THEATER

Noelle Franco rehearses a scene in "Deployed."
Ruby Summers

A new play called "Deployed" is based on the words of dozens of women who served in the U.S. military in places like Vietnam, Okinawa, Iraq and Afghanistan.

The American Shakespeare Theatre, where actors like Katharine Hepburn once walked the boards, is no more. The theatre building in Stratford, Connecticut, burned down over the weekend.

The Paramount Theater lobby hosted a press conference announcing state funding to help a planned rehabilitation.
Heather Brandon / NEPR

Massachusetts is chipping in $2.5 million to renovate the Paramount Theater and Massasoit building in Springfield.

Springfield Symphony Hall
Greg Saulmon / The Republican - Masslive.com/photos

Solicitations to manage two Springfield, Massachusetts, performance venues are expected to go out later this month. 

Viv pushes Cass to call the police in Rachel Lynett's "Well Intentioned White People."
Barrington Stage Company

In her new show, "Well Intentioned White People," playwright Rachel Lynett continues the conversation about race in America. The play finishes its premiere run at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, this week.

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