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Peter and the Starcatcher: This Year’s Junior Play

Each winter, RL’s youngest, budding actors and crew—from Class VI through Class IV—come together with their girls’ school counterparts for the production of the annual Junior Play. On March 1, Peter and the Starcatcher opened with magic and adventure, and with much laughter from a delighted audience. Director Paul Valley described the play as not […]

“It Can’t Happen Here” is this Fall’s Senior Play

On November 16 and 17, RL’s thespians performed this year’s Senior Play, “It Can’t Happen Here,” based on the 1935 semi-satirical novel by Sinclair Lewis. Published during the rise of fascism in Europe, the story follows the ascent of Buzz Windrip, a charismatic and power-hungry politician who is elected President of the United States on […]

American Shakespeare Center Performs Antigone in Smith Theater

On October 15, Roxbury Latin boys and faculty enjoyed a performance by one of our nation’s most respected touring theater troupes, the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour. This performance, part of the troupe’s six-month national tour, was brought to RL thanks to the Claire Berman Artist-in-Residence Fund, established in 2005 by Ethan Berman ’79 […]

Roxbury Latin and Winsor students stage “Oliver!”

Over Friday and Saturday evenings, 4 & 5 May, the combined efforts of Roxbury Latin and Winsor students presented the musical “Oliver!” in RL’s Smith Theater. The musical is based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens in which Oliver, a nine-year-old orphan, escapes from the workhouse and makes his way to London, where the “Artful Dodger” hooks him for Fagin’s […]