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    Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    July 8 - July 26, 2015

    Heralded as “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived,” by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin is known for innumerable American classics such as “White Christmas,” “God Bless America,” “Anything You Can Do,” and “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.” Songwriter Jerome Kern said it all: “Irving Berlin…IS American music.”

    In this ...more


    The Story Space featuring Wes Hazard

    Presented by The Story Space

    July 7, 2015

    July 7:  Wes Hazard. Storyteller, writer, & funny man, Wes was named as one of “5 Boston Comedians to Watch” by The Boston Globe Magazine. Did we mention he's...more

    NT Live: The Audience (encore)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 9, 2015

    Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, broadcast live from London’s Gielgud...more

    Revenge of the Robot Battle Nuns

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 26 - July 10, 2015

    What happens when two people who hate each other most end up stuck together in the end of the world? The Robot Battle Nuns are close, but who are they? Prepare for the President’s daughter, mad...more

    Comedy, America!

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    June 19 - July 10, 2015

    Back after its triumphant, sold out debut last year, ImprovBoston's original sketch and musical comedy revue, Comedy, America! unites Boston's top sketch writing and performing talent....more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    April 25 - July 11, 2015

    The Dinner Detective is America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A...more

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 8 - July 11, 2015

    by National Marionette Theatre

    Carlo Collodi's epic about a puppet who wants to become a real boy is a classic example of storytelling at its best. National Marionette's adaptation is...more

    The Drowsy Chaperone

    Presented by The Cape Playhouse at The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

    June 30 - July 11, 2015

    A Musical within a Comedy

    Starring JoAnne Worley
    Directed by Pamela Hunt
    Choreographed by Shea Sullivan

    One of the funniest new musicals of the last decade and...more

    Intimate Exchanges by Alan Ayckbourn

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    July 1 - July 12, 2015

    Intimate Exchanges- A comedy by Alan Ayckbourn

    This surprising comedy by Ayckbourn, the master of the form, was nominated for London’s prestigious Olivier Award and...more

    OTP's TRAVELOGUE songs from the road

    Presented by Open Theatre Project at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    July 10 - July 12, 2015

    Open Theatre Project is proud to announce our second SONG BOOK PERFORMANCE SERIES production of the year. TRAVELOGUE will be featuring our...more

    The Story Collider

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    July 14, 2015

    "The Story Collider" is an evening of true, personal stories about science. Whether you wear a white lab coat or haven’t seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We...more

    The Story Space featuring Arthur Surette

    Presented by The Story Space

    July 14, 2015

     Arthur Surette is the real deal. Come enjoy a summer's eve with this eloquent storyteller/songwriter/special guest from the New Hampshire woods.

    Upcoming: July 21 - Andrea...more

    Amazing Bugs

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton

    July 15, 2015

    Our insect friends will be the focus at the Children’s Museum in Easton for the Amazing Bugs Drop-in Day on Wednesday July 15th. So, let’s bug out together from 10am-3pm as we explore, create,...more

    National Theatre in HD: Everyman

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 16, 2015

    BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the...more

    Royally Talented

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    "Royally Talented" is a variety competition for new and emerging artists in the Boston area. The show celebrates queer artists and their allies in the art of burlesque, comedy, spoken word,...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon and toUch performance art

    November 15, 2013 - July 17, 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 theatre with...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 19 - July 17, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica sends the audience on a tantalizing voyage filled with sensual and emotional discoveries as elements of...more

    Duxbury Music Festival's Bernstein Sondheim Revue

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17, 2015

    This inaugurate concert of DMF’s tenth summer season features a revue of musicals, including Peter Pan, West Side Story, On the Town, Evening Primrose, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, A Little...more

    The Jungle Book by Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 20 - July 18, 2015

    The Jungle Book - By Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    A classic comes vividly to life in the story of Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves,...more

    Tall Tales! Stories and Songs from Old New England

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 15 - July 18, 2015

    by Brad Shur and Chris Monti

    Have you ever wanted to sing along with a sea shanty? Or dive deep into a fox's den? Then come along on this whirlwind tour of New England's tallest...more

    ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council at Davis Square, Somerville

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    Come join us for ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Location: Davis Square, Somerville Fri, July 17 6 – 10 PM & Sat, July 18 11 AM- 6 PM

    This year's festival and theme is Loops. ...more

    Shrek

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

    July 7 - July 19, 2015

    Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure. SHREK THE MUSICAL brings all the beloved characters...more

    Reagle Music Theatre presents Kiss Me, Kate

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

    July 9 - July 19, 2015

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents its 47th consecutive summer season at the Robinson Theatre featuring Kiss Me, Kate from July 9-19, 2015. This hilarious play within a play recounts...more

    Neverland Theatre's Broadway Kids Revue

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 17 - July 20, 2015

    Neverland Theatre’s Broadway Kid’s Revue

    Neverland Theatre’s popular Broadway Kid’s Revue is back! Don’t miss this talented all youth cast as they perform favorite songs from...more

    Heat Wave

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    July 22, 2015

    At this mid-summer jamboree, poet Anne Champion, writer/comedian We Hazard, comedian Sam Jay, Harvard Kennedy School lecturer and writer Tim McCarthy, and writer Sara Sweeney will divulge the...more

    Thought Bomb

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    July 24, 2015

    "Thought Bomb" with Matthew Flynn is a show where eccentric writers, stand-up comics, illustrators, etc. get a chance to perform a story and do a karaoke song with the aid of a live band.


    Free Fun Friday! Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Highland Street Foundation

    July 24, 2015

    FREE and Open to the Public
    Thanks to the generous support of the Highland Street Foundation, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is proud to present its annual FREE FUN FRIDAY! CSC is one...more

    The Great Red Ball Rescue

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 22 - July 25, 2015

    by Faye Dupras

    Red alert! A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young boy's favorite red ball gets whisked away by the tides. Can he summon the courage to get it back? Join...more

    Fiddler On The Roof

    Presented by Priscilla Beach Theatre

    July 10 - July 25, 2015

    From July 10-25, 2015, Priscilla Beach Theatre presents Fiddler On The Roof, the nine-time Tony Award winning musical, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by...more

    Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    July 15 - July 26, 2015

    Outside Mullingar - A comedy by John Patrick Shanley

    Tony nominated for Best Broadway play in 2014, Outside Mullingar was written by John Patrick Shanley, author of the...more

    The Amazing Acro-Cats with the Rock Cats

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    July 23 - July 26, 2015

    We are proud to introduce our newest program,The Amazing Acro-Cats—a show that doesn’t fit into any other cat-egory… Chicago’s only trained domestic cat show!

    Our fantastic felines...more

    Annie, Jr.

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 19 - July 26, 2015

    Leapin’ Lizards! Neverland Theatre presents Annie, Jr.! Join this talented all youth cast as they perform this beloved story about everyone’s favorite spunky, red headed orphan, out in search...more

    Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca • Apollinaire in the Park 2015

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company

    July 8 - July 26, 2015

    Blood Wedding • Bodas de Sangre by Federico García Lorca

    Apollinaire in the Park 2015 produced in collaboration with 
    Escena Latina Teatro...more

    Summer Concert Series

    Presented by New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society

    July 8 - July 29, 2015

    Join us again this summer for the 12th Annual New England Light Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Summer Concert Series at the Hamilton-Wenham Community House! Hear some of the...more

    An Arabian Adventure

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 29 - August 1, 2015

    by Tanglewood Marionettes

    An Arabian Adventure tells the tale of a prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. Facing danger at every...more

    Laughing Wild

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe, Boston

    July 17 - August 1, 2015

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its third season this summer with Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild at Club Café, Friday, July 17 through Saturday, August 1.
    ...more

    Murder Mystery on the Merrimack

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    August 7, 2015

    Cruise the majestic Merrimack River, be a part of the action, and solve the murder! A professional theatrical cast and crew team up to make this two hour river tour...more

    Powered By Dance 2015

    Presented by Jeannette Neill Dance Studio

    July 20 - August 7, 2015

    An Intensive for teens at The Jeannette Neill Dance Studio

    A rewarding and enriching program specifically designed for teens, featuring some of the nation’s most...more

    The Swan

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    August 5 - August 8, 2015

    by Le Théâtre de Deux Mains (Quebec)

    Based on "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen, The Swan tells the story of a lost little bird looking for...more

    My Fair Lady

    Presented by The Cape Playhouse at The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

    July 28 - August 8, 2015

    by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
    Directed by Hunter Foster
    Choreographed by Lorin Latarro

    My Fair Lady is the centerpiece of the 2015 season and the...more

    Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    July 29 - August 9, 2015

    One of the most successful and entertaining farces of all time, Charley’s Aunt centers on two Oxford undergraduates without an appropriate chaperone for a...more

    Assassins

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Shore Country Day School, Beverly

    August 7 - August 9, 2015

    Featuring students from BCT's pre-professional Summer Studios 4 program, Assassins tells the story of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of...more

    Theater Things

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    An array of custom costumes, props, set pieces, and various items crafted for the stage. Designs and confections by artists of Acting Out Theater Company Inc.

    Image credit: Captain...more

    A Show Within A Show Within A Show Within A Show

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    "A Show Within A Show" by Patrick Guerrero & Kate Delaney is a storytelling experience about perspective, memory and the unreliable narrator. The space is transformed into a theatre with an...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    August 8, 2014 - August 15, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    Hiawatha

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    August 12 - August 15, 2015

    by Catskill Puppet Theater

    This enchanting play is based on the life of the great Iroquois hero, Hiawatha. A curious young boy, Hiawatha decides to disobey his grandmother and seek a...more

    The New Electric Ballroom

    Presented by Gloucester Stage Company at Gloucester Stage, Gloucester

    July 23 - August 15, 2015

    From the author of the musical Once comes a dark comedy about three sisters living in a small town on the coast of Ireland. The youngest, Ada, works at the local fish-packing plant, but...more

    EYES SHUT. DOOR OPEN. A new play by Cassie M. Seinuk

    Presented by Wax Wings Productions

    August 6 - August 15, 2015

    Eyes Shut. Door Open is a modern Cain and Able story set in the SoHo art scene of New York City Turner Street's bold paintings of eyes are the hottest thing to hit the SoHo art scene - they've...more

    Reagle Music Theatre presents Wonderful Town

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

    August 6 - August 16, 2015

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents its 47th consecutive summer season at the Robinson Theatre featuring Wonderful Town from August 6-16, 2015. Wonderful Town tells the timeless story...more

    Badabingo!

    Presented by New England Fun and Mystery Cafe at Riccardo's Ristorante, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    In a world of 24/7 media and high-tech surveillance, the Falaguerra mob family has decided to go straight!  Seeking to clean up their image by putting together a legitimate business-...more

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