Wellesley Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre at Wellesley College, was founded in June 1998 by Artistic Director Nora Hussey. Productions have been lauded by critics and cherished by audiences. WRT has twice been awarded the Moss Hart Award for theatrical excellence.
Wellesley Repertory Theatre, founded in June of 1998, provides an artistic home for Wellesley College alums as well as integrating Wellesley College graduates into the Boston theatre scene. What began with a core company of three, and one production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, has grown in the intervening years to a core company of 21, with an age range of 13 to mid 70’s.
Become part of the narrative of performers, designers, directors and audiences alike. We ask you to take our hands and leap forward into a future we can welcome but not predict. These words by writer/activist Barbara Kingsolver express the ethos of theatrical endeavor in the late summer of 2015: “to be hopeful, to embrace one possibility after another – that is surely the basic instinct…! Time to move out into the glorious debris. Time to take this life for what it is.”
A Piece of My Heart
By Shirley Lauro
Directed by Nora Hussey
Suggested by the book by Keith Walker
May 31 – June 24, 2018
Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre
We’re excited to share Theater Mirror’s review of our current show A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Lauro. The glowing review, by James Wilkinson, drives home the importance of showcasing the perspectives and experiences of underrepresented groups, like the women who...read more
Boston Globe – January 7, 2018 By Lenny Megliola GLOBE CORRESPONDENT WELLESLEY — It’s just by happenstance that the Wellesley College Repertory Theatre is presenting “The Liar” at a time when lying has become a fibbin’ plague in America. We don’t know whom to believe...read more
A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Lauro, Directed by Nora Hussey Suggested by the book by Keith Walker This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The...read more