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    The Department of Visual and Performing Arts presents "The Shape of Things"

    Presented by The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College at Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    The Shape of Things tells the story of young art student Evelyn, and shy, insecure student Adam, who become entangled in a steamy affair after meeting in a museum. Evelyn decides to give her new boyfriend a makeover, but just how far will she go? Set at a university, LaBute’s modern-day telling of the fall of man is nothing less than dangerously seductive and challenges our deeply entrenched ideas ...more


    Dancing at Lughnasa

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at Semel Theater, Boston

    November 6 - November 9, 2014

    By Brian Friel
    Directed by Courtney O'Connor

    Ballybeg, County Donegal, Ireland. During the...more

    Dear Elizabeth

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

    October 17 - November 9, 2014

    A play in letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and back again.

    Told through the extensive and imaginative correspondence between two of the 20th century’s most important...more

    Chosen Child

    Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    October 30 - November 22, 2014

    Three generations of mothers and memories combine to change the fate of a schizophrenic man at the Port Authority Bus Terminal as he waits for a sister he hardly knows, to fulfill an agreement...more

    Ether Dome

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    October 17 - November 23, 2014

    A new treatment promising to end pain pits a doctor and his student in an epic battle between altruism and ambition. Based on the true story of the discovery of ether as an anesthetic in 1846 and...more

    Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    Presented by The Boston Camerata

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel, featuring the Trinity Choristers. This powerful...more

    Krapp's Last Tape and The Dumb Waiter

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

    November 12 - November 23, 2014

    Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP), the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, presents this evening of one-acts from two of the most...more

    The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

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

    November 8 - November 23, 2014

     "So packed with wit, ideas and feelings ... Stoppard's most moving play and the most bracing play anyone has written about love and marriage in years." - The New York...more

    Bad Jews

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

    October 24 - November 29, 2014

    Two cousins wage war over a coveted family heirloom in this biting comedy about religion and culture. At odds are the annoyingly devout Daphna Feygenbaum, a young woman who wears her Jewishness...more

    Awake and Sing!

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    November 7 - December 7, 2014

    In a cramped Bronx apartment, a working-class Jewish family dreams of a brighter future. Matriarch Bessie Berger's fierce determination keeps her family afloat, whatever the cost. Gritty,...more

    Phedre

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at First Church in Boston, Boston

    November 19 - December 7, 2014

    Being descended from philandering gods and bloodthirsty warriors does not make for a fate of calm karmic season. If Phédre is troubled by her family's erotic history, it may come as no...more

    MobFellas

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and Mystery Cafe

    October 25, 2013 - December 12, 2014

    Let the Mystery Café usher you into the secret world of the mafia elite. Rub elbows with wiseguys, killers and femmes fatales as you take part in the secret celebration in which a mob...more

    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

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

    November 21 - December 20, 2014

    A middle-aged Upper-West-Side doctor’s wife is devoted to mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA, and evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions,...more

    Murder Most Medieval

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and Mystery Cafe

    September 13, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The world famous Mystery Café cordially invites you to attend a Medieval banquet in honor of Sir Lancelittle’s return to court! Party like it’s 1399 with a zany cast of...more

    A Future Perfect

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

    January 9 - February 7, 2015

    Claire and Max find their values put to the test when bestfriends Alex and Elena announce they are having a baby. Claire is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, while her husband Max is a...more

    Uncommon Women and Others

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

    February 5 - February 8, 2015

    By Wendy Wasserstein
    Directed by Maureen Shea

    Six years after graduation, seven women meet for...more

    The Second Girl

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    January 16 - February 18, 2015

    With Eugene O'Neill's classic Long Day's Journey into Night as a backdrop, The Second Girl is set in the downstairs world of the Tyrone family kitchen in August 1912. Two...more

    Angels in America

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

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    Based on the award-winning play by Tony Kushner, the operatic version of Angels in America is a story about the human experince, touching on relationships, love, loss, cowardice,...more

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    January 30 - February 22, 2015

    An original adaptation influenced by Japanese traditions of Kabuki, Noh, and Bunraku puppetry, Pinocchio will surprise and delight audiences of all ages. Mystical creatures, live musicians,...more

    Margaret Edson's WIT

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 20 - February 28, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance, the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, presents Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama,...more

    Uncle Jack

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

    February 12 - March 1, 2015

    Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre present this Boston University New Play Initiative production, a comedy of Chekhovian proportions! In this...more

    The Taste of Sunrise

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    The Taste of Sunrise takes place in the mind and memory of Tuc, from the fever dreams of his childhood that took his hearing, to the language that he shares with his father of the natural...more

    Massenet's CENDRILLON

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

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre present CENDRILLON, the well-known fairy tale about a young girl wronged and her ultimate redemption...more

    Ulysses on Bottles

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    April 9 - April 25, 2015

    Winner of Israel Theater Prize’s Best Original Play in 2012, Gilad Evron’s poetic and poignant examination of lives in conflict receives its North American premiere from Boston’s...more

    Come Back, Little Sheba

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    March 27 - April 26, 2015

    When Doc and Lola Delaney rent a room in their cluttered Midwestern home to Marie, a vivacious college student, her youthful energy stirs up forgotten dreams and missed opportunities. Visionary...more

    Mothers & Sons

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

    May 8 - June 6, 2015

    A 2014 Tony Nominee for Best Play, Mothers and Sons is a timely and touching new play that explores our evolving understanding of what it means to be a family. Funny, provocative, and...more

    Henry VI, Part 2

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project

    May 13 - June 7, 2015

    How do you take what was probably Shakespeare's first history play, filled with more characters than any other in the canon, rife with conflicts from days gone by, mount it with a handful of...more

    After All The Terrible Things I Do

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    May 22 - June 21, 2015

    An ordinary job interview at a local bookstore becomes much more as store-owner Linda and aspiring writer Daniel realize that their connections go far deeper than a shared love of literature....more

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