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    Pitter Patter Puppets

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    June 27 - August 22, 2014

    Perfect for ages 2-6 and great fun for ages 7-100!

    Puppeteer Mary Wilson’s wildly popular puppet shows are interactive, inventive, and extremely funny.

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    Cinderella

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre

    August 22, 2014

    The washing and waxing and scrubbing have been finished, but Cinderella's gown is ruined and her Stepmother and stepsisters have already left for the ball! Will the Fairy Godmother arrive in...more

    Young At Art Camp

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 22, 2014

    Young at Art Camp is designed specifically for ages 4-5..  It runs 9 weeks, from June 23 through August 22.  You may enroll for one or more weeks.

    Young at Art includes age...more

    Oz with Orchestra at Tanglewood

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 22, 2014

    The Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic, and in this version, produced by John Goberman, the brilliantly...more

    Speakeasy Circus

    Presented by Oberon and Boston Circus Guild at OBERON

    August 22, 2014

    Get dolled up in your finest threads and put on your dancing shoes! Join us as we transform A.R.T.’s OBERON into the Oberon Social Club, a hot new speakeasy guaranteed to liven up the scene....more

    Mansion Mysteries - Hooray for Hollywood

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    July 19 - August 23, 2014

    IT’S A CASTING-CALL FOR THE NEXT GREAT MOVIE!
    Famous Director Rudy Von Hessel is there with his bevy of talent to make the film. His leading lady—the gorgeous, talented and...more

    Madame Burlesque: An Evening of Tributes

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque at Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre

    August 20 - August 23, 2014

    The legends of burlesque are still amongst us in spirit. The Boston Babydolls Burlesque are re-creating a magical evening that never was, as classic burlesque performances are re-imagined and...more

    Mort Sahl Live: An Evening with a Comedy Legend

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Crowned as leading the new breed of modern comedians by Time magazine in 1960, Mort Sahl was the first entertainer ever to appear on its cover. Before comedy clubs existed, Sahl began...more

    Grease

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre

    August 12 - August 24, 2014

    Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip to the fabulous fifties with the original rock ‘n roll high school musical, GREASE! Bad boy Danny and good girl Sandy...more

    Macbeth

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre

    August 15 - August 24, 2014

    Set in Scotland, the play dramatizes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfill the ambition for...more

    Ethel Merman's Broadway

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre

    August 21 - August 24, 2014

    The Award-Winning, Critically Acclaimed Musical Celebration of Broadway's Greatest Singer: Ethel Merman! Stage and TV star Rita McKenzie recreates the amazing life of "La Merm," with...more

    Bridget Everett Returns to OBERON

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON

    August 27, 2014

    "Multiply the mouthy, flesh-jiggling early Bette Midler by one hundred, five her the super-plus-size figure and fashion sense of Divine, the John Waters Diva, and the manners of a Flintstone,...more

    Summer 2014 Programs at Brookline Music School

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    June 30 - August 28, 2014

    Whether you are 4 years old looking for a general music and arts experience, 9 years old ready to choose an instrument, or an experienced teen/adult interested in ensemble playing, Brookline Music...more

    Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 28, 2014

    NPR's oddly informative weekly hour-long news quiz program is again live at Tanglewood. The Peabody Award-winning series offers a fast-paced, irreverent look at the week's news, hosted by...more

    Summer Arts Program

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    June 23 - August 29, 2014

    Full day vacation programming for children ages 4.5 - 12.

    Session 1: June 23 - July 3, 2014*............$425 (*Closed July 4, 2014)

    Session 2: July 7 - 18,...more

    I'll Leave You With This

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 22 - August 29, 2014

    Sam Ike and Kaitlin Buckley join forces to bring some of Boston's hottest stand up comics to the ImprovBoston stage for hilarious, 30 minute sets. Two comics. One microphone. An unforgettable...more

    William Devry and Ryan Paevey

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 30, 2014

     William Devry and Ryan Paevey from ABC's "General Hospital". Will plays "Julian Jerome" and Ryan plays "Detective Nathan West". LIMITED TICKETS...more

    Bread & Puppet Theater: "Insurrection Oratorio"

    Presented by Bread and Puppet Theater and Contemporary Arts International

    August 30, 2014

    An improvised piece developed by Peter Schumann, artistic director of Bread & Puppet, with instrumental music created on mechanical sound sculptures including "Container Man," a...more

    Armando Variations 2

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 23 - August 30, 2014

    Where does inspiration come from? In this show, it comes from a long list of outrageous games and concepts. The audience chooses what they want to see and whatever they say goes. It could be a...more

    Soul Sessions xix The Lotus Garden

    Presented by 1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e at ZuZu @ The Middle East

    August 31, 2014

    1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e presents Soul Sessions, a home for artists of any style to come together to express current themes in a creative performance and intimate party. Individual artists...more

    Bread & Puppet Theater: "Circus"

    Presented by Bread and Puppet Theater and Cambridge Arts Council

    August 31, 2014

    As described by Bread & Puppet Theater, "The Nothing Is Not Ready Circus" is for the not yet existing upriser masses and their kids who need to practice their...more

    "Squirrel Stole My Underpants" by Bonnie Duncan

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theatre at Puppet Showplace Theater

    August 30 - September 1, 2014

     Sylvie is sent to the backyard to hang up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an...more

    Seasons of Love: A 20th Anniversary Celebration of Musical Dinner Revues!

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre

    June 15 - September 1, 2014

    Cape Rep Theatre presents Seasons of Love: A 20th Anniversary Celebration of Musical Dinner Revues! at the Old Sea Pines Inn, directed and designed by Scott Storr, running Sundays, June 15...more

    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 1, 2014

    This open-air Festival for the whole family is a free, social justice event with great ethnic food, arts and crafts, community workshops, music, theater, dance, trolley and walking tours, and...more

    The Teaseday Club

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque at The Davis Square Theater

    September 10, 2013 - September 2, 2014

    Every month King Teaseday presents a showcase of Boston's best variety! Comedy , striptease, burlesque, magic, juggling, and more!


    NT Live: Medea

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 4, 2014

    Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie...more

    National Theatre of London in HD: Medea

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    September 4, 2014

    Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie...more

    Voices of Hope Presents UNFINISHED 2

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

    September 6, 2014

    A one night benefit presented by Voices of Hope at North Shore Music Theatre. Building on the theme of last year's sold out UNFINISHED benefit, UNFINISHED 2 is a musical revue paying tribute...more

    Reunions Can Be Murder

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    May 3 - September 6, 2014

    It’s your class reunion at All American High! Get ready to show off all you’ve become while you get reacquainted with familiar faces and high school favorites.

    A former...more

    Sharon Isbin

    Presented by Rockport Music

    September 6, 2014

    One of the most acclaimed classical guitarists in the world, Sharon Isbin has made an enormous musical impact. Her fearlessness and curiosity have both expanded the range of classical music and...more

    Our Voices VIII Staged Readings of Women Playwrights & Poets

    Presented by Our Voices Annual Celebration of Boston Area Women Playwrights at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre

    September 6, 2014

    An Evening of Staged Readings of short plays and poems by Boston area women, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College. The evening begins with...more

    Fences

    Presented by Gloucester Stage Company at Gloucester Stage

    August 21 - September 7, 2014

     This sensational drama starred James Earl Jones as Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded from the major leagues...more

    The NXT Cast

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    July 6 - September 7, 2014

    Improv Asylum's NXT cast returns this summer with their latest revue.This fully-produced show is a blend of sketch and improv comedy written and performed by this fresh cast.


    Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014

    Presented by Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014 Organizing Committee at BCA Cyclorama

    September 9, 2014

    More than 60 Greater Boston theatre companies of all styles and sizes will unite on Tuesday, September 9 in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts for the second annual Greater Boston...more

    Arts and Fitness Classes this Fall

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    September 14, 2014

    Registration is underway for fall classes at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Classes begin during the week of September 14 and are open to the entire...more

    Embracing the Journey of Spanish Jewry: An Evening of Music, A Fusion of Traditions

    Presented by Vilna Shul. Boston's Center for Jewish Culture. Inc

    September 14, 2014

    From Spain to Morocco, Greece, Turkey, Israel, South America, Mexico, Cuba and the United States, the dispersion of Sephardic Jewry led to a far-reaching exchange of customs and ideas. This year,...more

    Under Milk Wood: A Centennial Celebration

    Presented by The Poets' Theatre at Sanders Theatre

    September 14, 2014

    The historic Poets’ Theatre celebrates its return with a gala celebration in honor of the Dylan Thomas Centennial. Under Milk Wood, Thomas’ magical piece about the inhabitants...more

    Grade-A Group

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    Hey la-dey-la, Group is back!  That’s right, after a year of diligent writing, Group returns with another knockout production. This year we deliver Grade-A Group: three nights of...more

    National Theatre of London in HD: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    September 16, 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 Comedy Lab

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 25, 2013 - September 17, 2014

    Each month ImprovBoston presents a brand new comedy show comprised of THREE sets.

    You can expect to see everything from sketch to improv, and even stand up comedy. Look for specific show...more

    The Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 23, 2013 - September 19, 2014

    Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of Boston...more

    NightCap

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 27, 2013 - September 20, 2014

    NightCap is a late-night fringe comedy show that showcases up and coming talent in Boston. Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink...more

    The Martin & Lewis Tribute Show - Classic Songs and Comedy Routines

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    A 90-minute show from the World's Best Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Impersonators! Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50’s. Dean of course was...more

    Love Letters

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    Starring Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross. LOVE LETTERS, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, charts the love affair of a star-crossed couple through their notes, letters and cards in which...more

    The Jam

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 29, 2013 - September 21, 2014

    The Jam is where audience members can get out of their seats and jump on stage to perform alongside with visiting troupes and ImprovBoston cast members. 

    The Jam combines three...more

    stART on the Street: Fall Edition

    Presented by stART on the Street

    September 21, 2014

    stART on the Street continues with more then 250 arts and crafts vendors, stage and street performers, food trucks and restaurants (vegan and vegetarian options will be available),...more

    Summer Classics: Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    The Actors Studio of Newburyport present Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by...more

    Revels RiverSing

    Presented by Revels at Weeks Footbridge

    September 21, 2014

    Wave goodbye to summer at this joyous celebration of the Autumnal Equinox filled with singing, music, and more by the Charles River in Cambridge. Enjoy pre-show festivities in Harvard Square...more

    What the Moon Saw by Puppetkabob

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    September 12 - September 21, 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 "What the Moon...more

    "Ways to Live Forever" movie screening

    Presented by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation at Somerville Theatre

    September 23, 2014

    Join us for a special screening of the British feature film, Ways To Live Forever. Starring Robbie Kay (ABC's Once Upon a Time, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger...more

    Girls Night: The Musical

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 26, 2014

    Girsl Night: The Musical has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut. This touching...more

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