Artistic Director Nicholas Martin announced the plans for the coming season feature seven productions — five presented at the company's main stage Boston University Theatre and two at the Wimberly Theatre in the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Six of the works (one of which with rights still pending) are scheduled with one more to be announced at a later date.
The Huntington 2005-2006 season (subject to change) will be as follows:
Evan Yionoulis directs the acclaimed stage play about a famed playwright who falls in love with another actress.
Workshopped at a 2003 Breaking Ground reading, the new work finds its title character sitting on the roof overlooking the city, while she muses on her past with her father and future with her husband.
Current The Producers star and Broadway vet Brooks Ashmanskas takes on the central Roman slave who relives his adventures in the musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
One of three Pulitzer-Prize winning plays from the author of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? finds a middle-aged couple dealing with the wife's sister and their daughter in the family drama which explores the boundaries of friendship and family. Albee stalwart Maureen Anderman (The Lady From Dubuque, Seascape) will star in the 40th anniversary production.
Playwright-actor Wolf (Another American: Asking and Telling) performs his work (produced with the Geva Theatre Centre in Rochester, NY) taken from cross-country interviews along his return drive to his New York home after 9/11.
The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein (May 12-June 11, 2006) - B.U.
Broadway's Martin (Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof) and Brown (Copenhagen, Cabaret) star in the tale of three Brooklyn-born, Jewish American sisters on one evening. Subscriptions packages for the Huntington season are now on sale by calling (617) 266-0800. For more information on the Huntington Theatre Company, visit www.huntingtontheatre.org.