Stage Door Live is truly a unique experience, with seating, full bar and the artist all on stage with you.
Seating is limited to approximately 125 seats per show, bistro-style with four at each table. Most tables are general admission, reserved seats at premium table are available.
Enter through the red stage door on Spring Street and Acushnet Avenue. Accessible entry available at the main theater entrance on Purchase Street.
Black Boy is a powerful account of one young man’s journey from innocence to experience as a black youth living in the Jim Crow South. It is both the unashamed confession of a proud non-conformist and a profound indictment—a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.
Having premiered at the Kennedy Center, this Literature to Life original was one of the first titles on the LTL roster to tour to communities nationally. A tour de force, the actor plays upwards of fifteen characters from Richard Wright’s past.
By Richard Wright. Adaptation and Direction by Wynn Handman. Performed by Tarantino Smith.
Recommended for ages 13+
This is a Stage Door Live-style performance, where the audience is seated on stage with the actor!
A prolific lyricist and composer, Crys Matthews has found inspiration in her surroundings; from driving through the Blue Ridge Mountains to the compelling and heart-breaking love story of Richard and Mildred Loving. Thoughtful, realistic and emotional, Matthews’ songs speak to the voice of our generation and remind us why music indeed soothes the soul.
The Nina Ott Group is led by pianist, organist and composer, Nina Ott. Although the group has its roots in jazz, it is also heavy influenced in Afro-Caribbean music. Joining Nina on stage is Bertram Lehmann, one of the top experts on Caribbean and South American drum set practice; Edmar Colón, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator; and Chris Lopes, bassist, percussionist and composer. A percussionist, to be named, rounds out the band for a thrilling night of music at Stage Door Live!
General admission theater seats are available. Stage seats are sold out.
Jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter Dori Rubbicco returns to Stage Door Live to dazzle us once again. Blending soulful interpretations from the Great American Songbook and artfully re-imagined contemporary titles, Dori and her group of gifted musicians, featuring pianist/composer/arranger Matt Richard, promise to lift you up and leave you wanting more. Also featured are instrumentalists David Zinno on bass, William Fanning on trumpet, and Chris Poudrier on drums, plus special guests Donn Legge on guitar and Ian Legge on cello.
Dori’s most recent CD, recorded live at her 2018 Stage Door performance, can be found at dorirubbicco.com and streaming on Apple Music, Youtube and Spotify.