Plays & Events

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Current Offerings:

  • 21/22 Season Tickets

    Our 40th season is filled with powerful and diverse stories, artists of color, and women's voices and will include 6 in-person shows at the Calderwood Pavilion and 1 in-person show at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre.


  • The Bluest Eye

    Novel by Toni Morrison
    by Lydia R. Diamond | Directed by Awoye Timpo
    January 28 - March 26, 2022
    The Huntington Calderwood/BCA

    Celebrate the legacy of Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison’s acclaimed debut novel The Bluest Eye, brought to life as a tremendously moving theatrical event by Boston favorite Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly, Smart People).


  • What the Constitution Means to Me

    by Heidi Schreck | Directed by Oliver Butler | Starring Cassie Beck
    February 22 - March 20, 2022
    Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

    Direct from Broadway, the 2019 Tony-nominated Best Play and Pulitzer Prize finalist, What the Constitution Means to Me, by famed writer Heidi Schreck, arrives at the Huntington Avenue Theatre for a strictly limited engagement.  Playwright Heidi Schreck’s boundary-breaking play breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans. See the play The New York Times hails as "not just the best play on Broadway, but also the most important." 


  • Our Daughters, Like Pillars

    by Kirsten Greenidge | Directed by Kimberly Senior
    April 8 - May 8, 2022
    The Huntington Calderwood/BCA

    Lavinia is bringing her sisters and mother on a much-needed family vacation and if she gets her way, they will stay forever. An epic and funny saga about a contemporary Black family by Boston local Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish).


  • Common Ground: In Perspective

    Powered by The Huntington in partnership with Facing History and OurselvesCommon Ground: In Perspective is a companion podcast to The Huntington’s upcoming production of Common Ground Revisited. Written by Kirsten Greenidge and directed by Melia BensussenCommon Ground Revisited is an adaptation of Anthony Lukas’ 1986 book.


  • Dream Boston

    Dream Boston asks local playwrights to imagine favorite locations, landmarks, and their friends in a future Boston, when we can once again meet and connect in our city.


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