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June 24, 2016
Spotlight on The Milk Carton Kids

Milk Carton Kids

Deputy Director of Programming Therese LaGamma spoke with the Milk Carton Kids’ Joey Ryan in anticipation of the award-winning duo’s performance on Saturday, July 16. Read on to learn why their beautiful folk-harmony has resonated with highly lauded music producer T Bone Burnett and with audiences worldwide—and why they can’t wait to play in the Music Hall’s historic theater.

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June 22, 2016
Helpful Hints to Fill The Hall

Fill the hall

Saturday, we’ll be opening up the Historic Theater for our annual Community Open House and Fill The Hall food drive. We’ve received a number of questions about this event so today I thought I’d share some helpful hints with you.

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June 21, 2016
Film discussion: A Hologram for the King

hologram show and tell

Well, it finally happened yesterday, the official first day of summer and the longest day of the year. And that means that the New England race to pack as much gardening, drinks on the deck, beach time, lobster rolls, kayaking and other forms of merriment as humanly possible into about 10 weeks is in full swing. (It also means that the day will be getting shorter from now on, but I don’t want to depress anyone.)

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June 20, 2016
Desk Tour: Sara Turner

Sara Turner Desk Tour

This week, I caught up with Sara Turner, our new Institutional Giving Manager and Corporate Liaison. We took a tour of her desk (it’s full of fun objects), chatted about her position here, and even discussed what her spirit animal is.

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June 15, 2016
Help us Fill The Hall

Fill the hall

As I sit down to write this week’s blog, I realized that today marks my two year anniversary here at The Music Hall. As I think about my time here at the theater, I’m reminded of so many great shows that I’ve seen, amazing books that I’ve read and then heard their authors discuss, and most importantly getting to be a part of an organization that doesn’t just strive to entertain but actively works to make the world a better place. Incidentally enough, I’m also coming up on the year anniversary of my weekly Wednesday blog. As I took my trip down memory lane, I realized that I began this series talking about the First Fill The Hall event and I felt that today, it was fitting to do the same.

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June 13, 2016
Film discussion: The Lobster

Film Disscussion The Lobster

We don’t hear much from filmmakers in Greece these days (and no, I don’t count My Big Fat Greek Wedding), but given that country’s position at the foundation of Western Civilization, that seems like a shame. A country that gave us The Iliad and the Odyssey and a dysfunctional family of gods that could go straight onto reality TV—The Real Gods of Mount Olympus!—might tap into some interesting places in our collective psyche.

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