2021-2022 Season

2021-2022 Season

Raise the curtain

SpeakEasy Stage’s 30th anniversary season continues with an array of exciting and artistically excellent productions. Featuring contemporary and sometimes controversial themes, these Boston-centric shows will captivate, challenge and entertain you. The performances are smart, thought-provoking and powerful—starting conversations that will last long after the final curtain.

Nathan Malin and Jennifer Rohn. Photo by Nile Scott Studios.

The Sound inside

Sep 24 - Oct 16, 2021

2020 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play! In the seventeen years since she was last published, novelist Bella Baird has almost completely isolated herself from the world. But things change when she meets Christopher – a brilliant but enigmatic student …

BLKS

Oct 29 - Nov 20

Winner of the 2020 Inaugural Antonyo Award for Best Play, presented by Broadway Black! “Raw, blistering, hilarious, and engaging” (Chicago Sun-Times), BLKS follows three twenty-something Black women trying to find intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn’t seem to care about them.  In …

People, Places & Things

Jan 7 – Feb 5, 2022

New York Times Critic’s Pick! Boasting critically acclaimed, sold-out runs in both London and New York, People, Places & Things is an exhilarating new play about surviving in the modern world. The story focuses on Emma, a thirty-something actress who thinks she is …

Once on This Island

Mar 11 – Apr 16, 2022

Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical! We are thrilled to present a rousing new production of one of the most beloved musicals in SpeakEasy and Broadway history: Once on This Island. Powered by a pulsating Calypso …

The Inheritance

Apr 22 – Jun 11, 2022

2020 Tony Award Winner for Best Play! Interweaving lives and spanning generations, The Inheritance brilliantly transposes E.M. Forster’s novel Howards End to 21st century New York. A generation after the peak of the AIDS crisis, what is it like to be a young gay man …

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