In the News

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Calling alum Eleri Ward (B.F.A. '17, musical theater) “a preternaturally gifted young singer,” the New York Times praises Keep a Tender Distance, her latest album of indie folk interpretations of Stephen Sondheim songs, for how it captures “the vast, unquenchable longing at the heart of the master’s work.”

Friday, September 9, 2022
Playbill

Boston Conservatory at Berklee was ranked fifth in Playbill's top-10 listing of colleges with the most alumni performing on Broadway during the 2021–2022 season.

Thursday, June 16, 2022
People

Chris Olsen (B.F.A. '21, musical theater) talks exclusively to People about pursuing his long-held passion for acting in The Book of Queer on discovery+: "I feel like I'm just running the craziest marathon and on a runner's high"

Friday, March 25, 2022
Playbill

Kudos to Boston Conservatory alum John Cardoza (B.F.A. '16, musical theater) who will be performing as Daniel LaRusso in the world premiere of 'The Karate Kid–The Musical.'

Monday, March 14, 2022
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe applauds Boston Conservatory student Peli Naomi Woods (B.F.A. '22, musical theater) on her performance as Ti Moune in SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Once on This Island.

Sunday, January 9, 2022
NPR

Boston Conservatory alum Shoba Narayan (B.F.A. '12, musical theater), who is currently performing the role of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin on Broadway, shares how she has committed to bringing her culture and perspective as a South Asian woman to the role of the iconic Disney princess. 

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Forbes

Conservatory alum Eleri Ward (B.F.A. '17, musical theater) talks with Forbes about how posting on TikTok and recording in her closet led to the release of her album A Perfect Little Death with Ghostlight Records.

Sunday, June 6, 2021
Boston Herald

Aaron Patterson (B.F.A. '21, musical theater) will sing the national anthem during the Red Sox's annual Pride Night at Fenway Park.

Friday, May 28, 2021
BroadwayWorld

Eleri Ward (B.F.A. '17, musical theater) will release A Perfect Little Death, the full length debut album from SUF/SOND, on June 4. The album represents a combination of the expansive, unique canon of Stephen Sondheim with the ethereal, melancholic sounds of artist Sufjan Stevens.

Saturday, May 1, 2021
The Boston Globe

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s New England premiere of “TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever" is praised by the Boston Globe for its examination of the history and structures of racism. The production is produced in partnership with Boston Conservatory at Berklee and directed by Assistant Professor of Theater Pascale Florestal.

Sunday, April 18, 2021
Boston Herald

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s upcoming New England premiere of “TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever" is available for streaming starting Friday, April 23. The production is produced in partnership with Boston Conservatory at Berklee and directed by Assistant Professor of Theater Pascale Florestal.

Saturday, April 17, 2021
HuffPost Personal

Nicole Talbot (B.F.A. '24, musical theater) shares her personal experience and advocates for transgender youth to be able to receive gender-affirming, science-based medical care and support.