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    Pirates of Penzance

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    October 18, 2014

     THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, the frothy, fanciful Gilbert & Sullivan musical produced by Opera Providence; stage director, Nathaniel Merchant; and Artistic Director, Rene de la Garza. There will be moments here and there of tenderness, poignant romance and wry humor.

    For the most part this farce is a madcap ballet of Victorian characters, props and set pieces zipping on, around and off the ...more


    "A Grand Night for Singing" at Reagle

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston at Robinson Theater, Waltham

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein with "A Grand Night for Singing," at the Robinson Theatre.  From "Oh...more

    Season Highlights Theater Celebration

    Presented by Friends of the Cape and Islands Theater Coalition and Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    October 6, 2014

    Live Musical Performances! Food! Drink! Prizes! Fun! Help us celebrate and support local live nonprofit theater at our 3rd Annual Season Highlights Celebration featuring a reception and show tunes...more

    Far From Heaven

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    September 12 - October 11, 2014

    From the creators of the musical Grey Gardens and Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out) comes a lush musical adaptation of Todd Haynes' acclaimed romantic...more

    Sweeney Todd

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

    September 5 - October 11, 2014

    Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd, a macabre musical thriller, blends Sondheim’s characteristic wit with a sweeping and hauntingly beautiful score, grisly humor,...more

    The Lion King

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House, Boston

    September 9 - October 12, 2014

    Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you’ve...more

    Pinkalicious the Musical!

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

    October 13, 2014

    New York’s multi-award-winning Vital Theatre Company presents Pinkalicious,the Musical! based on the popular children's book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Geared for families...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza, Boston

    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

    Hidden Falls Presents: Movie! The Musical

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    September 19 - October 17, 2014

    The renowned Boston musical improv troupe, Hidden Falls, returns with their newest installment of jam-packed fun, Movie! the Musical, where classic movies evolve into spectacular musicals on the...more

    PRECIOUS BANE THE MUSICAL

    Presented by Historic Newton

    October 18, 2014

    PRECIOUS BANE THE MUSICAL
    The Durant-Kenrick House kitchen is very like the Sarn kitchen in poet Mary Webb’s celebrated novel “Precious Bane.” Imagine...more

    On the Town

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

    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

    Violet

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    October 10 - October 19, 2014

    Violet is based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, the story follows Violet who as a young girls was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father...more

    Dreamgirls

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    October 21, 2014

    The Berklee Musical Theater Club presents Dreamgirls, the...more

    Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    A modern Romeo and Juliet story, AIDA is a contemporary musical tale of the bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. It is a battle against all odds with an uplifting...more

    Assassins

    Presented by New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center For The Arts Charles Mosesian Theater, Watertown

    October 4 - October 26, 2014

    “Side-splitting and sobering in equal measure,” raves The Los Angeles Times of this five-time Tony Award winner, including Best Revival of a Musical. Stephen Sondheim takes us...more

    The All Night Strut

    Presented by Walnut Hill School for the Arts

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

    The All Night Strut! moves through the Depression, World War II and the post war boom in a two-act musical celebration of the 1930's and 40's filled with jazz, blues, bebop and...more

    Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, Boston

    October 28 - November 2, 2014

    A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the...more

    AFD Theatre Presents "Avenue Q" Oct 17-Nov 2

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama at AFD Theatre, Arlington

    October 17 - November 2, 2014

    AFD Theatre’s 92nd season of the highest quality community theater begins with the Tony-Award winning musical “Avenue Q” at the theatre’s location on 22 Academy Street. The...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

    Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    November 7, 2014

     Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and Disney/Pixar’s "Toy Story" in their new touring show...more

    Les Miserables

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    October 28 - November 9, 2014

    Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling epic story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. The world's most...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

    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

    Menopause The Musical

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    November 12 - November 16, 2014

    Come join the sisterhood! This hilarious musical parody staged to classic tunes from the '60's, '70's, and '80's will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what...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

    A... My name is Alice

    Presented by Wellesley Players at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    November 7 - November 16, 2014

    This slick and lively revue offers a marvelous kaleidoscope of contemporary women. Sophisticated, bawdy, funny and insightful, the twenty numbers portray friends, rivals, sisters and even members...more

    Annie

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre, Boston

    November 5 - November 16, 2014

    The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will...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

    ELF: The Musical

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human,...more

    4 Girls 4: A Christmas Together

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    A fabulously flirty, funny frolic featuring four famous females: Andrea McArdle (Broadway’s original “Annie”, Starlight Express), Maureen McGovern (Grammy nominated and...more

    Met Opera Live in HD: WAGNER - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 13, 2014

    James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master...more

    Christmas Time at Reagle!

    Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston at Robinson Theater, Waltham

    December 5 - December 14, 2014

    Reagle Music Theater of Greater Boston presents its annual holiday spectacular, Christmas Time at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02452).  Start your...more

    The Human Comedy

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    December 12 - December 18, 2014

    With music by Galt MacDermot (Hair) and based on William Saroyan’s novel of the same name, The Human Comedy is a folk opera and coming-of-age tale about small-town life in...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

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly

    December 5 - December 21, 2014

    Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL tells the tale of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change...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

    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

    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Join the Smith family for the holidays as they face leaving their beloved St. Louis home and relocating to New York City. This heart-warming American musical is a celebration of family, home,...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

    Light Princess

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    December 6, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Presented to great acclaim last season, this adaptation of George MacDonald’s classic fairy tale follows a young princess cursed to live without gravity. Floating through life unburdened by...more

    LEHÁR: The Merry Widow

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 17, 2015

    The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and...more

    OFFENBACH: Les Contes d’Hoffmann

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 31, 2015

    The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production....more

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Iolanta, BARTÓK: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 14, 2015

    On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of...more

    Flashdance The Musical

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable...more

    The Wiz

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    February 13 - February 22, 2015

    The funky, modern re-telling of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum won 7 Tony awards.  This Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a...more

    Angels in America

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    Based on the award-winning play by Tony Kushner, the operatic version of Angels in America is a story about the human experince, touching on relationships, love, loss, cowardice,...more

    ROSSINI: La Donna del Lago

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by...more

    Big Fish

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    March 13 - April 11, 2015

    Big Fish centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman whose larger-than-life stories of epic adventures delight everyone around him, except his pragmatic son Will. Just as...more

    Massenet's CENDRILLON

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre present CENDRILLON, the well-known fairy tale about a young girl wronged and her ultimate redemption...more

    Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    April 17 - April 19, 2015

    Back by popular demand with an all new line-up of Broadway hits! A smash-hit revue of American musical treasures from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Webber. 101 Years of Broadway recreates...more

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