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    The Misadventures of Spy Matthais

    Presented by Theatre on Fire at Charlestown Working Theater, Charlestown

    March 13 - April 4, 2015

    Meet Matty Olchak. Matty is a an artist. And a voyeur. An artist/voyeur, if you will. When everybody he cares about self-destructs or disappears, Matty must find his way through a world of blistering dread to return to life, love, and finally standing on his own two feet. The Misadventures of Spy Matthais is a hyper visual production of a smart and sexy comic book for adults.

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    Twelfth Night

    Presented by Salem Theatre Company at Salem Theatre Company, Salem

    March 28 - April 12, 2015

    Twelfth Night is the story of a community upended by a shipwreck and how those involved take to comedy and music to solve their dilemmas. The play centers around the hilarious and wild chaos...more

    The Magic Soup and Other Stories

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 9 - April 12, 2015

    By Resident Artist Brad Shur

    What do you do when your relatives are coming over for dinner, but there's no food in sight? A young man's search for a family recipe ends up...more

    The 18th Annual IRNE Awards

    Presented by The Independent Reviewers of New England at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    April 13, 2015

    This is New England’s largest theater arts recognition program, recognizing the work of playwrights, designers, actors, choreographers and directors among small, mid-size, small and fringe...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

    "African Adventure Tales" by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    In 'Koi and the Kola Nuts,' the youngest son of a tribal chief only receives one small kola nut tree as an inheritance instead of his father's riches....more

    April Vacation Week Show!! "The Legend of Banana Kid" by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater and Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 21 - April 23, 2015

    Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers are back in Boston with the inspiring story of a young kid with a big imagination who saves the day! Little Chucky loves to watch TV Westerns. One day, he meets a...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

    Kimberly Akimbo

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    April 3 - April 25, 2015

    By her 16th birthday, Kimberly looks more like her grandmother than her peers. A teenager with a rare disease that causes her to age several times faster than normal, she's facing the end of...more

    Neville's Island

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre and at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    April 9 - April 26, 2015

    By Tim Firth
    Directed by Weylin Symes

    "deliciously dark and...more

    Shrek the Musical Jr.

    Presented by The Company Theatre

    April 12 - April 26, 2015

    Shrek the Musical Jr. is a youth version of the Tony Award® winning new musical. Based on the Oscar®-winning film, the fairy tale adventure gathers all the...more

    April Vacation Week Show! "Everybody Loves Pirates" by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids get some...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - April 30, 2015

    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

    They Came Two by Two

    Presented by Georgetown Theatre Workshop

    April 24 - May 2, 2015

    Noah Sark is a very successful marriage counselor.  What happens, though, when the couple that needs counseling the most is he and his wife, Robin.  In...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

    "The Emperor's New Clothes" by Magpie Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    Kids learn to speak up for what’s right in this fun and highly interactive show. The Emperor has so many outfits that he orders all the shops and schools in the kingdom to close so that...more

    The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show

    Presented by Museum of Science, Boston at Museum of Science, Boston, Boston

    February 19 - May 9, 2015

    Fun for the whole family, this comedy show is all about the mysteries of matter — including atoms, molecules, and nanotechnology. Join brothers Dan and Joel...more

    Detroit

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Chelsea Theatre Works, Chelsea

    April 10 - May 9, 2015

    By Lisa D'Amour

    In a “first ring” suburb outside a midsize American city, Ben and Mary fire up the grill to welcome the new neighbors who’ve moved into the long-empty...more

    "Jack and the Beanstalk" by Spring Valley Puppet Theater!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 7 - May 10, 2015

    Can a boy outwit a giant? Can beans make wishes come true? They can and do in this award-winning puppet production! When Jack trades the family cow for a few magic beans — which grow into a...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

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre at Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, Lowell

    April 23 - May 17, 2015

    By Bruce Graham

    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...more

    "The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the Lion and the Mouse" by Pumpernickel Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 14 - May 17, 2015

    Two classic tales make up this wonderful show. In 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff,' the quick-witted billy goats outsmart the troll, but the troll isn’t really mean – he’s...more

    Mr g

    Presented by Central Square Theater at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    April 23 - May 24, 2015

    Mr g creates time, space, matter, a few basic laws of physics. These give birth to stars, planets… but intelligent life? The Creator’s plans go awry when a mysterious rival questions...more

    "The Reluctant Dragon" by All Hands Productions!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 21 - May 25, 2015

    Princess Penelope loves to read about dragons. Imagine her surprise when she actually meets one! When the much-touted dragon slayer Sir Reginald Thwebes arrives in the castle, King Rhubarb calls...more

    Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    September 5, 2013 - May 30, 2015

    Improv Asylum's Main Stage Show combines interactive improv sets with hilarious sketches...more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    February 28 - May 30, 2015

    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 dinner. A...more

    "Every Hero Has a Story" by Sparky's Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 28 - May 31, 2015

    You never know who will save the day: it’s not always the biggest and strongest! This show is a lively collection of tales about some surprising heroes. Watch a tiny mouse rescue a huge...more

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    May 14 - June 7, 2015

    Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert
    Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
    Based upon the book by Shepherd Mead
    Originally presented by Cy Feuer and Ernest H....more

    "Hansel and Gretel" by Tanglewood Marionettes!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    'Hansel and Gretel' is a riveting adventure story about a brother and sister who get lost in the woods. In this original adaptation, each sibling has a different strength, but they must...more

    "Robin Hood" by Resident Artist Brad Shur!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 4 - June 14, 2015

    Explore the wilds of Sherwood Forest in this rollicking retelling of the classic tale! When Robin discovers that the Sheriff of Nottingham is up to no good, he sees his chance to fight back and...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at The Riot Theater, Jamaica Plain

    February 13 - June 26, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    September 6, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus's celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show brings you the ultimate disco experience - a crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller...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! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - June 28, 2015

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny." Although it is impossible to...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    April 4 - August 29, 2015

    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...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

    All The Single Ladies

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    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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