perspective of Boston”



The Arts Fuse – Shelter in Place Attractions: April 4 through 20 — What Will Light Your Home Fires – Bill Marx




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