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    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 10 - January 25, 2015

    A World Premiere by CactusHead Puppets

    The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets bring the story of the Pied Piper to life with a cast of colorful characters in this comedic adaptation of the traditional folktale. Not only does the town find a musical solution to pest control, but the kids of Hamelin also teach the grownups a lesson about ...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, a world premiere

    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...more

    Uncommon Women and Others

    Presented by Emerson Stage 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

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...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

    Defending the Caveman

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Valentine's Day 2015 brings Defending the Caveman, which holds the record as the longest-running solo play in Broadway history! The wildly popular comedy was written by Rob Becker over...more

    Toying with Science

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    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

    Lollipops for Breakfast

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 31 - February 16, 2015

    A World Premiere by Bonnie Duncan of They Gotta Be Secret Agents

    An industrious young girl dreams of making the perfect lollipop. She discovers an enchanted cookbook that transports...more

    Ooey Gooey!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 17 - February 19, 2015

    A Boston Premiere by Barefoot Puppets

    Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features a mix of famous and funny nursery rhymes...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

    Dreamtime: Tales from Down Under

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 20 - February 22, 2015

    By Barefoot Puppets

    Emus, crocodiles and frogs -- oh my! Experience the magic of The Land Down Under in this interactive performance inspired by traditional Aboriginal...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - February 28, 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

    Fufu & Oreos

    Presented by Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 6 - February 28, 2015

    In FuFu & Oreos, a 20-something "multiculti" navigates her Nigerian heritage, her American lifestyle, and the loaded promise of Prozac. This tell-all solo...more

    AFD Theatre Auditions for "Quartet" Feb. 26 and 28

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama

    February 26 - February 28, 2015

    AUDITION NOTICE
    Arlington Friends of the Drama
    QUARTET
    By Ronald Harwood
    Directed by Dayle Ballentine

    Auditions will be...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

    King of the Schnorrers

    Presented by New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Charles Mosesian Theater, Watertown

    February 7 - March 1, 2015

    Based on a famous Israel Zangwill play, Robert Brustein’s King of the Schnorrers is a comedy with music, set on Manhattan’s Second Avenue. A wily Sephardic actor named Da Costa,...more

    The Singing Turtle

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Encounter the art, music, and theatrical styles of Japan in this charming folk tale about friendship and generosity....more

    Sixty Miles to Silver Lake

    Presented by Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    February 7 - March 1, 2015

    A lifetime can pass in the sixty miles between a boy's soccer practice and his father's new apartment. In this 90-minute dramatic comedy, we pile in for a car ride with characters Ky and...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

    SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

    at Lynn Memorial Auditorium, Lynn

    March 7, 2015

    It’s time for the steamy book that created a world sensation to get SPANKED! SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new musical that brings the naughty fun of the...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

    Raccoon Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 5 - March 8, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Journey deep into the forest with the trickster Ring-Around-His-Tail Raccoon as your...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 Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 18, 2010 - March 28, 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

    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

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - March 29, 2015

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

    The Colored Museum

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    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

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

    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

    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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