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    13 Things About Ed Carpolotti

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell

    November 28 - December 21, 2014

    Virginia Carpolotti is a devoted widow with loving memories for her recently-deceased husband. Though her love endures, her confidence in him flounders as one shady character after another comes calling for the debt that Ed put in her name, and things really heat up when a mysterious $1 million ransom note appears. A delightful comic musical featuring Tony Award-nominee Penny Fuller.  

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    The Frisky Disco

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    December 6 - December 27, 2014

     The first of four completely improvised soap operas to be presented each Saturday at 11pm. The ensemble will bring characters and relationships you would find in a soap opera with all the...more

    Stage Time: The Improvised Improv Show for Improvisers

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    November 8 - December 27, 2014

     You want stage time? This is STAGE TIME, the improvised improv show for improvisers. Everybody gets to see a great show, and upper-level and grad improv students can get up onstage, geek out...more

    The ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    November 28 - December 27, 2014

     Boston's best writers and performers come together to present a holiday show that unwraps the funny. Give yourself the gift of this laugh-filled musical and comedy spectacular that...more

    The Christmas Revels

    Presented by Revels at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    A holiday tradition returns! The 44th annual Christmas Revels journeys to Victorian England for a joyous theatrical production set in the amazing Crystal Palace originally erected for London's...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The YoYo Show

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 28, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: King Pong

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 29, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr, Seuss

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    December 30, 2014

     

     Neverland Theatre & Fooltales present The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr. Seuss
    In their latest interactive show, the Cat in the Hat is...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19 - December 31, 2014

    Discover for yourself why over 8 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation...more

    Harold Night

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    August 6 - December 31, 2014

    Every Wednesday night starting at 730PM and 9:30PM our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, The classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single...more

    Late Nite Catechism: Sister's Christmas Catechism, The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    December 16 - December 31, 2014

    It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17 - December 31, 2014

    OUR SPACE HAS A NEW FACE. Experience Blue Man Group at the newly renovated Charles Playhouse!

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called "visually...more

    The Donkey Show New Year's Eve

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and at OBERON, Cambridge

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in 2015 with "Boston's Best Dance Party" (Boston Magazine)! Dance the night away at OBERON, Harvard Square's hottest destination for theater and nightlife. Enjoy a...more

    Intro to Improvisation Workshop

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Ever see an improv show and think, "man, that looks like fun?" It is. Come see for yourself. Every Saturday, one of ImprovBoston's top instructors takes participants of every stripe...more

    O.P.C.

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    November 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    A new comedy from Eve Ensler, the author of The Vagina Monologues, O.P.C. is an exploration of consumption and politics that asks,...more

    Circo Comedia

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    January 4, 2015

    Get ready for unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts at Circo Comedia starring Jean Saucier & Patrick Côté from Montreal. They will perform acrobatic...more

    Neverland Theatre's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    January 1 - January 4, 2015

     Neverland Theatre’s Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
    Celebrate the New Year with Neverland Theatre as they present this fun 90 minute non-musical version of the children's...more

    MidSummer by David Greig

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Chelsea Theatre Works, Chelsea

    December 26, 2014 - January 11, 2015

    "A warm-hearted, beautifully sculpted musical romantic comedy." -The Scotsman

    It's raining. Bob's a failing car salesman on the fringes of the city's...more

    Annual Comedy Night at JCC in Newton

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    January 17, 2015

    Comedians Tony V, Dan Naturman and Dan Crohn headline the annual comedy cabaret at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Saturday, January 17 at 8pm....more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    Murder Most Medieval

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    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

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    January 2 - February 1, 2015

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup from master of comedy Christopher Durang (Betty's Summer Vacation), Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their...more

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 7 - February 1, 2015

    Society is going to hell in a handbasket. Duke Vincentio figures the best way to rectifty a bad situation is to remove himself and put the government into the hands of the one person who can...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

    Winter Panto 2015: KerPlop! The Tale of the Frog Prince

    Presented by imaginary beasts and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    January 17 - February 7, 2015

    imaginary beasts bound into town this January with a ribbiting tale of wonder when they refashion another classic fairy tale into a fantasy of amphibious proportions.

    The Book of Oracles...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

    Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    February 12 - February 15, 2015

    When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical! Join our favorite Martian and discover how to get a little "piece" on Earth.

    "A hilarious...more

    Toying with Science

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...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

    Uncle Jack

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights' Theatre 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 Big Meal

    Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    February 13 - March 7, 2015

    Set in a quintessential American restaurant, entire lives whiz by for a modern family whose life and loves are short-order fare. From birth to that inevitable last course – and every...more

    I Love Lucy: Live On Stage

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

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    I Love Lucy: Live On Stage is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! America’s favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel...more

    Sherlock Jr. featuring Buster Keaton

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

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers...more

    The Golden Girls LIVE: The Lost Reunion Episode

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Jacques Underground, Boston

    January 9 - March 21, 2015

    Audiences loved the long-running NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, tuning in weekly to laugh at the often bawdy antics and hilarious quips of geriatric roomies Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. The...more

    Dishing With The Divas: A Musical Comedy

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 27, 2015

    The high-energy performance surrounds the final live studio broadcast of the hit talk show “GIRL TALK” on WPMS radio. The two radio hosts and their most popular regular guest, sex...more

    The Muse and Morros: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered

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

    March 11 - March 29, 2015

    The three-man comic hurricane returns to Boston celebrating their 30th Anniversary as the most prominent Chicano-Latino performance troupe in the country. From Southern California, master...more

    The Muse and Morros: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered

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

    March 11 - March 29, 2015

    The three-man comic hurricane returns to Boston celebrating their 30th Anniversary as the most prominent Chicano-Latino performance troupe in the country. From Southern California, master...more

    The Colored Museum

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    March 6 - April 5, 2015

    Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the spinning heights of Harlem. Tony...more

    Out of the City by Leslie Ayvazian

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    March 19 - April 12, 2015

    Everyone loves a birthday surprise. When two middle-aged married couples take a weekend trip to celebrate a milestone birthday, they find themselves pondering elusive romance and contemplating...more

    Virginia Woolf's Orlando

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

    April 4 - April 19, 2015

    In her stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s gender-bending, period-hopping novel, award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl “is her usual unfailingly elegant, unbeatably witty self, cleverly...more

    A Night on the Clowns

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Enjoy an evening of comedy, music, magic and silliness featuring some of the best physical comedians and variety artists working today. These entertainers have performed on Broadway, with Cirque...more

    The Cripple of Inishmaan

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

    April 29 - May 3, 2015

    A dark comedy in the great tradition of Irish storytelling set on a remote Irish island in 1934. As word arrives on Inishmaan that a Hollywood director is coming to the neighboring island of...more

    Man and Superman

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 14, 2015

    Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty,...more

    The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    April 23 - May 17, 2015

    Who gets to decide? Tormented by the menacing grip of an aging mind and with an uncertain future ahead, one man has a plan – but it is not what his family had in mind. A touching family...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport. Every show is driven by audience suggestions, and you pick the winners, so no two matches are alike....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

    The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 18, 2010 - Ongoing

    Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus's celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show brings you the ultimate disco experiencea crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller...more

    Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    May 15, 2013 - Ongoing

    Improv Asylum's new mainstage show combines Improv Asylum's signature audience-inspired improvisation with written sketches to deliver a night of laughs. It features improvised scenes and...more

    All The Single Ladies

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    May 31, 2013 - Ongoing

    All the Single Ladies
    "All the Single Ladies" is the latest production from Improv Asylum, offering Bachelorette Parties and Girls Nights Out groups a wild night of comedy, dancing...more

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