Category: Entertainment

BU School of Education to Host Private Screening of Waiting for Superman

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University School of Education (SED) is hosting a screening of Waiting for Superman, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim. The filmmaker takes an in-depth look at the current state of public education in the United States, spotlighting the lives of five public school […]

Boston University to Host Innovative Gubernatorial Forum

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University (BU) is hosting a Gubernatorial Forum for students and members of the community featuring previously filmed questions from students and answers from the candidates followed by a panel analysis moderated by BU Assistant Professor of Mass Communication John […]

BU Alumna Lauren Flanigan returns for masterclasses and a concert performance of Vanessa

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – The Boston University School of Music is delighted to welcome back alumna and internationally acclaimed soprano Lauren Flanigan for a residency that culminates in a free concert performance of Samuel Barber’s Vanessa on Tuesday, September 28. The residency aims to celebrate […]

Boston University College of Fine Arts 2010-2011 Season Highlights

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is proud to announce its 2010-2011 season, featuring concerts, plays, operas, exhibitions, and lectures from CFA’s schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. The College presents hundreds of performances and visual arts events throughout […]

Boston University College of Fine Arts professor Simon Estes performs at “Celebrate Africa – The Grand Finale”

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts Professor of Music Simon Estes performed as part of the “Celebrate Africa – The Grand Finale” concert at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, July 9, 2010. The world-renowned bass-baritone was […]

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Boston University Tanglewood Institute Summer 2010 Season

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) launches its 45th season with another summer full of talented students, exciting concerts, and renowned guest artists. A program of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music, BUTI enrolls a select group […]

The Boston Center for American Performance receives Three IRNE Award Nominations

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu (Boston, MA) – The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) have nominated the Boston Center for American Performance for three awards in its Small Theatre category: Best Play, A Question of Mercy; Best Actress, Paula Langton, A Question of Mercy; and Best Director, Jim […]

Boston University Alumna Jenny Rachel Weiner Recipient of the National Student Playwriting Award from The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – This weekend, when the prestigious American College Theatre Festival is presented at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, a contingent of faculty and students from the Boston University School of Theatre will turn out to celebrate playwright Jenny Rachel Weiner, whose […]

Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu (Boston, MA) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s musical Merrily We Roll Along running April 28 through May 2 on the mainstage of the Boston University Theatre, in celebration of Sondheim’s eightieth birthday. For the first […]