There have been celebrity guests at “Slutcracker” before, but the local holiday tradition has an opening night guest this year that may never be topped.
Wrapping up its 11th season, the Somerville-based Actors’ Shakespeare Project is also swapping out an executive producer and board president, renewing its focus on education and looking for its first director of marketing in nearly four years.
It’s worth asking why the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club chose “Jake’s Women,” playing through this weekend at the university’s Agassiz Theater. But the answer is actually pretty good.
An apocalyptic lesbian fringe sci-fi horror musical – that’s the official description – has two weeks to find the funding to guarantee its four-show premiere in September.
Earthquakes haven’t been a big concern here since 1755, but now there’s “The Big One,” a musical play by Liv Cummins whose epicenter is Lesley University.
In a season with Racine’s “Phaedra” (first performed in 1677) and three Shakespeare plays, “God’s Ear” stands out – starting Wednesday – as a different kind of entertainment for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project.
Love Paris in the springtime? The Post-Meridian Radio Players’ “Spring Adventure Spectacular” gets you much of the way there via some pulpy scripts and well-chosen sound effects.
Flat Stanley’s wild coast-to-coast and overseas travels star a Cambridge fifth-grader on his own creative journey.
Officially, “Measure for Measure” is one of Shakespeare’s comedies, but it’s for those who like their comedy dark and about when “sex, imprisonment and power collide in a city on the edge.”
Lee Phenner, with the help of many friends, is reimagining the 2009 tale of Harvard’s professor Gates, a Cambridge police sergeant and President Barack Obama.