Join us for “Celebrating 30 Seasons of Groundbreaking Theatre,” a virtual benefit concert to celebrate 30 seasons of telling important stories, creating meaningful conversation, and inspiring audiences and artists alike. The evening will feature epic performances from some of SpeakEasy’s most beloved alumni, including Leigh Barrett, Daniel James Belnavis, Miguel Cervantes, Kerry Dowling, Jennifer Ellis, […]read more
It was just three years ago that actor Mal Malme came ashore at SpeakEasy after a wild five-week ride in a play that sparked exciting conversations about the nature of history and who gets to tell our stories. Written by Jacklyn Backhaus, Men on Boats told a time-worn tale — the discovery of the Grand Canyon — in a bold new way: with a racially diverse cast of female, trans, gender-fluid, and gender-diverse actors portraying the expedition’s all-white, all-male crew.read more
Between her work as SpeakEasy’s Community Engagement and Special Events Manager and as an up-and-coming director in Boston, Alex Lonati wears a lot of hats. But even over six years later, she’s still remembered for her first major role in the Boston theatre scene: host of WERS’ Standing Room Only, Boston’s premier and only musical theatre radio show.
With Standing Room Only’s Kitchen Kickline on Saturday, we thought we’d ask Alex about her four years as the host of SRO to build some excitement for this weekend!read more
We’re excited to have Playwright Alexis Scheer curating Series 4 of our Play Discussion Club, entitled A Spotlight on Latinx Voices. Alexis’ play, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, recently made its Off-Broadway debut at WP Theater and was named to the Kilroy’s List in 2019. Her most recent play, Laughs in Spanish, had its world premiere at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre in 2019 and was recently selected for the National New Play Network’s Annual National Showcase of New Plays. We asked Alexis a few questions about what to expect for the upcoming series of plays and what she’s been up to during the pandemic.read more
Join us for “Celebrating 30 Seasons of Groundbreaking Theatre”, a virtual benefit concert to celebrate 30 seasons of telling important stories, creating meaningful conversation, and inspiring audiences and artists alike. It is directly thanks to our generous SpeakEasy family that we are where we are today, and we could not be more grateful. Continue to […]read more