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    Dear Elizabeth

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

    October 17 - November 9, 2014

    A play in letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and back again.

    Told through the extensive and imaginative correspondence between two of the 20th century’s most important and celebrated American poets — Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell — Dear Elizabeth is a different kind of love story, of artists and friends. Bishop and Lowell's thirty-five-year friendship served ...more




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    The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    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

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    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

    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

    Annie - 35-40% OFF!

    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

    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

    Mary Shelley - 33% OFF!

    Presented by Wellesley College Theatre at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    November 12 - November 16, 2014

    (New England premiere) “We cannot let our lives be small. There is no life but loving.” This compelling new drama explores a crucial episode in the early life of Mary...more

    Raccoon Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 11 - November 16, 2014

    Journey deep into the forest with the trickster Ring-Around-His-Tail Raccoon as your guide! The animals in the forest are always getting into trouble playing tricks on each other. Will they ever...more

    THE CHRONICLES OF KALKI

    Presented by Company One Theatre at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    October 24 - November 22, 2014

    It's raining cats and dogs... and the final avatar of Vishnu? Totally badass Kalki mysteriously springs into the mean girl world of high school in this comic-book-infused girl gang...more

    Finesse Mitchell

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    November 20 - November 22, 2014

    Fresh off of the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour, Finesse Mitchell shined as a featured performer on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which recently...more

    Krapp's Last Tape and The Dumb Waiter

    Presented by Boston Center for American Performance at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    November 12 - November 23, 2014

    Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP), the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, presents this evening of one-acts from two of the most...more

    The Old Man and The Old Moon

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center, Boston

    November 19 - November 23, 2014

    The endlessly imaginative PigPen Theatre Co. comes to Boston with a luminously lo-fi spectacle that elevates traditional storytelling to high art. Their fantastical, song-filled tale takes us to...more

    Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    Presented by The Boston Camerata

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel, featuring the Trinity Choristers. This powerful...more

    Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra Performs Jesus Christ Superstar

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    As the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra’s first studio recording, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar—A 21st Century Tribute to the Brown Album’ was the project that put so many musicians and...more

    Bat Boy: The Musical

    Presented by Harvard University Office for the Arts

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Harvard University’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any...more

    Ruby Wax: Sane New World

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    November 18 - November 23, 2014

    Written by & featuring Ruby Wax

    Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book,...more

    The Conference of the Birds

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    The Conference of the Birds
    By Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carriere
    Based on the poem by Farid ud-Din Attar
    Directed by Hafiz Karmali

    All the birds of the world...more

    The Yankee Peddler: Stories and Songs from Old New England

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    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

    Chamber Opera Series: Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    The BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns for its 6th production, with a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera by Pergolesi. Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs along with Stage...more

    Sing-A-Long Mary Poppins

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    Sing-a-long with on-screen lyrics, play-a-long with your supercalifragilistic bag of props, and march-a-long in the onstage costume parade in your Mary Poppins inspired...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

    Tomaseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    December 4 - December 6, 2014

    Now in its 18th season, Tomaseen Foley's "A Celtic Christmas" recreates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas. In a remote farmhouse in the parish of Teampall an...more

    Meet Me In St. Louis - Weston

    Presented by Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts at Weston Town Hall Theatre, Weston

    November 29 - December 6, 2014

    Meet Me In St. Louis is based on the classic, heartwarming 1944 film starring Judy Garland. A story about the Smith family that takes place in 1904 on the eve of the St. Louis World's...more

    Phedre

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at First Church in Boston, Boston

    November 19 - December 7, 2014

    Being descended from philandering gods and bloodthirsty warriors does not make for a fate of calm karmic season. If Phédre is troubled by her family's erotic history, it may come as no...more

    Awake and Sing!

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    November 7 - December 7, 2014

    In a cramped Bronx apartment, a working-class Jewish family dreams of a brighter future. Matriarch Bessie Berger's fierce determination keeps her family afloat, whatever the cost. Gritty,...more

    King Midas

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

    A greedy king learns lessons of love in this delightful musical performance, inspired by a famous Greek myth. Award-winning puppeteer Liz Joyce brings a cast of colorful hand puppet characters to...more

    The Trip to Bountiful

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    November 20 - December 7, 2014

    Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-Award winning performance as Carrie Watts in Horton Foote’s classic The Trip To Bountiful for a limited engagement in Boston. Living in a cramped...more

    Little Murders

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

    December 9 - December 12, 2014

    In this satirical dark comedy, depressed New Yorker Alfred Chamberlain is engaged to perky, can-do Patsy Newquist. As their wedding day grows near, Alfred finds himself embroiled in an urban...more

    Velveteen Rabbit

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 11 - December 14, 2014

    Margery Williams' classic children's book comes to life through puppetry, storytelling, song, and a magic trick (or two!) in this gentle, heartfelt production. "The Velveteen...more

    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

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

    November 21 - December 20, 2014

    A middle-aged Upper-West-Side doctor’s wife is devoted to mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA, and evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions,...more

    The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    November 28 - December 20, 2014

    Moonbox Productions opens its fourth season with the delightful and hilarious musical parody The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell. This witty and...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

    The Little Prince

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

    November 22 - December 21, 2014

    An imaginative new take on the beloved novella, The Little Prince tells the story of a world-weary aviator and a mysterious, regal little boy who help each other discover rare and unique...more

    The Velveteen Rabbit

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Based on the favorite children’s book and adapted for the stage by Boston Children's Theatre Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark, The Velveteen Rabbit is a story about a...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    "Cinderella" is the classic story of a young woman whose good heart transports her from rags to royalty. Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30”...more

    A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan

    Presented by WGBH at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

    For this its 12th season, WGBH's A Christmas Celtic Sojourne is exploring the rich music, singing, and dance that crossed over from Ireland and Scotland and to the new world to become...more

    The Donkey Show

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 28 - December 27, 2014

    “Riveting... So visceral that words seem almost beside the point.”
    - The Boston Globe

    The celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show brings...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

    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

    Mr. Punch's Christmas Carol

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 24 - December 28, 2014

    The celebrated hand puppet hero Mr. Punch stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this rollicking retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Scrooge's bad attitude makes everyone around him...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    December 19 - December 28, 2014

    "God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family holiday tradition and start getting in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know...more

    Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    December 19 - December 29, 2014

    Experience a magical Disney fantasy live on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids...more

    Sing-A-Long Sound of Music

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 26 - December 30, 2014

    Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Do you muse over the endless tailoring opportunities for chintz curtains? Have you always wondered what it...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness

    September 19 - December 31, 2014

    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

    Late Nite Catechism: Sister's Christmas, The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    December 16 - December 31, 2014

    Sister is back! It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages - whatever happened to the...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

    Beauty and the Beast

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 29, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    A handsome prince of the realm is changed into a hideous beast by an evil enchantment. The only way to reverse the spell is for someone to fall in love with him in spite of his appearance. Will a...more

    Necessary Monsters

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

    December 5, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Sex, murder, and terrible danger lurk just around the corner in Necessary Monsters, the new reality-bending comedy from John Kuntz, author of the award-winning plays...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

    The Joshua Show

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 2 - January 4, 2015

    Hailed as "The Ambassador of Joy" and "A Hipster Mr. Rogers," puppeteer Joshua Holden brings audiences a heartwarming story about friendship, confidence, and the value of being...more

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