The Liar

THE LIAR by David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille Directed by Marta Rainer January 11 – February 4, 2018 | Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre      Opening Night  January 12, 2018 Paris, 1643.  Dorante is a charming young man newly arrived in the capital, and...

Measure for Measure Happening this Weekend

Welcome back, Wellesley! The theatre is excited to have many events on the books this academic year, keeping you inspired and always learning (as well as very entertained). Our first show is Measure for Measure, starring the Actors from the London Stage. You may have...

Get to Know the Cast of #SoniaFlew – Part 2

In this blog post, the second part of a two-part series featuring interviews with the cast of Sonia Flew, we get political: delving into how the play, which takes place at two very dramatic periods in history, relates to our current cultural struggle, both politically...

Get to know the cast of #SoniaFlew – Part 1

Some of my favorite concepts taken from my interviews with the talented cast of Sonia Flew are ones that can be easily applied both inside and outside the theatre: listen to your intuition; happy accidents may change the course of your life; and stop fighting...

Talented WST cast brings “Three Sisters” to life

Metrowest Daily News, Three Sisters By Keith Powers June 8, 2017 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...

Sonia Flew

The Swellesley Report: Sonia Flew 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 certainly shouldn’t ask it with a...

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...