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Please join the Burlington Players for a Virtual Panel 
BEING AN ALLY TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLE (LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS) 
with CLAUDIA A. FOX TREE & ALLIES
 
WHEN: TUESDAY JUNE 15th, 2021
TIME: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
WHERE: ZOOM 
ASL Interpreter: Kim Dyer
Moderator: Johnny Cole
 
Please join the Burlington Players as we welcome Claudia A. Fox Tree and Allies for this special virtual panel. As theaters, businesses, and organizations begin to realize the importance of this practice, the information in this session will be an invaluable tool. Claudia and Allies will be speaking about their personal experiences. The discussion will be around how we can be better allies to Indigenous people and the use and purpose of Tribal Land Acknowledgements. As theaters, businesses, and organizations begin to realize the importance of this practice. The information in this session will be an invaluable tool. Participants will have the ability to ask questions (if they choose).  For any further questions, contact Outreach Director Jason Hair-Wynn at Jason@BurlingtonPlayers.com. Click here to find biographies of Claudia and those who will be presenting on the panel. SEE YOU THERE!!


LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Community Theater Company of Burlington (Burlington Players) resides on the ancestral and unceded lands of the Massachusett people, and unceded, unsurrendered Pawtucket territory of the Pennacook.    We honor these communities and the elders of these nations—past, present, and future—whose practices and spiritualities are tied to the land. Click here to read more.

Burlington Players Season Selection 

These three shows will join  The Bridges of Madison County   to complete our next season 

Thank you! We hope to see you there! 


Love/Sick
by John Cariani
2-9 m/w
A darker cousin to Almost, Maine, John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute romp explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, LOVE/SICK is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone. 
 
    
 
Paint Night
by Carey Crim
0m, 6w
Six women get together for a much needed girls’ night out. The plan is to eat, drink and create works of art at a local Paint and Sip night. But as the alcohol flows (and truths and insecurities are revealed) six carefully curated lives begin to show their cracks. PAINT NIGHT is about what happens when we let shed our Instagram #blessed lives and get hilariously and heartbreakingly real.
 
  
 
The Copper Children
by Karen Zacharias
4+m, 5+w
THE COPPER CHILDREN tells the story of possibly one of the largest single kidnapping cases in U.S. history; in which Irish immigrant children were removed from New York City and transported via orphan trains to Arizona to be adopted by Mexican American mining families who had suffered infertility and stillbirths as a result of air and water pollution from copper mining. While the Mexican American families were initially selected because they were Catholic, they were deemed unsuitable and the Irish children were instead placed with white, Protestant families. THE COPPER CHILDREN takes a sharp look at the collision of good intentions and bad behavior, blending humor, tragedy, joy and unsentimental social commentary.
 
 
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Thanks to the Play Reading Committee: Katie Gluck, Lali Haines, Kristin Hughes, Jon Nuquist, Alicia O'Dwyer, and Phyllis Uloth .

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Congratulations to the Burlington Players Recognized with EMACT DASH Awards

2019 - 2020 DASH OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

Due to the pandemic-shortened season this year, EMACT suspended our usual nomination process and Gala, and instead on August 22 honored the top 3-6 highest scoring performers and designers with Outstanding Achievement Awards

SUPPORTING ACTRESS (PLAY)

Danielle Wehner, The Hollow The Burlington Players

SET DRESSING (PLAY)

Alex Rohall, Kristin Hughes, Hugh Thompson, Allison Walters-Short, The Hollow Burlington Players

SOUND DESIGN (PLAY)

Nicole Sparks, The Hollow The Burlington Players

Michael Shannon, 20th Century Blues The Burlington Players

LIGHTING DESIGN (PLAY)

Hugh Thompson, The Hollow The Burlington Players

Hugh Thompson, 20th Century Blues The Burlington Players

MAKE-UP & HAIR DESIGN (PLAY)

Jeanne Callinan, The Hollow The Burlington Players

COSTUME DESIGN (PLAY)

Tracy Sullivan & Maddie Sparks, The Hollow The Burlington Players

PROP COORDINATION (PLAY)

Alex Rohall, The Hollow The Burlington Players

STAGE MANAGEMENT (PLAY)

David Dooks, 20th Century Blues - The Burlington Players

Alison Walters-Short, The Hollow - The Burlington Players

ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE (PLAY)

Cast of The Hollow - The Burlington Players

PRODUCTION (PLAY)

The Hollow - The Burlington Players

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A Note to Our Community

The Burlington Players stand by the black and brown communities in Massachusetts, throughout the country, and around the world. As artists, we have a platform and a voice that can speak out against injustice. As an arts organization, we as a board are meeting (virtually) to discuss what we can do as an organization and changes we need to make to our structure as a community theater. We pledge to learn, listen, and take actions that are within our means and will share that with our community in the coming weeks. We pledge to do our part and acknowledge our responsibility within the arts and in our hearts. Black Lives Matter. Our organization will not be silent to injustices.

The Burlington Players Board of Directors

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COVID-19 Announcement

 After reviewing the current information about the COVID-19 global pandemic, CDC, state, and local guidance about safety precautions, and credible predictions of a resurgence, the Board of Directors of the Burlington Players have decided to cancel our 2020-21 season.  We would love nothing better than to be back rehearsing and performing for the community that has been so loyal and supportive, but we just can’t guarantee the health and safety of the audience, cast, and crew; and that is the bottom line.  We have seen other community theaters in our area make similar heart-breaking decisions and we continue monitoring conditions together to determine when we can reopen, with new protocols in place to protect health and safety. We are also trying to look at this downtime as an opportunity to make improvements to the theater that will benefit everyone.

Thank you and we look forward to the day when we see you at the Park Playhouse.

Stay Safe... We want to see you at our next show.

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 Mailing Address

The Burlington Players
P.O. Box 433
Burlington  MA 01803

contact us: info@burlingtonplayers.com

Performance Space

The Park Playhouse
One Edgemere Avenue
Burlington MA 01803
781-229-2649