Shows & Events

  • 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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  • 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. Presented by Israeli Stage June 1 - 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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  • James and the Giant Peach

    Roald Dahl's fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant peach. Presented by Create. Inspire. Change. Theater Company June 8 - June 10, 2017. 

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  • Volatile Structures

    Created in residence at BCA, Vimoksha’s Volatile Structures explores concepts of everyday rituals and the comfort or restraint they provide. Presented by BCA Choreographer Residency June 9 - June 10, 2017. 

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  • Los Meadows

    When you’re from Las Vegas, it’s easy to leave and never look back. After years of make their own way the Barry sisters decided to surprise Mom for the holidays. The only problem is no one told them she’s been living on the streets. Presented by Boston Public Works Theater Company June 16 - July 1, 2017.

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  • Randy Rainbow Live!

    Randy Rainbow the Internet Sensation is coming to a theater near YOU up close and personal for his one man show! Presented by JM Productions Aug 3, 2017. 

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  • 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 30 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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  • 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 replay their pasts and confess their shared fear that they betrayed the people who needed them most. A powerful chance encounter offers the possibility of connection and redemption in this new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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