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    Kinky Boots

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

    August 11 - August 30, 2015

    Kinky Boots is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous ...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

    FAME Jr. presented by Arlington Children's Theatre

    Presented by Arlington Children's Theatre - ACT at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    August 6 - August 8, 2015

    Come enjoy FAME Jr. The Musical performed by Arlington Children's Theatre's 7-13 year old ACTors--singing, dancing, and fun for the whole family!  FAME Jr. is set during the last years...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

    Thoroughly Modern Millie

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

    August 6 - August 9, 2015

    Based on the 1967 film starring Julie Andrews, the Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is the story of a small-town girl who follows her dreams to the big city,...more

    The World Goes Round: The Music of Kander and Ebb

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    July 31 - August 9, 2015

    Tickets are now on sale for Marblehead Little Theatre’s production of “The World Goes ‘Round”.  Music and Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb.  The show is being directed by Anne...more

    Elements Theatre Company Presents Talking Heads

    Presented by Elements Theatre Company

    July 31 - August 9, 2015

    Elements Theatre Company presents Talking Heads

    July 31-August 2 & August 7-9, 7:30 pm

    August 1, 7 & 8 Dinner, 6:00 pm

    Elements Theatre Company presents...more

    Green Day's American Idiot

    Presented by Arlington Children's Theatre - ACT at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    August 7 - August 9, 2015

    Join the teenage ACTors of Arlington Children's Theatre as they perform Green Day's groundbreaking Broadway musical, American Idiot.  Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Disney's My Son Pinocchio, Jr.

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 7 - August 9, 2015

    Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    Book by David Stern
    "When You Wish Upon A Star" and "I've Got No Strings" Music by Leigh Harline and Lyrics by Ned...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Godspell

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 7 - August 9, 2015

    Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak
    Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    Originally Produced on the New York Stage by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Damn Yankees

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 6 - August 9, 2015

    Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
    Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop
    Based on the Novel by Douglass Wallop The Year the Yankees...more

    i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost

    Presented by The Boston Teen Acting Troupe at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    August 10, 2015

    Local playwright MJ Halberstadt’s i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost is a brash new play about family, starting over, and growing up. When 19-year-old Devon...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

    i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost

    Presented by Boston Teen Acting Troupe at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    July 30 - August 16, 2015

    Local playwright MJ Halberstadt’s i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost is a brash new play about family, starting over, and growing up. When 19-year-old Devon...more

    i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost

    Presented by The Boston Teen Acting Troupe at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    August 2 - August 16, 2015

    Local playwright MJ Halberstadt’s i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost is a brash new play about family, starting over, and growing up. When 19-year-old Devon...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Rough Magic

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 13 - August 16, 2015

    By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
    Directed by Tyler Rosati
    Movement and Fight Direction by Sam Richert

    An unlikely quartet saves Manhattan from a Shakespeare super-villian in...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Love's Labour's Lost

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 14 - August 16, 2015

    A New Musical Based on the Play by William Shakespeare
    Songs by Michael Friedman
    Book Adapted by Alex Timbers
    Directed by Sarah Gazdowicz
    Music Direction by Bethany...more

    young company Summer Festival 2015: Titanic

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    August 14 - August 16, 2015

    Story and Book by Peter Stone
    Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston 
    Produced on Broadway by Dodger Theatricals, Richard S. Pechter and the John F....more

    Curtain Call Musical Theatre (7-14 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    August 3 - August 21, 2015

    Curtain Call is a comprehensive performance-oriented Musical Theatre program that is perfect for young musicians and actors interested in musical theatre. Students will work from the ground...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

    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

    Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project

    August 21, 2015

    Deception and desire abound in Shakespeare's classic comedy when Christopher Sly, a tinker tricked into believing himself a nobleman, is treated to a play wherein an ornery and willful woman is...more

    Furry Monsters 101 at Puppet Showplace

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    August 17 - August 21, 2015

    This class will focus on the proper manipulation of mouth and rod puppets, inspired by the "furry monster" characters featured on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and Avenue Q. After learning the...more

    Pinocchio by Greg Banks, from the story by Carlo Collodi

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 15 - August 22, 2015

    Pinocchio - by Greg Banks, from the story by Carlo Collodi

    From the moment Gepetto creates him from a stick of wood, Pinocchio dreams of being a real boy. But will the all...more

    Clown Circus

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    August 22, 2015

    Created by Paul Vincent Davis
    Performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Clowns come in all shapes and sizes, but everything about them is larger-than-life. Join Dusty and his...more

    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

    Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project

    August 22, 2015

    Deception and desire abound in Shakespeare's classic comedy when Christopher Sly, a tinker tricked into believing himself a nobleman, is treated to a play wherein an ornery and willful woman is...more

    Mansion Mystery Series: Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    July 25 - August 22, 2015

    You are invited to the funniest wedding party of the summer at the beautiful MIT Endicott House. Join us for the wedding where the audience decides the nightly theme and then tries to figure out...more

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

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

    August 11 - August 22, 2015

    Winner of 2013 Tony Award for Best Play

    by Christopher Durang
    Directed by Bruce Jordan

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is an irresistible and...more

    Saturday Night Fever

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

    August 11 - August 23, 2015

    Get out your "Boogie Shoes" as NSMT presents a New England Regional Premiere that will leave you with "Night Fever!" Based on the 1970's hit film, SATURDAY...more

    Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 12 - August 23, 2015

    Born Yesterday - A comedy by Garson Kanin

    A Broadway triumph, Born Yesterday is a deliciously witty screwball comedy. Millionaire junk-dealer Harry Brock goes to...more

    Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

    Presented by Bad Habit Productions at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Deane Hall, Boston

    August 8 - August 23, 2015

    Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat portrays the family crisis of architect Martin, his wife Stevie, and their son Billy, when Martin reveals that he...more

    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

    Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project

    August 23, 2015

    Deception and desire abound in Shakespeare's classic comedy when Christopher Sly, a tinker tricked into believing himself a nobleman, is treated to a play wherein an ornery and willful woman is...more

    A staged reading of The Comedy of Errors William Shakespeare’s shortest play

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    August 21 - August 23, 2015

    A tragedy of Shakespearian proportions separates a family and sets the stage for this raucous story of mistaken identities. Set in the City of Ephesus, Identical twin brothers, in search of each...more

    Pitter Patter Puppets

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre, Brewster

    July 7 - August 25, 2015

    Puppeteer Mary Wilson’s wildly popular puppet shows are interactive, inventive and extremely funny.Outdoor Theater Daytime Children’s Shows. Rain or shine.  If it rains, we...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company present: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    August 26, 2015

    Stage and musical stars of Boston collaborate in the most celebrated of all musical scores written for a classic play. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the most renowned, the most successful, and...more

    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

    Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project

    August 27, 2015

    Deception and desire abound in Shakespeare's classic comedy when Christopher Sly, a tinker tricked into believing himself a nobleman, is treated to a play wherein an ornery and willful woman is...more

    Midnight at the Midway

    Presented by Boston Circus Guild at OBERON, Cambridge

    August 20 - August 27, 2015

    The curtain is drawn and the ring is dark. The circus is moving on, but not without a closing night celebration.

    Dance, drink, mingle and let loose in a world halfway between gritty circus...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at The Riot Theater, Jamaica Plain

    February 13 - August 28, 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

    Sh!t-faced Shakespeare (Davis Square)

    Presented by Magnificent Bastard Productions and Cambridge Historical Tours at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    April 14 - August 28, 2015

    Shit-faced Shakespeare is the deeply highbrow fusion of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely shit-faced cast member.

    Side-splitting, raucous, and completely...more

    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

    Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project at Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park, Boston

    August 28, 2015

    Deception and desire abound in Shakespeare's classic comedy when Christopher Sly, a tinker tricked into believing himself a nobleman, is treated to a play wherein an ornery and willful woman is...more

    Puppetry Building and Performance Camps

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    August 17 - August 28, 2015

    Puppetry is exercise for your imagination! Join Puppet Showplace Theater's team of professional puppeteers for a week of creative building and performance activities. Kids will learn how to...more

    Afternoon Delight

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum, Boston

    September 6, 2014 - August 29, 2015

    Afternoon Delight is a hilarious, fully improvised, two-act show that’ll leave you wanting more. Actors from the Main Stage Show cast join alumni and NXT company actors to create an...more

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