Month: January 2020

  • Month: January 2020
January 29, 2020 | General,

Meet the Cast of Detroit Red

Opening next week, Detroit Red (FEB 01-16) features a stellar cast that have delved into the work with care and passion. This story of Malcolm X’s life has often gone...

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January 27, 2020 | General,

A Note from Detroit Red Playwright, Will Power

“Malcolm was our manhood,” actor Ossie Davis said in Malcolm X’s eulogy, “and, in honoring him, we honor the best in ourselves.” When I was growing up in the Fillmore,...

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January 23, 2020 | What Did You Think?,


We’re thrilled to welcome Back to Back Theatre to ArtsEmerson for the first time with The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes (JAN 23-26) and thoroughly honored to share our...

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January 21, 2020 | Theatre, Notes From Leadership,

Happy New Year by Artistic Director David Dower

So glad you have chosen to start of the new decade at ArtsEmerson. We kick off the second half of our 10th season with Australia’s Back to Back Theatre. We...

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January 14, 2020 | Theatre,

Will Power, a playwright by and for the people

A playwright, performer, rapper, lyricist, educator, and beyond, Will Power is an artist who views theatre as a vehicle for transformation. Credited as a pioneer of hip-hop theatre, which made...

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January 6, 2020 | Theatre,

Introducing Back to Back Theatre

Later this month, ArtsEmerson will welcome our first production from Australia with The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes (JAN 23-26) from Back to Back Theatre. Based in Geelong —...

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