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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


    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon and toUch performance art at OBERON, Cambridge

    October 3, 2014 - January 9, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theatre with...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and toUch performance art at OBERON, Cambridge

    November 14, 2014 - January 9, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and...more

    Million Dollar Quartet

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

    January 9 - January 11, 2015

    MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony® award-­?winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll...more

    MidSummer by David Greig

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Chelsea Theatre Works, Chelsea

    December 26, 2014 - January 11, 2015

    "A warm-hearted, beautifully sculpted musical romantic comedy." -The Scotsman

    It's raining. Bob's a failing car salesman on the fringes of the city's...more

    Musical Theatre Discovery

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    October 17, 2014 - January 16, 2015

    Fridays at 3:30pm
    Starts Friday, 10/17
    Ages 7-12
    Instructor: Jenna Lea Scott

    Musical Theatre Discovery is an interactive, dynamic class for students interested in being...more

    LEHÁR: The Merry Widow

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 17, 2015

    The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and...more

    Sweeney Todd - In Concert/ Woodland Fundraiser

    Presented by Woodland Theatre Company

    January 17, 2015

    Help keep the arts alive in the Metro West area by supporting WTC in our fundraising efforts! This once-a-year special evening includes door prizes, raffles, a silent auction, and live,...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Re-Broadcast::The Merry Widow

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 17, 2015

    Andrew Davis; Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Alek Shrader, Thomas Allen
    Susan Stroman (Production); Julian Crouch (Set Designer); William Ivey Long (Costume...more

    Annual Comedy Night at JCC in Newton

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

    January 17, 2015

    Comedians Tony V, Dan Naturman and Dan Crohn headline the annual comedy cabaret at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Saturday, January 17 at 8pm....more

    Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend

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

    January 16 - January 18, 2015

    No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    January 9 - January 18, 2015

     

    Based on the book, Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl, this play was first produced on Broadway in 1955. The Diary of Anne Frank won the Tony Award for Best Play that year and...more

    AFD Theatre Presents “Good People” Jan. 9-19

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama

    January 9 - January 18, 2015

    Arlington Friends of the Drama presents “Good People” at the theatre’s location on 22 Academy Street in Arlington, MA. Show dates are January 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 8 PM and...more

    Ivy + Bean, The Musical!

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

    January 19, 2015

    Enjoy a presentation of Ivy + Bean, The Musical! based on New York Times best-selling children’s books series by author Annie Barrows and illustrator Sophie Blackhall. The popular series...more

    Massmouth Story Slam

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 19, 2015

    What is a Story Slam? A story slam is a contest of stories on a set theme by known and undiscovered talent. Themes are posted on our events pages (www.massmouth.org) and story slammers sign up on...more

    National Theatre in HD: Treasure Island

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 22, 2015

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National...more

    In the Heights

    Presented by Boston Arts Academy at Strand Theatre, Boston

    January 23 - January 24, 2015

    In the Heights is a Tony Award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a community in New York City. The Heights is home to a diverse mix of people from many Latin cultures. The...more

    Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, “have no business being together...more

    Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester

    January 21 - January 25, 2015

    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

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    OFFENBACH: Les Contes d’Hoffmann

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 31, 2015

    The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production....more

    Murder Most Medieval

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 13, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The world famous Mystery Café cordially invites you to attend a Medieval banquet in honor of Sir Lancelittle’s return to court! Party like it’s 1399 with a zany cast of...more

    The Best Brothers

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell

    January 8 - February 1, 2015

    When Kyle and Hamilton Best’s mother dies in a bizarre accident at a gay pride parade, the two brothers try to find common ground – often failing with hilarious results. They bicker...more

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    January 2 - February 1, 2015

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup from master of comedy Christopher Durang (Betty's Summer Vacation), Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their...more

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 7 - February 1, 2015

    Society is going to hell in a handbasket. Duke Vincentio figures the best way to rectifty a bad situation is to remove himself and put the government into the hands of the one person who can...more

    Virginia Woolf's Orlando

    Presented by Wellesley Summer Theatre Company at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    January 8 - February 2, 2015

    In this blithe and passionate adaptation of the 1928 gender flipping Virginia Woolf novel, transformation and identity is magically explored. Ruhl writes and Woolf soars, with both women writers...more

    Woolf's Orlando

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    January 8 - February 2, 2015

     Woolf’s ORLANDO by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Nora Hussey and performed by Wellesley Summer Theatre Company. WSTC is the professional Equity company in residence at Wellesley College. The...more

    A Future Perfect

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    January 9 - February 7, 2015

    Claire and Max find their values put to the test when bestfriends Alex and Elena announce they are having a baby. Claire is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, while her husband Max is a...more

    Winter Panto 2015: KerPlop! The Tale of the Frog Prince

    Presented by imaginary beasts and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    January 17 - February 7, 2015

    imaginary beasts bound into town this January with a ribbiting tale of wonder when they refashion another classic fairy tale into a fantasy of amphibious proportions.

    The Book of Oracles...more

    Uncommon Women and Others

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    February 5 - February 8, 2015

    By Wendy Wasserstein
    Directed by Maureen Shea

    Six years after graduation, seven women meet for...more

    Breath & Imagination

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center, Boston

    January 27 - February 8, 2015

    From the author of Emergency and Knock Knock comes a musical tale of faith, hope and family. Before Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson, there was Roland Hayes—the first...more

    New England Utopia: Transcendental Communities

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    February 6 - February 9, 2015

    Presented as a cafe evening with informal seating and tasty refreshments, this program by Pontine’s artistic directors features scenes from their original production The Common Heart...more

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Iolanta, BARTÓK: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 14, 2015

    On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of...more

    Green Porno, Live on Stage

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Iconic actress Isabella Rossellini teams up with legendary screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière to present Green Porno, Live On Stage, a hysterical and eye-opening zoology lesson on the...more

    Flashdance The Musical

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

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable...more

    Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    February 12 - February 15, 2015

    When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical! Join our favorite Martian and discover how to get a little "piece" on Earth.

    "A hilarious...more

    Defending the Caveman

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

     Valentine's Day 2015 at the Regent Theatre brings "Defending the Caveman," which holds the record as the longest running solo play in Broadway history! A hilariously insightful...more

    Motown The Musical

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House, Boston

    January 27 - February 15, 2015

    It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry...more

    Toying with Science

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

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

    The Second Girl

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    January 16 - February 18, 2015

    With Eugene O'Neill's classic Long Day's Journey into Night as a backdrop, The Second Girl is set in the downstairs world of the Tyrone family kitchen in August 1912. Two...more

    National Theatre Live: Treasure Island

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 19, 2015

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National...more

    Curtain Call Behind the Scenes 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 17 - February 21, 2015

    Curtain Call: BTS is a five-day musical theatre program, taught by Lindsay Albert and Jenna Lea Scott, designed to introduce young students to the stage. Students will sing, dance,...more

    The Wiz

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    February 13 - February 22, 2015

    The funky, modern re-telling of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum won 7 Tony awards.  This Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a...more

    Angels in America

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    Based on the award-winning play by Tony Kushner, the operatic version of Angels in America is a story about the human experince, touching on relationships, love, loss, cowardice,...more

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    January 30 - February 22, 2015

    An original adaptation influenced by Japanese traditions of Kabuki, Noh, and Bunraku puppetry, Pinocchio will surprise and delight audiences of all ages. Mystical creatures, live musicians,...more

    U R a Star! Voice Workshop 12-18 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 21 - February 22, 2015

    The U R a Star Voice Workshop is a two-day intensive, taught by Carola Emrich-Fisher and Katie Seiler, which will culminate in a performance on Sunday afternoon at 3:00pm. Participants will...more

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...more

    Peter and the Wolf along with Hansel and Gretel: Classic Tales Told Through Music and Dance

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

    February 25, 2015

    Hansel and Gretel tells the story of a brother and sister who save themselves by outwitting a witch. Composed by Rhode Island native Larry Bell, this ballet transforms the well known...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

    Margaret Edson's 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

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