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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


    AHA! Night (art, history and architecture)

    Presented by AHA! (art. history and architecture)

    May 14, 2009 - Ongoing

    AHA! takes place every 2nd Thursday and is a FREE art and culture event that features exhibits, performances, live music, talks and tours in downtown New Bedford.

     


    Vanity Project

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    April 13, 2011 - Ongoing

    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

    Afternoon Delight

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    July 6, 2002 - Ongoing

    Afternoon Delight is a hilarious, fully improvised, two-act show that’ll leave you wanting more. Actors from the Main Stage Show cast join alumni and NXT company actors to create...more

    Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    May 15, 2013 - Ongoing

    Improv Asylum's new mainstage show combines Improv Asylum's signature audience-inspired improvisation with written sketches to deliver a night of laughs. It features improvised scenes and...more

    All The Single Ladies

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    May 31, 2013 - Ongoing

    All the Single Ladies
    "All the Single Ladies" is the latest production from Improv Asylum, offering Bachelorette Parties and Girls Nights Out groups a wild night of comedy, dancing...more

    Las Posadas

    Presented by Alchemists' Workshop at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    December 20, 2014 - Ongoing

    Alchemists' Workshop, a professional touring company from Henniker, NH, will present the Boston premiere of Las Posadas, a new musical based on the Tomie dePaola classic holiday story,...more

    Studio 40

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 3, 2014 - December 18, 2015

    Studio Teams are independent improv ensembles from the Boston Area who have been hand-selected by ImprovBoston to showcase regularly in the IB Studio Theater, OH! Oh! Studio! They are...more

    Sister Act

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    November 3 - November 15, 2015

    SISTER ACT is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that will have audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a...more

    Billy Elliot

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    September 29 - October 11, 2015

    Millions of fans...Thousands of standing ovations...Ten Tony Awards including Best Musical...BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL The Musical is the spectacular show with the heart,...more

    Saturday Night Fever

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    August 11 - August 23, 2015

    Get out your "Boogie Shoes" as NSMT presents a New England Regional Premiere that will leave you with "Night Fever!" Based on the 1970's hit film, SATURDAY...more

    Shrek

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    July 7 - July 19, 2015

    Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure. SHREK THE MUSICAL brings all the beloved characters...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport. Every show is driven by audience suggestions, and you pick the winners, so no two matches are alike....more

    After All The Terrible Things I Do

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

    May 22 - June 21, 2015

    An ordinary job interview at a local bookstore becomes much more as store-owner Linda and aspiring writer Daniel realize that their connections go far deeper than a shared love of literature....more

    Dreamgirls

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    June 2 - June 14, 2015

    Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, DREAMGIRLS tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and...more

    Henry VI, Part 2

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project

    May 13 - June 7, 2015

    How do you take what was probably Shakespeare's first history play, filled with more characters than any other in the canon, rife with conflicts from days gone by, mount it with a handful of...more

    Mothers & Sons

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

    May 8 - June 6, 2015

    A 2014 Tony Nominee for Best Play, Mothers and Sons is a timely and touching new play that explores our evolving understanding of what it means to be a family. Funny, provocative, and...more

    Musical Theatre Discovery 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    January 30 - June 5, 2015

    Musical Theatre Discovery is an interactive, dynamic class for students interested in being on the stage. Through group activities and games, students will explore improvisational movements...more

    Shrek the Musical

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    April 17 - May 24, 2015

    The 2008 Broadway smash about a horrible ogre, a feisty princess and a garrulous donkey, Shrek the Musical simultaneously subverts and fulfills fairy-tale expectations. With wit and a...more

    Stratsford Shakespeare Festival: Antony and Cleopatra

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 21, 2015

    Reason and judgment prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt....more

    The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    April 23 - May 17, 2015

    Who gets to decide? Tormented by the menacing grip of an aging mind and with an uncertain future ahead, one man has a plan – but it is not what his family had in mind. A touching family...more

    Man and Superman

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 14, 2015

    Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty,...more

    Camelot

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

    May 8 - May 10, 2015

    Experience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. Recount the time-honored legend of King...more

    Don Giovanni

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

    May 1 - May 10, 2015

    Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
    Sung in Italian with projected English translation

    Don Giovanni is a man obsessed. Women rule his life; he desires...more

    The Hour of Feeling

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

    May 7 - May 9, 2015

    “It’s 1967 and the map of the Middle East is about to change drastically. Fueled by a love of English Romantic poetry, Adham journeys from Palestine to London with his new wife, Abir,...more

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    April 24 - May 3, 2015

    Propelled by a stirring score, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.


    The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center, Boston

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century) depicts major events of the 20th century in a theatrical style inspired by famed artist Marc Chagall’s kaleidoscopic vision of humanity at play, at war...more

    Love, Loss and What I Wore

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Proving that a great shows is always in fashion, Love, Loss and What I Wore has become an international hit! This intimate collection of stories about clothing, accessories, and the...more

    The Cripple of Inishmaan

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    April 29 - May 3, 2015

    A dark comedy in the great tradition of Irish storytelling set on a remote Irish island in 1934. As word arrives on Inishmaan that a Hollywood director is coming to the neighboring island of...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

    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...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

    Come Back, Little Sheba

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

    March 27 - April 26, 2015

    When Doc and Lola Delaney rent a room in their cluttered Midwestern home to Marie, a vivacious college student, her youthful energy stirs up forgotten dreams and missed opportunities. Visionary...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

    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

    Ulysses on Bottles

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    April 9 - April 25, 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

    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

    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

    Massenet's CENDRILLON

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

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre present CENDRILLON, the well-known fairy tale about a young girl wronged and her ultimate redemption...more

    Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    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 recreates...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 Wellesley Players' spring production is My Fair Lady, a musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalian. The show played for nearly 3000 performances on Broadway opening in 1956...more

    Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure

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

    April 18, 2015

    The live children’s show, based on the popular Disney Junior TV program, will give young fans and their parents the opportunity to experience first-hand the traintastic adventures of the...more

    O Ship, Aboard the Ship!

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

    April 11 - April 18, 2015

     Exploring the world and its people.


    Out of the City

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

    March 19 - April 12, 2015

    Everyone loves a birthday surprise. When two middle-aged married couples take a weekend trip to celebrate a milestone birthday, they find themselves pondering elusive romance and contemplating...more

    Needles and Opium

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    April 9 - April 12, 2015

    Legendary artist Robert Lepage is back with a new production of his acclaimed Needles and Opium. Presented as a hypnotic series of vignettes, this fascinating, introspective performance...more

    God's Ear

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    March 25 - April 12, 2015

    The manifestation of grief is a wily snake that assumes unpredictable forms. Through a most unusual use of language, Jenny Schwartz guides us through a window of loss that may appear at first...more

    Big Fish

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

    March 13 - April 11, 2015

    Big Fish centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman whose larger-than-life stories of epic adventures delight everyone around him, except his pragmatic son Will. Just as...more

    Stratford Shakespeare Festiva: King John

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 9, 2015

    War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John relinquish his crown in favour of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. Ex-communication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and...more

    The Colored Museum

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    March 6 - April 5, 2015

    Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the spinning heights of Harlem. Tony...more

    Shockheaded Peter

    Presented by Company One Theatre at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

    March 6 - April 4, 2015

    Fall into the world of Victorian SteamCRUNK nightmares as a manic music-box spins stories of naughty children and misguided parents. Silly and sinister, Shockheaded Peter, with the musical...more

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