Shows & Events

  • 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 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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  • The Little Dog Laughed

    The Little Dog Laughed, by Douglas Carter Beane, follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a movie star who could hit it big if it weren't for one teensy-weensy problem - his agent, Diane, can't seem to keep him in the closet.  Presented by Take Your Pick Productions Mar 24 - Apr 8, 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 - May. 7, 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 29, 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 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 May 5 - May 6, 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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  • Elliot Norton Awards

    The 35th annual Elliot Norton Awards will feature the theme ALTERNATIVE ACTS, celebrating the Boston area’s theater community, future artists, and the importance of the arts in our country.  Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will be the Guest of Honor. Presented by The Boston Theater Critics Association May 15, 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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  • 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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