Press Releases

The American Repertory Theater presents the world premiere of The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville with Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman on May 12-31, 2015.
The American Repertory Theater's Donkey Show, created by Diane Paulus, celebrates its 600th performance this April with $10 tickets!
The Board of Trustees of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to announce that the theater’s annual gala Boundless, which was held at the Boston Park Plaza Castle on Monday, March 2, with close to 500 supporters from around the country in attendance raised more than $1,000,000 in support of the theater’s artistic, community, and education programs.
The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training, presents Silent Rage: a double bill of two plays, Heroin/e (Keep Us Quiet) by Carson Kreitzer and Dutchman by LeRoi Jones, directed by Scott Zigler.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces all the offerings to be presented at OBERON during March and April, in addition to the previously announced productions, including Visiting Artists, Artists in Residence, and Usual Suspects.
Inspired by the diary Walt Whitman kept as a nurse during the Civil War, this world premiere opera by the prolific young composer Matthew Aucoin explores how the individual experiences of soldiers are remembered and told.
Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith announced Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan Lori Parks’ epic Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) is the 2015 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON are pleased to present the return of the Chicago company The Hypocrites with their version of THE MIKADO, adapted by Sean Graney from the operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan; directed by Sean Graney & Thrisa Hodits. Performances run March 31 through April 5 at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge.
The American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces offerings to be presented at OBERON during February and March, in addition to the previously announced productions, including Visiting Artists, Artists in Residence, and Usual Suspects.
A.R.T. will present Audio Described performances for blind and low-vision audience members, and Open Captioned performances for the Deaf and hard of hearing for its production of FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS.
The A.R.T. at Harvard University presents “Fighting For Freedom: The Civil War and its Legacies” — withTimothy Patrick McCarthy in conversation with Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3); Henry Louis Gates, Jr., AlphonseUniversity Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University; and Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, is pleased to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will be hosting her WATCH ME WORK session on Saturday, January 24 at 4:30 pm locally at the A.R.T.’s Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street in Cambridge, MA.
A.R.T/MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training, presents Kim Rosenstock’s comedy, BRIDE*WIDOW*HAG, directed by Shira Milkowsky.
The A.R.T. announced today the details for its annual gala — Boundless, An Evening of Boundless Innovation and Artistry —to be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 at The Castle at Park Plaza, 64 Arlington Street, Boston.
A.R.T. is pleased to announce the cast for Suzan-Lori Parks’ epic Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), directed by Jo Bonney, in a co-production with The Public Theater in New York.
Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, the new musical follows the story of Jenna, an inventive waitress trapped in a small-town diner and a loveless marriage. Pregnant and lonely, Jenna finds relief in making creatively-titled pies — and in a budding romance with an unlikely newcomer.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, is presenting multiple free events in connection to its world premiere production of Eve Ensler’s O.P.C. (Obsessive Political Correctness) at the Loeb Drama Center. The events include Pre-Show Skillshares (workshops by artists, activists, and community members); a meet-and-greet with the artists behind the O.P.C. Lobby Installation; and special talkbacks with policymakers, activists and scholars, including award-winning author Naomi Klein.
Cambridge, MA — The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, is pleased to announce that its production of The Heart of Robin Hood, written by David Farr, featuring original music performed on-stage by Parsonsfield and directed by acclaimed Icelandic theater artist Gísli Örn Gardarsson, will open at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Previews begin on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The production will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 23, 2015.
The A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training, in association with the Loeb Drama Center, presents THE LIGHT PRINCESS - A musical for children and their families from December 7 to January 4, 2015.

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