SpeakEasy Stage Company
A resident company at The Boston Center for the Arts, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston’s premier theatre staging Boston premieres.
SpeakEasy Stage Company's mission is to connect, inspire, and challenge our audiences with the most socially relevant theatrical premieres featuring the most talented artists in Boston.
- We believe that live theatre must be an intimate and entertaining experience. We strive to go above and beyond for our audience to create an environment that is professional, comfortable, and fun.
- We focus on producing quality theatre performances while fostering teamwork and efficiency to achieve excellence.
- We trust each other and treat all of our artists, volunteers, and patrons with respect, courtesy, compassion, and honesty.
SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston's premiere theatre, consistently winning acclaim for presenting top-quality productions of vital, cutting-edge plays and musicals. SpeakEasy's artistic success has garnered us numerous awards, including five Elliot Norton Awards in 2010. We also received the 2008 StageSource Theatre Hero Award for our dedication to nurturing and supporting Boston area theatre artists and for our leadership and inspiration to the theatre community of Greater Boston.
SpeakEasy was named the Pavilion Resident Theater for the Boston Center for the Arts in 2007 and produces 28 weeks of new plays and musicals each season at the Nancy and Ed Roberts Studio Theater.
SpeakEasy's shows make the South End a destination for artists, tourists, and theatre patrons. We are committed to keeping theatre vital in Boston through our longstanding tradition of intimate, live performances. SpeakEasy is dedicated to fostering the development of young audiences, artists, and arts administrators, and we nurture their growth over time. We are proud to employ more than 125 Boston-based actors, designers, and production staff annually.
For more information, or to join our mailing list, please visit www.SpeakEasyStage.com or call our administrative offices at 617 482 3279.
Please Note: SpeakEasy policy states that no person under 5 years old is allowed in the theatre; and every person who enters the theatre must have a ticket.
Pictured: Leigh Barrett and Michael Mendiola in Elegies: A Song Cycle.
Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this soul-stirring musical tells the unforgettable story of a woman who – through love – finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her own unique voice. 1/10/2014 — 2/8/2014
A 600-pound recluse who is in his final days reaches out to his estranged teenaged daughter in this big-hearted, humorous, and emotionally wrenching new work about grief, beauty, and redemption. 3/7/2014 — 4/8/2014
From the classic novel by Stephen King comes the haunting story of a high-school outcast with extraordinary and terrifying powers, pushed to the brink by the cruelty of her classmates. 5/7/2014 — 6/7/2014