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Well, thanks Boston Globe!

January 12, 2019

We appreciate Don Aucoin’s recommendation to see WELL in this weekend’s local arts round-up in The Boston Globe. Did you catch it?

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Forget Christmas in July…

January 6, 2019

WELL brings you the Fourth of July in January! Jade Guerra is wielding the pom-poms, Daniel Boudreau is wrestling with the bunting, Joshua Wolf Coleman is on flag duty…and Diana Lobontiu is in charge of balloons. Yesterday she inhaled helium for the first time. Click here to see! (We’re not having any fun in rehearsal.)

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What are you having?

December 17, 2018

Lisa’s mom brought snacks! …and she won’t take no for an answer!   Rehearsals are happily underway for Lisa Kron’s WELL! We have an abundance of Lisas in the room, as Lisa Foley* returns to the Wellesley Rep stage as “Ann Kron”. Now: her character tries to feed everyone around her, but the actress does as…

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First rehearsal for WELL: tonight!

December 11, 2018

It never, never, never, never gets old. The excitement. The butterflies. The nerves. Our company will assemble tonight to begin the process of rehearsing Lisa Kron’s hilarious and HUMAN play WELL, which will run in January and February. It is exciting to welcome 3 new actors to us, 2 beloved WRT actors who we are…

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Today: students! Tomorrow: WRT interns and company members!

November 16, 2018

Two Wellesley Rep company members – Sarah Lord (A PIECE OF MY HEART) and Karina Ithier (SONIA FLEW) – faced off as Berenger and Jean in Wellesley College Theatre’s production of RHINOCEROS, which ran November 15-18! Wellesley college students intern for every professional Wellesley Repertory production, both on stage and behind the scenes! Our company…

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Dispatch from the students: “rhinoceritis” in the RNJ!

October 31, 2018

Rehearsals are well underway for the Wellesley College Theatre’s mainstage production of RHINOCEROS. Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist masterpiece will run in the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre from the 15th-18th of November. Tickets on sale here! Thanks to the Wellesley Townsman/Wicked Local News for a great recent feature on the production: “Wellesley College Theatre will present their…

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Heart to Hart! Thank you to the NETC for our double recognition in 2018!

October 8, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Wellesley Repertory Theatre’s professional production of Shirley Lauro’s A Piece of My Heart has been recognized as 2018 winners of the Moss Hart Memorial Award for Theatrical Excellence by the New England Theatre Conference: the oldest, largest regional theatre association in these parts!  This will be the 3rd time our company…

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Actors from the London Stage return to Wellesley with HAMLET October 18-20!

September 25, 2018

The Bard is back! Five of England’s top Shakespearean actors bring Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Wellesley College for three free performances: October 18th, 19th and 20th at 7 pm at the Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium. 106 Central St., Wellesley College, 781-283-2000, wellesley.edu/events The Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) present Hamlet in a unique actor-driven production.…

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Founding Artistic Director Nora Hussey to receive the Special Award for Achievement in Theatre from the New England Theatre Conference!

September 24, 2018

Hear ye, hear ye! We are delighted to announce that our own Nora Hussey – fearless founding director of Wellesley Repertory Theatre – is to be presented on behalf of the New England Theatre Conference with their Special Award for Achievement in Theatre.  The NETC Annual Excellence in Theatre Awards will take place on Sunday,…

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Sonia Flew flies to Cuba!

September 20, 2018

In 2017 Wellesley Rep produced SONIA FLEW, bringing back to Boston the acclaimed play by Wellesley College faculty member Melinda Lopez after its lauded introduction in 2004. We are thrilled to announce that Melinda is about to experience a life-changing event: two of Melinda’s plays (BECOMING CUBA and SONIA FLEW) are being published in Cuba…

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