â€œI would go back again, and again, and again if I could!â€ exclaims Cindy Reed, one of scores of Dorchester residents who received free tickets for the June 16th Community Night performance of â€œThe Color Purple,â€ the hit â€œmusical about love,â... Read more
For the fourth year the Dorchester Community Center for the Arts (better known as Dot Art) will host its annual fund-raiser, the Snazzy Jazzy Arty Party. Next Saturday, June 20, the reunion/ charity celebration will be held in an elegant private... Read more
This week as we celebrate all things Dorchester, itâ€™s appropriate to consider enterprising local artists who are displaying and selling their works in non-traditional venues at this time of year.
For example, this past weekend residents of the... Read more
Nowadays youâ€™d have to keelhaul most young playgoers to get them to see an â€œoperetta.â€ But since a Gilbert and Sullivan classic has been repackaged as a rollicking musical, audiences are going overboard in praising the Huntington Theatre... Read more
As they did last year, the Boston Childrenâ€™s Chorus (BCC) will hold its end-of-the-year concert at the Strand Theater in Uphams Corner. Co-sponsored by the City of Boston, this special season-wrapping performance will take place Saturday, May 30 from... Read more
The Boston Home will host its sixth annual â€œAt Home with the Artsâ€ exhibition and sale on Sunday, May 31. The event will feature work by residents of the Boston Home, a Residence and Center for Care adults with advanced Multiple Sclerosis and other... Read more
In fall 2006,Â the Actors Shakespeare Project (ASP) wowed critics and audiences alike with its switcheroo Hamlet at the Strand Theater. The troupe, known for its inventive staging often in unconventional venues, put the audience onstage and used the... Read more
Spring is the season for end-of-the-semester musicals, and troupes of talented kids and teens are currently executing tricky choreography and belting out showstoppers right here in Dorchester.
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