Performing Arts

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 Ikeda
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 Ikeda
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 Ikeda
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 Ikeda
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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February 21, 2019 by Stewart Ikeda
The Umbrella Stage Company to Go Equity, Expand Programs in New Multi-theater HomeThe Umbrella Performing Arts Program has announced that it will kick off its 2019/2020 season in September in its new home, with a new name -- The Umbrella Stage Company -- and a new status as Greater Boston’s newest professional theater.In a news release issued this week,... Keep Reading »
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January 16, 2019 by Guest Contributor
By Molly Cohen Open the door to the theater at The Umbrella Annex and you’ll see a stage, center view. Expand your focus, and you’ll see the crew scattered around the black box theater, reading lines and trying on outfits.Maureen Festa, costume designer, reaches into a blue IKEA bag full of denim jackets. She pulls one out, has a crew member try it on – it fits him... Keep Reading »
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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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