5 Things To Do This Week – 05/18/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 05/18/22

Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |

*Starting on Thursday, May 19th at 7:30 p.m. Theater Ink will perform ABBA’s hit musical Mamma Mia! live on stage. Stream online or attend in person at the Lasker Auditorium at Newton North High School to catch this hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. Tickets are available here for this “jukebox rom-com.” 

*New Rep’s New Voices Theatre Festival starts Saturday, May 21, and runs through Saturday, May 28 with various show dates and times. Each twenty-minute play brings to life work written and performed by artists whose work has not been seen on the New Repertory stage. The festival centers on underrepresented voices by sharing stories directed by Jaime Carrillo, Inés De La Cruz, and Naomi Ibasitas. Each two-person cast will bring these stories to life in the intimate Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts. Come hear what these New Voices have to say.

*For over 30 years, All Newton Music School students have performed in front of their families, friends, and community members at the Music in May Festival. Join them live for this annual treat on Saturday, May 21, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more information visit here to hear some “Music in May.”

*Newton’s beloved annual visual art event showcases the work of 125 artists in 37 locations with Newton Open Studios. Celebrating its 25th year of fine arts, creativity, and community engagement Newton Open Studios is one weekend only- Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Visit here for a map of this citywide open studio event.

*New Philharmonia Orchestra presents Classics IV New Phil Reawakened on Sunday, May 22, 3:00 p.m. at Brown Middle School with a program of Brahms and Saint-Saëns to celebrate the renewal of spring. Join New Phil as they perform the last show of their 27th season with Newton cellist, Allison Eldredge, known across the globe for her artistry. Secure your tickets here to celebrate and renew with New Phil.

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