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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


    Corey Holcomb

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 28, 2015

    Corey hit his first open mic in 1992 when Adele Givens called him to the stage. He was a smashing success and has been a full-time comedian ever since. He has taken top honors at the Miller...more

    Fufu & Oreos

    Presented by Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 6 - February 28, 2015

    In Fufu & Oreos, a 20-something "multiculti" navigates her Nigerian heritage, her American lifestyle, and the loaded promise of Prozac. This tell-all solo...more

    The Desk Set by William Marchant

    Presented by Concord Players at 51 Walden, Concord

    February 13 - February 28, 2015

     The Concord Players warm up the winter with the sassy comedy, The Desk Set, by William Marchant. It’s 1950’s Manhattan and the whip-smart reference librarians of the...more

    Kids' Shows: Tanglewood Marionettes present Hansel and Gretel

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 28, 2015

     Hansel and Gretel is based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, and features melodies from the Humperdinck opera.

    The colorful set is in the shape of a giant story book;...more

    PATIENCE

    Presented by Sudbury Savoyards at Lincoln-Sudbury H.S. Aud., Sudbury

    February 19 - February 28, 2015

    The Sudbury Savoyards present Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience", or "Bunthorne's Bride" February 19 -28 at the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in...more

    Terra Nova

    Presented by Flat Earth Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    February 20 - February 28, 2015

    Flat Earth Theatre presents Terra Nova, the tragedy of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to Antarctica, written by Silence of the Lambs...more

    WTFQueerlesque 2!

    Presented by Mortis Ministries at Midway Cafe, Boston

    February 28, 2015

    Celebrating fringe arts, vaudeville, burlesque/boylesque, and drag in all of its various incarnations, WTF Queerlesque is a "come As...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    That Hopey Changey Thing

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    February 26 - March 15, 2015

    It’s Election Day 2010, and the Apple family gathers for dinner in their childhood home in upstate New York. On the menu is a discussion of everything from Sarah Palin to the best way to...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

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