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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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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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George Takei Visit – 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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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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2018 Boston Project Photos

Please find below the headshots of the 2018 Boston Project Playwrights. To download high resolution images, click the thumbnails below, then right-click and choose “Save Image As.” Please note relevant caption for each photo.

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2018 Boston Project

SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a third season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights Phaedra Scott and Ethan Warren. We are thrilled to announce the return of Obehi Janice, a 2016-2017 Boston Project Playwright, who will continue development of her play OLE WHITE SUGAH DADDY. The three Boston Project playwrights will each receive […]

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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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