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October 2019

A.R.T. Announces October / November OBERON Programming

A.R.T. Announces Return of American Modern Opera Company’s Run AMOC! Festival

A.R.T. to Present What to Send Up When It Goes Down

Cast and Creative Team Announced for A.R.T. Premiere of Moby-Dick

A.R.T. to Present Tahrir Is Now in Response to Recent Egyptian Political Protests

 

September 2019

Boundary-Breaking Artist Daniel Alexander Jones to Appear as Jomama Jones in Black Light September 19 – 29 at OBERON

Tickets to 2019/20 Afterglow @ OBERON Series On Sale

 

August 2019

Cliff Notez to Kick Off A.R.T.’s Live @ OBERON Series

A.R.T. Adds Performances of SIX 

A.R.T. Announces September / October OBERON Programming

 

July 2019

Hit Musical SIX to Begin American Repertory Theater’s 2019/20 Season at Loeb Drama Center on August 21

A.R.T. Announces August / September OBERON Programming

 

June 2019

Haworth Tompkins Selected to Design A.R.T.’s Future Home

Company One Theatre, in Collaboration with A.R.T., Presents Greater Good at Commonwealth School July 17 – August 17, 2019

A.R.T. Announces July / August OBERON Programming Including Final Performances of The Donkey Show

 

May 2019

We Live in Cairo Electronic Press Kit

A.R.T. Announces June /July OBERON Programming

 

April 2019

Diana Oh’s Season-Long Artist-in-Community Residency to Conclude with Final Installation and Clairvoyance, The Concert and Tree Planting 

A.R.T. Announces 2019/20 Season

A.R.T. Announces May / June OBERON Programming

 

March 2019

Dragon Cycle Electronic Press Kit

Irresistible” Writer/Performer Sara Porkalob Returns to A.R.T. March 20 – April 6 with Reprise of Hit Dragon Lady and World Premiere of Dragon Mama

A.R.T. Gala April 1 to Celebrate Diane Paulus’ 10th Anniversary Season and Honor Harvard President Emerita Drew Gilpin Faust

A.R.T. Announces April / May OBERON Programming

 

February 2019

Acclaimed Comedian Desiree Burch to Appear in A.R.T.’s Afterglow @ OBERON Series February 21

David and Stacy Goel Donate $100 Million to Harvard

 

January 2019

Provocative Playwright and Songwriter Dan Fishback to Perform Dan Fishback Alone in Afterglow @ OBERON Series January 17

A.R.T. Announces Cast and Creative Team for the World Premiere of Endlings

Endlings Electronic Press Kit

Acclaimed Poets Justice Ameer and Chrysanthemum Tran to Perform ANTHEM in A.R.T. Breakout Series February 8 and 9

A.R.T. Announces February / March OBERON Programming

 

December 2018

Family Holiday Programming The Emperor’s New Clothes Begins Today

Othello Electronic Press Kit

A.R.T. Announces January / February OBERON Programming

 

November 2018

Patina Miller to Join A.R.T.’s ExtraOrdinary November 16, 17, 18

Alicia Hall Moran, Norm Lewis, Rachel Bay Jones, and Lea DeLaria to Join A.R.T.’s ExtraOrdinary November 19 – 24

A.R.T. Announces Cast and Creative Team of Barber Shop Chronicles

American Modern Opera Company Returns to A.R.T. for Second Annual Run AMOC! Festival

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Gavin Creel, Carolee Carmello, and Elizabeth Stanley to Join A.R.T.’s ExtraOrdinary November 25 – 30

A.R.T. Announces Family Holiday Programming, The Emperor’s New Clothes

 

October 2018

Tori Scott is #Thirsty October 11 to Begin Afterglow @ OBERON Series at A.R.T.

A.R.T. Receives $25,000 from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

A.R.T. Announces ExtraOrdinary, a Cabaret Celebrating 10 Years of Musical Theater at A.R.T.

ExtraOrdinary Electronic Press Kit

Taja Lindley to Perform The Bag Lady Manifesta November 15 in Afterglow @ OBERON Series

A.R.T.’s Live @ OBERON Presents Billy Dean Thomas November 2

A.R.T. Announces November / December 2018 OBERON Programming

 

September 2018

A.R.T.’s Live @ OBERON Series Continues with Limited Engagement of Samora Pinderhughes’ The Transformations Suite

Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Generative and Performing Artist Diana Oh Begins Season-Long Residency at A.R.T.

The Black Clown Electronic Press Kit

A.R.T. Announces October / November OBERON Programming

 

August 2018

Tickets on Sale to Borrowed Cash: the Busted Tour, Kicks Off  A.R.T. Breakout Series

A.R.T. Announces Cast and Creative Team for World Premiere The Black Clown

A.R.T. Announces September / October OBERON Programming

 

July 2018

Afterglow at OBERON Series at A.R.T. On Sale Now

A.R.T.’s Live @ OBERON Events Now on Sale

Audiences Make A.R.T.’s Jagged Little Pill Record-Breaking  

STL GLD Kicks off A.R.T.’s Live @ OBERON August 3 – Tickets On Sale Now

A.R.T. Announces August / September OBERON Programming

 

June 2018

 

May 2018

A.R.T. Announces 2018/19 Season & Additional Programming

A.R.T. Awarded $900,000 From Barr Foundation’s New ArtsAmplified Initiative

The Donkey Show To Celebrate 800th Performance June 2

A.R.T. Adds Jagged Little Pill Performance at 7:30PM June 8 Due to Demand

A.R.T. Announces June / July OBERON Programming

 

April 2018

A.R.T. Announces May / June OBERON Programming

 

March 2018

A.R.T. Announces Complete Casting and Creative Team for World Premiere Musical Jagged Little Pill

December 2017

The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University presents Charlotte’s Web, a play for children and their families

American Repertory Theater adds Sensory Friendly performances of Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility

 

November 2017

American Repertory Theater to present inaugural Run AMOC! Festival

“Glowberon” series continues: Marga Gomez joins Bridget Barkan, Lady Bunny & More in Line-Up featuring solo playwrights, cabaret performers & performance artists

 

October 2017

American Repertory Theater to present reading of “Building the Wall” by “All the Way” playwright Robert Schenkkan

American Repertory Theater presents Proclamation 5: True That

Oberon announces October-November 2017 programming

 

September 2017

American Repertory Theater announces 2017/18 performance dates; ASL Interpretation, Open Captioning, Audio Description and Sensory Friendly Performances to be offered

American Repertory Theater announces partnership with Harvard Art Museums for “Act II” viewings and speaker series in conjunction with WARHOLCAPOTE

A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training announces its 2017/18 season

American Repertory Theater announces Dan Butler as Truman Capote in WARHOLCAPOTE

Oberon presents The Bitter Game

Oberon presents “Live @ Oberon” Music Series

Oberon announces September-October programming

 

August 2017

Oberon announces August-September programming

 

July 2017

American Repertory Theater announces complete casting for Burn All Night

American Repertory Theater announces Stephen Spinella and Leslie Jordan cast in Warholcapote

Oberon Presents adds Company One Theatre’s Wig Out! to 2017/18 season

 

May 2017

American Repertory Theater announces the 2017/18 season

Oberon presents Manifest Pussy by Shakina Nayfack

 

April 2017

American Repertory Theater announces the final production of the 2016/17 season Arrabal

 

December 2014

A.R.T. announces the cast for Father Comes From The Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3)

A.R.T. receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant to support Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3)

Oberon announces January-February programming

A.R.T. offers Really, Really Free Weekends surrounding the theme of O.P.C.

The A.R.T.’s production of The Heart of Robin Hood to open on Broadway on March 29, 2015

 

November 2014

The A.R.T. /MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training in association with the Loeb Drama Center presents The Light Princess

American Repertory Theater announces Sensory Friendly performance of The Light Princess

Oberon announces November-December programming

American Repertory Theater begins performances of the world premiere of O.P.C. by Eve Ensler

 

October 2014

American Repertory Theater presents the Annual Robert Brustein Award to Rocco Landesman

American Repertory Theater presents the world premiere of O.P.C. by Eve Ensler

A.R.T. and Oberon add one more performance to the run of pool (no water)

American Repertory Theater presents Proclamation 2

A.R.T. and Oberon present Sane New World

A.R.T. and Oberon present Shida

 

September 2014

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training announces its 2014-15 season

The A.R.T. of Human Rights: A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University

American Repertory Theater’s The Donkey Show announces the return of ‘Queen Nights’ this fall named ‘Best of Boston 2014’

American Repertory Theater’s production of Finding Neverland will open on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 8, 2015

Oberon announces October-November programming

 

August 2014

American Repertory Theater announces American Sign Language Interpreted and Audio Described Performances of Finding Neverland

American Repertory Theater’s The Donkey Show, named Boston Magazine’s 2014 “Best Dance Party,” celebrates its 5th Birthday at Oberon

The American Repertory Theater continues its second year of the Oberon Artists in Residence Program

American Repertory Theater breaks attendance records with Finding Neverland

American Repertory Theater and Oberon present exciting fall programming for October and November

 

July 2014

A.R.T. and 826 Boston annouce 3rd annual SUMMER THEATER AND WRITING CAMP

Oberon announces Bridget Everett returning for one night only


June 2014

The A.R.T./Moscow Art Theatre Institute announces Erika Bailey will join institute faculty as Head of Voice and Speech

American Repertory Theater presents the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland

A.R.T. productions win three Tony awards

 

May 2014

American Repertory Theater announces American Sign Language Interpreted and Audio Described Performances of The Tempest

A.R.T.’s Oberon Kicks off Boston Pride Week with Queen Night at The Donkey Show on June 7

Oberon announces June and July events

 

April 2014

American Repertory Theater announces American Sign Language Interpreted performances of The Shape She Makes

American Repertory Theater announces continued programming for the Oberon Artists in Residence Program

A.R.T. productions of The Glass Menagerie and All The Way nominated for nine Tony awards including Best New Play and Best Revival of a Play

Oberon announce May and June events

Diane Paulus named to the TIME 100, TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world

 

March 2014

American Repertory Theater announces the 2014/15 season

Oberon announces March events

A.R.T. raises record $1,000,000 at annual gala “Boundless”

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and design team for The Shape She Makes

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and design team for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest

 

February 2014

American Repertory Theater announces American Sign Language Interpreted and Audio Described Performances of Witness Uganda

American Repertory Theater’s The Donkey Show celebrates its 500th performance with 500 tickets priced at $10 in March

A.R.T. raises record amount at annual gala “Boundless”

American Repertory Theater to hold its annual gala “Boundless” at The Castle at Park Plaza

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents Final Cut

 

January 2014

Oberon announces more February events

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical Witness Uganda

December 2013

American Repertory Theater announces schedule and teams for ASL Interpreted and Audio Describe Performances of The Heart of Robin Hood

American Repertory Theater presents Williams Shakespeare’s The Tempest

American Repertory Theater hosts food drive during the holiday run of The Heart of Robin Hood at the Loeb Drama Center

American Repertory Theater announces Sensory-Friendly performance of The Light Princess

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University receives National Endowment for the Arts Art Work Grant to support Witness Uganda

 

November 2013

American Repertory Theater to hold its Third Annual Valentine’s Gala

A.R.T. production All The Way by Robert Schenkkan starring Bryan Cranston will play at the Neil Simon Theater directed by Bill Rauch

The Donkey Show 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at Oberon

American Repertory Theater awarded $1,000,000 from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Poor Old Shine joins the American Repertory Theater production of The Heart of Robin Hood

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training in association with the Loeb Drama Center presents The Light Princess

American Repertory Theater and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research present a reading of Wedding Band: A Love-Hate Story in Black and White

 

October 2013

American Repertory Theater Welcomes New Board Leadership

Oberon announces additional events October-December

American Repertory Theater announces the launch of an Oberon Artists in Residence program with Touch Performance Art • The Boston Circus Guild • Liars & Believers

American Repertory Theater hosts an evening with Seth Goldman, Honest Tea TeaEO and Author moderated by Bill Aulet

Oberon announces: Mrs. Smith Live!; The Tiger Lillies; Ruby Wax in Out of Her Mind

American Repertory Theater announces casting for the second production of the 2013-14 season of The Heart of Robin Hood

 

September 2013

American Repertory Theater announces schedule for 2013-14 season ASL and Audio Described Performances

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training announces the 2013-14 season

American Repertory Theater’s production of All The Way is sold out

American Repertory Theater will hold a Memorial Service for actor Jeremy Geidt

American Repertory Theater and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research present a panel discussion: All The Way: The Civil Rights Acts from 1964 to Today

 

July 2013

Single tickets now on sale for the East Coast premiere of Robert Schenkkan’s All The Way

The Hasty Pudding Institute to establish fellowship at the American Repertory Theater

A.R.T. and The National Civil War Project present The Proclamation Project

Queen Night at The Donkey Show at Oberon

 

June 2013

Oberon announces July 2013 offerings

A.R.T. production of Pippin wins four Tony Awards; 23 total awards won by the production

 

May 2013

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents The Boston Abolitionists Project

Oberon announces June 2013 offerings

A.R.T.’s Pippin receives 7 Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Revival of a Musical

A.R.T.’s Pippin receives numerous nominations including ten Tony Award nominations

 

April 2013

Bryan Cranston to star as LBJ in Robert Schenkkan’s All The Way

A.R.T. and Oberon present an epic reading of Beowolf

A.R.T.’s acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie opens on Broadway on September 5 in a limited engagement at a Shubert Theatre to be announced

American Repertory Theater and Harvard University join national partnership to create original theatrical productions and innovative academic programming inspired by the 150th anniversary of the Civil War

A.R.T. names William Russo as new Managing Director

American Repertory announces continued programming for the Oberon Artists in Residence Program

Oberon announces May 2013 offerings

American Repertory Theater in association with the Loeb Drama Center presents The Hypocrites’ Pirates of Penzance

American Repertory Theater announces the world premiere musical Witness Uganda

 

March 2013

Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way to open A.R.T.’s 2013-14 Season; play wins inaugural Kennedy Prize for Drama

American Repertory Theater and Orberon present A Banana Bag & Bodice SongPlay Beowolf – A Thousand Years of Baggage

Oberon announces: Clubland: The Monster Pop Party; The Moth

 

February 2013

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents The Flu Season

 

January 2013

American Repertory Theater announces the return of The Hypocrites in Family Friendly Romeo Juliet & 12 Nights

Oberon announces February 2013 offerings

 

December 2012

ASL Interpreted and Audio Described Performances scheduled for Pippin; Plus ASL Interpreted Performances for Holiday Family Show Hansel and Gretel

Cast album of A.R.T.’s production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess garners Grammy Award nomination

 

November 2012

The Donkey Show 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at Oberon

A.R.T. receives NEA grant to support The Glass Menagerie

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training in association with the Loeb Drama Center presents Hansel and Gretel

Casting Announced for A.R.T.’s Pippin

 

October 2012

Oberon Presents Lea Delaria in Boom Boom’s Bow

American Repertory Theater announces the complete cast for Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie

Oberon presents Lea Delaria in The Last Butch Standing

American Repertory Theater in association with the Loeb Drama Center announces final production of the 2012-2013 season

 

September 2012

Oberon is pleased to announce four events for fall and winter

 

August 2012

American Repertory Theater announces schedule for 2012-2013 Season ASL and Audio Described Performances

A.R.T. announces the Company and Creative Team for The Lily’s Revenge

American Repertory Theater partners with Creative Action Project and 826 Boston on Podcast Play Series

 

July 2012

A.R.T. announces additional casting information for Marie Antoinette

A.R.T. announces the Company for the world premiere of Marie Antoinette

2012 Tony Award winner The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess will conclude its limited engagement

 

June 2012

Broadway and television star Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. for The Glass Menagerie next season

 

May 2012

American Repertory Theater’s production of WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE honoring Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion perform live prior to simulcast

 

April 2012

American Repertory Theater to host post-show hootenannies after select performances of WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, featuring The Whiskey Boys, Alastair Moock, Marylou Ferrante, and more

 

February 2012

More Tickets released for Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie at the American Repertory Theater

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents BOB: A Life in Five Acts

American Repertory Theater presents the world premiere of Futurity: A Musical by the Lisps

American Repertory Theater in association with Harvard University Office for the Arts and StageSource will hold a Memorial Service for director David Wheeler

 

January 2012

American Repertory Theater presents Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents The Pretense of Morality Around the World: Three One-Act Plays

American Repertory Theater, Young Vic and Actors Touring Company in association with the Loeb Drama Center present a co-production world premiere of Wild Swans

 

December 2011

American Repertory Theater in a co-production with Young Vic and Actors Touring Company presents the world premiere of Wild Swans

 

November 2011

 

October 2011

American Repertory Theater presents Three Pianos

 

September 2011

 

August 2011

American Repertory Theater Opens the 2011-12 Season with a musical theater adaptation of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess with Audra McDonald as Bess and Norm Lewis as Porgy

 

July 2011

 

June 2011

American Repertory Theater is proud to announce that due to popular demand Johnny Baseball has been extended through July 11th

 

May 2010

 

April 2011

American Repertory Theater announces the 2011/12 Season

A.R.T. announces major casting for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & David Alan Grier

American Repertory Theater announces company casting for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Co-starring Joshua Henry as Jake • Phillip Boykin as Crown • Trista Dollison as Clara

 

March 2011

John Lithgow to perform theatrical memoir Stories by Heart to benefit American Repertory Theater

American Repertory Theater presents Amy Brenneman in Mouth Wide Open: A journey through Hollywood, hospitals and holy hotspots

 

February 2011

American Repertory Theater in association with MIT’s FAST Arts Festival presents DEATH AND THE POWERS: The Robots’ Opera

A.R.T. partners with Harvard Humanities Center, Cultural Agents, and Amnesty International on special programs surrounding Prometheus Bound

American Repertory Theater presents Prometheus Bound

Theater of War is presented at American Repertory Theater

 

January 2011

American Repertory Theater presents Ajax by Sophocles

A.R.T. announces special discussions to accompany performances of R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Myster) OF THE UNIVERSE

A.R.T./MXAT  Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents Jennifer Haley’s Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

 

December 2010

American Repertory Theater presents R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (and Mystery) of the Universe

 

November 2010

Creative Team to Re-imagine Porgy and Bess Production to Open American Repertory Theater’s 2011-2012 Season

 

October 2010

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for The Blue Flower

The Donkey Show celebrates Halloween

 

September 2010

 

 

August 2010

The A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training in association with the Loeb Drama Center presents Alice vs. Wonderland

American Repertory Theater Announces Creative Teams for the 2010/11 Season

 

July 2010

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for Cabaret

 

June 2010

American Repertory Theater is proud to announce that due to popular demand Johnny Baseball has been extended through July 11th

 

May 2010

American Repertory Theater, Huntington Theatre Company, and the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston announce further details for Cambridge/Boston festival celebrating contemporary American theater

American Repertory Theater announces its 2010/11 Season

 

April 2010

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Johnny Baseball

 

March 2010

American Repertory Theater Announces Two New Executive Appointments

 

February 2010

American Repertory Theater presents the world premiere of Johnny Baseball

American Repertory Theater presents Clifford Odets’s Paradise Lost

 

January 2010

A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth