Fiddlehead takes up residence in Strand Theatre
BOSTON — Fiddlehead Theatre Company, with the support of Mayor Thomas M. Menino, City of Boston, proudly announce their new status as Resident Company of The Strand Theatre. The 2013-14 season features Andrew Lippa’s LITTLE PRINCESS (November 21 – December 8, 2013) and Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA (April 24 – May 11, 2014). For ticket on sale date and more show information visit http://www.fiddleheadtheatre.com.
“I’m delighted Fiddlehead Theatre Company’s 2013–14 season will be as Resident Company Of The Strand Theatre, especially following the success of RAGTIME,” Mayor Menino said. “The City invests in The Strand because we recognize that it is an irreplaceable part of Dorchester’s community and culture.”
According to Fiddlehead Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Meg Fofonoff, “Fiddlehead Theatre Company is proud to be Resident Company of The Strand Theatre. We look forward to collaborating with Dorchester and the City of Boston in ‘Building Community Through the Arts.’ RAGTIME was just the beginning of our journey. We look forward to the Strand being our home for both next year’s musicals and for many years to come. Thank you Mayor Menino and Chris Cook for making this possible.”
“Fiddlehead Theatre Company is dedicated to bringing quality theater and theater education to the Greater Boston area. We choose classic and new plays and musicals that can enrich people’s lives with the beauty of music and story.
“At the same time we strive to find theater that can touch on the issues of today and help us all in making the world the better place. We also aim to challenge the thinking of our actors and audiences alike. Most of all we want our audiences to leave uplifted, touched, energized and renewed.
“The mission of the Strand Theatre is to serve as a cultural and educational resource to artists and audiences regardless of race or cultural background, age, ability, gender, economic level, or sexual orientation. Central to the Strand’s mission is the development and implementation of youth arts educations programs. The Strand Theatre has a special commitment to the surrounding communities of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.”