Performing Arts

Steve Miller and Lyle Lovett by Jim Sabitus
November 2, 2019 by Stewart
Spontaneous Jam Session with Country Superstar Lyle Lovett and Rock Icon Steve Miller Brings the House Down at The Umbrella Arts Center The Umbrella Concert Series came full circle on Friday, October 25, in a surprise-filled performance by four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett.It came as no surprise when Lovett’s return to The Umbrella Concert Series was announced that... Keep Reading »
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October 30, 2019 by Rachel Olson
Our audiences may recognize you when they come to see Fences. Can you tell us a little about yourself and your history here at The Umbrella?I’m a mother of two wonderful children whom I adore.  Aloura (19) is my beautiful, loving & caring daughter and Kymani (6) is my wild 6 year old child.  They fuel me. I am a recent graduate of Fitchburg State University... Keep Reading »
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Actor Damon Singletary
October 22, 2019 by Stewart
Actor Damon Singletary is known to The Umbrella audiences from his performance in Angels in America. And though his career as an equity actor has been on a fast-track since then through many memorable roles, he says that taking on the iconic role of Troy Maxson "feels like reaching a pinnacle as an actor...as though all of my previous work has prepared me for... Keep Reading »
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October 8, 2019 by Brian
42nd Street continues to receive rave reviews, and Todd Yard's performance as Julian Marsh is no exception. We sat down with Todd this week to talk a little more about the show, his character and what he has been up to since last appearing at The Umbrella in La Cage Aux Folles back in 2015! Check out the interview below and get your tickets today before we close on... Keep Reading »
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October 1, 2019 by Brian
With opening night behind us, we sat down with Elliot Norton Award winner Aimee Doherty to chat about the show, the space, and what it is like playing Dorothy Brock! Tickets for the remaining 3 weekends are going fast, so get yours today! People may recognize you when they see you on stage, but this is the first time you’ve performed at The Umbrella. Can you... Keep Reading »
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September 24, 2019 by Stewart
This new, behind-the-scenes trailer for The Umbrella Stage Company's Season 12 opener, 42nd Street, was captured through the eyes (and lens) of multitalented cast member, Ryan Mark Malyar.As we head into tech week, we hope that you enjoy this sneak peek, and that we'll see you at our new main stage for this delightful celebration of musical theater!  The cast,... Keep Reading »
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September 18, 2019 by Brian
Earlier this week, we sat down with Gillian Mariner Gordon* who stars as Peggy Sawyer in The Umbrella Stage's upcoming production of 42ND STREET. Although this will be her first time appearing on stage at The Umbrella, Gillian Mariner Gordon has performed in a wide range of stage and film roles. Among her stage credits are roles at Gamm Theatre, Bridge Rep,... Keep Reading »
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Performing Arts Director Brian Boruta will also be The Umbrella Stage Company's Artistic Director
August 15, 2019 by Stewart
With The Umbrella Stage Company's debut as Greater Boston's newest professional theater in new state-of-the-art facilities, it's no wonder that theater enthusiasts are excited by the changes here in Concord.Since turning professional earlier this year, The Umbrella Stage Company's developments have been covered in publications from Art New England and Broadway... Keep Reading »
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Natalie Merchant benefit concert for The Umbrella (Photo by Jim Sabitus)
June 24, 2019 by Stewart
Fans of famed singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant were treated to some very special, wonderfully intimate performances in small venues this past week as the former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs performed in two events to benefit arts programming at The Umbrella.On Friday, June 21, in one of the fastest-selling shows in the history of The Umbrella Concert... Keep Reading »
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Season 12 Announcement to be Revealed
March 5, 2019 by Stewart
The Umbrella Stage Company has released its video announcing the line-up of shows for its first, expanded season as Greater Boston's newest professional theater.The 2019-2020 season will take place in the two theaters of the newly constructed Performing Arts Wing at The Umbrella's 40 Stow Street complex.See the complete video announcement and show descriptions here. 
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