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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


    Las Posadas

    Presented by Alchemists' Workshop at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    Ongoing

    Alchemists' Workshop, a professional touring company from Henniker, NH, will present the Boston premiere of Las Posadas, a new musical based on the Tomie dePaola classic holiday story,...more

    Viva La Vaudeville

    Presented by Viva La Vaudeville

    Ongoing

    Viva La Vaudeville; The Early Show at Stage promises to bring yet another layer of theatrical entertainment to the nightlife scene. The show is a unique, sexy and risqué blend of vaudeville and...more

    Puppet Showplace Slam: Summer Edition

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 16, 2016

    Every other month Puppet Showplace Theater stays open late to present the region’s finest short-form puppetry acts...for adults! Each piece is performed by a different artist, and the...more

    Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage

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

    June 7 - June 12, 2016

    Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage is a record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Featuring the...more

    Dogfight

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Roberts Studio Theatre, Boston

    May 7 - June 4, 2016

    It’s November 21, 1963; and on the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys’ night of debauchery, partying, and...more

    Puppet Showplace Slam: Spring Edition

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 21, 2016

    Every other month Puppet Showplace Theater stays open late to present the region’s finest short-form puppetry acts...for adults! Each piece is performed by a different artist, and the...more

    HOME OF THE BRAVE by Lila Rose Kaplan

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    April 20 - May 15, 2016

    What happens in the barn stays in the barn.

    World Premiere

    Featuring Karen MacDonald (pictured)

    Senator Bernadette Spence is ready to run for...more

    Premeditation

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    May 4 - May 14, 2016

    Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce, but how many end in murder? Meet two disgruntled housewives from opposite sides of the track: Esmeralda, sophisticated and calculating, and Lydia,...more

    Saturday Night Fever

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

    May 6 - May 8, 2016


    “Unforgettable songs and big choreographic setpieces!”    – Daily Telegraph

    Saturday Night Fever: The Musical, the iconic story of Tony, the kid from...more

    The Merry Widow

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    April 29 - May 8, 2016

    Music by Franz Lehár
    Libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein
    Sung mainly in English, with projected translations.

    As heady as champagne, Franz Lehár’s classic operetta draws...more

    Parade

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

    April 29 - May 6, 2016

    The tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of Leo Frank, a man wrongly accused of murder. Amid religious intolerance, political
    injustice, and racial tension, the stirring Tony...more

    Daughter of a Cuban Revolution

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    April 27 - May 1, 2016

    Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary presents the astonishing tale of three towering figures in the life of versatile performer Marissa Chibas. As she recalls her father, Raul Chibas (who co-wrote...more

    Prometheus Bound

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    April 27 - May 1, 2016

    High in the Caucasus at the ends of the earth, Prometheus is chained to a rock with a bolt through his chest. He talks of a secret that
    should not be told for fear of its power being lost....more

    Historia De Amor

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

    April 21 - April 24, 2016

    With the grit and imagery of a dark graphic novel comes this violent story that destroys the boundaries between domination and submission. Based on the French novel by Régis Jauffret, Historia de...more

    Shoes On, Shoes Off

    Presented by Brandeis Department of Theater Arts at Spingold Theater Center, Mainstage Theater, Waltham

    April 15 - April 17, 2016

    Inspiration can come from anywhere, and for Professor Susan Dibble, a renowned resident choreographer and master teacher for Shakespeare & Company, that inspiration came in the form of a local...more

    THE REALNESS: A BREAK BEAT PLAY by Idris Goodwin

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    March 16 - April 10, 2016

    There’s nothing more hip-hop than falling in love.

    World Premiere

    It’s 1996, the hip-hop scene is roaring, and T.O. has arrived in the city, eager to...more

    Bootycandy

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Roberts Studio Theatre, Boston

    March 12 - April 9, 2016

    Bootycandy is a shockingly funny and saucy spin on race, sex, and sexuality. Based on author Robert O'Hara's own experiences growing up black and gay, the play unfolds in a series...more

    Werther

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 11 - March 20, 2016

    Music by Jules Massenet
    Libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet, and Georges Hartmann
    Sung in French with projected English translation

    Irresistibly melodic and extraordinarily...more

    Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    March 16 - March 20, 2016

    In this critically acclaimed staging of three one-woman plays by Samuel Beckett, directed by the playwright’s longtime friend Walter Asmus, the obsessive rhythms of existence are laid bare. In...more

    Puppet Showplace Slam: World Day of Puppetry

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 19, 2016

    Every other month Puppet Showplace Theater stays open late to present the region’s finest short-form puppetry acts...for adults! Each piece is performed by a different artist, and the...more

    Stage & Screen: Killer of Sheep

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 14, 2016

    Killer of Sheep examines the black Los Angeles ghetto of Watts in the mid-1970s through the eyes of Stan, a sensitive dreamer who is growing detached and numb from the psychic...more

    Annie

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

    March 11 - March 13, 2016

    “Overflowing! Big, warm hearted and funny!”    – New York Post

    Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original...more

    TINKER TO EVERS TO CHANCE by Mat Smart

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    February 10 - March 6, 2016

    The power of the love of the game.

    Baseball fans know all about commitment and hope. But in life outside the ballpark, that dedication can be harder to hold on to. Lauren...more

    Intimate Apparel

    Presented by Brandeis Department of Theater Arts at Spingold Theater Center, Laurie Theater, Waltham

    March 3 - March 6, 2016

    In Lynn Nottage's poignant play, Esther, an African-American seamstress in 905 New York, creates exquisite lingerie for clients who range from prostitutes to wealthy white patrons. The play...more

    The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    February 19 - March 6, 2016

    Using a mix of action-driven storytelling, puppetry, and visual magic, The Wong Kids transports its audience into the far reaches of the galaxy. Violet and Bruce Wong just don’t fit in with the...more

    Three Sisters

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

    March 2 - March 6, 2016

    One of Russia’s premiere theatre companies presents this luminous retelling of Chekhov's masterpiece, which follows three sisters who are forced to leave Moscow for life in a provincial town....more

    Late Nite Catechism

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Cary Memorial Hall (Battin Hall), Lexington

    March 5, 2016

    Late Nite Catechism is an uproariously funny play that takes the audience back to their youth. Become a student in Sister's class as she takes you back to the days of the Latin Mass, meatless...more

    Baltimore

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

    February 10 - February 28, 2016

    A rolling world premiere commissioned by the Big Ten Theatre Consortium. After she’s dismissed from her job in the athletics
    department, Shelby Wilson becomes Resident Advisor to a group...more

    An Octoroon

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    January 29 - February 27, 2016

    The hottest play of 1859 is back! There's trouble at the plantation: no one is falling in love with who they should be, someone has been murdered, and unless the mail comes soon all hope is lost!...more

    Disney in Concert - Magical Music from the Movies

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

    February 27, 2016

    Music Worcester, in partnership with The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, invite you to come experience the enchantment of DISNEY IN CONCERT-MAGICAL MUSIC FROM THE...more

    National Theatre of London Live in HD: "As You Like it"

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 25, 2016

    Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.


    42nd Street

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

    February 19 - February 21, 2016

    “Old-fashioned, lavish showmanship.”    – Variety

    The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with...more

    The Hothouse

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Boston

    February 19 - February 21, 2016

    By Harold Pinter, The Hothouse is a black comedy set in a government run mental institution, and revolves around a sinister murder plot hatched against a backdrop of...more

    Violet

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Boston

    January 9 - February 6, 2016

    In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, we are pleased to present the new Broadway version of one of the most popular shows in SpeakEasy history, the musical Violet. Featuring a...more

    THE WHITE CHIP by Sean Daniels

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    January 6 - January 31, 2016

    Laughing at a drunk guy, but in a good way.

    World Premiere

    Things start out so well for our hero. After all, not every Mormon boy gets to be baptized for...more

    Ragtime The Musical

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

    January 29 - January 31, 2016

    “One of the best musicals in recent decades”    – Hollywood Reporter

    At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing . . . and anything is possible.  The stories...more

    National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2016

    Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2012,...more

    Twelfth Night

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    January 20 - January 30, 2016

    In this fresh, fast-paced remix of Shakespeare’s comedy, classical verse meets mayhem as two worlds collide. Olivia’s puritanical household is clashing with Sir Toby’s insatiable appetite...more

    Puppet Showplace Slam: Puppet Pandemic

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 16, 2016

    Every other month Puppet Showplace Theater stays open late to present the region’s finest short-form puppetry acts...for adults! Each piece is performed by a different artist, and the...more

    Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    December 6, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    Natasha is young, Anatole is hot, and Andrey isn’t here…But what about Pierre? Based on a scandalous 70-page slice of War and Peace, this electropop opera is Tolstoy like you’ve never...more

    Intimate Illusions "A Magical and Musical Experience"

    Presented by Intimate Illusions at Omni Parker House, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2015

    Experience the magic of the holidays with a special edition of master magician Ivan Amodei's critically acclaimed show, Intimate Illusions. He'll put his senses -- and yours -- to the ultimate...more

    A Christmas Carol

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

    December 18 - December 27, 2015

    "God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family tradition and get in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' lavish and innovative adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know the story, you...more

    All Access Improv

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    April 4 - December 26, 2015

    Fast. Furious. Funny. All Access Improv delivers a high-octane, completely off-the-cuff comedic force of nature every Saturday at 6PM in the Main Theater. Appropriate for anyone with a...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - December 20, 2015

    Blue Man Group combines music, technology and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by...more

    It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    November 25 - December 20, 2015

    Adapted by Joe Landry

    Bring your whole family and come together with the community to celebrate the holiday season. This heartwarming classic is presented as a 1940s radio show, with...more

    Christmas Reflections

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

    December 18 - December 20, 2015

    A celebration of the Christmas season in story, music and dance with choreography by Jesuit Artist-in-Residence Robert VerEecke, S.J., and Helen O'Dwyer, director of the O’Dwyer School of Irish...more

    Studio 40

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 3, 2014 - December 18, 2015

    Studio Teams are independent improv ensembles from the Boston Area who have been hand-selected by ImprovBoston to showcase regularly in the IB Studio Theater, OH! Oh! Studio! They are...more

    Badabingo!

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

    December 18, 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

    Exposed

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Boston

    December 10 - December 18, 2015

    When Texas billionaire Seymour Sackeroff is in need of some forgiveness, he goes straight to God’s right hand — Dick Cockburn, the
    Christian televangelist who talks to the Lord on a...more

    A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 15, 2015

    Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has thrilled radio audiences for twenty-eight years. For the last thirteen, the Christmas-time live version of the show has drawn on Celtic, Pagan, and...more

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