Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming

Subscribe to SpeakEasy’s Spring 2021 Season!

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s 30th Anniversary Season continues this spring with the New England premieres of three exciting new productions: the genderqueer comedy The Pink Unicorn; the scorching satire TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever; and the inspirational tales of The Boston Project: Project Resilience.

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SpeakEasy Spring Season 2021

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s 30th Anniversary Season continues this spring with the New England premieres of three exciting new productions: the genderqueer comedy The Pink Unicorn; the scorching satire TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever; and the inspirational tales of The Boston Project: Project Resilience. _ Each of these Spring 2021 shows will be fully produced and professionally […]

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Where Are They Wednesday: Leigh Barrett

One of the great joys of SpeakEasy’s recent 30th Anniversary Concert was the chance to reconnect with some wonderful friends and revisit their legendary SpeakEasy performances. Among those gracing our virtual stage that night was Leigh Barrett, a member of Boston Theatre royalty, whose SpeakEasy credits include starring roles in such memorable and wide-ranging productions as The Drowsy ChaperoneThe Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Great American Trailer Park MusicalElegiesA Class ActPutting It TogetherAdding Machine: A Musical, and Songs for a New World.

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Where Are They Wednesday: Sam Simahk

Curly in Oklahoma!, Tony in West Side Story, Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods — there’s no role too big or song too tough for Sam Simahk, who has wowed audiences across the country over the past decade from Broadway to Houston, Texas to Fenway Park. Even at SpeakEasy, audiences have seen Sam command the stage with his powerful voice in Big Fish, and with no words at all in Small Mouth Sounds. With Sam back with us virtually for our 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert, we thought we’d ask him a few questions about his one-of-a-kind career – and if he has any advice for SpeakEasy on turning 30.

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An Interview with Poet/ Performer Micah Rosegrant

A published poet, a sold-out solo show, a prestigious fellowship with Arts Connect International, co-founding a theatre company… and still finishing up their senior year at Boston University. Micah Rosegrant, recently featured in our Emerging Theatre Leaders panel, is already taking the Boston theatre scene by storm: uplifting marginalized voices and challenging the status quo. […]

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30th Anniversary Season, Virtual Programming

SpeakEasy’s Fall Benefit

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 be hosted by De’Lon Grant (SpeakEasy’s The Scottsboro Boys and Broadway’s Come From Away) and will feature epic performances from over two dozen of SpeakEasy’s most […]

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Where Are They Wednesday: Mal Malme

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.

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Alex Lonati on Standing Room Only

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!

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An Interview with Playwright Alexis Scheer

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.

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SpeakEasy University

At SpeakEasy Stage Company, we are dedicated to championing emerging arts leaders and facilitating room for education, conversation, and growth. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all aspects of both theatre and education, we have decided to expand our programming so that all interested members of our community can take this time to continue their professional journeys from home.

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