SpeakEasy Stage Company

About SpeakEasy Stage Company

SpeakEasy Stage Company is a non-profit theatre company located in the South End of Boston and is led by award-winning Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault. As the Pavilion Resident Theater for Boston Center for the Arts, SpeakEasy produces 28 weeks of new plays and musicals each season in the Calderwood Pavilion. Since its founding in 1992, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston’s premiere mid-sized theater, consistently winning acclaim for presenting top-quality productions of vital, cutting-edge plays and musicals with top local talent.

SpeakEasy’s mission focuses on selecting work that compels thoughtful conversation, challenges our audience, and inspires social change. We seek to provide access to our programming from all the diverse communities of Boston through a variety of accessibility initiatives. At SpeakEasy, we nourish emerging artists, train future arts leaders, and work to make Boston a city that is sustainable for artists.

SpeakEasy is deeply committed to equity and anti-racism in all aspects of its functioning. A comprehensive Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan can be found at All company staff and board members are working together to facilitate the tasks in this plan.


Arts Administration Intern

May 2020 - August 2020 Boston, MA
“I enjoyed being in discussions about SpeakEasy’s progress in DEI policies, especially during a time when this is a crucial part to company success. The organization and everyone involved was welcoming and helpful and I feel like I learned a lot through my virtual experience.”

Production Management Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Boston, MA
“Everyone at Speakeasy was always willing to answer my questions and provide me with the most possible knowledge I could gain.”
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