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    The Forgetting Curve

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

    September 11 - September 27, 2014

    Rising Company, Bridge Rep of Boston, presents World Premiere of The Forgetting Curve, a new play inspired by the true-life story of Patient HM.

    Desperate to cure his epilepsy, a young man underwent an experimental neurosurgery in 1953 -- shockingly, the procedure destroyed his brain's ability to form new memories. Now known as Patient HM, he became widely studied, and his fascinating case ...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

    Cyclops: A Satyr Play

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON

    September 11 - September 19, 2014

    The wild Festival of Dionysus from Ancient Greece meets modern underground club culture in Cyclops: A Satyr Play--an audience fueled performance event celebrating the only surviving Satyr...more

    Shakespeare at Fenway

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at Fenway Park

    September 19, 2014

    Directed by CSC’s Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, CSC will bring a starting line-up of local and national celebrities to the iconic ballpark for an evening of famous scenes from...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

    Tanglewood Marionettes Present: "The Dragon King."

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    September 20, 2014

    Large, beautifully hand-crafted marionettes, colorful sets, and integrated lighting and sound create a fully immersive theatrical experience. Their highly skilled puppeteers have spent many years...more

    Songs From the Moon

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center

    September 19 - September 20, 2014

    Songs From the Moon, a new play which introduces six women of different backgrounds, unfolds in the South End of Boston. Each character explores her life and relationships with the others...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

    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

    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

    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

    Jobe: The Musical

    Presented by Common House Productions at Hibernian Hall

    September 18 - September 21, 2014

    This premiere musical takes place in the proverbial "Our Town" of Overton. The minister Anna Bell of The First Born, New Born, Non-Denominational, Totally Inspirational, Functionally...more

    All in Good Fun

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players

    September 17 - September 21, 2014

    Developed by Talene Monahon

    It is a story all too common in the news today: A well-respected school, praised for safe campuses and happy students, is plagued with high-profile hazing...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

    New Orleans Burlesque: Fleur de Tease

    Presented by Beat Hotel

    September 23, 2014

    Three of NYC's top burlesque performers will twist and twirl their tassels in homage to the storied history of New Orleans burlesque, once a hot-spot for superstar entertainers performing at...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

    A masterclass with actor/vocalist Carolee Carmello.

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    September 26, 2014

    Currently playing the role of Mrs. du Maurier in the new musical “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater, Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Carolee Carmello...more

    Confessions of an Unquiet Mind-An Evening with C. Anthony Martignetti

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at Follen Community Church

    September 27, 2014

    C. Anthony Martignetti, PhD, is a writer and psychotherapist with a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts. Anthony founded the Biscuit Box Theater Company and Souled Out Artists writers...more

    Let’s Make a Sandwich: An Experiment in Opera Production

    Presented by Guerilla Opera and The Boston Conservatory at The Zack Box

    September 25 - September 27, 2014

    Let’s Make a Sandwich is comprised of two short chamber operas; RareBit with music and libretto by Curtis K. Hughes, and Ouroboros with music and...more

    Gordon Michaels Concert at Riverside Theatre Works

    Presented by Riverside Theatre Works at Riverside Theatre Works

    September 27, 2014

    Gordon Michaels, one of Boston’s most seasoned soul singers, will appear at Riverside Theatre Works on September 27 at 8:00 PM for a one-time performance of his cabaret show, “Blast of...more

    Queen Night at The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON

    September 27, 2014

    Calling all Dancing Queens - Once a month The Donkey Show’s glittery world gets a little more glitter with Queen Night! The Queens will be in the disco booth and all over the dance floor...more

    Justice in Action

    Presented by Theatre Espresso and Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre

    September 27, 2014

    PARTICIPATE! Take part in a performance of Theatre Espresso’s interactive play "Uprising on King Street: The Boston Massacre". DEBATE! Play jurors in the trial of Captain Preston....more

    Finding Neverland

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    July 23 - September 28, 2014

    Based on the Miramax film by David Magee, Finding Neverland follows the real-life relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't...more

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo

    September 7 - September 28, 2014

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a magic and comedy performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the...more

    Spirit Books Exhibition & Book Launch

    Presented by Essex County Greenbelt Association

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Exhibition of The Spirit Books, one-of-a-kind sculptural handmade books cradled in twigs, branches, vines, and roots, to celebrate the launch of The Spirit Books book which contains images and...more

    Robin Hood by Brad Shur

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    September 27 - September 28, 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 "Robin...more

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB)

    Presented by AIGA Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a two-day design and innovation conference dedicated to celebrating the impact of design. The DxB experience explores the ideas, work and strategies currently...more

    "The Oven"

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    September 28, 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

    Kultar's Mime

    Presented by Sikh Research Institute at Center for the Arts at The Armory

    September 28, 2014

    Kultar’s Mime is an immersive theater experience that uses the 1903 Kishinev Pogrom as a point of departure to tell the stories of Sikh children in the aftermath of the 1984 Delhi Massacre....more

    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

    Erin Rubico & Matt Ban - Stage Door Live!

    Presented by Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    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

    NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    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

    The Berenstain Bears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    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

    Chicago

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre

    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

    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    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

    "A Grand Night for Singing" at Reagle

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston at Robinson Theater

    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

    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

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall

    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

    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

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    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

    Sweeney Todd

    Presented by The Lyric Stage Company of Boston at The Lyric Stage Company

    September 5 - October 11, 2014

    Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd, a macabre musical thriller, blends Sondheim’s characteristic wit with a sweeping and hauntingly beautiful score, grisly humor,...more

    Bent

    Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company at BCA Plaza Theatre

    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

    Middletown

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

    October 9 - October 12, 2014

    By Will Eno
    Director: Sarah Hickler

    Wry, acerbic, funny, profound and heartbreaking, Middletown...more

    Traces

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre

    October 1 - October 12, 2014

    Boston favorites and circus icons les 7 doigts de la main return to ArtsEmerson by popular demand with their signature work, Traces. The company gathers to piece...more

    The Lion King

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House

    September 9 - October 12, 2014

    Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you’ve...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

    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

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