United Colors of Burlesque performed “Black In Love: The Afrosensual Experience” at OBERON on Feb. 10. All photos by Jonathan Beckley.
The American Repertory Theater’s 2019 lineup is as colorful as ever—here are five upcoming shows you won’t want to miss. “Miss You Like Hell” Jan. 11 – 27, OBERON. Tickets start at $25. Imagine Kerouac, Steinbeck, Faulkner, or whoever’s “road journey” narrative you read in school—but recast it with mother-daughter protagonists in a pickup truck. […]
The sixth Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular lit up OBERON on Dec. 29 with a celebration of the ’90s anime series “Sailor Moon.” About a dozen performers contributed to the show, which was hosted by Mx Macabre. All photos by Jonathan Beckley.
In a world that treats Black life as if it’s disposable, The Bag Lady is an urgent reckoning and revelation. She is the accumulation of discarded lives and abandoned histories reeking havoc on the amnesia, the forgetting, the erasure, and the silencing. Remembering is the responsibility of the living. Are you doing your work? Because […]
Events Space: OBERON 2 Arrow St., (617) 547-8300 americanrepertorytheater.org/venue/oberon Named for the medieval King of the Fairies, Harvard Square’s OBERON is the raucous sister-venue to the larger American Repertory Theater. Billing itself as a “thriving incubator for emerging artists to imagine new projects that could only exist in this exciting club theater environment,” the A.R.T.’s […]
On August 16, 2018 Sweet As Maple Variety Show will be heating up the stage of the Oberon theater! It will be a night of entertainment and raising money for the animals at Maple Farm Sanctuary, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Featuring Performances by: Kitty Levesque, Pearl Buttons, Benonce, Baroness Blitzen VonShtupp, and more!
As seen in the world’s first bar-trivia TV show, the Big Quiz Thing—creators of the finest corporate and private live-trivia entertainment nationwide and a longtime Boston-area sensation—returns to OBERON for one night only! Hosted by the BQT’s founder, Quizmaster Noah Tarnow, the Big Quiz Thing is way more than a bar trivia event: It’s a […]
The Slaughterhouse Society performs “A Dark Knight in the Asylum” at OBERON on May 20. All photos by Jonathan Beckley.
Stephen Sondheim’s deliciously daring musical masterpiece invites audiences to attend the tale of a father’s delightful descent into darkness, as he seeks to set right the wrongs that wrecked his life. Along the way, they will meet the many shifting residents of Victorian London who all want their own slice of life’s pie. This Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic […]
What’s the one thing we all have in common? As the Company One Theatre team explains in the video below, we all love Beyoncé, no one dug the second season of True Detective, and everyone cares what other people say about them. Oh, and we’re gonna die. That’s both a hard, fast fact of life and the […]
Our love of puns here at Scout is well-documented, so you can only imagine how pleased we were to learn about Pulp Friction, a burlesque tribute to the films of Quentin Tarantino that made a sold-out Oberon debut last January. The show returns to 2 Arrow St. this Sunday, January 17 and Friday, January 22. We caught up with […]
“It’s like ‘The Price is Right’ got drunk and danced on a table.” “You can just start swearing like a sailor, and you’ve got a good chance of getting it right!” “People were wild—I got hit with a beer can!” “…and it ended in a Shake Weight showdown.” Taken out of context, it’s pretty nearly […]