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ArtsEmerson and American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) announce casting for the world premiere production of The White Card. Written by acclaimed author, poet, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine and directed by A.R.T.’s Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus, The White Card performs February 24 through April 1, 2018 at the Emerson Paramount Center’s Robert J. Orchard Stage, located at 559 Washington Street in downtown Boston.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club-theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during February and March 2018—including OBERON Presents, Live @ OBERON, Glowberon, and usual suspects.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) incubator for local and emerging artists, presents Queer Heartache February 9 and 10, 2018 at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge. Created and performed by award-winning, queer, trans, Asian-American poet from Hawaii, Kit Yan and directed by Jessi Hill, Queer Heartache returns to A.R.T. after an acclaimed run during the 2016/17 I.D. Festival at OBERON.
ArtsEmerson, Boston’s leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly presents the world premiere of American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) production of The White Card, written by acclaimed author, poet, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine. Directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, The White Card performs February 24 through April 1, 2018 at the Emerson Paramount Center’s Robert J. Orchard Stage, located at 559 Washington Street in downtown Boston.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club-theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during January and February 2018 — including OBERON Presents, Glowberon, and usual suspects.
Written and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa and featuring a cast of leading actresses from the Nigerian stage and screen, the production will begin performances on Friday, January 26, and continue through Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, in Cambridge.
The performance for adults and children ages 12 and up will be specially modified for individuals with sensory needs, including people on the autism spectrum and their families and caretakers. This expansion of the theater’s access performances, which include ASL interpreted, audio described, open captioned, and family-friendly sensory friendly performances, reflects A.R.T.’s commitment to providing quality arts experiences for all.
Following previous seasons' holiday hits James and The Giant Peach, The Pirate Princess, and The Light Princess, American Repertory Theater's Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University presents Charlotte's Web, E.B. White's beloved children's classic about friendship and loyalty.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club-theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December 2017 and January 2018 — including Live @ OBERON, OBERON Presents, Glowberon, and usual suspects.
Written by Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Eric Tucker, performances of the production recognized by The New York Times as having an “audaciously high energy level” will begin on Sunday, December 10, 2017, and continue through Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the Loeb Drama Center.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces that it will present the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC) December 15 – 18, 2017.
Afterglow Festival and OBERON continues its collaborative series Glowberon at the American Repertory Theater’s second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, OBERON.
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Carr Center for Human Rights Policy will present Resistance Mic!, a series of five intimate performances that celebrate and promote resistance, beginning in November.
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present a free public reading of Building the Wall by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (All the Way, The Kentucky Cycle) and directed by Ari Edelson (director of the play’s 2017 New York Premiere, artistic director of The Orchard Project).
American Repertory Theater presents Proclamation 5: True That, a performance of area high school juniors and seniors that brims with humor, movement, and most importantly, honesty while grappling with truth.
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during October and November — including A.R.T. Institute, OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects.
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces dates of accessible programming in the 2017/18 Season. American Sign Language (ASL)-interpreted, open-captioned, audio-described, and sensory-friendly performances will be offered.
The American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training’s 2017/18 Season will include a new interpretation of a Shakespearean classic by an Obie Award-winning director; a beloved tale of friendship staged for the holiday season; an exploration of family ties by an acclaimed Boston-based playwright; a biting satire about our thirst for power; and a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the poignancy of everyday life.
OBERON Presents the "Live @ OBERON" Music Series" line-up featuring Silkroad Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma, Session Americana, Yosvany Terry, Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards, STL GLD, and The Sweetback Sisters.

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