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    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 early 20th-century Manhattan who earns a living sewing exquisite lingerie for wealthy socialites uptown, and women of ill repute downtown.  When Esther receives a letter from a stranger who is laboring on the Panama ...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

    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

    Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders

    Presented by WBUR 90.9 FM at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 5, 2015

    The NYC-based  variety show, Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders is a favorite of fans and critics alike and has been hailed as “perpetually...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

    Ruby Bresler in Naughty Lessons

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    March 4 - March 6, 2015

    Ruby Besler, 1940’s sex expert, chanteuse, comedienne, and former Vaudeville star, gives ever so polite but eye popping sex advice to her devoted fans, all the while struggling with the...more

    Stranger in the Ex

    Presented by Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club at Loeb Experimental Theater, Cambridge

    February 27 - March 7, 2015

    The Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club presents Stranger in the American Repertory Theater's Loeb Experimental Theater.

    Two strangers sit side by side on a night...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

    Piano Sonatas of Viktor Ullmann: In Concert and Conversation with Jeanne Golan

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 7, 2015

    Viktor Ullmann (1898-1944) was a leading composer of his generation, active in the Romantic Avant-garde. At the peak of his career, he was interned by the Nazis at the concentration camp in...more

    SexyFunTime - a party for your inner kid

    Presented by American Family Happily Institute at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    March 7, 2015

    A funny, sexy date or a place to meet new friends or a new date? Maybe both. Comedy, interactive performance art & immersive theater - inspired by scientific studies - and conducting its own....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 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Produced by the Performing Arts Cener of Framingham KIDS PRODUCTION This recurring event is part of a series. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a one-act musical comedy. The show...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

    Freckleface Strawberry The Musical

    Presented by Riverside Theatre Works at Riverside Theatre Works, Boston

    February 28 - March 8, 2015

    It’s great to be different! Riverside Theatre Works presents Freckleface Strawberry, a family-friendly musical about learning to love yourself. Based on the...more

    TCAN Players present Getting Sara Married

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    "A bright and breezy evening of delightful theatre... It is fun and a great change of pace from the daily news and the rest of the world. Don't miss it!"  - Jacksonville...more

    Love's Labour's Lost - Screening

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the...more

    And Yet We Go On Seven Short Plays by Samuel Beckett Directed by Peter Sampieri

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    February 28 - March 8, 2015

    A mouth floats in darkness. Three heads stand atop three jars to relive past mistakes. Two creatures emerge from sacks to play out a cosmic vaudeville. Enter the...more

    a master class with composer ANDREW LIPPA

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    March 9, 2015

    Composer/lyricist for the Broadway musicals “Big Fish” and “The Addams Family,” as well as the Off Broadway cult hit “jon & jen,” Andrew Lippa will lead a...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

    Badass

    Presented by Sleeping Weazel at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    March 5 - March 14, 2015

    Badass: a high-octane festival featuring new works by theatre greats

    The Tempest (or Bark’s Dream)
    a storm in one act
    written by Kate Snodgrass •...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

    Simon Says: A Dramatized Seance

    Presented by Little Seer Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    February 26 - March 14, 2015

    By Mat Schaffer
    Directed by Myriam Cyr

    Featuring Ken Baltin* Anthony J. Goes* and Brianne Beatrice
    *indicates member of Actor's Equity Association

    For the...more

    Lost in Time, An Inaugural Show by Paradise Lost (A Movement Collective)

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    March 13 - March 14, 2015

    The Multicultural Arts Center welcomes the dance/theatre collaborative, Paradise Lost, for their inaugural show entitled, “Lost in Time” this March! The show will address various...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

    FCT - Old Time Radio This recurring event is part of a series.

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    March 13 - March 15, 2015

    Join Framingham Community Theater's RadioActors as they transport you to the 1940's for a taste (or reminder) of an evening 'round the family radio. The show will combine...more

    Greenland

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Chelsea Theatre Works, Chelsea

    February 20 - March 15, 2015

    Directed by Guest Director Meg Taintor (Whistler in the Dark)

    Governor General's Award for Drama
    NYC Fringe Overall Excellence for Playwriting
    Summerwork's...more

    TCAN Players present: Getting Sara Married

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    March 12 - March 15, 2015

    "A bright and breezy evening of delightful theatre... It is fun and a great change of pace from the daily news and the rest of the world. Don't miss it!"  - Jacksonville...more

    The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    March 7 - March 15, 2015

    Where will Flat Stanley travel next? From Hollywood to Paris to Hawaii and back, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley will take audiences on a whirlwind journey filled with...more

    Marblehead Little Theatre Presents Into The Woods

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    March 6 - March 15, 2015

    Come join us for this beloved Stephen Sondheim piece. Set in a clock tower with steampunk flair, the adaptation of the well known classic is sure to stir up your emotions about parenting,...more

    Reagle Music Theatre, Presents "A Little Bit of Ireland"

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    March 14 - March 15, 2015

    Reagle Music Theatre will bring pure Celtic magic back to the stage for three performances only during St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  Come celebrate St. Pat’s with us during the 17th...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

    Tartuffe

    Presented by Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    March 6 - March 21, 2015

    A classic French satire, this side-splittingly funny story takes place in the home of the wealthy Orgon, where Tartuffe – a fraud and a pious impostor – has insinuated...more

    Revels Spring Sing

    Presented by Revels

    March 21, 2015

    Celebrate the arrival of spring amidst forsythia blossoms and sprigs of green at this joyful family even featuring communal singing, refreshments and springtime entertainments led by Revels music...more

    Opera Adventures at the BPL

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

    March 21, 2015

    Opera Adventures at the Boston Public Library
    Saturday, March 21, 2015 | 3:00pm–4:00pm
    BPL Central Branch, Copley Square—Children’s...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

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