Shows & Events

  • Merrily We Roll Along

    Director Maria Friedman’s stunning London production of Merrily We Roll Along received universal rave reviews – the most five star reviews in West End history – and the Olivier Award for Best Musical. Now she recreates it for Boston audiences! Travelling backwards in time over 20 years in the entertainment business, this legendary, cult favorite musical charts the relationships of close friends Franklin, Charley, and Mary, and features some of Sondheim’s most beautiful songs, including “Good Thing Going,” “Old Friends,” and “Not a Day Goes By.”

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  • Men on Boats

    Comical but never camp, pointed but never political, this rousing historical saga is a provocative meditation on gender and historical memory that offers a new lens through which to view our shared past. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, September 8 - October 7, 2017.

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  • Faceless

    Eighteen-year-old Susie Glenn is on trial for conspiring to commit acts of terrorism having been seduced by ISIS on social media, and recent Harvard Law grad and practicing Muslim, Claire Fathi, has been brought on as the lead prosecutor. Presented by Zeitgeist Stage Company Sept 15 - Oct 7, 2017. 

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  • A Guide for the Homesick

    On his way home after a year in East Africa, a young aid worker goes back to a shabby Amsterdam hotel room with a fellow American. The two strangers look for redemption from their pasts and confess their shared fear that they betrayed the people who needed them most. A passionate encounter becomes a chance to confront the truth in this new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban and directed by Colman Domingo (“Fear the Walking Dead”).

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  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    Based on the international best-seller, the play takes us inside the mind of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old math savant who talks in loud declamatory sentences, doesn't do "chat," and can't stand to be touched. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, October 20 - November 18, 2017.

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  • 3/Fifths: Trapped in a Traveling Minstrel Show

    James Scruggs' 3/Fifths' Trapped in a Traveling Minstrel Show is a uniquely hilarious and harrowing multimedia theatre experience exploring race and racism — direct from NYC after its critically acclaimed, sold out premiere. Presented by Sleeping Weazel Nov 3 - Nov 11, 2017.

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  • Tartuffe

    Devious Tartuffe charms his way into Orgon’s household and schemes to marry his daughter, seduce his wife, and run off with the family’s fortune. Orgon remains entranced despite the appalling evidence of Tartuffe’s behavior – will he see through this con man before it’s too late? Molière spins religious piety and hypocrisy into high comedy in this hilarious and biting satire, one of the world’s great plays.

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  • The 39 Steps

    An ordinary man, Richard Hannay, unexpectedly becomes the target of an international manhunt and a band of nefarious spies in Peter Barlow's hilarious stage adaptation of Hitchcock's classic suspense-thriller The 39 Steps. Presented by Moonbox Productions Nov 17 - Dec 9, 2017.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    A good book never gets old, and neither does your favorite stuffed bunny.  One of Boston's newest holiday traditions, The Velveteen Rabbit returns for its 9th anniversary production. Presented by Boston Children's Theatre Dec 2 - Dec 17, 2017. 

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  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Everyone's favorite holiday television special LIVE in BCT's stage production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, and all the Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas pageant and ultimately learn the true meaning of Christmas. Presented by Boston Children's Theatre Dec 20 - Dec 24, 2017. 

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  • Mala

    Funny, brutally honest, and ultimately cathartic, Mala puts a sharp focus on what it means to put our loved ones first, right to the very end, and what happens when we strive to be good but don’t always succeed.

    Named one of the best plays of the year by The Boston Globe, WBUR’s ARTery, and DigBoston when it premiered at ArtsEmerson, this powerful one-woman show written by and featuring Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew, Becoming Cuba) dances between doctors and urgent 911 calls, a mother’s growing frailty, and a daughter’s quest for grace — all set during an epic Boston winter.

    Originally produced by ArtsEmerson

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  • Shakespeare in Love

    Mistaken identities, courtly intrigue, and backstage bickering are all part of the fun in this raucous romantic comedy of errors that reminds us that all the world's a stage and love is unrehearsed. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, January 12 - February 10, 2018.

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  • Bad Dates

    Restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker is finally ready to re-enter the dating world. From the privacy of her bedroom, she relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for, and recovering from, one dreadful date after another. One of the most popular shows in Huntington history, this 15th anniversary production of Theresa Rebeck’s sweet and sharp comedy will be the hottest date night in town and a triumphant night out for women of all ages!

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  • Skeleton Crew

    In the breakroom of the last small auto plant still standing, a makeshift family of workers swap stories, share dreams, and take pride in their work. When confronted with the possibility of the factory closing, power dynamics shift and each is pushed to the limits of survival. Inspired by August Wilson’s Century Cycle, Dominique Morisseau’s bold and compassionate new play is part of her Detroit Project play cycle.

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  • Every Brilliant Thing

    A tribute to the irrepressible resilience inside all of us, and the capacity to find delight in the everyday, Every Brilliant Thing is a very funny and moving new play that enlists members of the audience to help tell its story. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, March 2 - March 31, 2018.

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  • Cabaret

    Cabaret, by Broadway legends Kander and Ebb, is a raw and powerful jazz musical that explores the dark life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates on the eve of Hitler’s rise to power in Weimar, Germany. Presented by Moonbox Productions April 14 - April 29, 2018. 

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  • Top Girls

    Career-driven Marlene has just landed the top job at a London employment agency over a male colleague. To celebrate, she hosts a lavish dinner with a group of famous and adventurous historical women who cheer the successes and bemoan the sacrifices required to be a “top girl” in a man’s world. Churchill’s groundbreaking masterpiece, originally a rebuke of Margaret Thatcher’s England in the 1980s, remains as relevant and powerful today.

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  • Allegiance

    An uplifting testament to the power of the human spirit, Allegiance follows the Kimuras as they fight between duty and defiance, custom and change, family bonds and forbidden loves. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, May 4 - June 2, 2018.

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  • Fall

    Arthur Miller, the most celebrated American playwright of the 20th century, was said to be the moral conscience of the nation, but he had a secret: a son born with Down syndrome whom he refused to acknowledge. Renowned Hollywood reporter Bernard Weinraub explores the fascinating untold story of Miller and his third wife, photographer Inge Morath, and the divide between their public personas and private lives.

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