Theatre Mirror’s Glowing Review of A Piece of My Heart

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...

Show offers proof that lying never goes out of style

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...

A Piece of My Heart

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...

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...