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September 26, 2022 | Events, General, News, Theatre,

What Inspired Drumfolk?

Drumfolk opens on October 5 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, but what inspired this production? Read on to learn more! Drumfolk is inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, an event...

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September 22, 2022 | Events, General, News, Theatre, Race and Equity,

Welcome to the 2022 – 2023 Season

ArtsEmerson’s upcoming season includes NINE diverse productions and it is guaranteed that there is something for everyone on our schedule. Listed below are our upcoming shows accompanied by a short...

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May 11, 2022 | Theatre, What Did You Think?,

Let’s Talk About Sea Sick

Sea Sick, the celebrated one woman show, follows science journalist Alanna Mitchell’s grand adventure into the depths of the ocean to learn its secrets, face its demons, and come to...

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May 9, 2022 | Theatre,

Sea Sick: Resources for Further Information

Sea Sick is a production that deals with real world issues of climate change. To learn more about the topic, here is a list of resources for further reading: Dancing...

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May 9, 2022 | Theatre,

Turning Science Into Art

By Alanna Mitchell, 2014 So, how do you turn a science book about the ocean into a play? And, more to the point, why? Well, that part of the story...

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April 21, 2022 | Theatre, What Did You Think?,

Let’s Talk About Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower based on the classic sci-fi novel by Octavia E. Butler makes it’s long awaited return to Boston! Written by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon, Parable...

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April 13, 2022 | Theatre,

Travis Alabanza in Conversation with Ezra Furman

Travis Alabanza is an award-winning theater maker, writer and performer. Their show Burgerz has toured internationally to Sao Paulo, Southbank Centre, Bristol Old Vic, Smock Alley Dublin, HAU Berlin and...

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April 13, 2022 | Theatre, What Did You Think?,

Let’s Talk About Burgerz

Part cooking show, part exploration of an obsession, part reclaiming of an act of violence—Burgerz is like nothing you’ve seen before. Join the conversation and let us know what you...

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