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    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 Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters at the Young Vic) ...more


    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    September 5 - October 5, 2014

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show) makes his Huntington debut in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner directed by Huntington favorite David Esbjornson (All My Sons). Joanna...more

    Far From Heaven

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    September 12 - October 11, 2014

    From the creators of the musical Grey Gardens and Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out) comes a lush musical adaptation of Todd Haynes' acclaimed romantic...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

    Reconsidering Hanna(h)

    Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    September 25 - October 19, 2014

    Hanna, a brutally blunt international journalist, is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s violent death. After accepting a seemingly tame assignment, she becomes increasingly...more

    King Lear

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center

    October 15 - October 23, 2014

     Shakespeare’s Globe returns to ArtsEmerson after their well received Hamlet with a striking production of King Lear. Joseph Marcell (celebrated classical actor also known for his role...more

    John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN

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

    October 23, 2014

    Boston University College of Fine Arts and New Repertory Theatre present New Rep's Classic Repertory Company, New Rep's flagship educational outreach program, which tours professional...more

    Shakespeare's MACBETH

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

    October 24, 2014

    Classic Repertory Company, New Repertory Theatre’s flagship educational outreach program, tours professional productions of classic and modern works of relevant literature to schools,...more

    Fall Fringe Festival

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

    October 8 - October 26, 2014

    The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 18th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. The festival’s mission is to...more

    Dancing at Lughnasa

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at Semel Theater

    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

    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

    Ether Dome

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    October 17 - November 21, 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

    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

    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

    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

    Bad Jews

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    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

    Phèdre

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at First Church in 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Margaret Edson's WIT

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

    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

    Come Back, Little Sheba

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    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

    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

    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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