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    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 at the bar and catch a FREE set of Boston's BEST* stand-up comics and improv comedy acts. We guarantee you Laugh Out Loud! (And if not, it's 100% FREE, so you have nothing to lose.) Nightcap shows last until ...more


    How It's Done: A StandUp Showcase

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 20 - October 4, 2014

    How It's Done: A Standup Showcase

    This intimate standup comedy show features nationally-recognized comics paired with some the most talented young comics Boston has to offer. Featuring...more

    Year Zero by Michael Golamco

    Presented by 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 community that doesn’t...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

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    September 5 - October 5, 2014

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show) makes his Huntington debut in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner directed by Huntington favorite David Esbjornson (All My Sons). Joanna...more

    Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

    Presented by Central Square Theater and The Nora Theatre Company at Central Square Theater

    September 4 - October 5, 2014

    Tonight, Emilie du Châtelet, leading physicist (before there was such a word), card shark, and all-around bad ass during the Age of Enlightenment returns searching for answers: Love or...more

    The Singularity

    Presented by Science Fiction Theatre

    September 19 - October 5, 2014

    Astrid is on her last egg- if she does not get pregnant now, she’ll never have a child. The Singularity is a black comedy set in a dystopian future about a woman who will try anything...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage!

    Presented by Winthrop Playmakers

    October 9 - October 17, 2014

    This is not actors performing in front of a film, it's the complete stage version with a fully live, in-your-face performance with a professional band. This cult classic horror/sci-fi parody...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart- Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century...more

    First, Second presented by Wee Beasties

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre

    October 4 - October 18, 2014

    If you have enjoyed imaginary beasts' Annual Winter Panto, then don't miss Wee Beasties!

    Wee Beasties is a companion program to our season productions that will offer...more

    Knock! The Daniil Kharms Project

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre

    September 26 - October 18, 2014

    Knock Knock! (Who's there?)

    imaginary beasts invites you into the strange and comical world of Russian writer Daniil Kharms, where a simple knock on the door can lead to redemption or...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

    Pulitzer prize winning playwright, David Lindsay Abaire, employs his brilliant humor and understanding of the human condition to take a look at class in America through the lens of his boyhood...more

    The Comedy of Errors

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project

    September 24 - October 19, 2014

    What happens when a group of traveling side show performers decide to mount one of Shakespeare's first comedies for a lark? A ribald romp of mistaken identities ensues. One of...more

    On the Town

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater

    October 16 - October 19, 2014

     A New York City musical comedy bursting with high energy and dancing, On the Town is the 1944-set story of three sailors who embark on an adventurous, 24-hour escapade to the Big Apple in...more

    Fall Fringe Festival

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

    October 8 - October 26, 2014

    The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 18th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. The festival’s mission is to...more

    Inside the Haunted House by The Gerwick Puppets

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    In this original Halloween story, two brave children dress up as ghosts to investigate a creepy old mansion. Find out what haunted surprises await them inside! Elaborate scenery, large-scale...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

    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

    SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    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

    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

    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

    Finesse Mitchell

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh 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

    Bad Jews

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

    Presented by The Lyric Stage Company of Boston at The Lyric Stage Company

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    Harold Night

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    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

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at The Charles Playhouse

    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

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center

    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

    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

    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

    Uncle Jack

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210

    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

    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

    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

    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

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