Talented WST cast brings “Three Sisters” to life

Metrowest Daily News, Three Sisters By Keith Powers June 8, 2015 Taking full advantage of Paul Schmidt’s fluidly idiomatic translation, the Wellesley Summer Theatre is staging a snappy, insightful production of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” at the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre...

Wellesley Repertory Theatre’s Sonia Flew

The Swellesley Report: Sonia Flew By Deborah Brown June 8, 2017 First off, the last thing a mom should ask a nineteen-year-old young man hell-bent on joining the Marines in response to the 9/11 attacks is, “What do you know about how the world works?” And she...

Wellesley College Theatre explores new country in Terra Nova

The Swellesley Report: Terra Nova By Deborah Brown April 6, 2017 How many Wellesley College students does it take to play a bunch of strong, competitive men determined to make it to the South Pole first? Seven, and you’ll be very impressed with their portrayal of all...

Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

The Swellesley Report: Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight By Deborah Brown Jan. 16, 2017 At a time where I’m exposed to so many tweets I’d just as soon ignore, this one from Wellesley Repertory Theatre (WRT) was welcome: “We are SOLD OUT for...

Wellesley Repertory Theatre’s Good Night Desdemona

The Swellesley Report: Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet By Deborah Brown June 14, 2016 As you’ll recall, in Shakespeare’s tragedies Romeo and Juliet and Othello, Juliet, facts-ignorant and hasty, stabs herself to death, while in Othello, the duped and...