On September 20th from 5pm-8pm connect with 60+ Greater Boston theatre companies, and learn about their 2016-2017 Season offerings and receive freebies and giveaways! This event is free and open to the public!
On September 20th from 5pm-8pm connect with 60+ Greater Boston theatre companies, and learn about their 2016-2017 Season offerings and receive freebies and giveaways. This event is free and open to the public.
More than 60 Greater Boston theatre companies of all styles and sizes will unite on Tuesday, September 20 in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts (539 Tremont Street, Boston) for the fourth annual Greater Boston Theatre Expo. The public is invited to attend the free event held from 5:00PM - 8:00PM to meet representatives and artists from the region’s fringe, small, mid-sized, and large theatre companies, to get information about upcoming productions, and to take advantage of Expo-only ticket offers and giveaways. See below for a complete list of participating organizations.
RSVPs for individuals are highly encouraged! Registration is required for Organizations.
"FROM THE AWARD-WINNING WORK ON THE STAGES OF OUR FLAGSHIP COMPANIES TO THE REMARKABLE AND INNOVATIVE PIECES BY GREATER BOSTON’S ADVENTUROUS SMALL THEATER SCENE, THE RANGE OF WORK BEING PRODUCED IN OUR REGION IS AMONG THE MOST IMPRESSIVE IN THE COUNTRY,” SAYS DAVID COLFER, GENERAL MANAGER OF EMERSON STAGE. "BY BRINGING SO MANY THEATER COMPANIES TOGETHER UNDER ONE ROOF AT THE GREATER BOSTON THEATRE EXPO, ORGANIZATIONS WILL CONNECT WITH NEW SUPPORTERS, AND AUDIENCES WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO EXPLORE THIS RICH MARKETPLACE IN A FORMAT THAT IS CONVENIENT, EFFICIENT, AND FREE.”
"It is an exciting time for the New England theater community, but some of that excitement is a well kept secret to a lot of people. One of the many things I love about the Greater Boston Theatre Expo is that dozens of companies come in, set up their tables, and spend three hours celebrating with the public. It's the science fair of arts events, and a lot of fun," says StageSource executive director Julie Hennrikus.
The event is produced by a committee dedicated to supporting, promoting, and raising the profile of Greater Boston’s vibrant and gifted theater community. The committee was originally formed to help plan the Theatre Communications Group 2012 Conference, held in Boston. The committee includes leaders from StageSource, ArtsBoston, and a diverse group of theater organizations.
"On a typical Friday night during the theatre season, Greater Boston theater audiences have a choice of nearly 40 different theatrical productions from Portsmouth to Providence,” observes Michael Maso, Huntington Theatre Company managing director. "But because of our geographic disparity, it can be easy to overlook our scope, scale, and economic impact on the region. The convergence of more than 50 organizations at the Greater Boston Theatre Expo will be a reminder of the theater community’s breadth, variety, and vitality.”
This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP's are recommended - visit www.stagesource.org/gbte16 to RSVP