Upcoming Performances

Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)


December 10 at 3pm & 7:30pm | December 11 at 3pm

Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn | Written by Sandy Rustin | Additional Material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price
Based on the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture | Based on the Hasbro board game CLUE | Original Music by Michael Holland

Directed by Dev Luthra

It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up.

Teen Performance Ensemble

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The Program

WFT’s Performance Ensemble program, for students in grades 8-12, is the opportunity for teen actors to deepen their skills as theatrical storytellers. Over a 10-week period students will further develop their actor’s tools while rehearsing for a culminating production of, Clue: On Stage (High School Edition), set to take place on WFT’s stage on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday December 12. This fall's production will be directed by Dev Luthra. Video audition required, please see below for more information.

The Play

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth – the butler, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. Clue is the comedy whodunit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT! -From BroadwayLicensing.com

Click here to learn more about the show, the casting breakdown, audition requirements, rehearsal calendar AND sample monologues for auditions.

Auditions
Actors will be asked to submit an audition video for the production. Video auditions should contain the following:

Actor’s name, Actor’s pronouns, A 1 to 2-minute comedic monologue of your choosing.

Actors will also need to upload a resume outlining their performance and applicable experience & write a statement of purpose. Statement of purposes should include why you are auditioning and what you hope to gain from participating in the program. Audition materials should be submitted by Friday , September 23 at 9pm Click here to submit your video audition.

Have any questions? You can call a member of our Education staff at 617.353.2994 or email us at WFTED@bu.edu

Rehearsal/Performance Schedule

Click here to review the entire rehearsal/performance calendar.

Grades: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade | Type(s): Audition, In Person, Performance | Taught by: Dev Luthra
Tuition: $900
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Taught by: Dev Luthra

Teen Design & Tech Intensive

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WFT’s Theatre Design & Tech Ensemble is the opportunity for teen designers and technicians to deepen their skills as theatrical storytellers. Students in grades 6 to 12 will meet on Sundays from 2pm to 4pm, to learn and expand their skills as theatrical storytellers and understand the roles that designers and technicians play in creating theatre. Starting December 4,students will shift focus to working directly alongside professional designers to bring to life the Teen Performance Ensemble’s final production. Students are expected to be at all rehearsals from 12/4 until the final performance on 12/11. Click here to review the Performance Ensemble's entire rehearsal/performance calendar.


Grades: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade | Type(s): In Person, Theatre Design |
Tuition: $750
First Class Sunday, 10/9 2pm to 4pm

Design & Tech Ensemble

The Program

WFT’s Theatre Design & Tech Ensemble is the opportunity for teen designers and technicians to deepen their skills as theatrical storytellers. Students will meet once-a-week over the course of 8-weeks to expand their skills as theatrical storytellers, understanding the roles that designers and technicians play in creating theatre. In the last two-weeks of the program students will shift focus to working directly alongside professional designers to bring to life the Teen Performance Ensemble’s final production. Registration and more information will be shared on Friday, September 16th.

Auditions & More Information

Email WFTed@bu.edu for more information about upcoming auditions.

Available to Grades 6th – 12th

Teen Performance Ensemble

Teen Performance Ensemble is the opportunity for teen actors to deepen their skills as theatrical storytellers. Over a 10-week period, students will further develop their actor’s tools while rehearsing for a culminating production.

Teen Design & Tech Ensemble

Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe
Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe
December 17 & 18, 2021
by Eric Cole
Directed by Nick Vargas

Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself — and us — that he’s not mad. The spell he weaves brings us a highly theatrical adaptation of four tales Poe himself considered his best: “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Enter the world of Poe and check your heartbeat at the door.

For more information, including cast and production team, click here.

Pippin
Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz,
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Directed by Jeri Hammond.
June 3 & 4, 2022

Rehearsals will begin mid March  2022 and rehearsals will be typically three times a week with additional rehearsals added as needed. All actors will not be called to all rehearsals. A full rehearsal schedule will be available soon. 

All actors need to be available for the final week and a half prior to performance for tech and final dress. See the tentative tech schedule, subject to change, below.

  • Tuesday, May 24, 6pm to 10pm
  • Wednesday, May 25, 6pm to 10pm
  • Thursday, May 26, 6pm to 10pm
  • Friday, May 27, 6pm to 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 28, 11am to 8pm
  • Sunday, May 29, 11am to 8pm
  • Monday, May 30, Day Off  (Memorial Day)
  • Tuesday, May 31, 6pm to 10:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 1, 6pm to 10:30pm
  • Thursday, June 2 – 6pm to 10:30pm
  • Friday, June 3, 7:30pm Performance
  • Saturday, June 4, 2:00pm Performance & 7:30pm Performance

Auditions will be a combination of in-person and virtual/video. More information will be posted on our website/emailed by Friday, February 11.

This program will take place in person, with actors being required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. We will follow Boston University’s Face Covering’s policy for all rehearsals. We anticipate sharing the final performance without masks with additional safety protocols in place. We will continue to monitor public safety recommendations and be prepared to adjust the structure and nature of our classes and performances as necessary to adhere to current guidelines and regulations. View all our policies and protocols here.

Previous Productions

2020 Vision Project, 2020

She Kills Monsters, 2021