Reviews and Interviews

Check out some of the many reviews and articles about Theatre@First below. If you are a member of the press interested in writing about our organization or reviewing an upcoming show, please email

04-15-2021 — Why this Somerville theater company has thrived this year, despite COVID WickedLocal Somerville (archive)

10-16-2020 — Local theaters struggle, but the show must go onWickedLocal Somerville (archive)

01-15-2020 — Giving@First theater festival produces plays in one dayThe Somerville Times (archive)

12-01-2019 — Elizabeth Hunter, December Artist of the monthSomerville Arts Council (archive)

11-22-2019 — Theatre@First delivers a compelling and haunting HamletThe Sleepless Critic (archive)

11-20-2019 — Theatre@First’s Hamlet delivers passion and punchThe Somerville Times (archive)

03-18-2019 — Apply Anointment Directly to Area: BurningThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

03-12-2019 — Malden's Evelyne Cardella to star in modernized take on Cyrano de BergeracWickedLocal Malden (archive)

03-11-2019 — Waltham resident to star in Burning production in SomervilleWickedLocal Waltham (archive)

08-01-2016 — The Kugel is Your Destiny: You're Killing Me Already!The New England Theatre Geek (archive)

01-06-2016 — 2015 Best Supporting Actress in a Play Nominee: J. Deschene as Lady Bracknell in Theatre@First's The Importance of Being EarnestArtsImpulse (archive)

03-11-2015 — Theatre@First: A Nurturing Arts Organization in the heart of SomervilleThe Somerville Times (archive)

03-04-2015 — Theater@First cleverly presents Agatha Christie’s The MousetrapThe Somerville Times (archive)

03-03-2015 — There Ain’t Nothin’ Like A Dame: The MousetrapThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

2015 — All-Volunteer Theatre Enriches Somerville Arts Scene: Featuring (archive)

08-25-2014 — Banish John Falstaff: Henry the 4thThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

08-09-2014 — Policar on a theatrical journey Wicked Local (archive)

04-06-2014 — Don't Hate The Player: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

03-23-2014 — Theatre@First to perform Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadThe Somerville Times (archive)

01-28-2014 — Older Than Most College Students and Still Relevant: Top GirlsThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

10-20-2013 — Production gets at the heart of bullying — The Boston Globe (archive)

06-25-2013 — Sometimes A Snuggle is Just A Snuggle: The Baltimore WaltzThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

03-18-2013 — Lysistrata: Adorably FilthyThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

09-18-2012 —Theatre@First’s Bent Delights and ShocksMy Entertainment World (archive)

09-14-2012 — Bent, Not BrokenThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

04-02-2012 — Theatre@First Does Pride and PrejudiceArtsImpulse (archive)

03-23-2012 — Pride and Prejudice: Stage Proves a Better Home for the Classic Satire Than FilmThe New England Theatre Geek (archive)

03-22-2012 — Theatre@First's Upcoming Pride and Prejudice AdaptationThe Somerville Times (archive)

10-02-2011 — The Play's The Thing! Community Theater Is Alive And WellThe Wheatley Chronicle (archive)

07-15-2011 — Theatre@First Intimately Stages Equus in SomervilleArtsImpulse (archive)

06-02-2011 — Theatre@First performs EquusThe Somerville Times (archive)

02-24-2010 — Dracula Comes to SomervilleThe Somerville Times (archive)

 03-03-2004 — All the community's a stage for new theatre group — The Somerville Times (archive)