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New Repertory Theatre Presents LISTEN TO SIPU

by BWW News Desk Broadway World Boston “New Repertory Theatre has partnered with the Pigsgusset Initiative, the Historical Society of Watertown and the Watertown Free Public Library to present Listen to Sipu, an outdoor immersive theatrical experience that leads audiences through a too often overlooked history of Watertown. The second play in the Watertown Historical Moving Play […]

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Showstopper Virtual Play Series Press Release

Press Release [WATERTOWN, MA] New Repertory Theatre has commissioned two short plays to be performed live and virtually as part of the first installment of the new Showstopper Virtual Play Series, an evening of live theatre with a two-play in one-night package from the comfort and safety of your home. The Showstopper Virtual Play Series […]

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New Rep Brings Theatre & History to the Streets of Watertown Square

By Charlie BreitroseWatertown MA News Visitors to Watertown Square may have recently noticed an enthusiastic, precocious and out-spoken young man wandering around the area. Charles Lenox, or Kadahj Bennett portraying Lenox, will gladly share his views about the major issues of his time — the 1860s — many of which are familiar to people today. […]

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New Rep’s Historical Moving Play Celebrates Black Civil War Hero from Watertown

By Celina ColbyBay State Banner New Repertory Theatre will present a series of socially-distanced, outdoor historical plays this fall in collaboration with Watertown Free Public Library and the Historical Society of Watertown. Running Sept. 26–Nov. 8, these plays, presented in a walking format with safety precautions in place, will highlight historical figures from the Watertown area, beginning with […]

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Watertown’s the Stage for ‘The Charles W. Lenox Experience’

By R. Scott Reedy, CorrespondentMetroWest Daily News Like most stages in greater Boston, New Repertory Theatre hasn’t presented in-person performances since early March, when the company’s home, the Mosesian Center for the Arts in Watertown, closed its doors in response to the coronavirus pandemic. While the Mosesian Center remains shuttered, New Rep – in partnership […]

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Interview with Aaron Posner

Aaron Posner talks Chekhov, truth, and his role as playwright and director of his (sort of) adaptation of Stupid F**king Bird. What prompted you to adapt Chekhov’s The Seagull? I love Chekhov and The Seagull. But the truth is… it is old and no longer speaks directly to our lives as I am sure it did a […]

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Boston Globe Review

“…the New Rep production features such topnotch singers as Yewande Odetoyinbo, who plays Dionne and opens the show by leading the ensemble in a stirring rendition of “Aquarius’’; Lovely Hoffman (Celie in SpeakEasy Stage Company’s production of “The Color Purple’’) as an unnamed member of the tribe; and Aaron Patterson (who made a vivid impression […]

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TheaterMania Review

“…Simon’s Claude is a wonder, and he nails the vibe and the spirit that is integral to the success of Hair.”

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MetroWest Daily News Review

“…there’s no denying the array of talent on stage at New Rep, much of it groomed in the musical theater department at Boston Conservatory.”

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New England Theatre Geek Review

“Hair at the Mosesian Center is excellent. The care taken by this cast to respect the work and intentions by Ragni, Rado, and MacDermot is obvious. It is frankly one of the best productions to have hit the New England area that I have ever seen.”

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