April 19th – 23rd, 2021
Registration for April vacation virtual programs is now available!
Come one, come all to the greatest show on earth – the greatest show in your living room is more like it! Take a break from juggling the many activities of daily life and juggle some scarves instead! April vacation is all about clowning around.
May 1st, 2021 at 2 PM
FREE Virtual Performance
A story of family, loss, and the poetry of the circus. At the end of every summer, Esme goes to stay with her Nanna and Grammy Sofie. But this summer, Nanna Queenie is missing. Unable to express that Nanna Queenie has passed away, Grammy instead shares that Nanna Queenie has joined the circus. Grammy’s story unravels, however, when the circus comes to town.
May 1st – 22nd, 2021
Registration for spring virtual classes is now available!
Playwriting, acting, musical theater and more!
We are bringing the stage to your home and beyond — allowing students to act, create, sing, dance, and play from anywhere!
Spring classes start May 1!
Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edition features readings of ten-minute plays by New England playwrights in collaboration with New England theatres, via the video conferencing tool Zoom. BTM XXIII is a free event; audiences are encouraged to lend their support to area theatre companies and to the Theatre Community Benevolent Fund.
May 19th, 2021
When I Grow Up
by Fabiola R. Decius;
Sponsored & Directed by WFT
FREE Virtual Resource for Educators.
Based on WFT’s fall workshop production of Make Way for Ducklings.
In this virtual learning guide (VLG), you will find videos, exercises, and activities for students of all ages examining all of the aspects of the theatrical process of adapting a book into a musical!
Each week events, organizations, and people within WFT’s community are spotlighted!
Boston Compass Newspaper (BCN) announces expansion into digital media with debut web series “Defining Leadership.” The series continues BCN’s dedication to artist-centered endeavors, exploring larger topics within the creative community through the microcosm of in-depth artist interviews. Read more here
Learn more at WFT’s Whee News page below.
We recognize that, in order to serve our community, we must continually reflect on our history, as well as revise our language and practices to ensure that we are actively anti-racist. In the words of Maya Angelou: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
Learn about Wheelock Family Theatre’s commitments to anti-racism and explore useful resources for the entire family.
Freshen up your spring wardrobe with Wheelock Family Theatre merchandise!
From t-shirts, sweatshirts, to mugs and notebooks – there is something for everyone (even you!) – so treat yourself!
Share your merch photos with us! Tag @wheelockfamilytheatre on Instagram and Facebook and @wheelockfamily on Twitter to be featured on our pages!
“Equal to the Occasion” — Boston’s Women and the Underground Railroad
Tuesday, March 30th from 6:00PM – 7:00PM
During the first half of the 19th century, countless men, women, and children escaped from enslavement via the Underground Railroad. This program examines the many ways the women of Boston became critical contributors to the Underground Railroad, forever changing the lives of the freedom seekers who sought refuge in their city.
About BPL Women’s History Month Programming
Each day this month, the Boston Public Library will be offering daily book recommendations by women authors via Twitter at @BPLBoston. Patrons can view the full list online.