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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


    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

    Copenhagen

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    January 16 - January 31, 2015

    The spirits of Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr and Bohr’s wife Margrethe, meet after their deaths to attempt to answer the question that Margrethe poses in the first line of the play,...more

    National Marionette Theatre presents "Aladdin"

    Presented by The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College at Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover

    January 31, 2015

    The National Marionette Theatre returns with their production of this classic tale of Aladdin and his exciting adventures–thanks to a magic lamp! National Marionette Theatre has charmed...more

    Freedom Bound

    Presented by Hibernian Hall

    January 31, 2015

    Performed by Mad River Theater Works, Freedom Bound uses drama and songs to create characters who emerge from the past to bring the nineteenth-century Underground...more

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret Presents: A Raucous Revival

    Presented by The Midnight Mischief Cabaret at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    January 31, 2015

    Calling all sinners, saints and sojourners!

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret presents: A Raucous Revival!

    Join us at The Davis Square Theatre for an old...more

    8th Grade Field Trip to Washington D.C.

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 24 - January 31, 2015

     This improv show is a hilarious coming of age romp. We join a group of improvisers playing middle school children and their chaperons on their trip to a historical monument in Washington...more

    I'll Leave You With This

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 24 - January 31, 2015

     For two nights in January, check out some awesome stand-up from Boston, NYC, and Philly comedians at ImprovBoston!

    1/24: Kaitlin Buckley hosts Sam Ike, Alejandro Morales...more

    Captain Boycott

    Presented by Bread and Puppet Theater and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    January 28 - February 1, 2015

    In keeping with their long-standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and...more

    Story Slam

    Presented by Tommy Doyles Irish Pub & Restaurant and Tommy Doyles Irish Pub & Restaurant

    February 1, 2015

     Where can you experience a plane crash in the amazon, give birth to quadruplets and get trapped inside your own sleeping bag, all from the safety of your own chair? At a story slam of...more

    Kids' Shows: Gustafer Yellowgold's Show

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 1, 2015

     Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling.

    Since his creation by Morgan Taylor in 2005, Gustafer Yellowgold...more

    Shooting Reality Documentary Workshop

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    January 21 - February 4, 2015

    This documentary basics class will cover how to document reality to tell a story. We'll cover scene selection, short lists, capturing emotion, directing non-actors, how not to disrupt, release...more

    The Camino Experience: Making the Way

    Presented by Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross

    February 4, 2015

     Arts Transcending Borders' first artist-in-residence, Galician bagpiper CRISTINA PATO returns to present a new work-in-progress inspired by the Camino de Santiago and her Galician...more

    Deborah Voigt: Call Me Debbie

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at David Friend Recital Hall, Boston

    February 4, 2015

    Through her stage performances and television appearances, Deborah Voigt is known for the singular power and beauty of her voice. A leading dramatic soprano, she has portrayed some of the iconic...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...more

    Full Moon Story Slam at The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    February 7, 2015

     

    Theme: Crushing  (developing and nurturing an intense crush on someone)

     

    The Story Slam is our chance to gather friends...more

    Edgar Allan Poe: Master of the Macabre

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    February 7, 2015

     Shows at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
    Born in Boston in 1809, Poe ranks among the great American authors. Historian Rob Velella brings Poe to life in a one-man presentation with readings,...more

    Uncommon Women and Others

    Presented by Emerson Stage 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

    Before there was Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson, there was Roland Hayes – the first world-renowned African-American classical vocalist. Born the son of a slave in Georgia, Roland...more

    Stuart Little The Musical

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    January 31 - February 8, 2015

    It’s the story of the little mouse with a big personality and a big sense of adventure! Experience this classic tale based on the book by E.B. White on stage at BCT in this fun and engaging...more

    Hansel and Gretel

    Presented by Harvard College Opera Society at Agassiz Theater, Cambridge

    February 4 - February 8, 2015

     When Hansel and Gretel are sent to the forest by their mother to pick strawberries, little do they know that they are about to enter the haunted world of witches and fairies. With music by...more

    Big Joe the Storyteller at JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    February 8, 2015

    Hailed as “one of the best in the business” by the Boston Globe, Big Joe has been entertaining children and families since 1998 with his exciting storytelling show. Enjoy Big Joe the...more

    Kids' Shows: Artbarn presents: Musings at the Museum

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 8, 2015

    "Musings at the Museum" follows the story of three young school groups as they embark on what they think will be a boring field trip to their local museum.

    Once they arrive, they...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by Watertown Children's Theatre and Arsenal Center for the Arts at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    February 6 - February 8, 2015

     A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare, adapted by Deidre Purcell for Watertown Children's Theatre on February 6 at 7 pm, February 7 at 1 pm and 7 pm, February 8 at 1 pm....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

    Teenager with Dyslexia Topic of Play

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

    February 9, 2015

    A teenage boy dealing with dyslexia is the focus of a one-man play at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Monday, February 9 at 7:30pm. In Never Ever...more

    Israeli Stage presents Never Ever Ever

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

    February 9, 2015

    This touching portrayal of a teenage boy dealing with dyslexia was the winner of four Israeli Assitej Awards in 2013. Yoni runs away from school, from home, from himself. He runs away the moment...more

    Meet the Author: Emily Arsenault with 'What Strange Creatures'

    Presented by Weymouth Public Libraries

    February 12, 2015

     Join us for an evening with Emily Arsenault, author of What Strange Creatures.

    Following Emily's reading, guests are invited to stay for refreshments and have their book...more

    AcousticaElectronica

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

    February 13, 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 theater with...more

    NEMPAC Presents: AMORE - Valentine Opera Concert

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    February 13, 2015

    Amore, l'amour, Liebe, love… Transcending love in all languages is music. For the 4th year, the Amore concert highlights the passion, the pain, and the joy of love with repertoire...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

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...more

    Centennial Performance: Valentine’s Day with the Davenports

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    February 14, 2015

     The touching 1820s courtship of Jonathan Dodge Wheeler and Elisabeth Davenport blossoms back to life in a staged reading of the young couple’s love story during this special Saint...more

    "Monkey Makes Mischief in Heaven" by Margaret Moody of Galapagos Puppets

    Presented by Galapagos Puppets at Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington

    February 14, 2015

     The Chinese Monkey King soars into the heavens and delights in his new job in the Heavenly Peach Garden.  But when he discovers he has been left out of the Jade Emperor’s New Year...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

    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

    Defending the Caveman

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Valentine's Day 2015 brings Defending the Caveman, which holds the record as the longest-running solo play in Broadway history! The wildly popular comedy was written by Rob Becker over...more

    Toying with Science

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

    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

    Lollipops for Breakfast

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 31 - February 16, 2015

    A World Premiere by Bonnie Duncan of They Gotta Be Secret Agents

    An industrious young girl dreams of making the perfect lollipop. She discovers an enchanted cookbook that transports...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

    Ooey Gooey!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 17 - February 19, 2015

    A Boston Premiere by Barefoot Puppets

    Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features a mix of famous and funny nursery rhymes...more

    Talk to Strangers

    Presented by Liars & Believers at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 19, 2015

    Do you Talk to Strangers?

    In splintering politics, deep-niche music genres, the solace of twitter and the loneliness of a bus stop, we are all looking for connection – your...more

    JCC Kid's Choice February School Vacation Program

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

    February 16 - February 20, 2015

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

    The Second Girl

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

    January 16 - February 21, 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

    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

    Spring Festival Chunjie: Chinese New Year Traditional Dance and Music

    Presented by WE-Contact, Inc. at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    February 21, 2015

    Spring Festival ?? Chunjie invites you to join dancers, musicians, Chinese opera artists from China as well as Boston Chinatown and Chinese community to celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of...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

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