Theater project garners Mass Cultural Council support
The theaterLAB will establish an ADA-compliant incubator for student experiential learning and a venue for campus and community arts and humanities programs.
NEH grant will support downtown theater project
The grant will support the construction of a 15,830-square-foot “black box” theater adjacent to the historic theater in the heart of downtown Fitchburg
Drama "Extremities" to be performed April 18-23
The play examines the extremes of human capacity: mercy against hatred, compassion against violence, and humanity against torture.
Downtown performing arts center gets $2 million federal boost
The funds will go toward the development of a “black box” theater to be constructed adjacent to the main theater building in the downtown performing arts center.
Theater production "A Raisin in the Sun" takes stage in November
The acclaimed play will be performed Tuesday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 20.
Main Stage theater production offers original take on "Hamlet"
The new play offers a fresh take on Shakespeare's "Hamlet" by focusing on the perspectives of Claudius and Gertrude.
Forge Theater Lab presents pandemic-inspired works
Spanning multiple generations, relationships, and voices, “No Place to Go” is a reminder that despite the pandemic causing many to feel isolated, we are united by one collective experience.
Theater Block renovation gets grant support
The decades-long effort to revitalize a cultural landmark in downtown Fitchburg took a significant step forward when the Fitchburg State University Theater Block on Main Street was presented a grant for $3 million by the local legislative delegation.
Grant will support storefront activation at Theater Block
The funds will help reactivate storefront spaces adjacent to the theater itself.
Downtown redevelopment projects highlighted
Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy toured downtown Fitchburg this week to get a closeup look at the public and private development that is remaking the city, including the Main Street Theater Block.