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    Finding Neverland

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    July 23 - September 28, 2014

    Based on the Miramax film by David Magee, Finding Neverland follows the real-life relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, one of the most beloved stories of all time. Staged by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus with music by U.K. pop sensation Gary Barlow (Take That) and choreography by Emmy Award-winner Mia Michaels ("So ...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

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze!

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at DCU Center

    October 9 - October 13, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury: Missa sine nomine

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at St. Peter's Episcopal Church

    October 17, 2014

    Blue Heron, "one of the Boston music community's indispensables" (Boston Globe), offers another gem from the Peterhouse Partbooks (copied c.1540). This characterful, quirky,...more

    Marcus Roberts Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    A superb pianist with a deep love for New Orleans jazz, blues and gospel, Marcus Roberts has created a sparkling career out of his impressive technical ability, his remarkable interpretive skills...more

    MassArt Presents Family Day!

    Presented by MassArt

    October 18, 2014

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day! Drop in for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and artmaking designed and guided by MassArt students and gallery...more

    Harvest Festival- Make Your Own Instrument

    Presented by Rockport Music

    October 18, 2014

    Engage in Rockport’s annual Harvest Festival activities by making your own instrument—tambourine, maracas, guitar, and more—using fun, everyday items. All ages are welcome to...more

    Kids' Shows: Ben Rudnick & Friends

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 18, 2014

    Multiple award winners in family music, Ben Rudnick & Friends' adventurous acoustic music and lyrically humorous style have won them fans of all ages. Whether on stage or record, the...more

    From Field to Table Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    Costumed interpreters at Old Sturbridge Village will show how early New Englanders brought in the harvest and celebrated the bounty with the beautiful colors of fall serving as the backdrop to...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

    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

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze!

    at TD Garden

    October 15 - October 19, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    Reconsidering Hanna(h)

    Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    September 25 - October 19, 2014

    Hanna, a brutally blunt international journalist, is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s violent death. After accepting a seemingly tame assignment, she becomes increasingly...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze!

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at TD Garden

    October 15 - October 19, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN

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

    October 23, 2014

    Boston University College of Fine Arts and New Repertory Theatre present New Rep's Classic Repertory Company, New Rep's flagship educational outreach program, which tours professional...more

    Treats and Tricks

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 24, 2014

    Adults $24.00
    Seniors (65 and over) $22.00
    Youths (3-17) $8.00
    Children age 2 and under Admitted Free


    Shakespeare's MACBETH

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

    October 24, 2014

    Classic Repertory Company, New Repertory Theatre’s flagship educational outreach program, tours professional productions of classic and modern works of relevant literature to schools,...more

    Kids' Shows: The BJ Hickman Magic Show

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 25, 2014

    The BJ Hickman Magic Show is family entertainment, with fun, audience participation magic, and silliness galore. New England-based magician BJ Hickman has performed shows nationwide, in locations...more

    David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you recreate the insects all around us on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have Big Bugs.

    Sculptor David Rogers creates insects such as 25-foot long...more

    Heritage Museums & Gardens Is Buzzing with Excitement Over David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you re-create insects on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have ‘Big Bugs’! Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA, celebrating its 45th...more

    YOUNG PEOPLES CONCERT: The Emperor and the Nightengale

    Presented by Mistral at St. Paul's Church, Brookline

    October 26, 2014

    Kids can attend for free and are invited to wear their Halloween constumes! An engaging and poignant Hans Christian...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

    Vocalist Cyrille Aimée

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 29, 2014

    Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition,...more

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman

    Presented by Clock Tower Gallery and Winthrop Cultural Council

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman. Rhode Island-based artist Jason Freeman’s first solo exhibit in Massachusetts will showcase dozens of colorful...more

    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 31, 2014

    Often imitated, never duplicated, this certifiably unique pop musical group has taken the traditional genre of a cappella to a new level. The little miracle that keeps the crowds coming back...more

    Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    November 1, 2014

    Native New Yorker and alumnus of the “famed” High School for the Performing Arts, keyboardist Kenneth Weiss has been heralded as “a musician at the zenith of his art”...more

    Kids' Shows: Tim (of Tim and the Space Cadets)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 1, 2014

    Brooklyn-based Tim (of Tim and the Space Cadets) play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their...more

    Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre

    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

    Roslindale Open Studios

    Presented by Roslindale Open Studios

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    2014 is the 10th Anniversary of Open Studios! Roslindale Open Studios (ROS) is a free, family friendly annual community arts event that brings together artists, residents, and...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

    Lucky Day Music Class with Stacey Peasley

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Temple Israel of Natick

    September 16 - November 4, 2014

    Popular children’s entertainer Stacey Peasley combines her love of young children with her musical talents in an eight week class held at Temple Israel (145 Hartford Street) in Natick on...more

    Piano Masters Series: Michael Lewin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall

    November 4, 2014

    American pianist Michael Lewin performs works by Debussy, Scriabin and Schubert.


    Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    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

    An Evening of Illumination

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    November 8, 2014

    The annual Evening of Illumination will take place at Old Sturbridge Village on November 8. Explore a time without electricity and street lights. Take in the captivating scenes of an early New...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    November 8, 2014

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. In this special afternoon, BYSO play's...more

    winds of music, passing on: Schumann, Welcher, Woolrich, Schubert

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston

    November 8, 2014

    One of the most imaginative and mercurial composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann embraced the dualities of his own nature, cultivating emotion and intellect, heart and mind. Just as...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - THE PARENT TRAP (1961)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 8, 2014

    Starring Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills, The Parent Trap is the delightful comic tale of twin sisters, long separated, who meet accidentally for the first time at summer camp. After...more

    Laurie Berkner Solo the Rock Till You Drop Tour

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre

    November 8, 2014

    Children’s music superstar and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner's concert will showcase many songs from The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection plus an array of...more

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at MIT's Kresge Auditorium

    November 9, 2014

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    featuring:
    Diana Jacklin, soprano;
    Joanna Porackova, mezzo-soprano; and
    New England Conservatory Youth Choir, Walnut Hill...more

    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents Dvorak & Bartok

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall

    November 9, 2014

    The real “news” of this concert is the return to Boston of legendary Russian cellist Natalia Gutman. One of the world’s most honored and revered musicians, Gutman has played many...more

    American Visions

    Presented by Coro Allegro at NEC's Jordan Hall

    November 9, 2014

    Aaron Copland: The Boatmen’s Dance, At the River, Promise of Living
    Andrew Bonacci: Auguries of Innocence
    Nicholas Anthony Ascioti: Sacred Victim
    Alexander deVaron: Songs...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

    Veteran’s Day

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    November 11, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village celebrates Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11 by offering all veterans and active military personnel and their families (up to six people) free admission. Kids can use toy...more

    Sergey Antonov, cello

    Presented by Music Worcester, Inc.

    November 11, 2014

    Winner of the most famous music competition and educated at the Moscow Conservatory, cellist Sergey Antonov makes his Music Worcester debut in a program mixing rarities and Rachmaninoff’s...more

    Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    November 13, 2014

    The rhythmic backbone of Progressive Rock’s first supergroup, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Carl has been hailed as one of the world’s greatest drummers, astounding rock fans worldwide...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

    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

    String Masters Series: Andrew Mark and Max Levinson

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall

    November 16, 2014

    Cellist and Boston Conservatory faculty member Andrew Mark perform works by Martinu, Beethoven, Harbison and Strauss. Featuring guest artist Max Levinson (piano).


    A Disappearing Number

    Presented by Central Square Theater at Central Square Theater

    October 16 - November 16, 2014

    In 1913 a clerk in rural India, Ramanujan, sends a letter to the renowned Cambridge mathematician, G.H. Hardy, containing an extraordinary series of theorems. What ensues is a legendary,...more

    Annie

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre

    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

    Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 16, 2014

    Boston-based singer-songwriter and children’s performer Vanessa Trien has become a local rock star among the young and young at heart. The Coolidge is thrilled to welcome back Vanessa and...more

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