(New Repertory Theatre, NRT) Ramón, Jenna and Erin, first off, thank you all for taking the time to talk with us and give our patrons an inside look at your plays and yourselves as playwrights. Our first question comes from Zoe, a local theatre student who is considering pursuing playwriting as a career path. She […]
[WATERTOWN, MA] It is with both pride and regret that New Rep announces that our Artistic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt, has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Mass Cultural Council, effective February 1, 2021. During his relatively brief tenure with New Rep, Michael has led our evolution as a company that respects […]
During the shelter in place, you might find yourself asking “How can I stay engaged in theatre from my own home?”. We have the answers for you! Each week, a staff member will be posting 5 ways that they stay theatrically engaged from home. Up next is our Artistic & Education Associate, Sarah! Get in […]
“‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ is profound for the story it tells. It is also a moving meditation on what it means to survive the worst of times and finally find a home. “
Photos by Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures Anne O’Sullivan as Dr. Ruth Anne O’Sullivan as Dr. Ruth Anne O’Sullivan as Dr. Ruth Director Stephen Nachamie and Anne O’Sullivan as Dr. Ruth
The play, Carboard Piano, was a gripping portrayal of life under the Kony regime. It focused on the lives of five characters, highlighting their own individual struggles, as well as the challenges of negotiating interpersonal relationships under extremely stressful conditions.
“…the performances by this superb cast cut to the bone, especially that of Marc Pierre whom we first meet as a terrified, conscripted boy soldier. “
While the Lynn resident’s passion for theater did not begin until college, he has a 40-year career that has taken him across the country. “Cardboard Piano,” written by Hansol Jung, is a riveting new drama that follows an interracial love story between two young women, set against an escalating civil war in Uganda.