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    Ruby Bresler in Naughty Lessons

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    March 4 - March 6, 2015

    Ruby Besler, 1940’s sex expert, chanteuse, comedienne, and former Vaudeville star, gives ever so polite but eye popping sex advice to her devoted fans, all the while struggling with the reality of her own lackluster single life.

    Ruby is portrayed by the star and principal writer of this show, Anastasia Barnes, who critics have called “a wonderfully talented vocalist with a captivating ...more


    The Blindfolded Mad Man with Mentalist Christopher Grace

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    February 28 - March 14, 2015

    Christopher Grace is a world-touring mentalist and mind reader. In this seventy-five-minute, intense mind reading performance, he will read your minds, describe your thoughts and tell you...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

    TCAN Players present: Getting Sara Married

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

    March 12 - March 15, 2015

    "A bright and breezy evening of delightful theatre... It is fun and a great change of pace from the daily news and the rest of the world. Don't miss it!"  - Jacksonville...more

    Tartuffe

    Presented by Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    March 6 - March 21, 2015

    A classic French satire, this side-splittingly funny story takes place in the home of the wealthy Orgon, where Tartuffe – a fraud and a pious impostor – has insinuated...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

    Claiming the Space: A Play Fest of Women’s Voices.

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

     

    The Actors Studio of Newburyport Presents

     

    Claiming the Space: A Play Fest of Women’s...more

    Shadows Around the World

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 19 - March 22, 2015

    By Nappy's Puppets

    Travel the world with shadows, stories, and songs! For thousands of years, people have manipulated puppets, and one of the oldest and most wonderful puppetry...more

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Magic and Comedy

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo at Hampshire House, Boston

    March 22, 2015

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the magic just a few...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

    From The Deep

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    March 12 - March 28, 2015

    Andrew's life ticks away in the Room of the Missing. Trapped between space and time, he futilely awaits his real-life captor's final move. Ilan's life ticks rapidly towards him. Deep...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

    Tiger Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 26 - March 29, 2015

    By Chinese Theater Works

    Four performers blend Chinese and Western styles of shadow puppetry to create a...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

    The Mikado

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    March 31 - April 5, 2015

    The Chicago-based company The Hypocrites (Pirates of Penzance) reimagines this 1885 operetta, infusing the absurdist comedy of W.S. Gilbert’s libretto with Monty Python clownishness, and...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

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents "Loot" by Joe Orton

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    March 27 - April 12, 2015

    It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye-literally! 

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its third season this spring with Joe Orton’s irreverent and...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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    Main Stage Show

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    September 5, 2013 - May 30, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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