Press Releases

We Live in Cairo Electronic Press Kit

A.R.T. Raises Record $1.4 Million at 2019 Gala

A.R.T. Announces Final Clairvoyance Events with Diana Oh

Dragon Cycle Electronic Press Kit

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

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

Endlings Electronic Press Kit

A.R.T. Announces Cast and Creative Team of Endlings

Othello Electronic Press Kit

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

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

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

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

ExtraOrdinary Electronic Press Kit

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

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

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

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

A.R.T. Announces “ExtraOrdinary” Cast and Creative Team

“The Black Clown” Electronic Press Kit

Tickets on sale to “Borrowed Cash: the Busted Tour,” first A.R.T. Breakout series

A.R.T. Announces “The Black Clown” Cast and Creative Team

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

2018/19 Subscription Season & Additional Programming

Press Articles

The cast and creative team of The Black Clown discuss the show during rehearsals

"The challenge but also the joy of the project has been in realizing the instructions Hughes left in the text,” says [co-adaptor and performer Davóne] Tines… “As a black man myself I thought ‘this can’t be esoteric, it has to be ecstatic joy’ and how that exists in the black community is gospel music. That resulted in a gospel number."

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Davóne Tines and Michael Schachter perform

Even as the production expanded, they hewed to the original text, says Schachter: “…You create power through repetition and cyclical musical behavior, within a pocket of the story.” They call theirs a “vaudeville oratorio.” It jumps through different sound out the idea of inheriting oppression across generations.

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