2017-2018 Season

2018-2019 Season

Announcing Our 2018-19 Season!

A Pulitzer Prize winner, two Best Musical Tony Award Winners, two New York Times Top Play Picks, and one of the brightest contemporary musicals await you in Season 28.

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2017-2018 Season, Allegiance

Allegiance Photos

Check out the rehearsal photos from our production of Allegiance!

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Allegiance

Actress Grace Yoo

Grace Yoo is an actor/singer/performer from Los Angeles who most recently appeared as Nan Goto in East West Players’ production of ALLEGIANCE out on the West Coast. She has also appeared in Sister Act (Musical Theatre West), Hello, Dolly! (3-D Theatricals), and TV’s Lucifer. As Grace prepares to take on the role of Kei in […]

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2017-2018 Season, Allegiance

Actor Sam Tanabe

We interviewed ALLEGIANCE cast member Sam Tanabe, who will be making his SpeakEasy debut! He was previously in Boston last spring performing Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon with Boston Theater Co and the Boch Center. New York credits include ALLEGIANCE on Broadway (Swing, u/s Sammy), Red Eye of Love Off-Broadway, and Hello Dolly! (Barnaby) with the National Asian Artists […]

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Every Brilliant Thing

Director Marianna Bassham

Marianna Bassham is well-known in Boston for her work on stage, both at SpeakEasy (Hand To God, A Future Perfect, In The Next Room (or the Vibrator Play), Reckless, and Blackbird) and many others, like Actors’ Shakespeare Project, the Huntington, Commonwealth Shakespeare, and more. But as she makes her SpeakEasy directing debut with EVERY BRILLIANT […]

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Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing Photos

To download high resolution images, click the thumbnails below, then right-click and choose “Save Image As.” All photos by Maggie Hall Photography.  

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Director Scott Edmiston

From Casa Valentina to The Light in the Piazza to The History Boys, Scott Edmiston has proven he can direct any genre, both at SpeakEasy and at theatres all over Boston. So how does he categorize SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE? A comedy? A romance? An origin story? All of that and more? We sat down with the four-time Elliot Norton Award-winning director to discuss what makes SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE the perfect love letter to the stage.

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

“My Shakespeare Story” – With Actor Eddie Shields

EDDIE SHIELDS* (Kit Marlowe) is thrilled to return to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in SIGNIFICANT OTHER (IRNE Award) and CASA VALENTINA (IRNE nomination).  Other Boston credits include: Edward II, The Comedy of Errors (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Company One); Pinocchio (Wheelock Family Theatre).  New York: Henry VI.3, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Drilling Company); Billy Redden (Theater Row); JULIE (WorkShop Theater); Taliesin (Metawee River Theatre).  Film/TV:  Moonrise Kingdom, Road […]

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love Photos

Check out the photos from our New England Premiere production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Five Fast Facts: George Olesky

You may have read him in tenth grade English or seen his work on the Common in the summer, but you’ve never seen Shakespeare quite like this. Here’s what you need to know about Newton native George Olesky, who will be playing Will Shakespeare in our upcoming production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE.

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