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    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

    Presented by The Lyric Stage Company of Boston at The Lyric Stage Company, Boston

    November 21 - December 20, 2014

    A middle-aged Upper-West-Side doctor’s wife is devoted to mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA, and evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions, she’s shaken out of her lethargy by the reappearance of a fascinating and somewhat mysterious childhood friend. Filled with passion and humor, the New York Times called The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife ...more


    The Human Comedy

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    December 12 - December 18, 2014

    With music by Galt MacDermot (Hair) and based on William Saroyan’s novel of the same name, The Human Comedy is a folk opera and coming-of-age tale about small-town life in...more

    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    December 19, 2014

    An open singing event!  If you love Broadway musicals, come sing your favorite Broadway tune with our fabulous accompanist, or just sit in the audience and enjoy the sing-a-long numbers. All...more

    Face Off

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    May 3 - December 20, 2014

    Face Off is the fastest, highest energy competitive improv show in Boston. New England's best comedians battle for your laughter and applause in a comedic duel to the death. Two teams...more

    The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    November 28 - December 20, 2014

    Moonbox Productions opens its fourth season with the delightful and hilarious musical parody The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell. This witty and...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4 - December 20, 2014

    Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to...more

    The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

    Presented by Living Myth Events at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

    Welcome the Winter Solstice with haunting legends of light, evergreen traditions and entertaining tales accompanied by traditional songs and music. Featured stories include the beautiful...more

    Tafuta!: A Young Boy's Search for the True Meaning of Kwanzaa

    Presented by OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center at Roxbury Community College Mainstage Theater, Roxbury

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

    Tafuta! is a high-energy musical theatre play which educates the audiences about the principles of Kwanzaa and why it is a vibrant and important celebration for the African American...more

    13 Things About Ed Carpolotti

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell

    November 28 - December 21, 2014

    Virginia Carpolotti is a devoted widow with loving memories for her recently-deceased husband. Though her love endures, her confidence in him flounders as one shady character after another comes...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    December 5 - December 21, 2014

    Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL tells the tale of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change...more

    A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan

    Presented by WGBH at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

    For this its 12th season, WGBH's A Christmas Celtic Sojourne is exploring the rich music, singing, and dance that crossed over from Ireland and Scotland and to the new world to become...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    "Cinderella" is the classic story of a young woman whose good heart transports her from rags to royalty. Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30”...more

    The Company Theatre Presents Seasonal Classic Musical

    Presented by The Company Theatre

    November 28 - December 21, 2014

     Based on the beloved timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features songs and characters that evoke nostalgia for a traditional holiday filled with family, friends, and frosty...more

    Cariboo Magi

    Presented by Sea Change Theatre Company

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

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    Black Nativity

    Presented by National Center of Afro-American Artists at Paramount Center, Boston

    December 5 - December 21, 2014

    Produced by the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Black Nativity is the joyous account of an historic event that occurred 2,000 years ago. It’s a celebration that tells the...more

    Jesus Christ, it's Christmas!

    Presented by Gold Dust Orphans

    December 4 - December 21, 2014

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, get ready for another rollicking ride through the twisted imaginations of Boston's foremost comedic troupe, the Gold Dust Orphans, as we bring you our...more

    Kwanzaa Celebration: Music, Drumming and Storytelling

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    December 22, 2014

    Millions around the world celebrate Kwanzaa, a joyous celebration of family, community, and culture. It is a holiday that grew out of ancient African "first-fruit" harvest festivals,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The Wright Brothers

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 26, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Simply Chico

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    December 12 - December 26, 2014

    With Ch!co, you never know what you're going to see on stage...hysterical scenes, weird created-on-the-spot games, improvised song parodies, slapstick, wordplay, and combinations of all of...more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    March 1 - December 27, 2014

     The Dinner Detective® is America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated...more

    Murder on Mount Olympus

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 27 - December 27, 2014

    Zeus has called for a grand feast to be held at The Arena on the base of Mount Olympus, and you are invited to join the celebration with Apollo and Aphrodite, Ares and Athena! The Gods are known...more

    Mainstage

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    May 2 - December 27, 2014

    ImprovBoston Mainstage is the cornerstone of comedic talent at ImprovBoston. Showcasing our Freeform style of play, an ever-evolving show, Mainstage is the heart of ImprovBoston. Blending games,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: World of Wonders

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 27, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Stage Time: The Improvised Improv Show for Improvisers

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    November 8 - December 27, 2014

     You want stage time? This is STAGE TIME, the improvised improv show for improvisers. Everybody gets to see a great show, and upper-level and grad improv students can get up onstage, geek out...more

    The Frisky Disco

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    December 6 - December 27, 2014

     The first of four completely improvised soap operas to be presented each Saturday at 11pm. The ensemble will bring characters and relationships you would find in a soap opera with all the...more

    The ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    November 28 - December 27, 2014

     Boston's best writers and performers come together to present a holiday show that unwraps the funny. Give yourself the gift of this laugh-filled musical and comedy spectacular that...more

    The Christmas Revels

    Presented by Revels at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    A holiday tradition returns! The 44th annual Christmas Revels journeys to Victorian England for a joyous theatrical production set in the amazing Crystal Palace originally erected for London's...more

    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Join the Smith family for the holidays as they face leaving their beloved St. Louis home and relocating to New York City. This heart-warming American musical is a celebration of family, home,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The YoYo Show

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 28, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Mr. Punch's Christmas Carol

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 24 - December 28, 2014

    The celebrated hand puppet hero Mr. Punch stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this rollicking retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Scrooge's bad attitude makes everyone around him...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: King Pong

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 29, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    December 19 - December 29, 2014

    Experience a magical Disney fantasy live on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids...more

    Sing-A-Long Sound of Music

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 26 - December 30, 2014

    Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Do you muse over the endless tailoring opportunities for chintz curtains? Have you always wondered what it...more

    The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr, Seuss

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    December 30, 2014

     

     Neverland Theatre & Fooltales present The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr. Seuss
    In their latest interactive show, the Cat in the Hat is...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19 - December 31, 2014

    Discover for yourself why over 8 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation...more

    Harold Night

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    August 6 - December 31, 2014

    Every Wednesday night starting at 730PM and 9:30PM our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, The classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single...more

    Late Nite Catechism: Sister's Christmas Catechism, The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    December 16 - December 31, 2014

    It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17 - December 31, 2014

    OUR SPACE HAS A NEW FACE. Experience Blue Man Group at the newly renovated Charles Playhouse!

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called "visually...more

    The Donkey Show New Year's Eve

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and at OBERON, Cambridge

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in 2015 with "Boston's Best Dance Party" (Boston Magazine)! Dance the night away at OBERON, Harvard Square's hottest destination for theater and nightlife. Enjoy a...more

    New Year's Eve with The Boston Babydolls

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque and Boston Event Works at Chevalier Theatre, Medford

    December 31, 2014

    The Boston Babydolls, New England's award-winningest burlesque troupe, pull out all the stops for a New Year's Eve spectacular! A swirling blend of Times Square, the Moulin Rouge, and the...more

    Beauty and the Beast

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 29, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    A handsome prince of the realm is changed into a hideous beast by an evil enchantment. The only way to reverse the spell is for someone to fall in love with him in spite of his appearance. Will a...more

    THE ICE

    Presented by First Night at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    December 30, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    "THE ICE" features a collection of interactive, family-friendly ice sculptures complemented by live street theater performances.


    JCC Kid's Choice December School Vacation Program

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    December 24, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    From sports and swimming to arts, dance, cooking and rock climbing, kids have their choice of activities at the JCC Kid's Choice December Vacation Program. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC...more

    Intro to Improvisation Workshop

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Ever see an improv show and think, "man, that looks like fun?" It is. Come see for yourself. Every Saturday, one of ImprovBoston's top instructors takes participants of every stripe...more

    The Joshua Show

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 2 - January 4, 2015

    Hailed as "The Ambassador of Joy" and "A Hipster Mr. Rogers," puppeteer Joshua Holden brings audiences a heartwarming story about friendship, confidence, and the value of being...more

    O.P.C.

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    November 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    A new comedy from Eve Ensler, the author of The Vagina Monologues, O.P.C. is an exploration of consumption and politics that asks,...more

    Circo Comedia

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    January 4, 2015

    Get ready for unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts at Circo Comedia starring Jean Saucier & Patrick Côté from Montreal. They will perform acrobatic...more

    Neverland Theatre's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    January 1 - January 4, 2015

     Neverland Theatre’s Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
    Celebrate the New Year with Neverland Theatre as they present this fun 90 minute non-musical version of the children's...more

    Stage & Screen: Vanya on 42nd Street

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    January 5, 2015

    Stage & Screen is a collaboration between the Huntington Theatre Company and the Coolidge that explores the depictions of shared themes in upcoming Huntington productions and acclaimed...more

    Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by Bellydance Evolution and at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 7, 2015

    Celebrating, exploring, and uniting Middle Eastern and Western dance for the 21st century, Bellydance Evolution presents their latest production of Alice in Wonderland. The...more

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