Stephen Brophy

Stephen Brophy has written 837 posts for Fenway News Online

Huntington’s Stellar Version of ‘Ma Rainey’ Would Have Done Wilson Proud

by Stephen Brophy I was in such a state of enhanced satisfaction when I left the Huntington Theater Company’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom that I decided that Aeschylus and Sophocles had done the work they did so as to prepare the way for August Wilson. I wouldn’t actually argue that now, but I’m not ashamed […]

As Doors Close (For Now) Marshall’s Farm Stand Thanks Its Customers

Open letter to Fenway customers: When we first came to the Fenway, it was my hope that I would be in the area forever. I had the dream of setting up a farm stand that would add to the community and provide fresh and local produce in the heart of Boston. Today we are excited […]

The ‘Lyric Little Band Box’ Turns 100

by Richard Kiley On April 20, Fenway Park, will celebrate its centennial. Fenway Park was not the first addition to the neighborhood: Symphony Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts were already established institutions in 1912, and if one ventured down Huntington Ave. one would come across “Huntington Ave. Baseball Grounds,” a wooden stadium that […]


By Christina Bivona Local conductor Steven Karidoyanes and the New England Conservatory Youth Symphony had an opportunity most musicians dream of: Performing in Hungary and the Czech Republic on the conservatory’s 2011 Eastern Europe tour last summer. Karidoyanes, a native Bostonian, has been the music director and conductor for the conservatory’s Youth Symphony for the […]

HITS HAPPEN: The Passion That Paved a Path to New Red Sox Anthem ‘At Fenway’

Fenway Park: the beer is pricey and the seats are uncomfortable, but it’s home. The 100-year-old field has hosted some of baseball’s greaest heroes and seen some of its most cinematic moments. Pudge Fisk waving his walk-off homer into fair territory, Ted Williams launching a ball 502 feet into right field. And now the Fenway […]

BU Today – Huntington Theatre Company Turns 30

Walk into Michael Maso’s office and the first thing you notice are the walls. They are covered nearly floor to ceiling with show posters, photographs, and props—all bearing witness to the Huntington Theatre Company’s remarkable 30-year history. One poster commemorates Kate Burton’s performance in Hedda Gabler (2000–2001 season), another Esther Rolle’s in A Raisin in […]

Temporary NSTAR Office at BPL

NStar has opened an information center at the Boston Public Library to provide information to customers affected by last week’s Back Bay power outages… The center will be open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, NStar spokeswoman Caroline Pretyman said. This information is abstracted from a article.

Fires in the Fenway – Where’s the Power?

by Stephen Brophy I read about the fire at TCs on Facebook as I was getting ready to leave MIT for the day. Since TCs is in the building next door to mine, this caused some anxiety. Walking across the bridge at around 5:30pm I felt mildly superior in my knowledge of what had traffic […]

Print Edition – March 2012

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