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Bringing to life both the ​classics and edgy new productions, theater through BabsonARTS is consistently relevant and thought-provoking. With performances from faculty- and student-led organizations, as well as renowned directors and actors, there’s always a new reason to visit the stage.​​​​

Olin Auditorium​​​​​​​​​​​

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 27, 2015

  • Basetrack Live
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    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    A multimedia event
    FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 8 P.M.
    Carling-Sorenson Theater $

    In 2010, a group of photojournalists in southern Afghanistan started a revolutionary online project called Basetrack. Connecting battalion members with their families and others around the globe, the web platform became an indispensable tool of citizen journalism, documenting a range of perspectives on the emotional tolls of war.

    Inspired by this groundbreaking project, Basetrack Live—developed by Edward Bilous and directed by Seth Bockley—makes its way to the stage, using videos and interviews to tell the story of one group of Marines and
    their families before, during, and after their deployment in Afghanistan. 

    Accompanied by Michelle DiBucci’s electro-acoustic score, actors and an on-stage band give voice to the Marines and their families, offering a powerful look at our nation’s longest war.

    A portion of proceeds will go to assistance organizations for veterans and military families.

    Also join us for:
    A Panel Discussion immediately following the performance of Basetrack Live

    Arts & Business Conversation with Anne Hamburger, Executive Producer of Basetrack Live
    March 27, 6:30 p.m.

    Sponsored by the Arts and Humanities and History and Society Divisions

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  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • Shakespeare and Leadership
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    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Shakespeare and Leadership: King Lear
    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC)
    TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 7 P.M.
    Carling-Sorenson Theater

    King Lear, which tells the tragic story of an aging king and the transfer of the rule of England to his three daughters, elevates the concept of “family business” to epic proportions. CSC’s Shakespeare and Leadership series features a staged reading of a Shakespeare play performed by business leaders from the corporate world along side local professional actors. The reading is followed by a panel discussion featuring the participants addressing leadership questions and themes raised in the text.

    Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is theatre in residence at Babson College.
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Shakespeare and Leadership

King Lear, which tells the tragic story of an aging king and the transfer of the rule of England to his three daughters, elevates the concept of “family business” to epic proportions. CSC’s Shakespeare and Leadership series features a staged reading of a Shakespeare play performed by business leaders from the corporate world alongside local professional actors. The reading is followed by a panel discussion featuring the participants addressing leadership questions and themes raised in the text. Learn more »​​​​​​​