Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George’s unconventional comedy, Hurricane Diane at the Huntington Theatre Company shows that suburban housewives can be just as tough as the ancient god Dionysus when it comes to the curb appeal of their houses.
After over a year without live performances, the Huntington Theatre Company will be ushering in a new wave of theatre-lovers to Boston this season. The Huntington announced on Thursday that it will be open for in-person, indoor shows during the 2021-2022 season.
“Doing Waiting for Godot to start with felt like the right thing to do, it felt like the right play for the right time and it was a play that not only spoke to the times, but could be done in these times because it can be done outside,” said Nicole Galland, the director.
The play, published even before the 2016 elections, fits uncannily with the recent college admissions scandals, from Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin to Harvard’s affirmative action lawsuit.
Rosetta Tharpe and Marie Knight are the subjects of a show put on by the Greater Boston Stage Company and the Front Porch Arts Collective from Oct. 17 to Nov. 10.
Advice columns started showing up in newspapers in the late 19th century. Dealing mostly with household tricks, the columns were primarily targeted toward women. But, the advice column has changed.