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    The Last Two People On Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    May 12 - May 31, 2015

    World Premiere
    Starring Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac
    Direction & Choreography by Susan Stroman

    It’s the end of the world as we know it. A flood of biblical proportions leaves us with only two people on Earth who discover their common language is song and dance. Together they chronicle the rise and fall and hopeful rise again of humankind through music that runs the gamut from ...more


    Galapagos Puppets presents: “Badger Meets the Fairies”

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council

    May 26, 2015

    Mr. Badger is thrilled to fly to the fairies’ garden to help build a playground. And then it’s complicated -- the fairies won’t use cement for their playground, and Mr. Badger wants to learn...more

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    May 21 - May 29, 2015

    Directed by Anya Saffir. Featuring graduate acting students in the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

    When a group of friends and rivals comes together...more

    Romeo & Juliet

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    May 29 - May 30, 2015

    Verona is a city marked by a violent feud between two rival families: the Montagues and the Capulets. As the bloodshed rises to it's peak, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet share a forbidden...more

    The Submission

    Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    May 8 - May 30, 2015

    Shaleeha G’ntamobi has written a gritty, ghetto drama about an alcoholic African-American and her card shark son in the projects, and it’s been accepted by the prestigious Humana...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Five Monodramas 5/20

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 30, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival continues with a one-night only performance (May 30th at 7:30 p.m. at Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue,...more

    Every Hero Has a Story

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 28 - May 31, 2015

    By Sparky's Puppets!

    You never know who will save the day: it’s not always the biggest and strongest! This show is a lively collection of...more

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo at Hampshire House, Boston

    May 31, 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

    Audra McDonald

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 2, 2015

    A modern Broadway legend, Audra McDonald is not only the first person to win Tony awards in all four acting categories, but she is also the most decorated actor in Broadway history with six...more

    Oh, Freedom!

    Presented by Castle of our Skins and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    June 4, 2015

    Castle of our Skins presents Oh, Freedom!: an evening of music and spoken word inspired by the words and songs of the American Abolitionist Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and the...more

    Musical Theatre Discovery 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    January 30 - June 5, 2015

    Musical Theatre Discovery is an interactive, dynamic class for students interested in being on the stage. Through group activities and games, students will explore improvisational movements...more

    Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live!

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    June 5 - June 6, 2015

    Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live!, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up based on The New York Times #1 Bestselling book of the last decade by John Gray, has been...more

    The Wild Party

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

    June 4 - June 6, 2015

    Music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
    Book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe
    Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March

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    Crossing

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and A Far Cry at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    May 29 - June 6, 2015

    Experience the world premiere of a new American opera, directed by Diane Paulus. Inspired by the diary Walt Whitman kept as a nurse during the Civil War, this world premiere opera by the...more

    Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    June 6, 2015

    Cambridge Arts River Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, attracting 200,000+ festival-goers. 
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    Failure: A Love Story

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Indoor Theater, Brewster

    May 7 - June 7, 2015

    "Upon entering the United States, the first order of business for Heiner and Marishka Failbottom was to have their bottoms chopped off by an overzealous Ellis Island desk clerk."- a line...more

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    May 14 - June 7, 2015

    Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert
    Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
    Based upon the book by Shepherd Mead
    Originally presented by Cy Feuer and Ernest H....more

    Hansel and Gretel

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    By Tanglewood Marionettes

    Hansel and Gretel is a riveting adventure story about a brother and sister who get lost in the woods. In this original adaptation, each sibling has a...more

    Lonely Planet

    Presented by Provincetown Theater

    May 27 - June 7, 2015

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    Earthworm Pie Puppet Theater presents "Live Story Hive"

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council

    June 9, 2015

    Earthworm Pie will present 3 folk tales with environmental themes from around the world. These may include: An Abenaki Story from Maine Gluscap and the Game Bag, which shares a...more

    Inspire Arts & Music 2nd Annual Concert in the Park

    Presented by Inspire Arts & Music

    June 11, 2015

    Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Concert in the Park event at the Norman B. Leventhal Park in the heart of Boston’s Financial District....more

    Simply Sondheim

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 10 - June 11, 2015

    America's Orchestra will honor America's greatest living musical theatre composer with an all-new tribute celebrating his remarkable body of work. Hearing the range of his music-from the...more

    Rothko's Rooms

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 12, 2015

    In honor of our 2015 Season debut play, Red, The Peterborough Players invites you to a free screening of the award-winning documentary film about Mark Rothko entitled Rothko's...more

    Light Up the Sky

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

    May 15 - June 13, 2015

    What better way to stage Moss Hart’s riotous backstage comedy than with an all-star cast of Boston’s brightest and best comedians . . . and that’s just what's been...more

    Dreamgirls

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

    June 2 - June 14, 2015

    Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, DREAMGIRLS tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and...more

    TCAN Players present The Fantasticks

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

    June 5 - June 14, 2015

    The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, is the world's longest running musical - running for over 50 years in Manhattan and entrancing generations of audiences the world...more

    Robin Hood

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 4 - June 14, 2015

    By Brad Shur, Resident Artists

    Explore the wilds of Sherwood Forest in this rollicking retelling of the classic tale! When Robin discovers that the...more

    2015 Chelsea Art Walk

    Presented by Chelsea Artists Collaborative at Chelsea Art Walk, Chelsea

    June 13 - June 14, 2015

    The Chelsea Artists' Collaborative invite you to the 7th annual Chelsea Art Walk in Chelsea, Massachusetts on  June 13th and 14th, 2015. The Art Walk provides a look at some of the Boston...more

    A Stage Three Workshop production of Panther and Jaguar

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    June 5 - June 14, 2015

    Panther and Jaguar is a tumultuous love story between two literary titans. HG Wells and Rebecca West had a ten year affair in the dawn of England’s Twentieth Century. Passionate chemistry fueled...more

    Vanity Project

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum, Boston

    September 3, 2014 - June 17, 2015

    Improv Asylum founders/original cast members Chet Harding and Norm Laviolette join Artistic Director Jeremy Brothers, as well as alums and special guests to perform two extended sets of...more

    Badabingo!

    Presented by New England Fun and Mystery Cafe at Riccardo's Ristorante, Boston

    June 19, 2015

    In a world of 24/7 media and high-tech surveillance, the Falaguerra mob family has decided to go straight!  Seeking to clean up their image by putting together a legitimate business-...more

    The Cat's Meow

    Presented by The Footlight Club at The Footlight Club, Boston

    June 5 - June 20, 2015

    The Cat's Meow by Steven Peros
    A terrific drama/mystery base on the true story of a 1924 Hollywood murder aboard William Randolph Hearst’s yacht. The Cat's...more

    Mortified

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 24 - June 20, 2015

    Hailed as a "cultural phenomenon" by NewsWeek and celebrated for years by the likes of This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, & Entertainment...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Powder Her Face 6/18-20

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    June 18 - June 20, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival culminates with a three-night performance Face (June 18-20) of the fully staged production of Thomas Ades’ Powder...more

    In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum and Living Myth Events at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    June 19 - June 20, 2015

    Ancient legends of trees with music and songs from cultures around the world accompany a twilight stroll through the beautiful groves of the Arnold Arboretum. This performance event, specifically...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

    Three Sisters

    Presented by Wellesley Summer Theatre Company and The Arts at Wellesley at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    May 21 - June 21, 2015

    Three Sisters is Anton Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and their quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. Written...more

    Quartet

    Presented by Arlington Friends of the Drama

    June 12 - June 21, 2015

    Arlington Friends of the Drama presents the comedy Quartet.

    Written by Ronald Harwood, Quartet tells the story of four retired opera singers living in a retirement home in...more

    Reagle Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

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

    June 11 - June 21, 2015

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents its 47th consecutive summer season at the Robinson Theatre featuring Guys and Dolls from June 11-21, 2015. Frank Loesser’s romantic comedy...more

    Billy the Liar (New England Premiere!)

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

    What happens when you tell a lie? Find out in this absurdist comedy adventure from the zany and twisted minds of TOYBOX Theatre and Cripps Puppets. "Billy the Liar" follows the adventures of Billy...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

    Disney's Peter Pan Jr., the musical, Student Workshop at Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Presented by Priscilla Beach Theatre

    June 8 - June 27, 2015

    Registration is now open for Priscilla Beach Theatre's (PBT) student workshop, Disney's Peter Pan Jr., the musical beginning Monday, June 8.  Rehearsals are M-W-F from...more

    Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them

    Presented by Company One Theatre at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    June 4 - June 27, 2015

    A New England Premiere by A. Rey Pamatmat
    Directed by Shawn LaCount

    With no parents, little food, and nothing in the bank account, 12-year-old Edith, her brother Kenny, and a giant...more

    The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin

    Presented by Flat Earth Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    June 12 - June 27, 2015

    THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION
    by Aaron Sorkin
    directed by Sarah Gazdowicz

    From screenwriter/playwright Aaron Sorkin, who brought us The West Wing and...more

    THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN

    Presented by The Cape Playhouse at The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

    June 16 - June 27, 2015

    Straight from Broadway
    THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN
    starring Beth Fowler
    by Eric Coble
    directed by Skip Greer

    June 16 - 27, 2015

    Beth Fowler will star in the...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - June 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

    Red by John Logan

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 17 - June 28, 2015

    Red by John Logan - Winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best Play.

    John Logan’s Tony and Drama Desk Award winning play, RED brings you inside the studio of famed...more

    National Theatre in HD- Encore Broadcast: The Audience

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 30, 2015

    Nominated for three Tony Awards, The Audience sees Helen Mirren reprise her Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II, following her Academy Award win for the same...more

    Help Save the Monkey!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 1 - July 3, 2015

    Summer Puppet Adventures : Get ready to blast off, set sail, and soar through summer with our annual adventure series!

    8-year-old Howard and 80-year-old Lillian must rush to save a monkey...more

    NT Live: The Audience (encore)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 9, 2015

    Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, broadcast live from London’s Gielgud...more

    Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by Dinner Detective Boston

    April 25 - July 11, 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

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