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    Spellbound: A Fractured Fairytale

    Presented by The Harvard Pops Orchestra at Lowell Lecture Hall, Cambridge

    October 24, 2014

    Alack! The Wicked (Schwartz) sorceress Eleanora Thistle has cast a dangerous spell on the kingdom of Harmonia and it’s going to take The Harvard Pops Orchestra all of the courage in A Fifth of Beethoven (Murphy) to get out of this one.

    With the Syncopated Clock (Anderson) running out before the curse is permanent, Princess Aria and her betrothed, Daniel “Danny Boy ...more


    Scenes Fom the Big Picture

    Presented by Solas Nua in Boston at The Burren, Somerville

    October 27, 2014

    solas nua in boston presents a staged reading of owen mccafferty's award-winning snapshot of a day in the life of hardscrabble belfast, first produced in the u.s. by solas nua in washington,...more

    Gorelesque Idol

    Presented by The Duchess Group at OBERON, Cambridge

    October 28, 2014

    Coming straight from five successful years in London's prestigious West End, a critically-acclaimed national tour of Australia, and a monthly residency at one of New York City's most...more

    Comedy Lab

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 1 - October 29, 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. For specific show...more

    Richard Lewis

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

    November 1, 2014

    Master of angst and self-loathing, comic genius Richard Lewis will perform at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Saturday, November 1 at 8pm and...more

    Cannibal: The Musical

    Presented by Arts After Hours

    October 17 - November 1, 2014

    Arts After Hours (AAH) will present the incredibly funny production Cannibal! The Musical October 17-November 1 at the Rantoul Black Box Theatre in LynnArts on 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA 01901....more

    Gorefest: The Gruesome Tale of Penny Dreadful

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 23 - November 1, 2014

    The perfect Halloween outing! An ImprovBoston tradition, GoreFest is an intimate splatter musical with a steampunk vibe, dripping with unidentifiable bodily fluids and lacking in good taste. This...more

    Joseph Kesselring's Arsenic and Old Lace

    Presented by The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham

    October 25 - November 2, 2014

    This classic comedic play is perhaps best known through the film adaption staring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. Since 1941, Joseph Kesselring's play has had audiences laughing in...more

    Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

    Presented by Priscilla Beach Theatre

    October 24 - November 2, 2014

    Priscilla Beach Theatre proudly presents the delightfully funny and nostalgic musical Why Do Fools Fall in Love? by Roger Bean. The story opens as Millie’s best friends decide to...more

    Comedian Richard Lewis

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

    November 2, 2014

    Lewis has taken his lifelong therapy fodder and carved it into a commanding, compelling art form. Comedy Central recognized Lewis as one of the top 50 stand-up comedians of all time. GQ Magazine...more

    Wot? No Fish!

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    In 2009 British playwright Danny Braverman inherited an unlikely family treasure: more than 50 years’ worth of weekly wage packets, each small brown envelope featuring a drawing...more

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Presented by Boston Theater Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    October 17 - November 2, 2014

    Boston Theater Company has a new take on Shakespeare's beloved comedy Much Ado about Nothing, mixing modern-day technology into the play's already existing themes of miscommunication. In a...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

    The Addams Family A New Musical

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    October 16 - November 9, 2014

    Gomez and Morticia Addams couldn't be prouder of their creepy and kooky family. But when their delightfully sinister daughter, Wednesday, falls in love with a perfectly normal boy and invites...more

    TCAN Players present Deathtrap

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    November 7 - November 9, 2014

    A down-on-his-luck playwright's student tells him that he has written the perfect suspense play and will bring it to the playwright's Connecticut home that night. The suspense over whether...more

    The Amazing Max Magic Show

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

    November 11, 2014

    Enjoy striking visual magic, comedy and loads of audience participation at the Amazing Max Magic Show. Geared for families with children ages 3+ years. 

    Show is part of the JCC Magic...more

    SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 12, 2014

    SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new comedy that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this clever...more

    The Onstagers Dramatic Society presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

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

    November 13 - November 15, 2014

    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a musical centering on a middle school spelling bee. This performance will showcase all-time favorites such as “Magic Foot” and...more

    ALICE

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    October 17 - November 16, 2014

    Alice is a new musical written and directed by Andrew Barbato. Based on the books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Alice through the Looking Glass by Lewis...more

    Judy! A Legendary Film Career

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    November 16, 2014

    Emmy Award-winning producer/writer John Fricke reviews highlights from Garland's historic motion picture work, tracing her on-screen performance arc from age seven as one of the Gumm Sisters...more

    Finesse Mitchell

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    November 20 - November 22, 2014

    Fresh off of the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour, Finesse Mitchell shined as a featured performer on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which recently...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

    Ruby Wax: Sane New World

    Presented by Oberon and American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    November 18 - November 23, 2014

    Written by & featuring Ruby Wax

    Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book,...more

    Bat Boy: The Musical

    Presented by Harvard University Office for the Arts

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Harvard University’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any...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

    La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    The BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns for its 6th production, with a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera by Pergolesi. Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs along with Stage...more

    Funny Girl

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater, Brewster

    November 6 - December 7, 2014

    Set in New York in the early 1900s, this is the story of vaudeville, radio, film and theater comedienne, Fanny Brice, from her Brooklyn beginnings as a star-struck Jewish teenager who...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

    King Midas by Liz Joyce & A Couple of Puppets

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

    A greedy king learns lessons of love in this delightful musical performance, inspired by a famous Greek myth. Award-winning puppeteer Liz Joyce brings a cast of colorful hand puppet characters to...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

    Little Murders

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    December 9 - December 12, 2014

    In this satirical dark comedy, depressed New Yorker Alfred Chamberlain is engaged to perky, can-do Patsy Newquist. As their wedding day grows near, Alfred finds...more

    Velveteen Rabbit by Applause Unlimited (Christoper Hudert)

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 11 - December 14, 2014

    Margery Williams' classic children's book comes to life through puppetry, storytelling, song, and a magic trick (or two!) in this gentle, heartfelt production. "The Velveteen...more

    Face Off

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    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

    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

    The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    November 28 - December 20, 2014

    Moonbox Productions opens its fourth season with the delightful and hilarious musical parody The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell. This witty and...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4 - December 20, 2014

    Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to...more

    13 Things About Ed Carpolotti by Barry Kleinbort

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    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...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The Wright Brothers

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 26, 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

    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, Cambridge

    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 on Mount Olympus

    Presented by Mystery Cafe and New England Fun

    September 27 - December 27, 2014

    Zeus has called for a grand feast to be held at The Arena on the base of Mount Olympus, and you are invited to join the celebration with Apollo and Aphrodite, Ares and Athena! The Gods are known...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

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness

    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, The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    December 16 - December 31, 2014

    Sister is back! It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages - whatever happened to the...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at The 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

    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

    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 ground –...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...more

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