One-Day Sale At Huntington Theatre

50% Off to All Remaining Productions on December 9

To celebrate the holidays, the Huntington Theatre Company will offer tickets (handling fee-free) to select performances of its five remaining 2010-2011 productions on sale at 50% off during a special One Day Sale on Thursday, December 9. Tickets will be available online, by phone, and in person at two Box Office locations.

Temple Gill, the Huntington's Director of Marketing, commented, “Huntington Theatre Company tickets make the perfect holiday gift. At 50% off, they provide affordable and memorable theater experiences for audiences young and old. We have been holding similar sales for the past four years, and are particularly proud to once again offer arts patrons the opportunity to give their family and friends the world-class theatre experiences we provide at an accessible price.”

Discounted tickets are available for select performances of:

The powerful 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Liesl Tommy
At the B.U. Theatre
January 7 – February 6, 2011
A co-production with La Jolla Playhouse and Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Sharp wits can’t always protect Mama Nadi and her girls from the atrocities inflicted on them in the midst of the Congo civil war, but their courage, humor, and hope live on in this drama.

Available dates:
Friday, January 7 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 8 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, January 8 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 9 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m.

"Educating Rita"
A revival of Willy Russell’s Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy
Directed by Maria Aitken
At the B.U. Theatre
March 11 – April 10, 2011

Rita, a young, brash hairdresser with a newly discovered passion for English literature, causes Frank, her middle-aged professor, to question his own understanding of his work in this warm and witty tale of self-discovery.

Available dates:
Friday, March 11 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 12 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 13 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

"Son of the Prophet"
The world premiere of an insightful comedy from Stephen Karam ("Speech and Debate")
Directed by Peter DuBois
April 1 – May 1, 2011
At the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

In an age where most people look to quick fixes to solve any unpleasantries in life, 'Son of the Prophet' takes a brutally funny look at unresolved chronic pain and the many ways we cope with the overwhelming.

Available Dates:
Sunday, April 3 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 17 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m.

Shakespeare’s "The Comedy of Errors" and "Richard III"
Performed in repertory by Edward Hall’s UK-based Propeller Theatre Company
May 18 – June 19, 2011
At the B.U. Theatre
Presented in association with Boston University’s School of Theatre.

Experience Shakespeare as never before when the internationally acclaimed Propeller Theatre Company leaps onto a Boston stage for the first time. One set of actors presents two productions in ambitious alternating repertory.

Available dates:
"Richard III"
Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m.

"The Comedy of Errors"
Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 at 2 p.m.

Tickets subject to availability. All artists, prices, dates, and repertoire are subject to change.

The 50% off, handling fee-free tickets (regularly priced $25-$89) will be on sale online at from 9 a.m. until midnight. From 12 p.m. until 7 p.m., the discounted tickets may be purchased by phone at 617-266-0800 or in person at the Huntington’s Boston University Theatre Box Office, 264 Huntington Avenue, and the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA Box Office, 527 Tremont Street.

For more information, visit

-- OnStage Boston



To receive an email Update when new pages are posted at OnStage Boston, click here.


© 2002-2004 RJD Associates. All Rights Reserved.
No portion of this site may be reprinted or reproduced without prior written permission.