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What’s New at Boston Children’s Theatre:

HONK! Opens February 9 and runs through February 24 at the Boston Center for the Arts.  CLICK HERE for a complete press release.

BCT named Best of Boston® 2012 for Best Children’s Theatre by Boston Magazine.  CLICK HERE for more info.

BCT Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark is nominated for the prestigious 2012 Elliot Norton Award for “Outstanding New Script” for Reflections of a Rock Lobster.   CLICK HERE to read entire press release.

BCT Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark featured in Boston Globe for innovation in children’s theatre.  CLICK HERE to read interview.

The Boston Globe Review of REFLECTIONS OF A ROCK LOBSTER:  “…engrossing, touching, and frequently funny…Ian Shain gives an exceptional, many-shaded performance.”  CLICK HERE to read entire review.

EDGE New England says “This outstanding production from BCT of “Reflections of a Rock Lobster” is a marker in local theater of which we can all take pride.”  CLICK HERE to read entire review.

BroadwayWorld Review of REFLECTIONS OF A ROCK LOBSTER:  “Reflections of a Rock Lobster is an important play with a strong, affirming message.”  CLICK HERE to read entire review.

Bay State Banner Review of REFLECTIONS OF A ROCK LOBSTER:  “Aaron Fricke’s insights and Burgess Clark’s admirable play are teaching invaluable lessons about respect and understanding that should be required curricula everywhere.”  CLICK HERE to read entire review.

The South End News says, “Burgess Clark has created a timely play as memorable for its moments of affecting humor as for its unflinching candor.”  CLICK HERE to read entire review.

REFLECTIONS OF A ROCK LOBSTER has been featured in numerous national and local media outlets, including:

GREATER BOSTON on WGBH-TV:  CLICK HERE to view the segment

EDGE BOSTON:  CLICK HERE to read article

“All Things Considered” on WBUR Radio:  CLICK HERE to listen to segment

The Boston Sunday Globe:  CLICK HERE to read article

CHRONICLE on WCVB TV:  CLICK HERE to view segment

Boston Magazine’s OnLine Blog a story about BCT and Lady Gaga:  CLICK HERE to read article

The national magazine, THE ADVOCATE:  CLICK HERE to read article

Theatremania.com- Interview with Burgess Clark:  CLICK HERE to read article

Cumberland, RI newspaper, THE VALLEY BREEZE:  CLICK HERE to read article

 

THE VELVETEEN RABBIT cast member Alex Levy named Newton Whiz Kid.  Read more…

BCT announces cast of the holiday classic, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT.  Read more…

BCT students kick up their heels on New England Cable News.  CLICK HERE to view TV segment.

Auditions for THE VELVETEEN RABBIT scheduled for September 15 and 17.  Read more…

BCT Offers College Audition Master Class for parents and students on September 29.  Read more…

BCT’s Innovative Summer Musical Theatre program for American and German students is featured in Boston Globe article.  Read more…

BCT Presents the Electrifying Musical SPRING AWAKENING  Read more…

LITTLE WOMEN to Grace the BCT Summer Studios Stage August 5 – 7  Read more…

Cast Announced for Summer Studio 3 Production of FOOTLOOSE  Read more…

BCT reviews for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD:

The Bay State Banner:  “Clearly the BCT staging has caught the heart and soul of the now legendary book and given full expression to its timely call for justice, equality and human understanding.” Jules Becker
Theatre Mirror:  “Don’t miss BCT’s production. It’s outstanding family fare.” Sheila Barth
 

4/4/11  BCT announces Academy Award nominee Mary Badham to attend opening night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Read more…

Boston Globe review for A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD:  “…the BCT ensemble delivers a polished, professional-level production that captures the sweetness and simplicity of “A Year With Frog and Toad…’’– Terry Byrne

3/3/11  Patriot Ledger interview with Danielle Ferland, Broadway actress and director of BCT’s  A Year with Frog and Toad Read more…

2/17/11  BCT Announces 2011 Production of A Year with Frog and Toad Directed by Broadway’s Danielle Ferland Read more…

2/6/11  BCT Featured in Boston Sunday Herald Article Read more…

1/14/11  BCT Announces 2011 Production of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse  Read more…

1/10/11  BCT and Boston Casting Announce Open Call for To Kill a Mockingbird Read more…

11/2/10 BCT Announces 2010 Production of The Velveteen Rabbit Read more…

10/30/10 BCT Announces 2010 Production of A Child’s Christmas in Wales Read more…

10/20/10 BCT Announces New Works Project Reflections of a Rock Lobster Read more…

9/13/10 BCT Announces 2010-2011 Season! Read more…

8/4/10 BCT and Patton Foundation Featured in the Boston Globe.

12/22/09 BCT Featured on ON POINT with Tom Ashbrook! Read more… or  Download Podcast.

BCT receives reviews for “The Velveteen Rabbit”
Theater Mirror reviews “The Velveteen Rabbit”

BCT receives reviews for “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”
The Boston Globe “The result is so resplendent, you may not want to wait another whole year to be charmed anew by this beautifully crafted story”

BU Today tells the story of adapting “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” for the stage!

Metro Boston “Almost indescribable warmth”

Broadway World “Clark’s wry script and seamless direction bring to life all of Thomas’ wistful narration.”

Theater Mirror reviews “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”
“See this CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, now, in sheer perfection…”

101 Dalmations Cast visits A Child’s Christmas in Wales! Read more…

11/29/2009 Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark interviewed by explorebostontheatre.com
Burgess Clark, BCT’s Executive Artistic Director recently sat down with Explore Boston Theatre (www.explorebostontheatre.com) and answered the Proust questionnaire.  Click here to read up and get to know more about Burgess.

8/12/2009 Danielle Ferland visits BCT Summer Studios for Master Class Read more…