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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


    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

    Presented by The Defiant Requiem Foundation

    January 27, 2015

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín is a powerful, dramatic and inspirational concert/drama that tells the story of courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp...more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    Red Alert: A Space Comedy Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 9 - January 30, 2015

    Red Alert follows the intrepid crew of the USS Starship Caliburn, led by Commander Daniel Booker as they encounter aliens, discover worlds and navigate the inevitable dangers of outer space. On...more

    OFFENBACH: Les Contes d’Hoffmann

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 31, 2015

    The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production....more

    Murder Most Medieval

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 13, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The world famous Mystery Café cordially invites you to attend a Medieval banquet in honor of Sir Lancelittle’s return to court! Party like it’s 1399 with a zany cast of...more

    Copenhagen

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    January 16 - January 31, 2015

    The spirits of Werner Heisenberg, Niels Bohr and Bohr’s wife Margrethe, meet after their deaths to attempt to answer the question that Margrethe poses in the first line of the play,...more

    Freedom Bound

    Presented by Hibernian Hall

    January 31, 2015

    Performed by Mad River Theater Works, Freedom Bound uses drama and songs to create characters who emerge from the past to bring the nineteenth-century Underground...more

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret Presents: A Raucous Revival

    Presented by The Midnight Mischief Cabaret at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    January 31, 2015

    Calling all sinners, saints and sojourners!

    The Midnight Mischief Cabaret presents: A Raucous Revival!

    Join us at The Davis Square Theatre for an old...more

    Captain Boycott

    Presented by Bread and Puppet Theater and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    January 28 - February 1, 2015

    In keeping with their long-standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and...more

    Shooting Reality Documentary Workshop

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    January 21 - February 4, 2015

    This documentary basics class will cover how to document reality to tell a story. We'll cover scene selection, short lists, capturing emotion, directing non-actors, how not to disrupt, release...more

    The Camino Experience: Making the Way

    Presented by Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross

    February 4, 2015

     Arts Transcending Borders' first artist-in-residence, Galician bagpiper CRISTINA PATO returns to present a new work-in-progress inspired by the Camino de Santiago and her Galician...more

    Winter Panto 2015: KerPlop! The Tale of the Frog Prince

    Presented by imaginary beasts and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    January 17 - February 7, 2015

    imaginary beasts bound into town this January with a ribbiting tale of wonder when they refashion another classic fairy tale into a fantasy of amphibious proportions.

    The...more

    Uncommon Women and Others

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

    February 5 - February 8, 2015

    By Wendy Wasserstein
    Directed by Maureen Shea

    Six years after graduation, seven women meet for...more

    Breath & Imagination

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center, Boston

    January 27 - February 8, 2015

    Before there was Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson, there was Roland Hayes – the first world-renowned African-American classical vocalist. Born the son of a slave in Georgia, Roland...more

    Stuart Little The Musical

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    January 31 - February 8, 2015

    It’s the story of the little mouse with a big personality and a big sense of adventure! Experience this classic tale based on the book by E.B. White on stage at BCT in this fun and engaging...more

    New England Utopia: Transcendental Communities

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    February 6 - February 9, 2015

    Presented as a cafe evening with informal seating and tasty refreshments, this program by Pontine’s artistic directors features scenes from their original production The Common Heart...more

    Israeli Stage presents Never Ever Ever

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

    February 9, 2015

    This touching portrayal of a teenage boy dealing with dyslexia was the winner of four Israeli Assitej Awards in 2013. Yoni runs away from school, from home, from himself. He runs away the moment...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and toUch performance art at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater with...more

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Iolanta, BARTÓK: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 14, 2015

    On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of...more

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...more

    Flashdance The Musical

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

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable...more

    Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    February 12 - February 15, 2015

    When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical! Join our favorite Martian and discover how to get a little "piece" on Earth.

    "A hilarious...more

    Motown The Musical

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House, Boston

    January 27 - February 15, 2015

    It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry...more

    Defending the Caveman

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Valentine's Day 2015 brings Defending the Caveman, which holds the record as the longest-running solo play in Broadway history! The wildly popular comedy was written by Rob Becker over...more

    Toying with Science

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

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

    Lollipops for Breakfast

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 31 - February 16, 2015

    A World Premiere by Bonnie Duncan of They Gotta Be Secret Agents

    An industrious young girl dreams of making the perfect lollipop. She discovers an enchanted cookbook that transports...more

    National Theatre Live: Treasure Island

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 19, 2015

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National...more

    Ooey Gooey!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 17 - February 19, 2015

    A Boston Premiere by Barefoot Puppets

    Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features a mix of famous and funny nursery rhymes...more

    Talk to Strangers

    Presented by Liars & Believers at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 19, 2015

    Do you Talk to Strangers?

    In splintering politics, deep-niche music genres, the solace of twitter and the loneliness of a bus stop, we are all looking for connection – your...more

    The Second Girl

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

    January 16 - February 21, 2015

    With Eugene O'Neill's classic Long Day's Journey into Night as a backdrop, The Second Girl is set in the downstairs world of the Tyrone family kitchen in August 1912. Two...more

    Curtain Call Behind the Scenes 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 17 - February 21, 2015

    Curtain Call: BTS is a five-day musical theatre program, taught by Lindsay Albert and Jenna Lea Scott, designed to introduce young students to the stage. Students will sing, dance,...more

    The Wiz

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    February 13 - February 22, 2015

    The funky, modern re-telling of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum won 7 Tony awards.  This Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a...more

    Angels in America

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

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    Based on the award-winning play by Tony Kushner, the operatic version of Angels in America is a story about the human experince, touching on relationships, love, loss, cowardice,...more

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    January 30 - February 22, 2015

    An original adaptation influenced by Japanese traditions of Kabuki, Noh, and Bunraku puppetry, Pinocchio will surprise and delight audiences of all ages. Mystical creatures, live musicians,...more

    U R a Star! Voice Workshop 12-18 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 21 - February 22, 2015

    The U R a Star Voice Workshop is a two-day intensive, taught by Carola Emrich-Fisher and Katie Seiler, which will culminate in a performance on Sunday afternoon at 3:00pm. Participants will...more

    Dreamtime: Tales from Down Under

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 20 - February 22, 2015

    By Barefoot Puppets

    Emus, crocodiles and frogs -- oh my! Experience the magic of The Land Down Under in this interactive performance inspired by traditional Aboriginal...more

    Pinkalicious The Musical

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    February 14 - February 22, 2015

    One of the biggest hits with BCT audiences, Pinkalicious returns for a limited run in our 2015 season. This pinktastic musical features everyone’s favorite pink princess,...more

    Wrestling Jerusalem

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

    February 21 - February 22, 2015

    Written and performed by Aaron Davidman
    Directed by Michael John Garcés

    “Remarkable solo performance...yearning...more

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

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

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...more

    Peter and the Wolf along with Hansel and Gretel: Classic Tales Told Through Music and Dance

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

    February 25, 2015

    Hansel and Gretel tells the story of a brother and sister who save themselves by outwitting a witch. Composed by Rhode Island native Larry Bell, this ballet transforms the well known...more

    Stratford Shakespeare Festival: King Lear

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 25, 2015

    An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he doesn't expect. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very...more

    Bill Brett Retrospective, Lecture, and Signing

    Presented by New England Mobile Book Fair

    February 25, 2015

    At 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 25th we will be celebrating Boston by hosting a retrospective of Bill Brett's unparalleled career as Boston's preeminent photographer. He...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - February 28, 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

    Wit

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 20 - February 28, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance, the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, presents Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama,...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

    AFD Theatre Auditions for "Quartet" Feb. 26 and 28

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama

    February 26 - February 28, 2015

    AUDITION NOTICE
    Arlington Friends of the Drama
    QUARTET
    By Ronald Harwood
    Directed by Dayle Ballentine

    Auditions will be...more

    Mother Hicks

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    By Suzan L. Zeder
    Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian

    Southern...more

    Uncle Jack

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    February 12 - March 1, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre present this Boston University New Play Initiative production, a comedy of Chekhovian proportions! In this...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

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