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    City of Angels

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

    March 27 - May 2, 2015

    Set in the seductive Hollywood of the 1940s, City of Angels chronicles the misadventures of Stine, a disillusioned young novelist attempting to write a screenplay for a tyrannical movie producer. As his marriage falls apart, we follow Stine's film alter ego, the dashing detective Stone, who is haunted by the memory of the girl that got away. With a jazzy, brassy score, City of Angels ...more


    Cendrillon

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

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    Composer: Jules Massenet
    Librettist: Henri Caïn
    Conductor: William Lumpkin
    Stage Director: E. Loren Meeker
    Presented by Boston University College...more

    Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    April 17 - April 19, 2015

    Back by popular demand with an all new line-up of Broadway hits! A smash-hit revue of American musical treasures from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Webber, 101 Years of Broadway...more

    Virginia Woolf's Orlando

    Presented by Bad Habit Productions at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    April 4 - April 19, 2015

    In her stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s gender-bending, period-hopping novel, award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl “is her usual unfailingly elegant, unbeatably witty self, cleverly...more

    My Fair Lady

    Presented by Wellesley Players at Arsenal Center for the Arts Charles Mosesian Theater, Watertown

    April 10 - April 19, 2015

    The story, the songs, the characters -- you know and love them. A Broadway hit when it debuted in 1956, this fan-favorite musical has gone on to win Tony Awards, launch careers, and be adapted...more

    The Mugford Street Players Present "Alphabetical Order"

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    April 2 - April 19, 2015

     MUGFORD STREET PLAYERS PRESENTS ALPHABETICAL ORDER - AN AWARD-WINNING COMEDY OF LOVE AND CHAOS IN THE PRE-DIGITAL AGE.
    Marblehead, MA - Winner of the 1975 Evening Standard Award for...more

    ComedySportz East Coast Tournament

    Presented by New England Fun

    April 17 - April 19, 2015

    Partake in an improv comedy showdown of epic proportions as ComedySportz East Coast cities New York, Philadelphia, Bufffalo and Richmond vie against Boston in an exhibition tournament! ...more

    African Adventure Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    By Crabgrass Puppet Theatre

    Two funny folktales from Africa come to life in this vibrant new production. In "Koi and the Kola Nuts," the...more

    One Hen

    Presented by Roxbury Community College

    April 19, 2015

    Justin Casinghino’s beautifully written music and narrative has been adapted in a Peter and the Wolf style performance designed for the young and the young at heart. Based on the true...more

    The Poetry Grudge Match: House Slam vs. Boston Poetry Slam

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 19, 2015

    To celebrate National Poetry Month, greater Boston's oldest and freshest poetry slam venues will take the stage for big-city bragging rights. Poets from each team will use all the tricks of...more

    Open House

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    April 19, 2015

    Come to our Open House at noon, April 19 to learn all about our upcoming summer line-up of nine plays, see a little video preview from our Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen, and hear other Players...more

    GOD BOX

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

    April 15 - April 19, 2015

    When her daughter dies, Gloria Adelman discovers the unthinkable—that her daughter wasn’t a practicing Jew! Amid Buddhas and Bibles, Gloria searches for clues to her daughter’s...more

    The Hard Problem

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 21, 2015

    Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard...more

    The Story Collider

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 21, 2015

    "The tones balanced stand-up funny and powerfully confessional... The crowd's reactions veered from belly laughs to pin-drop silence." --...more

    The Legend of Banana Kid

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater and at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 21 - April 23, 2015

    April Vacation Week Show
    By Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

    Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers are back in Boston with the inspiring story of a young kid...more

    Tenth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival Opening Ceremony & Dinner With the Authors

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 24, 2015

    The tenth annual Newburyport Literary Festival's Opening Ceremony features journalist and award winning author of The Map Thief Michael Blanding. Dinner With the Authors immediately...more

    Mortified

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    Hailed as a "cultural phenomenon" by NewsWeek and celebrated for years by the likes of This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, & Entertainment...more

    MASCAGNI: Cavalleria Rusticana LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 25, 2015

    Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo...more

    A Night on the Clowns

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Enjoy an evening of comedy, music, magic and silliness featuring some of the best physical comedians and variety artists working today. These entertainers have performed on Broadway, with Cirque...more

    Tenth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival: A Page in Time

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 25, 2015

    Join us for a full day of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature and activities beginning with Coffee with the Poets and ending with the Closing Ceremony. Featured authors...more

    Merrily We Roll Along

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    April 23 - April 25, 2015

    Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
    Book by George Furth
    Based on the original play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
    Orchestrations by...more

    Kimberly Akimbo

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    April 3 - April 25, 2015

    By her 16th birthday, Kimberly looks more like her grandmother than her peers. A teenager with a rare disease that causes her to age several times faster than normal, she's facing the end of...more

    Boston University Allegrettos A Cappella Concert!

    Presented by The Allegrettos

    April 25, 2015

    Do you or your family members love the movie, "Pitch Perfect?" Spend a night of family fun with The Allegrettos, Boston University's premier a cappella group, as we host our...more

    6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage

    Presented by Roxbury Repertory Theater at Roxbury Community College Mainstage Theater, Roxbury

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Roxbury Repertory Theater presents its annual production of "6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage," with six, new ten-minute plays.  This year's featured playwrights include James...more

    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

    Presented by Brandeis University

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    Find your light at the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts! Four days and nights of music, dance, film, visual arts, and demonstrations and workshops for all...more

    Ulysses on Bottles

    Presented by ArtsEmerson

    April 9 - April 26, 2015

    Winner of Israel Theater Prize’s Best Original Play in 2012, Gilad Evron’s poetic and poignant examination of lives in conflict receives its North American premiere from Boston’s...more

    Coolsville, a concert musical

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

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Set to the music of two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Rickie Lee Jones, Coolsville is a poetic theatrical vision of life as seen through the eyes of a children's playground. Past...more

    Neville's Island

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre and at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    April 9 - April 26, 2015

    By Tim Firth
    Directed by Weylin Symes

    "deliciously dark and...more

    Fiddler on the Roof, presented by Assumption College Theatre Dept.

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

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Set in the Pale of Imperial Russia in 1905, Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Tevye, the father of five daughters, as he struggles to maintain his family and Jewish tradition while...more

    Shrek the Musical Jr.

    Presented by The Company Theatre

    April 12 - April 26, 2015

    Shrek the Musical Jr. is a youth version of the Tony Award® winning new musical. Based on the Oscar®-winning film, the fairy tale adventure gathers all the...more

    Spring Awakening

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Callan Studio Theatre, Salem

    April 16 - April 26, 2015

    Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening retells Frank Wedekind’s controversial and often banned German play from 1891. The story follows a group of teenagers on a quest...more

    Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Step into a world of wonder where dreams come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey and Minnie as they bring the...more

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents Guy & Ralna of “The Lawrence Welk Show”

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    April 26, 2015

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is excited to sing along with Guy & Ralna of “The Lawrence Welk Show”.  This dynamic duo, and the most popular singing couple on...more

    Neverland Theatre's Beauty and the Beast (Non-Musical)

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    April 22 - April 26, 2015

    Neverland has gathered a talented group of kids, teens and adults to present this delightful, non-musical version of the fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast over April Vacation! Fun for the whole...more

    Everybody Loves Pirates

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    April Vacation Week Show
    By Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

    Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure,...more

    A Dark Knight in the Asylum

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The inmates are back!! After a fabulous sold out show last year, this Boston burlesque shock rock troupe is happy to prescribe you a double dose of...A DARK KNIGHT IN THE ASYLUM: A...more

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo at Hampshire House, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the magic just a few...more

    Coerced: a documentary play

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    The true story of a coerced confession to murder and the outrage it caused.

    Worcester, Massachusetts, 2008: After almost 3-hours of an illegal interrogation, 16-year-old Nga Truong...more

    Senior Festival

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 21 - April 26, 2015

    Now in its fourth year, the Senior Festival is an opportunity for graduating theater arts students to showcase their work. Under the guidance of Jesse Hinson, MFA '11, students will take on a...more

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin - Boston Premiere

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 27, 2015

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, a profoundly moving multimedia concert-drama, combines the magnificent music of Verdi with video testimonials and narration, to tell the story of the...more

    Shakespeare & Leadership: King Lear

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and BabsonARTS at Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, Wellesley

    April 28, 2015

    King Lear, which tells the tragic story of an aging king and the transfer of the rule of England to his three daughters, elevates the concept of "family business" to epic...more

    Vanity Project

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    September 3, 2014 - April 29, 2015

    Improv Asylum founders/original cast members Chet Harding and Norm Laviolette join Artistic Director Jeremy Brothers, as well as alums and special guests to perform two extended sets of...more

    W.D. Kay: The Politics of Star Trek

    Presented by Arlington Community Education

    April 29, 2015

    Part of Arlington Community Ed's Conversations with David Whitford series.

    Star Trek premiered on NBC in the fall of 1966. Over the next 50 years, across...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - April 30, 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

    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 1, 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

    Shit-faced Shakespeare

    Presented by Magnificent Bastard Productions at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    April 14 - May 1, 2015

    Shit-faced Shakespeare is the deeply highbrow fusion of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely shit-faced cast member.
    Side-splitting, raucous and completely...more

    Godspell

    Presented by Voices of Hope Boston and North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    May 2, 2015

    Presented by Voices of Hope at North Shore Music Theatre. Proceeds from the show go to the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies at the MGH Cancer Center....more

    Humorist Kinky Friedman

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

    May 2, 2015

    Richard “Kinky” Friedman styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. Outrageous and irreverent but always thought-provoking, Kinky Friedman...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

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

    April 18 - May 2, 2015

    One of the most poignant plays of our generation, The Diary of Anne Frank tells the honest story of a young Jewish girl in Amsterdam hiding from the Nazi’s during World War...more

    La Cage Aux Folles

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    April 17 - May 2, 2015

    Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage Aux Folles remains one of the all time biggest hits, adding...more

    Betty Bam!

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    April 10 - May 2, 2015

    A knock at the door followed by an accusation of an undisclosed crime forces Betty Bam to engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with her would-be pursuers. Charming Betty will take on many...more

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