Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Blessing for Our New Home

Written on April 28, 2011 at 2:02 pm, by

Rajika Puri, internationally acclaimed Indian dancer and long-time friend of the Theatre, helped us prepare for construction with a site blessing. Click here to see the video of her song to Ganesh, Lord of all Obstacles, to keep him on our side throughout the construction process. Thank you, Rajika! . . . . . .…Read More »

The Merchant of Venice: Nominated!

Written on April 20, 2011 at 5:54 pm, by

We are thrilled to announce that the Boston presentation of our national tour of The Merchant of Venice has been recognized with the following nominations for the annual Elliot Norton Awards: Outstanding Visiting Production Outstanding Actor:  F. Murray Abraham Outstanding Actress: Kate MacCluggage Outstanding Director: Darko Tresnjak Outstanding Design: John Lee Beatty [set], Linda Cho…Read More »

Brooklyn’s Dreamers Meet Macbeth

Written on April 12, 2011 at 5:51 pm, by

On Sunday, April 10, Brooklyn’s Dreamers and friends attended a sold-out performance of Macbeth at The Duke on 42nd Street, starring John Douglas Thompson and Annika Boras and directed by Arin Arbus. Afterwards, the group gathered at the new Hell’s Kitchen restaurant Southern Hospitality for delicious barbeque and drinks with Arbus, Boras, Thompson, and other…Read More »

A High School Student’s Take on Cymbeline

Written on April 4, 2011 at 5:59 pm, by

Emma Adler is a high school junior from New York. She is the editor in chief of her high school newspaper, and hopes to pursue a career in writing. The often inexplicable twists and turns which characterize William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline have fostered a popular dismissal of the work as “unplayable.” But a production of the…Read More »

Author Emily Gould on Macbeth

Written on April 4, 2011 at 5:43 pm, by

This season, author Emily Gould joined Theatre for a New Audience to explore what connections the plays in our season have to our world. Through conducting one-on-one interviews, writing articles, and moderating talk-backs with actors and scholars, Gould investigated how these actors interpret the female characters in the four plays of our season. For more…Read More »