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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

    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

    Bad Jews

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

    October 24 - November 29, 2014

    Two cousins wage war over a coveted family heirloom in this biting comedy about religion and culture. At odds are the annoyingly devout Daphna Feygenbaum, a young woman who wears her Jewishness...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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    O.P.C.

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    November 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    A new play from Eve Ensler, the author of The Vagina MonologuesO.P.C....more

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company

    January 2 - February 1, 2015

    In this wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup from master of comedy Christopher Durang (Betty's Summer Vacation), Vanya and Sonia's quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when...more

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 7 - February 1, 2015

    Society is going to hell in a handbasket. Duke Vincentio figures the best way to rectifty a bad situation is to remove himself and put the government into the hands of the one person who can...more

    The Best Brothers by Daniel MacIvor

    Presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    January 8 - February 1, 2015

    When the dog is mom’s best friend. When Kyle and Hamilton Best’s mother dies in a bizarre accident involving a Filipino drag queen, the two brothers try to find common ground –...more

    Virginia Woolf's Orlando

    Presented by Wellesley Summer Theatre Company at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    January 8 - February 2, 2015

    In this blithe and passionate adaptation of the 1928 gender flipping Virginia Woolf novel, transformation and identity is magically explored. Ruhl writes and Woolf soars, with both women writers...more

    A Future Perfect

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

    January 9 - February 7, 2015

    Claire and Max find their values put to the test when bestfriends Alex and Elena announce they are having a baby. Claire is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, while her husband Max is a...more

    ComedySportzBoston

    Presented by New England Fun

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportzBoston (CSz), the fast-paced, family-friendly is improv comedy played as a sport. Every show is driven by audience suggestions, and you pick the winners, so no two matches are alike....more

    Improv Asylum: Vanity Project

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    January 1, 2014 - January 27, 2016

    Improv Asylum founders/original cast members Chet Harding and Norm Laviolette join main stage actors Jeremy Brothers and Matt Catanzano, as well as alums and special guests to perform two extended...more

    Improv Asylum: Afternoon Delight

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater, Boston

    July 16, 2012 - Ongoing

    Afternoon Delight is a hilarious, fully improvised, two-act show that’ll leave you wanting more. Actors from the Main Stage cast join alumni and NXT company actors to create an...more

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