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Theater

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.

Upcoming Events

Shakespeare and the Law
Shakespeare and the Law
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02/12/2019 - 02/12/2019 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
| Off Campus
Presented in partnership with McCarter & English, Shakespeare and the Law features staged readings of scenes from several of Shakespeare's greatest plays, all centering on a current and relevant theme.  The scenes are performed by local, state, and national lawyers and judges alongside CSC's professional actors.  Performances are interspersed with  a panel discussion by the participants about legal and political topics highlighted in the selected scenes featuring diverse perspectives from across the political spectrum.  This year's theme, "Belief and the Burden of Proof", examines a variety of Shakespeare's plays where either allegations against a person or group, or grounds supporting an action are put to the test.

$5/general admission
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New England Conservatory
Plimpton Shattuck Back Box Theater
255 St. Boltolph Street, Boston, MA

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
02/12/2019 06:00 PM-08:30 PM | Off Campus
Birdy
02/27/2019 - 02/27/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
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By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

02/27/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
02/28/2019 - 02/28/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
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By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

02/28/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/01/2019 - 03/01/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
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By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/01/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/02/2019 - 03/02/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/02/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/03/2019 - 03/03/2019 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
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By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/03/2019 03:00 PM-05:30 PM
Improv Workshop with Kristen Mazzocchi
Improv Workshop with Kristen Mazzocchi
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03/06/2019 - 03/06/2019 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
| Babson Campus||Babson Campus:Sorenson Center for the Arts||Babson Campus:Sorenson Center for the Arts:Sandra L. Sorenson Rehearsal Studio
Join visiting artist, Kristen Mazzocchi for an introduction to the basic concepts of improvisational acting and explore how these techniques can make you a better leader and presenter.  No prior experience is required.

Sorenson Black Box
FREE Event
CLICK HERE TO RSVP
03/06/2019 05:00 PM-07:00 PM | Babson Campus||Babson Campus:Sorenson Center for the Arts||Babson Campus:Sorenson Center for the Arts:Sandra L. Sorenson Rehearsal Studio
Birdy
03/07/2019 - 03/07/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/07/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/08/2019 - 03/08/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/08/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/09/2019 - 03/09/2019 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/09/2019 03:00 PM-05:30 PM
Birdy
03/09/2019 - 03/09/2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/09/2019 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
Birdy
03/10/2019 - 03/10/2019 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
*
By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.

03/10/2019 03:00 PM-05:30 PM