Shows & Events

  • Miss Nelson is Missing

    What would you do if your super nice teacher disappears and a homework-loving, recess-cancelling, tough-as-nails substitute teacher named Viola Swamp takes her place?  Don’t skip school, instead come along with BCT for this hysterical musical mystery and help bring Miss Nelson back to her crazy classroom! Presented by Boston Children's Theatre Feb. 4 - Feb. 25, 2017. 

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  • Don't Give Up the Ship

    When Diana wakes up as an 1812 war hero, she has new battles to fight in 2017. Presented by Fresh Ink Theatre Feb. 10 - Feb. 25, 2017.

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  • Exit Strategy

    At once poetic, political, complex, compassionate and above all timely, Ike Holter's thrilling play Exit Strategy is the story of the desperate final days of a condemned, crumbling Chicago public school dreading its deadline with the brutal bulldozers. Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company Feb. 17 - Mar. 11, 2017. 

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  • 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

    John Ford’s epic story explores myriad forms of doomed love—incest, infatuation, betrayal—and the tragic consequences that befall both those who seek revenge and those who choose to look the other way.  Presented by Boston Universtiy College of Fine Arts  Feb. 18 - Feb. 25, 2017.

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  • Much Ado About Nothing

    In William Shakespeare’s delightful farce, Hero and her fiancé, Claudio, hatch a plan to matchmake the sharp-witted—and sharp-tongued—duo, Beatrice and Benedick. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin Hero and Claudio’s wedding.  Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts  Feb. 22 - Feb. 26, 2017.

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  • Emmeline

    An opera in two acts, Emmeline is an American retelling of the Oedipus myth from the mother’s viewpoint.  Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music  Feb. 23 - Feb. 26, 2017.

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  • Sister Anonymous

    What if the dynamic founding duo of the most successful self-help movement of the modern world, Alcoholics Anonymous, Dr. Bob and Bill Wilson, were compelled by an unrecognized third person? Sister Anonymous is her story.  Presented by Second Act Productions Mar 3 - Mar 18, 2017. 

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  • The White Rabbit Show

    The White Rabbit Show is a fully-improvised, immersive performance that follows one woman's journey to self-discovery. Presented by Rachel Klein Mar. 3 - Mar. 4, 2017. 

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  • Grand Concourse

    A Bronx soup kitchen is the setting for this warm and compelling drama about the mysteries of faith, forgiveness, and compassion.  Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, Mar. 3 - Apr. 1, 2017

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  • Topdog/Underdog

    Lincoln and Booth are brothers: best friends and bitter rivals. Lincoln, a former 3-card monte hustler, works as a Lincoln impersonator in a shooting gallery; Booth is an aspiring grifter.  He tempts his brother to get back in the game, but the consequences could be deadly. Suzan-Lori Parks made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this darkly comic, deeply theatrical fable about family wounds and healing bonds. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company Mar. 10 - Apr. 9, 2017.

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  • The Importance Of Being Earnest

    Odyssey Opera's fully staged performance of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's final opera setting Wilde's most famous play.  A tale of deception, disguise and misadventure, with plot twists and characters that satirize Victorian values.  Performed in English.  Presented by Odyssey Opera Mar. 17 - Mar. 18, 2017

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  • Lakou Ayiti

    LAKOU AYITI will be an interdisciplinary production that meditates on the “lakou” and its loss in the Haitian imagination in a way that also speaks to a universal condition.  Presented by Jean Appolon Expressions Mar 17 - Mar 18, 2017. 

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  • The Real Inspector Hound

    "The Real Inspector Hound is an exceedingly clever lampoon, sharply in focus..." - The New York Times. Presented by Bad Habit Productions Mar. 18 - Apr. 2, 2017.

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  • The Dangerous Liaisons

    It's all fun and games until someone falls in love. Presented by Boston Opera Collaborative Mar. 24 - Apr. 1, 2017.

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  • Play On!

    Music has always played an important role in the world, and helps to tell stories about people, places and moments in history. If you know a young music lover, this show is the perfect way to get up, dance, and sing while learning about famous musicians and the music that moves us.  Presented by Bad Habit Productions Mar. 25 - Apr. 1, 2017.

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  • The Who & the What

    Brilliant novelist Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. A fierce and funny new play about relationships, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit DisgracedPresented by the Huntington Theatre Company Mar. 31 - Apr. 30, 2017.

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  • Barnum

    A dazzling musical about circus legend PT Barnum and his dream to create the "Greatest Show on Earth".  Presented by Moonbox Productions Apr. 8 - Apr. 30, 2017.                        

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Keeping in the tradition of producing thought-provoking, ground breaking productions such as Reflections of a Rock Lobster, Of Mice and Men and the Elliot Norton Award winning production of The Diary of Anne Frank, BCT is proud to present the emotionally-charged dramatic classic One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Presented by Boston Children's Theatre April 15 - April 30, 2017.

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  • Le Nozze Di Figaro

    The incomparable Mozart comic opera. The servants Figaro and Susanna succeed in getting married, foiling the efforts of their philandering employer Count Almaviva to seduce Susanna, and teaching him a lesson in fidelity.  Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music  Apr. 20 - 23, 2017.

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  • Tiger at the Gates

    Hector returns from battle as a peacemaker and convinces Ulysses and the populace of the insanity of war. Together they agree that the Trojan War shall not take place. But the poets need a war for their elegies and dirges; the king, because it is custom; the lawyer, because of his honor; and others, for various mean reasons. And so, in spite of all logic, the war erupts.  Presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts  May 3 - 7, 2017.

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  • The Labyrinth of Desire

    Filled with clever deceptions and hilarious disguises, this who’s-who comedy of romantic intrigue explores the delightful and essential mystery of love. This stylish and contemporary adaptation proves that long before Sex and the City, intuition and infatuation have challenged the boundaries and fluidity of human desire.  Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts  May 4 - 7, 2017

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  • The Bridges of Madison County

    A chance meeting between an Italian-American farm wife and a world weary photographer leads to a soul-stirring affair in this lush, lyrical musical.  Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, May 6 - June 3, 2017.

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  • Ripcord

    When cantankerous Abby is forced to share her room in assisted living with endlessly chipper Marilyn, the two women make a seemingly harmless bet that quickly escalates into a dangerous and hilarious game of one-upmanship, revealing hidden truths that neither wants exposed. A deliciously inappropriate new comedy from Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Good People). Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, May 26 - June 25, 2017.

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  • Patience; Or, Bunthorne's Bride

    Odyssey Opera's fully staged performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's satirical exploration of Oscar Wilde's world of the Aesthetes of Victorian England.  Vanity, passion and virtue challenge changing societal norms in the celebre comedy.  Performed in English. Presented by Odyssey Opera June 2 - June 3, 2017. 

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  • Days of Atonement

    Four estranged sisters reunite when their mother goes missing. Differences of religious beliefs, professions and class clash. And the Day of Atonement approaches. With a biting sense of humor, the Ohana family fills the room with warmth and love. Experience these four powerful women at their most vulnerable, struggling to reconnect, forgive and forget. Presented by Israeli Stage June 1 - June 25, 2017. 

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