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Announcing Our 30th Season: You Are Why We Tell The Story

Our exciting 2020-2021 Season boasts a bold and entertaining line-up that includes Once on This Island; People, Places & Things; and The Inheritance. We will also be presenting Bright Star, which had previously been scheduled to appear in our 2019-20 Season.

Who’s Who: Bright Star Cast

Meet the cast of the Tony-nominated musical, Bright Star!

Boston Conservatory Partnership

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SpeakEasy’s Prohibition Party Cabaret

Join us on Sunday, September 22nd at Carrie Nation Cocktail Club for a Benefit Performance and Party at the swankiest speakeasy in town! THE PROHIBITION PARTY CABARET, SpeakEasy’s third annual roarin’ twenties bash, is a one-night only celebration and performance from all your favorite SpeakEasy artists.

Meet Jocelyn Bioh

With her success as the playwright of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play and a writer on the Netflix hit show Russian Doll, Jocelyn Bioh is quickly making a name as one of the nation’s up-and-coming voices. SpeakEasy Boston Project Coordinator Pascale Florestal caught up with Jocelyn to discuss the writers who influence her, her upcoming projects, and the experiences that inspired School Girls.

2019 Boston Project

SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a fourth season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights MJ Halberstadt and Laura Neill. We are thrilled to announce the return of Phaedra Michelle Scott, a 2017-2018 Boston Project Playwright, who will …

Director M. Bevin O’Gara

Director M. Bevin O’Gara (Clybourne Park, Tribes, The Bridges of Madison County, and more) is no stranger to SpeakEasy Stage, but this is her first show back with us since being named Artistic Director of the Kitchen Theatre Company in …

Fun Home: Queer History, Memory, and Finding Our Truth

“My father died soon after I came out to my family as a lesbian. It freaked everyone out. My mother [had] told me that my father was gay. Soon after that he was hit by a truck. So [Fun Home] …

Contemporary American Musicals

While some may debate its origins, musical theatre is one of only a handful of truly original American art forms. Composer Leonard Bernstein once described musical theatre as “an art that arises out of American roots, out of our speech, …

2019 Boston Project

Having been named “Boston’s Best Launch Pad of 2018” by The Improper Bostonian magazine, SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a fourth season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights MJ Halberstadt of Brookline and Laura Neill of Brighton. …