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    Year Zero by Michael Golamco

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    September 11 - October 5, 2014

    Divided between two worlds, all teenagers need someone to talk to. Vuthy has chosen a skull. He is a young Cambodian-American struggling to find his place – in a community that doesn’t truly accept him and in a family that seems to be disappearing. A comedic drama about finding a direction and a home.

    Sponsored by Enterprise Bank

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    Ye Olde Freedom Tour -- Resistance and Rebellion in Historic Boston

    Presented by Ye Olde Boston Tours

    May 16 - September 30, 2014

    Join us as we walk along Boston's Freedom Trail to hear unique stories about resistance and rebellion in Boston and to see key sites from the American Revolution. Our Freedom Trail tours are...more

    Ram Slam Your Story

    Presented by Suffolk University and massmouth,inc.

    September 30, 2014

    Three seasoned storytellers will each tell an 8-minute story. Then, amateur storytellers will have their names picked from a hat on stage. Each will tell a 4-minute story on our chosen theme: YOLO...more

    Matt Taibbi: The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 1, 2014

    In his 2014 New York Times bestseller The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, Matt Taibbi takes readers on a galvanizing journey through both sides of our justice system: the...more

    Erin Rubico & Matt Ban - Stage Door Live!

    Presented by Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    October 1, 2014

    Fresh off of their respective smash performances – Matt Ban as Dennis DuPree in Broadway’s Rock of Ages, and Erin Rubico as the Baroness Shrader in New Bedford Festival Theatre’s...more

    Business Casual: A Dramatic Reading Of A New Two-Act Play

    Presented by BusinessGhost

    October 1, 2014

    What happens when two married people who sell software together cross the line and fall in love? Please attend (your friends are welcome, too) a staged reading of New York Times best selling...more

    NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 2, 2014

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by...more

    Swan Lake Story Hour

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    October 3, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Swan Lake Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    The Berenstain Bears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 4, 2014

    Currently engaged in a critically-acclaimed, sold out off-Broadway run in NYC, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! is hitting the road. Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa...more

    Full Moon Story Slam at The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    October 4, 2014

    What is a Story Slam?  Simply put, a story slam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts a dual emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on...more

    Highest Closet Performance Art Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 4, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    How It's Done: A StandUp Showcase

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    September 20 - October 4, 2014

    How It's Done: A Standup Showcase

    This intimate standup comedy show features nationally-recognized comics paired with some the most talented young comics Boston has to offer. Featuring...more

    Chicago

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

    September 23 - October 5, 2014

    Murder. Greed. Corruption. Violence. Exploitation. Adultery. Treachery. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer...more

    "A Grand Night for Singing" at Reagle

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston at Robinson Theater, Waltham

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein with "A Grand Night for Singing," at the Robinson Theatre.  From "Oh...more

    The Frog Prince and Other Frogs

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "The Frog Prince and Other...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 28 - October 5, 2014

    The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a unique experience, extending beyond its headquarters in New York City by inviting participating venues worldwide to screen entries and allow audience voting...more

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 5, 2014

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s “Today”) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes...more

    Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

    Presented by Central Square Theater and The Nora Theatre Company at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    September 4 - October 5, 2014

    Tonight, Emilie du Châtelet, leading physicist (before there was such a word), card shark, and all-around bad ass during the Age of Enlightenment returns searching for answers: Love or...more

    Fall Artweek

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center

    September 26 - October 5, 2014

     

    ArtWeek Boston is an initiative of the Citi Performing Arts Center, whose mission is to be a champion for nonprofit innovation in Boston and provide arts and entertainment...more

    NT LIVE: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    October 5, 2014

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National...more

    The Singularity

    Presented by Science Fiction Theatre

    September 19 - October 5, 2014

    Astrid is on her last egg- if she does not get pregnant now, she’ll never have a child. The Singularity is a black comedy set in a dystopian future about a woman who will try anything...more

    Make Way For Ducklings Store Grand Opening Celebration

    Presented by Make Way for Ducklings Store

    October 5, 2014

    Join us for an afternoon of fun including entertainment, crafts, gifts and more as we celebrate Boston's past and present rich culture of children's literature, art and imagination....more

    Whitebreadmusic

    Presented by Goethe-Institut Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    October 5, 2014

    by Marianna Salzmann

    Aron, Nurit and Sedat grew up in Germany, but they don't feel at home there.They are caught between fatherland and mother love, friendship and betrayal, past...more

    Season Highlights Theater Celebration

    Presented by Friends of the Cape and Islands Theater Coalition and Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    October 6, 2014

    Live Musical Performances! Food! Drink! Prizes! Fun! Help us celebrate and support local live nonprofit theater at our 3rd Annual Season Highlights Celebration featuring a reception and show tunes...more

    Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre, Boston

    October 7 - October 8, 2014

    Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live, and will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show. She will also...more

    Remembering the Tam with Terry Kitchen

    Presented by Brookline Public Library at Brookline Public Library, Brookline

    October 9, 2014

    Local author and musician Terry Kitchen hosts an evening honoring Brookline's Tam O'Shanter nightclub, featuring music by the Memphis Rockabilly Band and Jay Feinstein of Push Push....more

    The Source

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 10, 2014

    In July 2013, Private Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after publishing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public. The conviction...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 11, 2014

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian...more

    Bent

    Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    September 19 - October 11, 2014

    Martin Sherman’s modern classic, an international phenomenon, Bent, comes to Boston. It is the Night of the Long Knives in Berlin. Adolf Hitler, in his terrifying rise to power,...more

    The Met Live in HD: Verdi's MacBeth

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    October 11, 2014

    The Met Live in HD: Verdi's MacBeth

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lu?i?’s doomed Macbeth, for...more

    "The Oven"

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    October 12, 2014

    A performance piece, written by author and Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans and directed by Matthew Glassman of Double Edge Theater, about Stavans’ life-changing experience using...more

    Sleeping Beauty by Tanglewood Marionettes

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    October 11 - October 13, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "Sleeping...more

    Pinkalicious the Musical!

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

    October 13, 2014

    New York’s multi-award-winning Vital Theatre Company presents Pinkalicious,the Musical! based on the popular children's book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Geared for families...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza, Boston

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage!

    Presented by Winthrop Playmakers

    October 9 - October 17, 2014

    This is not actors performing in front of a film, it's the complete stage version with a fully live, in-your-face performance with a professional band. This cult classic horror/sci-fi parody...more

    Hidden Falls Presents: Movie! The Musical

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    September 19 - October 17, 2014

    The renowned Boston musical improv troupe, Hidden Falls, returns with their newest installment of jam-packed fun, Movie! the Musical, where classic movies evolve into spectacular musicals on the...more

    Pirates of Penzance

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    October 18, 2014

     THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, the frothy, fanciful Gilbert & Sullivan musical produced by Opera Providence; stage director, Nathaniel Merchant; and Artistic Director, Rene de la Garza. There...more

    Angels In America, Part II- Perestroika

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

    October 3 - October 18, 2014

    In the second part of Tony Kushner’s epic tale of AIDS, homosexuality and religion in 1980s New York, the plague of the illness worsens, relationships fall apart as new ones form, and...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart- Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 18, 2014

    Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century...more

    Puppet Showplace Slam: "Grown-Up Fairy Tales"

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    October 18, 2014

    Boston's only evening puppetry cabaret returns this July with an exciting line up of short-form acts created by and for adults. This high-impact evening of...more

    Hamlet

    Presented by Sea Change Theatre Company

    October 3 - October 18, 2014

     Sea Change Theatre Company presents Hamlet by William Shakespeare.  Join us for the classic tradgedy of vengeance, muder, and madness.


    The Femme Show 2014

    Presented by In The Streets Productions at Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    October 17 - October 18, 2014

    Back for its 8th year, Boston’s beloved Femme Show brings deep, personal explorations of queer and subversive femininity to the stage in a fun, eclectic variety show. This is queer...more

    The Met Live in HD: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    October 18, 2014

    A New Production Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in...more

    PRECIOUS BANE THE MUSICAL

    Presented by Historic Newton

    October 18, 2014

    PRECIOUS BANE THE MUSICAL
    The Durant-Kenrick House kitchen is very like the Sarn kitchen in poet Mary Webb’s celebrated novel “Precious Bane.” Imagine...more

    First, Second presented by Wee Beasties

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre, Boston

    October 4 - October 18, 2014

    If you have enjoyed imaginary beasts' Annual Winter Panto, then don't miss Wee Beasties!

    Wee Beasties is a companion program to our season productions that will offer...more

    Centennial Lecture: Cynthia Barton History’s Daughter

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    October 18, 2014

    Biographer Cynthia Barton relates a chronicle of Clara Endicott Sears’ life and details the influences leading to the creation of Fruitlands Museum from her book History’s Daughter:...more

    pool (no water)

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    October 15 - October 18, 2014

    By Mark Ravenhill
    Directed by Ianthe Demos

    One Year Lease Theater Company presents pool (no water), a visceral play about the fragility of friendship and the jealousy...more

    Knock! The Daniil Kharms Project

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre, Boston

    September 26 - October 18, 2014

    Knock Knock! (Who's there?)

    imaginary beasts invites you into the strange and comical world of Russian writer Daniil Kharms, where a simple knock on the door can lead to redemption or...more

    Escape Reality: Come to King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    August 30 - October 19, 2014

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, announces its 2014 season, to run August 30 through October 19, 2014 on...more

    Good People

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater, Brewster

    September 18 - October 19, 2014

    Pulitzer prize winning playwright, David Lindsay Abaire, employs his brilliant humor and understanding of the human condition to take a look at class in America through the lens of his boyhood...more

    Little Red Rosie and the Dragon of Dümm by Sea Beast Puppet Company

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "Little Red Rosie and the...more

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