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    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe

    July 18 - August 2, 2014

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield directed by Lauren Elias.

    In this outrageously endearing play, three brave actors blaze a trail through all 37 of the ...more


    The Dixie Swim Club

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 1 - August 10, 2014

    The Dixie Swim Club is the story of five Southern women whose friendships began on their college swim team. Every August, they meet at the same cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks...more

    Teen Workshop of "All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten"

    Presented by Priscilla Beach Theatre

    July 15 - August 16, 2014

    Priscilla Beach Theatre is excited to announce its new Teen Intensive Workshop production of “All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten”, based on Robert Fulghum’s...more

    Smile!

    Presented by New Exhibition Room at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre

    July 31 - August 16, 2014

    It’s the hottest summer on record since 1989; slugs and jackals overrun the streets. To escape this lawless season, four women park themselves at a holistic retreat to ride out the storm....more

    The Hanover Theatre's Youth Summer Program presents Footloose

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    August 15 - August 16, 2014

    One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory, Footloose bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town,...more

    One Day University

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 17, 2014

    One Day University is returning to Cape Cod! At One Day University there are no grades, no tests, no homework, and certainly no stress! The One Day University program offers a half-day of the best...more

    4000 Miles

    Presented by Gloucester Stage Company at Gloucester Stage

    July 31 - August 17, 2014

     The play looks at how two outsiders find their way in today's world. After suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty...more

    Singin' In The Rain

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston at Robinson Theater

    August 7 - August 17, 2014

    An audience favorite, Reagle's productions of Singin' In The Rain have received rave reviews and IRNE awards for best director, best musical, and best choreographer.  Director Kirby...more

    Summer Classics: Moliere’s The Misanthrope

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    August 15 - August 17, 2014

    First performed in 1666, this comedy of manners satirizes the hypocrisies ...more

    Pitter Patter Puppets

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    June 27 - August 22, 2014

    Perfect for ages 2-6 and great fun for ages 7-100!

    Puppeteer Mary Wilson’s wildly popular puppet shows are interactive, inventive, and extremely funny.


    Speakeasy Circus

    Presented by Boston Circus Guild and American Repertory Theater at OBERON

    May 23 - August 22, 2014

    Celebrate the spirit of the roaring ‘20s with live music, glittering dancers, and jaw-dropping circus spectacle.

    Get dolled up in your finest threads and put on your dancing shoes!...more

    The Light in the Piazza

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater

    July 29 - August 23, 2014

    Book by Craig Lucas • Music by Adam Guettel
    Directed by William Roudebush • Musical Direction by Scott Storr

    It is 1953 and Margaret Johnson is touring Tuscany with her...more

    Mansion Mysteries - Hooray for Hollywood

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    July 19 - August 23, 2014

    IT’S A CASTING-CALL FOR THE NEXT GREAT MOVIE!
    Famous Director Rudy Von Hessel is there with his bevy of talent to make the film. His leading lady—the gorgeous, talented and...more

    Mort Sahl Live: An Evening with a Comedy Legend

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Crowned as leading the new breed of modern comedians by Time magazine in 1960, Mort Sahl was the first entertainer ever to appear on its cover. Before comedy clubs existed, Sahl began...more

    You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    June 23 - August 26, 2014

    Based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
    Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
    Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
    Additional Music and Lyrics by...more

    Harold Night

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    July 24 - August 27, 2014

    Every Thursday night at 730PM and 930PM our resident ImprovBoston Harold teams perform Harold, the classic long form improv format, with occasional special guests. From a single audience...more

    Lyle, the Crocodile

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    July 2 - August 28, 2014

    Based on the book Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber
    Adapted for the Stage by Kevin Kling
    Music by Richard Gray Directed by Holly Erin McCarthy
    Musical Direction by...more

    The Teaseday Club

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque at The Davis Square Theater

    September 10, 2013 - September 2, 2014

    Every month King Teaseday presents a showcase of Boston's best variety! Comedy , striptease, burlesque, magic, juggling, and more!


    Reunions Can Be Murder

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    May 3 - September 6, 2014

    It’s your class reunion at All American High! Get ready to show off all you’ve become while you get reacquainted with familiar faces and high school favorites.

    A former...more

    The Comedy Lab

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 25, 2013 - September 17, 2014

    Each month ImprovBoston presents a brand new comedy show comprised of THREE sets.

    You can expect to see everything from sketch to improv, and even stand up comedy. Look for specific show...more

    The Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 23, 2013 - September 19, 2014

    Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of Boston...more

    NightCap

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 27, 2013 - September 20, 2014

    NightCap is a late-night fringe comedy show that showcases up and coming talent in Boston. Before you call it a night on a Fridays and Saturdays, make plans to stop by ImprovBoston, grab a drink...more

    The Martin & Lewis Tribute Show - Classic Songs and Comedy Routines

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    90-minute Show from the World's Best Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Impersonators! Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50’s. Dean of course was the...more

    The Jam

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 29, 2013 - September 21, 2014

    The Jam is where audience members can get out of their seats and jump on stage to perform alongside with visiting troupes and ImprovBoston cast members. 

    The Jam combines three...more

    Summer Classics: Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    The Actors Studio of Newburyport present Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by...more

    Year Zero by Michael Golamco

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    September 11 - October 5, 2014

     Divided between two worlds.


    All teenagers need someone to talk to. Vuthy has chosen a skull. He is a young Cambodian-American struggling to find his place – in a...more

    Anything to Declare?

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at Greene Theater

    October 2 - October 5, 2014

    By Maurice Hennequin & Pierre Veber
    Directed by Benny Sato Ambush

    Paris, 1912. The...more

    Escape Reality: Come to King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    August 30 - October 19, 2014

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, announces its 2014 season, to run August 30 through October 19, 2014 on...more

    Good People

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater

    September 18 - October 19, 2014

    GOOD PEOPLE
    By David Lindsay-Abaire • Directed by Kristin McLaughlin
    Pulitzer prize winning playwright, David Lindsay Abaire, employs his brilliant humor and...more

    Haunted Dinner Theater - Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead!

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 19 - November 7, 2014

    Join us the Haunted Dinner Theater presented by the Mystery Cafe as we present our show “Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead!” this fall at the iconic Hawthorne Hotel in Salem’s...more

    Funny Girl

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater

    November 6 - December 7, 2014

    FUNNY GIRL
    Music & Lyrics by Bob Merrill & Jule Styne • Book by Isobel Lennart, Jule Styne, & Bob Merrill • Directed by Maura Hanlon • Musical...more

    MobFellas

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    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

    Face Off

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    May 3 - December 20, 2014

    Face Off is the fastest, highest energy competitive improv show in Boston. New England's best comedians battle for your laughter and applause in a comedic duel to the death. Two teams...more

    13 Things About Ed Carpolotti Book, Music and Lyrics by Barry Kleinbort

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    November 28 - December 21, 2014

    When in debt, panic. Then sing.

     


    Virginia Carpolotti is a devoted widow with loving memories for her recently-deceased husband. Though her love endures, her confidence...more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    March 1 - December 27, 2014

     The Dinner Detective® is America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated...more

    Mainstage

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    May 2 - December 27, 2014

    ImprovBoston Mainstage is the cornerstone of comedic talent at ImprovBoston. Showcasing our Freeform style of play, an ever-evolving show, Mainstage is the heart of ImprovBoston. Blending games,...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

    The Best Brothers by Daniel MacIvor

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    January 8 - February 1, 2015

     When the dog is mom’s best friend.

    When Kyle and Hamilton Best’s mother dies in a bizarre accident involving a Filipino drag queen, the two brothers try to find common...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

    I Love Lucy: Live On Stage

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    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

    The Muse and Morros: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered

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

    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

    Out of the City by Leslie Ayvazian

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at 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...more

    The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at 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...more

    ComedySportzBoston

    Presented by New England Fun

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportzBoston (CSz), the fast-paced, family-friendly is 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

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness

    October 17, 2013 - on going

    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

    All The Single Ladies

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    May 31, 2013 - on going

    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

    The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON

    June 18, 2010 - on going

    “Riveting... So visceral that words seem almost beside the point.”
    - The Boston Globe

    The celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show brings...more

    Improv Asylum's Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    May 15, 2013 - on going

    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

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