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Interviews with “Desdemona” cast!

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With a new name, Wellesley Repertory Theatre opens with ‘The House of Blue Leaves’

Metrowest Daily News By Alexander Stevens Jan. 7, 2016 When the Wellesley Repertory Theatre opens “The House of Blue Leaves” on Jan. 7 on the Wellesley College campus, it will be the first time the company presents a show under its new moniker. For the past 17 years, they’ve been known as Wellesley Summer Theatre,…

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Wellesley Summer Theatre to perform ‘Virginia Woolf’s Orlando’

By Brad Avery/Wicked Local Arts Correspondent January 04. 2015 What would you do if you woke up tomorrow to find that you had transformed into the opposite sex overnight? How would your life be different? Would you still be the same person you are now?

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Reviews

Smart, curious, adventuresome, brave and forgiving…a strong endorsement of women as protagonists!

Nancy Grossman of Talkin’ Broadway writes: ” Performances are informed by their ability to relate to the joys and sorrows, challenges and victories, and the life journeys of [the triplets]. The play may be framed as a fairy tale, but the first stories we hear are often the ones that impart the most influential messages.”

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These stories are “ideal for the stage” says MetroWest Daily News

MetroWest Daily News: Iris Fanger of Wicked Local recommends bringing a child along to see THIS GIRL LAUGHS – we couldn’t agree more. Whimsical adults and precocious children, this one is truly for you! Great for ages 8+. Featured here: Meredith Gosselin*, John Davin*, Sam Warton Photos by Maggie Hall!

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Wellesley Rep shakes up Shakespeare

Metrowest Daily News: Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet By Carole LaMond June 13, 2016 WELLESLEY – What if two of Shakespeare’s most iconic tragic heroines, Desdemona and Juliet, were originally intended to enjoy a happy ending in comedies, not tragedies?

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QUICK TAKE REVIEW By Beverly Creasey, ORLANDO Magic

Boston Arts Review, Orlando By Beverly Creasey Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Having just seen Wellesley Summer Theatre’s splendid ORLANDO (playing through Feb. 2nd), I’m convinced that playwright Sarah Ruhl is the perfect writer to give Virginia Woolf’s novel a life on the stage.

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