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    Elf: The Musical

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and ...more




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    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

    Shiv

    Presented by Company One Theatre at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    October 24 - November 22, 2014

    Shiv, named for the Destroyer God, sails the cosmic ocean on a makeshift raft piled high with the psychic residue of post-colonialism. Drawn by distant radio signals, she navigates the poetry of...more

    Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    Presented by The Boston Camerata at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    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

    The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’Italiana in Algeri)

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

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Having premiered in 1813, Rossini’s opera buffa, The Italian Girl in Algiers, is a true comic gem with delightful characters, sparkling music and coloratura fireworks. It...more

    Fall Jazz at the Firehouse: Featuring the Nick Grondin Group

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    November 23, 2014

    The acclaimed Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired equally by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds –...more

    Les Delices: Myths & Allegories

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    November 23, 2014

    The Gardner Museum's Sunday Concert Series presents classical chamber music on Sunday afternoons, featuring performances by renowned musicians alongside outstanding emerging...more

    Overtures, A Clock, Sonata, & Rhapsody

    Presented by Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    November 23, 2014

    The WSO presents cellist Zlatomir Fung playing Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata, Wiegala – A Lullaby by Wellesley native Julia Carey, Hungarian Rhapsody by...more

    Bat Boy: The Musical

    Presented by Office for the Arts at Harvard

    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

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    November 28, 2014

    He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in...more

    Chamber Series II - Young Artist: Rebecca Printz

    Presented by Winsor Music at Follen Community Church, Lexington

    November 30, 2014

    Winsor Music's annual Thanksgiving concert features Young Artist Rebecca Printz, a talented mezzo-soprano in her senior year at Oberlin Conservatory. Rebecca will perform in Bach's Cantata...more

    BEMF 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

    The Nutcracker - Duxbury

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Duxbury Performing Arts Center, Duxbury

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...more

    Piano Masters Series: David Korevaar

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    One of America's most probing, intellectually curious, versatile and pianistically-refined musicians, David Korevaar's mastery extends from J.S. Bach to Lowell Liebermann. Featuring a...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

    Holiday Fanfare!

    Presented by Lexington Symphony at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    December 5, 2014

    Lexington Symphony’s holiday concerts have become a cultural cornerstone of the holiday season in Lexington and surrounding areas. The evening Holiday Fanfare! concert features holiday...more

    Christmas Memories - Boston

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers at First Church in Boston, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    Join the Back Bay Ringers, one of New England's leading handbell ensembles, in celebrating the season with “Christmas Memories.” This year’s program consists of holiday...more

    The Muse of Midwinter: Carols and an anthem from England - Cambridge

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014

    Come celebrate Oriana Consort's 20th Anniversary season! Concert to include Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, Handel's Let God Arise with period orchestra,...more

    George Lopez

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night...more

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow and Voices Boston: Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    The popular What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow examines Benjamin Britten’s Christmas choral masterwork, A Ceremony of Carols, the last work produced during Britten’s...more

    A Latin Holiday Voyage: A Concert for Peace in Venezuela

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO at United Parish in Brookline, Brookline

    December 5, 2014

    A program of entrancing Renaissance, Baroque, and Afro-Hispanic music from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Cuba, played on Baroque and folk instruments....more

    Handel: The Messiah

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    December 6, 2014

    Each year the Worcester Chorus of Music Worcester performs with orchestras and soloists in Mechanics Hall as part of the Music Worcester season, including an annual performance of...more

    Tomaseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas - Beverly

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    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 Ghleanntain...more

    Christmas Memories - Danvers

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers at Maple Street Church, Danvers, Danvers

    December 6, 2014

    Join the Back Bay Ringers, one of New England's leading handbell ensembles, as they celebrate the holiday season. This year’s program consists of holiday favorites that evoke memories...more

    Jane Monheit: Hello Bluebird, Celebrating the Music of Judy Garland

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 6, 2014

    A vocalist balancing remarkable virtuosity with innate interpretative skills, Jane Monheit has quickly ascended to the world’s top echelon of jazz singers. The native New Yorker covers vast...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

    Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse, featuring Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella, the 2 Swingin' Tenors, with Jim Rice on piano. These two national recording artists have combined their...more

    Jukebox Heroes Live!

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 7, 2014

    Jukebox Heroes is a live musical event with incredible show stopping impersonations performed by The Mahoney Brothers. Jukebox Heroes creates an evening of unforgettable, nostalgic...more

    The Muse of Midwinter: Carols and an anthem from England - Somerville

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, Somerville

    December 7, 2014

    Come celebrate Oriana Consort's 20th Anniversary season! Concert to include Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, Handel's Let God Arise with period orchestra,...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

    Holiday Pops

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

    December 12, 2014

    The Nutcracker Suite - Piotr Tchaikovsky
    Twas the Night Before Christmas - Clement Clarke Moore
    Let It Go - Kristen & Robert...more

    The Tallis Scholars

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    December 12, 2014

    Peter Phillips and the legendary voices of The Tallis Scholars return to Boston this holiday season for their 39th concert with BEMF! Their sublime program features some of the most breathtaking...more

    An Evening With Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 13, 2014

    “I feel the respect and affection for him that a father feels for his son. He is one of the most serious blues guitarists you can find today. He makes me proud.” - B.B....more

    A Candlelight Christmas

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    The Back Bay Chorale's Christmas concerts are a highlight of the season for audiences and singers. The Chorale is joined by organ and brass for an evening of holiday favorites, both...more

    An American Christmas

    Presented by Musica Sacra at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    December 13, 2014

    Join Musica Sacra for a unique Christmas concert of spirituals, folk songs, and hymns from the American tradition plus Boston native Daniel Pinkham’s Nativity Madrigals; followed by carols...more

    Christmas Memories - Waltham

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers

    December 13, 2014

    Join the Back Bay Ringers, one of New England's leading handbell ensembles, in celebrating the season with “Christmas Memories.” This year’s program consists of holiday...more

    The Nutcracker - Cambridge

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge

    December 4 - December 14, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...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

    Christmas in 15th-Century France & Burgundy

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    December 18 - December 20, 2014

    "A concert permeated with exceptional beauty" • Susan Miron, The Arts Fuse | Dec. 24, 2012

    Music for Advent and Christmas by Du Fay, Josquin, Obrecht, Brumel &...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 Mannien Center for the Arts at Endicott College, Beverly

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Please note the venue for this production has been changed to the Mannien Center Center for the Arts at Endicott College in Beverly, MA.

    Based on the favorite children’s book...more

    The Nutcracker - Boston

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Strand Theatre, Boston

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...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

    Boston Pops - Home Alone

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment! With a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Laureate Conductor and legendary...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

    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 for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 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

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