FUN HOME, ONCE, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS, SCHOOL GIRLS, AND THE VIEW UPSTAIRS HIGHLIGHT SPEAKEASY’S 2018-2019 SEASON
The Tony Award-winning musicals FUN HOME and ONCE, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; the Off-Broadway sensations SCHOOL GIRLS; OR THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY and SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS; and the triumphant new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS will make up SpeakEasy Stage Company’s 2018-2019 Season, the company’s Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault announced today.
In addition, the company’s new works program, THE BOSTON PROJECT, has been renewed for a third season, offering two more Boston playwrights commissions to create new plays about what it means to live in this city at this moment.
The schedule for SpeakEasy Stage Company’s 2018-2019 Season will be:
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY –By Stephen Adly Guirgis / Sept. 7 – Oct. 6, 2018
FUN HOME– Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron,
Based on the graphic novel by, Alison Bechdel / Oct. 19-Nov. 17, 2018
SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS – by Bess Wohl / Jan. 4- Feb. 2, 2019
ONCE – by Enda Walsh, Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney / Mar. 1 – 30, 2019
SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY – by Jocelyn Bioh / May 3 – 25, 2019
THE VIEW UPSTAIRS – by Max Vernon / May 31-Jun 22, 2019
“Once again I am excited to offer Boston audiences an ambitious and entertaining slate of the very best contemporary plays and musicals,” said Daigneault, in announcing the new line-up. “Each of these shows is uniquely theatrical and celebrates the importance of sharing our stories to better appreciate our common humanity.”
“I am also excited for the many opportunities these shows offer a diverse group of local artists, both young talent and experienced professionals. It’s going to be a very exciting year!”
For more information on SpeakEasy’s 28th Season, the public can call the Boston Theatre Scene Box Office at 617-933-8600 or go online to www.SpeakEasyStage.com.