The 'Sound Of Music' Can't Help But Bring A Crowd To Its Feet

Friday, May 4, 2018 The ARTery

The ARTery’s review of The Sound of Music’s national tour praises alumna Lauren Kidwell (M.F.A. '14, musical theater), who “brings to it a voice as large as those looming Alps” in her role as Mother Abbess.

Boston Conservatory Alum Returns in Sound of Music National Tour

Monday, April 30, 2018 Boston Magazine

Alumna Lauren Kidwell (M.F.A. '14, musical theater) discusses how her impulsive decision to audition for the M.F.A. in musical theater at Boston Conservatory changed her life and steered her toward a path of stage performance. Kidwell is now playing Mother Abbess in the national tour of The Sound of Music.

'Sound of Music' star talks about climbing every mountain

Thursday, April 26, 2018 The Boston Globe

Alumna Lauren Kidwell (M.F.A. '14, musical theater), who is currently on tour as Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music, stopped by the Conservatory’s Zack Box Theater to speak to students about her professional experience and finding herself as an artist.  


A Rose Out of Concrete

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 The Bay State Banner

The Bay State Banner highlights the world premiere of “A Rose Out of Concrete,” which was performed at the Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert: Limitless. The project was a collaboration between pop icon Nona Hendryx, music producer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Hank Shocklee, and Boston Conservatory hip-hop instructor Duane Lee Holland Jr.

A New Orleans-infused ‘Wiz’ is easing on down the road

Thursday, April 12, 2018 The Boston Globe

Conservatory students and alumni—Steven Martin (M.M. '07, voice), Yewande Odetoyinbo (M.F.A. '18, musical theater), Salome Smith (M.F.A. '18, musical theater), and Lance-Patrick Strickland (M.F.A. '18, musical theater) will be performing in Lyric Stage Company's production of The Wiz, opening May 19.

Lynnfield Brothers Living 'The Dream'

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Alumni Anthony Freda (M.M. '82, composition) and Joseph Freda (associate alumnus '77, guitar)—brothers who also attended Berklee College of Music—fulfill a lifelong dream of presenting a program of original and familiar works together in their concert The Dream.

Linda Mercer-Botelho ‘Making It Happen’ for 35 Years

Friday, March 30, 2018 Wicked Local

Associate alumna Linda Mercer-Botelho (B.F.A. '82, contemporary dance) is celebrating the 35th anniversary of founding On Stage Academy of Performing Arts. The former New England Patriots cheerleader and dedicated teacher discusses her passion for dance and the unlikelihood of her retiring soon.