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  • February 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

    Virginia Woolf's


    adapted by Sarah Ruhl
    Directed by A.Nora Long

    Season Sponsored by Lee & Diana Humphrey and Bank of America
    Production sponsored by Joseph Richard & René Morrissette
    Director A. Nora Long sponsored by Mary K. Eliot

    Approximately 90 minutes with one intermission.
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    In this joyful romance of gender roles and expectations, Orlando the man wakes up, after a particularly wild night in 17th-century Constantinople, to find himself a woman! She abandons herself to three centuries of navigating love, desire, and the world from an entirely different perspective.  Oft described as the most charming love letter in literature – written by Woolf to Vita Sackville-West – Sarah Ruhl brings the novel to life on stage in a grand, epic adventure that transcends time, place, and gender.    

    “Deliciously frolicsome!  Depths of sheer pleasure!”  — NY Times


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Announcing the Cast and Crew for Orlando!
We're happy to announce the cast and crew for Orlando, Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of the Virginia Woolf novel, running February 23-March 25, with opening night set for February 25. Click on the headline above for the full cast and crew biographies!

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Box Office Hours
During production season: Tuesday & Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm; Wednesday through Saturday, 12 pm to 8 pm. Dark weeks (no performances): Tuesday through Friday, 12 pm to 5 pm. Due to high traffic in the lobby, we are unable to arrange for tickets to future performances or complete subscriber exchanges during 30 minutes before performance times. Box Office hours subject to change.

WBUR's The ARTery name Souvenir and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as best of 2017!
Check out this article from WBUR's The ARTery on why Souvenir and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? were part of the best theatre in Boston in 2017!

2017-2018 Season