Performing Arts

Rehearsal Shot for Hedwig & the Angry Inch by Julia Deter
January 11, 2019 by Guest Contributor
She makes her entrance like a star dying to be born – goose-stepping through the audience with the arrogant aplomb of Marlene Dietrich and Jim Morrison; decked out like a trailer-park tart’s idea of a glam-rock fox, in stone-washed denim, an Aryan-yellow, blow-dried mane and red-glitter lipstick; accompanied by the refried-Queen strains of "America the Beautiful" and... Keep Reading »
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Scene from A View From The Bridge. Photo by Gillian Gordon.
November 19, 2018 by Stewart
A new review by Linda Chin in Boston's Sampan (舢舨) newspaper recently took a family-drama-themed angle on the Thanksgiving theater season."With Thanksgiving on the horizon," Chin observes, "Greater Boston audiences with an appetite for family drama can experience two plays of the Great American living-room genre this November. Both plays depict... Keep Reading »
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October 5, 2018 by Stewart
Thanks to Lesley University for publishing the article "Embracing new perspectives through performance," about how alum Elise Wulff brought an unsual blend of mental health and theater expertise to bear in working with The Umbrella Performing Arts on "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time".Now a program manager at MGH Aspire, Wulff works to supports... Keep Reading »
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December 1, 2015 by Jess
The Umbrella is excited to open submissions for proposals from Directors for projects which are:Bold. We are committed to producing work that pushes boundaries and presents challenges; encourages the audience to think and feel.Daring. Our programs tell stories and spark conversations. We believe that the stage provides a place for new ideas and voices to be heard.... Keep Reading »
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October 5, 2015 by Jess
Fold up those lawn chairs, and put away the ball gloves - it’s time for the pleasures of the cooler months.  And right here in the heart of Concord, The Umbrella Center will be aglow on many evenings with a new season of theater. Three sought-after directors are on board to work with Brian Boruta, The Umbrella’s Director of Performing Arts, in creating a lineup... Keep Reading »
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