2011-12 Season

  • Matt & Ben

    July 7 - August 14, 2011

    We all know the story: Best friends from Cambridge write a screenplay, star in the hit movie, win the Academy Award, and suddenly the world can’t get enough of them. But what’s the real story behind Matt Damon’s and Ben Affleck’s breakout success? Can fame literally land in your lap? Written by Mindy Kaling (of […]

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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (2011)

    September 7 - October 2, 2011

    Remo Airaldi, Bill Mootos and Trent Mills return in our Summer 2010 hit, The Hound of the Baskervilles.  If you missed it then, here’s your second chance.  Steven Canny and John Nicholson’s fast-paced send-up of the classic Sherlock Holmes novel teems with physical humor and visual gags.

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  • Women of Will

    October 13 - November 6, 2011

    Women of Will, the masterwork of Shakespeare & Company’s Founding Artistic Director, Tina Packer, is the culmination of her decades-long fascination with Shakespeare’s heroines. Through a combination of scenes, monologues, and sparkling commentary, Ms. Packer takes us on a journey, illuminating the evolution of the feminine in Shakespeare’s plays, and in so doing, showing us […]

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  • Arabian Nights (2011)

    November 17 - December 31, 2011

    Enter ancient Persia, and be transformed by the power of storytelling. King Shahrayar, after being driven mad by his first wife’s infidelity, brands all women unfaithful. He takes a new bride every night, until he meets Shahrazad, who enchants him with magical tales spanning the globe, winning his love and respect in the process. Based […]

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  • Photograph 51 (2012)

    February 8 - March 18, 2012 Becky Webber and Nick Sulfaro. Photo: A.R. Sinclair Photography.

    In 1951, British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin became a research associate at King’s College in London, where her X-ray imaging revealed DNA’s double helix structure, leading to the Nobel Prize for Francis Crick, James Dewey Watson, and Maurice Wilkins. As told with wit and urgency by a chorus of scientists who relive the competitive chase to […]

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  • Yesterday Happened: Remembering H.M.

    April 12 - May 13, 2012

    At the age of 27, Henry Molaison became frozen in time. After experimental brain surgery, H.M. (as he was known to the scientific community) was unable to form new memories. His personal tragedy became neuroscience’s golden opportunity, contributing more to our understanding of the brain than had been learned in the previous 100 years. A […]

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  • Car Talk: The Musical!!!

    June 14 - September 16, 2012

    A new musical comedy inspired by the legendary National Public Radio show! Our hero – the overweight, always-late invertebrate Rusty Fenders – has racked up as many miles as his ‘93 KIA. Attempting to salvage happiness from the junkyard of his life, he collides with his ruthless boss Beaulah Gasket, his unrequited office romance Sheila, […]

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