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2018-2019 Season, Fun Home

Fun Home

Winner of Five Tony Awards, including Best Musical! Fun Home is a heartbreaking and fiercely funny new show about seeing one’s parents through grown-up eyes. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling memoir, this groundbreaking musical introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories that celebrate the curiosity of childhood and the complexities of family.

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The View Upstairs Photos

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

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School Girls 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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Meet Jocelyn Bioh

With her success as the playwright of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play and a writer on the Netflix hit show Russian Doll, Jocelyn Bioh is quickly making a name as one of the nation’s up-and-coming voices. SpeakEasy Boston Project Coordinator Pascale Florestal caught up with Jocelyn to discuss the writers who influence her, her upcoming projects, and the experiences that inspired School Girls.

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2019 Boston Project

SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a fourth season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights MJ Halberstadt and Laura Niell. We are thrilled to announce the return of Phaedra Michelle Scott, a 2017-2018 Boston Project Playwright, who will continue development of her play DIASPORA!. The three Boston Project playwrights will each receive a […]

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Director M. Bevin O’Gara

Director M. Bevin O’Gara (Clybourne Park, Tribes, The Bridges of Madison County, and more) is no stranger to SpeakEasy Stage, but this is her first show back with us since being named Artistic Director of the Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca. We caught up with Bevin between rehearsals to talk to her about the all-star […]

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Fun Home Photos

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

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Fun Home: Queer History, Memory, and Finding Our Truth

“My father died soon after I came out to my family as a lesbian. It freaked everyone out. My mother [had] told me that my father was gay. Soon after that he was hit by a truck. So [Fun Home] is all about this sorting out what happened in that strange little knot of sexual […]

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Contemporary American Musicals

While some may debate its origins, musical theatre is one of only a handful of truly original American art forms. Composer Leonard Bernstein once described musical theatre as “an art that arises out of American roots, out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving.” We at SpeakEasy share this passion, […]

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2019 Boston Project

Having been named “Boston’s Best Launch Pad of 2018” by The Improper Bostonian magazine, SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a fourth season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights MJ Halberstadt of Brookline and Laura Neill of Brighton. We are thrilled to announce the return of Phaedra Michelle Scott, a 2017-2018 Boston Project Playwright, […]

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Between Riverside and Crazy Photos

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

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