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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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The Swellesley Report: Sonia Flew

August 17, 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 certainly shouldn’t ask it with a world-weary air, making it clear that she is the one in the room…

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Get to Know the Cast of Sonia Flew – Part 2

June 15, 2015

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 and socially. More importantly perhaps, the cast begins to draw…

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Get to Know the Cast of Sonia Flew – Part 1

June 14, 2015

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 yourself, embrace your passions whole-heartedly. Through entertaining stories of church…

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Two company members receive IRNE Award nominations

June 28, 2013

  Wellesley Summer Theatre Company is proud to announce that two company members have received IRNE Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Angela Bilkic, for the role of Linda in Holiday, and Charlotte Peed, for the role of Kate in Dancing and Lughnasa. Both Charlotte and Angela will appear in Wellesley Summer Theatre’s upcoming…

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