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    Love Letters

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    Starring Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross. LOVE LETTERS, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, charts the love affair of a star-crossed couple through their notes, letters and cards in which they reveal their hopes and dreams, victories and defeats over 50 years as they lead separate lives.

    This special one-night-only benefit performance for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance is only the second time ...more


    Robin Hood by Brad Shur

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "Robin...more

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB)

    Presented by AIGA Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a two-day design and innovation conference dedicated to celebrating the impact of design. The DxB experience explores the ideas, work and strategies currently...more

    The Stratis Haviaras Reading featuring Brenda Shaughnessy

    Presented by Harvard University Department of English at Thompson Room, Barker Center

    September 29, 2014

    Brenda Shaughnessy’s most recent collection of poetry is Our Andromeda, (Copper Canyon Press, September 2012.) She’s also the author of Human Dark with Sugar, which was a finalist for...more

    Ye Olde Freedom Tour -- Resistance and Rebellion in Historic Boston

    Presented by Ye Olde Boston Tours

    May 16 - September 30, 2014

    Join us as we walk along Boston's Freedom Trail to hear unique stories about resistance and rebellion in Boston and to see key sites from the American Revolution. Our Freedom Trail tours are...more

    The Annual Spencer Lecture on Drama

    Presented by Harvard University Department of English at Thompson Room, Barker Center

    October 1, 2014

    Diane Paulus is the Artistic Director of the A.R.T. at Harvard University and was selected for the 2014 TIME 100, TIME Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the...more

    Business Casual: A Dramatic Reading Of A New Two-Act Play

    Presented by BusinessGhost

    October 1, 2014

    What happens when two married people who sell software together cross the line and fall in love? Please attend (your friends are welcome, too) a staged reading of New York Times best selling...more

    Full Moon Story Slam at The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    October 4, 2014

    What is a Story Slam?  Simply put, a story slam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts a dual emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on...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

    The Frog Prince and Other Frogs

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "The Frog Prince and Other...more

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 5, 2014

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s “Today”) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes...more

    Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre

    October 7 - October 8, 2014

    Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live, and will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show. She will also...more

    The Source

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 10, 2014

    In July 2013, Private Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after publishing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public. The conviction...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

    Sleeping Beauty by Tanglewood Marionettes

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    October 11 - October 13, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "Sleeping...more

    Hidden Falls Presents: Movie! The Musical

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    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

    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

    Little Red Rosie and the Dragon of Dümm by Sea Beast Puppet Company

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    Join us for our 40th Anniversary Season: Fall Fairy Tale festival with a series of enchanting puppet shows that feature re-tellings of classic fairy tales. About "Little Red Rosie and the...more

    Creative Writing: Getting Started and Staying with It

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 1 - October 22, 2014

    Do you have a story to tell? Are you looking for a way to begin? This short course will give you a place to start. Each session will begin with an exercise that will fling you right into the...more

    The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie by The Dolly Wagglers

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    An American folk hero teaches a young friend about hard times and how to get out of them in this toe-tapping adventure tale. The Dolly Wagglers use their signature brand of wit, wisdom, and whimsy...more

    Migration by Golden Rod Puppets, Hobey Ford

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    November 6 - November 9, 2014

    “Migration” is an inspiring original story about a young Mexican girl, Beatriz, who draws on the incredible experiences of monarch butterflies, polar bears, and other migratory animals...more

    Of Bread and Paper by Finn Campman, Company of Strangers

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    This evocative piece transports audiences to a world made entirely of paper, where a poor refugee with nothing but a round of bread in his pocket tries to find his way home. Beguiled by a dream of...more

    Trace Adkins, The Christmas Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    November 16, 2014

    Country star Trace Adkins’ The Christmas Show 2014 Tour is a reverent, family-friendly theatrical production, featuring songs from his Celtic Christmas album, The King’s Gift. The show...more

    Puppet Playtime for Toddlers and Tiny Tots

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    September 17 - November 26, 2014

    Puppet Showplace Theater's weekly interactive performance recommended for children 3 and under (and their grownups).

    Puppet Playtime is a fun, interactive performance...more

    The Yankee Peddler: Stories and Songs from Old New England by Brad Shur and Chris Monti

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    November 20 - November 30, 2014

    Have you ever wanted to sing along with a sea shanty? Or dive deep into a fox's den? Then come along on this a whirlwind tour of New England's tallest tales! Along the way, you'll help...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

    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

    Arabian Nights

    Presented by Central Square Theater at Central Square Theater

    November 28 - December 31, 2014

    Enter ancient Persia, and be transformed by the power of storytelling. The Nora Theatre Company and Underground Railway Theater revive their award-winning production (2012 Independent Reviewers of...more

    Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, and Anna Bass in "Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host"

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Citi Shubert Theatre

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, “have no business being...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

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