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    Muckrakers

    Presented by New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    January 10 - February 1, 2015

    A young activist hosts a famous political journalist/hacker in her apartment. What follows is an evening full of rich debate over who has the right to information, how much the public needs to know, and the consequences of power. Dynamics shift when secrets are revealed and each discovers that there is always a price to pay for privacy. In the wake of controversy surrounding WikiLeaks and NSA whistle-blower ...more


    Stratford Shakespeare Festival: King Lear

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 25, 2015

    An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he doesn't expect. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very...more

    Bill Brett Retrospective, Lecture, and Signing

    Presented by New England Mobile Book Fair

    February 25, 2015

    At 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 25th we will be celebrating Boston by hosting a retrospective of Bill Brett's unparalleled career as Boston's preeminent photographer. He...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - February 28, 2015

    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

    Wit

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 20 - February 28, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance, the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, presents Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama,...more

    Corey Holcomb

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 28, 2015

    Corey hit his first open mic in 1992 when Adele Givens called him to the stage. He was a smashing success and has been a full-time comedian ever since. He has taken top honors at the Miller...more

    Fufu & Oreos

    Presented by Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 6 - February 28, 2015

    In FuFu & Oreos, a 20-something "multiculti" navigates her Nigerian heritage, her American lifestyle, and the loaded promise of Prozac. This tell-all solo...more

    AFD Theatre Auditions for "Quartet" Feb. 26 and 28

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama

    February 26 - February 28, 2015

    AUDITION NOTICE
    Arlington Friends of the Drama
    QUARTET
    By Ronald Harwood
    Directed by Dayle Ballentine

    Auditions will be...more

    The Desk Set by William Marchant

    Presented by Concord Players at 51 Walden, Concord

    February 13 - February 28, 2015

     The Concord Players warm up the winter with the sassy comedy, The Desk Set, by William Marchant. It’s 1950’s Manhattan and the whip-smart reference librarians of the...more

    Kids' Shows: Tanglewood Marionettes present Hansel and Gretel

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 28, 2015

     Hansel and Gretel is based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, and features melodies from the Humperdinck opera.

    The colorful set is in the shape of a giant story book;...more

    PATIENCE

    Presented by Sudbury Savoyards at Lincoln-Sudbury H.S. Aud., Sudbury

    February 19 - February 28, 2015

    The Sudbury Savoyards present Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience", or "Bunthorne's Bride" February 19 -28 at the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in...more

    Mother Hicks

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    By Suzan L. Zeder
    Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian

    Southern...more

    Uncle Jack

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    February 12 - March 1, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre present this Boston University New Play Initiative production, a comedy of Chekhovian proportions! In this...more

    Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    January 23 - March 1, 2015

    Set during the Civil War, this explosively powerful new drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks follows a slave, Hero, from West Texas to the Confederate battlefield. Inspired in part by...more

    Albatross

    Presented by The Poets' Theatre at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    February 13 - March 1, 2015

    Albatross is bold new adaptation of one of the greatest poems ever written, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  Written by Matthew Spangler...more

    King of the Schnorrers

    Presented by New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Charles Mosesian Theater, Watertown

    February 7 - March 1, 2015

    Based on a famous Israel Zangwill play, Robert Brustein’s King of the Schnorrers is a comedy with music, set on Manhattan’s Second Avenue. A wily Sephardic actor named Da Costa,...more

    The Singing Turtle

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Encounter the art, music, and theatrical styles of Japan in this charming folk tale about friendship and generosity....more

    Sixty Miles to Silver Lake

    Presented by Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 7 - March 1, 2015

    A lifetime can pass in the sixty miles between a boy's soccer practice and his father's new apartment. In this 90-minute dramatic comedy, we pile in for a car ride with characters Ky and...more

    Lollipops for Breakfast

    Presented by The Charlestown Working Theater

    February 28 - March 1, 2015

    Charlestown Working Theater presents a new performance for families created and performed by Bonnie Duncan of They Gotta Be Secret Agents. Lollipops for Breakfast is a wildly...more

    COLLABORATION An evening of new plays written by Newburyport’s finest Weekend Writers.

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    February 27 - March 1, 2015

     

    An exciting collection of drama and comedy written, performed, and directed by a very talented group’, says Marc Clopton, Executive Director of TASN, ‘providing an...more

    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 6, 2015

    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

    The Big Meal

    Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    February 13 - March 7, 2015

    Set in a quintessential American restaurant, entire lives whiz by for a modern family whose life and loves are short-order fare. From birth to that inevitable last course – and every...more

    SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

    at Lynn Memorial Auditorium, Lynn

    March 7, 2015

    It’s time for the steamy book that created a world sensation to get SPANKED! SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new musical that brings the naughty fun of the...more

    Kids' Shows: Little Groove

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 7, 2015

     Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a real interactive music experience with your child. The show is designed for children 8 and under. Children will have fun using real instruments such...more

    Oceanside

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    February 12 - March 8, 2015

    The past never lets go. Gwen thought she had successfully walked away from her troubled past. But then her ex-husband returns with news of their grown daughter’s disappearance and with him...more

    I Love Lucy: Live On Stage

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    I Love Lucy: Live On Stage is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! America’s favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel...more

    Raccoon Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 5 - March 8, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Journey deep into the forest with the trickster Ring-Around-His-Tail Raccoon as your...more

    The Pajama Game

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    March 5 - March 8, 2015

    The dangers of a workplace romance are explored to hysterical effect in this 1954 romantic comedy. Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new...more

    Mother Goose at Rosecliff

    Presented by Island Moving Co.

    March 7 - March 8, 2015

     Mother Goose at Rosecliff ia a ballet designed as a treat for kids of all ages, adults too! Join Mother Goose as she recounts the wonderful playful rhymes and see them danced by Island...more

    National Theatre Live in HD: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 12, 2015

    Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo...more

    Where I Live/Là où j’habite

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 11 - March 13, 2015

    by Des mots d'la dynamite

    Montréal's acclaimed "Words of Dynamite" theater company...more

    ROSSINI: La Donna del Lago

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by...more

    Princess Ivona

    Presented by '62 Center Theatre for Performing Arts at Williams College '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williamstown

    March 12 - March 14, 2015

    In this dark humor comedy, two different societies drastically collide: traditional and unconventional. The theme of the play highlights the comparison between those devoted to empty platitudes,...more

    Intimate Apparel

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

    February 13 - March 14, 2015

    From the author of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Intimate Apparel is a loving and evocative portrait of Esther, an independent but lonely African American seamstress in...more

    The Blindfolded Mad Man with Mentalist Christopher Grace

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    February 28 - March 14, 2015

    Christopher Grace is a world-touring mentalist and mind reader. In this seventy-five-minute, intense mind reading performance, he will read your minds, describe your thoughts and tell you...more

    Tristan & Yseult

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    March 5 - March 15, 2015

    Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult elevates this classic love triangle to epic proportions – complete with forbidden desires, broken hearts and tender truths. This innovative tale...more

    Forged in the Stars

    Presented by Pontine Theatre at Great Lawn at Jamaica Pond, Boston

    March 13 - March 15, 2015

    In 2008, NASA commissioned Jay O’Callahan to create a story to celebrate the agency’s 50th anniversary. The resulting work, Forged in the Stars, features the stories of three...more

    The Way of Water

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    March 12 - March 15, 2015

    By Caridad Svich
    Directed by Robert Walsh

    While the headlines have faded, the effects of the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico still run deep. Explore this crisis through the...more

    Sherlock Jr. featuring Buster Keaton

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers...more

    Rumplestiltskin

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 14 - March 15, 2015

    by Dream Tale Puppets

    A beloved European folk tale comes to life in this whimsical production created by Polish master puppeteer Jacek Zuzanski. Rumpelstilskin tells the story...more

    The Hopey Changey Thing

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    February 26 - March 15, 2015

    It’s Election Day 2010, and the Apple family gathers for dinner in their childhood home in upstate New York. On the menu is a discussion of everything from Sarah Palin to the best way to...more

    Greenland by Nicolas Billon

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Chelsea Theatre Works, Chelsea

    February 20 - March 15, 2015

     "Greenland" by Nicolas Billon
    with Guest Director Meg Taintor (Whistler in the Dark) Governor General's Award for Drama
    NYC Fringe Overall Excellence for...more

    In Our Name: A Play of the Torture Years

    Presented by Northeastern University School of Law at Northeastern University Blackman Auditorium , Ell Hall, Boston

    March 19, 2015

    In Our Name: A Play of the Torture Years depicts how and why the nation found itself brutally treating the men it detained — some with good reason, some with stunning caprice —...more

    The Golden Girls LIVE: The Lost Reunion Episode

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Jacques Underground, Boston

    January 9 - March 21, 2015

    Audiences loved the long-running NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, tuning in weekly to laugh at the often bawdy antics and hilarious quips of geriatric roomies Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. The...more

    Golden Dragon Acrobats

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    March 21, 2015

    Cirque Zíva is sure to entertain, delight, and keep audiences of all ages on the edge of their seats. Performed by the internationally celebrated Golden Dragon Acrobats from Hebei...more

    Dinner-Theater Gala

    Presented by Harvard Schools Trust at Bromfield School, Harvard

    March 21, 2015

      The Harvard Schools Trust is pleased to announce its largest annual event, the 26t Annual Spring Dinner-Theater Gala to be held Saturday, March 21, 2015. The Gala will begin at 6:00 p.m....more

    The Taste of Sunrise

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    The Taste of Sunrise takes place in the mind and memory of Tuc, from the fever dreams of his childhood that took his hearing, to the language that he shares with his father of the natural...more

    Curious George

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    March 22, 2015

    Theatreworks USA presents a delightful new musical based on the adventures of the inquisitive,
    lovable, little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS...more

    Katya Kabanova

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    Music by Leoš Janácek | Libretto by Francesco Vincenc Cervinka
    Sung in an English translation by Norman Tucker

    Performed for the first time in BLO’s history,...more

    The Amish Project

    Presented by New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    March 7 - March 22, 2015

    Called “a remarkable piece of writing” by The New York Times and “unique, uplifting, and unforgettable” by Chicago Theatre Beat, this powerful and poetic...more

    Claiming the Space: A Play Fest of Women’s Voices.

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

     

    The Actors Studio of Newburyport Presents

     

    Claiming the Space: A Play Fest of Women’s...more

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