Curious Incident

Scenic Designers Christopher & Justin Swader

Christopher and Justin Swader are New York-based scenic designers. You might remember their designs for SIGNIFICANT OTHER last season. They are recipients of a 2016 American Theatre Wing Henry Hewes Design Award Nomination, and their design for JARRING was recently selected as a finalist for the World Stage Design 2017 exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Remembering Thomas Derrah

The Thomas Derrah Emerging Artists Fund at SpeakEasy Stage Company will ensure that Thomas’ vibrant and influential legacy can live on, continuing to provide opportunities and inspire new talent for years to come.

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Interview with Actor Eliott Purcell on Sensory Friendly Performance

Eliott Purcell (Christopher Boone) returns to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in HAND TO GOD [Elliot Norton Award Nomination – Outstanding Actor] and APPROPRIATE.  Recent credits: Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline, King Lear, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Commonwealth Shakespeare); Our Town (Huntington Theatre); Laura, Meet Me in St. Louis, (Stoneham Theatre); A Measure of Normalcy (Gloucester Stage); The Weird (Off the Grid);  Language of Angels (Happy Medium); The Importance of Being Earnest, The […]

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2017-2018 Season, Curious Incident

Interview with Playwright Simon Stephens

In 2003, British author Mark Haddon had his first novel published. It was called The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a peculiar title for a story that would soon become one of the best-selling, most studied, and most beloved of the 21st century. After being approached dozens of times for the stage […]

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2017-2018 Season, Curious Incident

Interview with Artistic Fellow Joe Juknievich on Sensory Friendly Performance

Joe Juknievich  is the current Artistic Fellow at SpeakEasy Stage Company for the 2017-2018 theatrical season. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where he studied American History and Theatre. While in college, he was an active leader in the University of New Hampshire’s student-run drama organization, the Mask and Dagger Dramatic Society. During his […]

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2017-2018 Season, Allegiance

Allegiance

Inspired by the true childhood experience of TV/film actor and social media icon George Takei (Mr. Sulu on “Star Trek), ALLEGIANCE tells the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 120,000 other Japanese-Americans are forced to leave their homes following the events at Pearl Harbor.

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2017-2018 Season, Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

“1. Ice cream 2. Water fights 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV.” These are just a few items on a list of things worth living for compiled by a young girl trying to ease her mother’s depression at the start of the charming and miraculous new play EVERY BRILLIANT THING.

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Pop-Up Prohibition Party

Interview with Pop-Up Party Director and Producer Alex Lonati

We interviewed SpeakEasy’s Pop-Up Prohibition Party director and producer Alex Lonati, who gave us an inside look on what this ritzy show and party will be like.

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