Special Events

The Wheelock Family Theatre holds a variety of special events throughout the year—celebrating key holidays, important milestones and influential people. Check back often as we add new events, including those for our current season.

Upcoming Events

The Belle of Amherst

The Belle of Amherst


Please join us! Jane Staab returns to WFT in The Belle of Amherst for two 7:30 pm benefit performances: Friday, June 3, 2016 and Monday, June 6, 2016.

Proceeds to benefit Wheelock Family Theatre.

Jane Staab as the revered poet and literary legend Emily Dickinson Directed by Susan Kosoff, ‘65/’75MS First performed on the Wheelock Family Theatre stage in 1983, this production is the Broadway version for which Julie Harris won a Tony.

The one-woman play is a living biography of Dickinson from 1845 at age 15 to 1883 at age 53. Meet her, come into her home and life, gain insight into the driving forces behind her work.

Tickets: $10 - $35 • Additional contributions are welcome.

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For Our 2015-2016 Season

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