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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

February 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - March 18, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Paramount Center Mainstage, 559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
$20 - $80

In this stunning world premiere at ArtsEmerson, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Exploring contemporary headlines and cultural touchstones, CLAUDIA RANKINE's The White Card refuses to remain “just a play,” safely entrenched on the stage. Like her 2014 New York Times bestselling […]

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HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

March 7, 2018 | 7:30 pm - March 18, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater, 219 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$20 - $80

Behold William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw’s most famous creations side by side, in repertory, in HAMLET/ SAINT JOAN. He is the dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father’s death. She is the steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the Church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great […]

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10:00 am

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

March 12, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2018

private home in North Cambridge, Cedar St
Cambridge, United States

In this intimate, rigorous ten-week workshop, we will look closely at the work of other writers and at our own work, and at our processes as writers. Open to writers of all levels, the class fosters a sense of curiosity about the process of writing itself and encourages both experimentation and revision, play and seriousness. While […]

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6:00 pm

TED SCHEINMAN, Author of “Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan” at the Boston Public Library

March 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

The son of a devoted Jane Austen scholar, TED SCHEINMAN spent his childhood summers eating Yorkshire pudding, singing in an Anglican choir, and watching Laurence Olivier as Mr. Darcy. Determined to leave his mother’s world behind, he nonetheless found himself in grad school organizing the first ever UNC-Chapel Hill Jane Austen Summer Camp, a weekend-long […]

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