Shows & Events

  • Spamilton: An American Parody

    Don’t miss this “convulsively funny” (The New York Times) musical parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway. After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, Spamilton: An American Parody fulfills its manifest destiny by coming to Boston for a limited time only. The Huffington Post raves, “you don’t have to see Hamilton to have side-splitting fun at Spamilton.” Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, February 12 - April 7, 2019.

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  • Once

    Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical! An exceptional ensemble of actor/musicians bring to life this enchanting tale of an unexpected romance between a down-on-his-luck Dublin streetmusician and a lively, determined Czech immigrant. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is an unforgettable story that remindsus of the importance of going for our dreams, and the power of music to connect us all. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, March 1 - April 7, 2019.

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  • Romeo and Juliet

    The most famous love story of all time – and the most moving tale of an ill-fated romance ever told – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to the Huntington Theatre Company as a thrillingly modern event helmed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois. This astoundingly current, gorgeously realized production nods to the political fractures of our current era, the cultural differences that pull us apart, and the enduring power of passion. If you think you know Romeo and Juliet, you’ve never seen anything like this… and you’ll feel the power of the world’s greatest writer in a whole new way. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, March 1 - 31, 2019.

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  • Lifesongs

    Lifesongs celebrates the stories of LGBTQ seniors in our community. Lifesongs was originally conceived by Palaver cellist Matthew Smith as a songwriting collaboration between Palaver musicians and elders from the community, who write original lyrics based on their lived experiences. In addition to new Lifesongs participants, the program will feature Samuel Barber’s iconic Adagio for Strings, and a new commission by Akenya Seymour. Presented by Palaver Strings, March 8 - 9, 2019.

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  • a grimm thing

    For one weekend only, Entropy Theatre proudly presents its inaugural production of a grimm thing, an original queer epic that re-imagines popular and lesser known stories from The Grimms’ Fairy Tales. Presented by Entropy Theatre, March 8 - 10, 2019.

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  • The Glass Menagerie

    Tennessee Williams’ classic American memory play of family, loss & love. Presented by Boston Children's Theatre, March 9 - 16, 2019.

     

      

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  • Death of Yazdgerd

    "Death of Yazdgerd" is a play about Yazdgerd III, the last king of Sassanid emperor, whose death marked the victory of the Arab conquest whereby Islam displaced Zoroastrianism as the official religion of Iran. This is an experimental theatre workshop of the play written by Bahram Beyzaie. Beyzaie is one of Iran's most acclaimed filmmakers, playwrights, and scholars of the history of Iranian theater. "Death of Yazdgerd" was written in 1979 and translated to English by Manouchehr Anvar. Presented by Jani Rodrigues, Charlotte Kinder, Shaoul Rick Chason, Calob Lenihan, Michael Greene, Lou Lim, and Ari Miller, March 16 - 17, 2019.

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  • Evening of Inspired Leaders

    Evening of Inspired Leaders–a fundraiser for Mass Poetry–brings together exceptional leaders from diverse fields to read and reflect on poems that inspire them in their lives and work. Presented by Mass Poetry, March 25, 2019.

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  • The Audacity: Women Speak

    The Audacity: Women Speak is a performance event combining live actors, media, and sound to tell the real-life stories of more than 30 women. Presented by Sleeping Weazel, March 28 - April 6, 2019.

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  • Die Fledermaus

    Sarah Meyer’s new English translation invites you to experience the lifestyle of the rich reality TV star Roslinda as she discovers her husband Eisenstein’s deception at the party of the year. Presented by MassOpera, April 5 - 13, 2019.

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  • Suor Angelica + Gianni Schicchi

    Join us for beloved works by Puccini, fully staged and showcasing the exceptional voices of the NEC Opera graduate department. Presented by NEC Graduate Opera, April 10 - 13, 2019.

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  • Sylvia

    Things are about to get a little “RUFF” for Greg’s marriage when he falls in love with a street-smart canine named Sylvia. Presented by Theater UnCorked, April 18-21, 2019

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  • Caroline, or Change

    Caroline thinks she knows who she is, but then she's forced to care for someone else's child and to face a movement that threatens to upend her whole world. What can she do if the only way to remain herself is to change? Join Moonbox for this vibrant, wrenching and joyful musical journey that asks not just how we define and care for ourselves, but how we define and care for one another. Presented by Moonbox Productions, April 20, 2019 - May 11, 2019.

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  • Vietgone

    A kinda-true love story with a hip-hop heart, Vietgone is a hilarious ride from Marvel Studios writer Qui Nguyen, who mixes music and memory to pin down his own origin story. Presented by Company One Theatre, April 26 - May 25, 2019.

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  • Indecent

    Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s captivating new play with music took Broadway by storm and now Rebecca Taichman recreates her Tony Award-winning production for Boston audiences. Inspired by the true story of Sholem Asch’s controversial Broadway debut God of Vengeance — a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture and by others as an act of traitorous libel — and the passionate artists who risked their lives to perform it. Indecent is a riveting and richly theatrical backstage drama, a fierce indictment of censorship, and a celebration of art and love. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, April 26 - May 25, 2019.

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  • The Return

    A daring encounter between a Palestinian man and a Jewish Israeli woman from his past opens up deep, unhealed wounds for two people, two peoples, and the ground they stand on. Presented by Israeli Stage, April 26 - May 19, 2019.

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  • School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

    One of the New York Times' Top Plays of 2017! Paulina’s reign as the haughty ‘queen bee’ at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school may be over when Ericka, the daughter of a local cocoa tycoon,transfers in from Ohio for her senior year. Throwing unsparing light on questions of ambition, deceit, and the ultimate value of a fair-skinnedcomplexion, this biting comedy by Jocelyn Bioh reinvents the American “Mean Girl” genre to explore the universal similarities (and glaring differences)facing teenage women across the globe. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, May 3 - 25, 2019. 

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  • The View Upstairs

    Best Musical Nominee -- Off-Broadway Alliance Awards! When Wes, a young fashion designer from 2017, buys an abandoned building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, he finds himself transported to the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant seventies gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of self exploration that spans two generations of gay history. Featuring a gritty, glam rock score and a tight-knit ensemble of unforgettable characters, TheView UpStairs asks what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide us through an uncertain future. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, May 31, 2019 - June 22, 2019.

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  • Yerma

    Yerma, a young wife, wants nothing more than to have a child and become a devoted mother. As she watches her friends start their families, she begins to question her own value as a woman. Her desperate desire turns into an all-consuming obsession with devastating consequences. Beloved by Boston audiences, Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez reinvents Lorca’s classic masterpiece, infusing this searing drama with flamenco-inspired music and heart. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, May 31 - June 30, 2019.

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  • Fun Home

    Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical! Fun Home is a heartbreaking and fiercely funny new show about seeing one’s parents throughgrown-up eyes. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling memoir, this groundbreaking musical introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories that celebrate the curiosity of childhood and the complexities of family. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, June 8 - 30, 2019.

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  • La belle Helene

    Filled with a wealth of musical creativity, some of Offenbach's best loved melodies, and an epidemic of marital infidelity, Odyssey Opera closes its season with a satirical bang! Presented by Odyssey Opera, June 14 & 16, 2019.

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  • Tea at Five

    Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway portrays Katharine Hepburn in the Pre-Broadway Premiere of the acclaimed play Teat at Five! Presented by Ben Feldman & Scott Beck, June 21 - July 7, 2019.

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