Shows & Events

  • Small Mouth Sounds

    One of the New York Times' Top Ten Plays of 2015! Six strangers in search of serenity meet at a wellness retreat for what they all hope will be a life-changing five-day experience in this hit Off-Broadwaycomedy by Bess Wohl. Though it employs very little dialogue, there is nothing quiet about Small Mouth Sounds, a luminous and compassionate new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company, January 4, 2019 - February 2, 2019.

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  • A Doll's House, Part 2

    Who’s that knocking at the door? 15 years after slamming the door on her marriage, leaving her husband and children behind, Nora’s come home. Now a successful yet scandalous writer, she’s being blackmailed by a judge, and she needs her not-quite-ex-husband’s help. Not so fast, Nora. Your family has a few grievances they want to air! Inspired by Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking 1879 classic A Doll’s House, Lucas Hnath’s Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit is a smart new comedy that raises fascinating questions about marriage and the ways the roles of women have – and haven’t – changed. Don’t miss your chance to see the most produced, most talked about play in America.

    Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, January 4 - February 3, 2019.

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  • Triggered

    A one-man show which is a Requeim of Healing with talkback. Presented by Keith Mascoll, January 25, 2019.

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  • Christine Ebersole with Seth Rudetsky

    Huntington Theatre Company & Mark Cortale present
    Broadway @ the Huntington
    Christine Ebersole with Seth Rudetsky
    January 26, 2019
    South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (star of Grey Gardens, War Paint, and 42nd Street) performs at the Huntington Theatre Company for one night only alongside Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host. The unique format of this show that differentiates it from any other is a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky’s insightful, funny, and revealing questions – and the music from Christine Ebersole’s sensational career. The evening will include the unforgettable songs by Stephen Sondheim, Lerner & Loewe, Scott Frankel, and more.

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  • Girlish

    Girlish is a story of two girls navigating friendship, the internet, and what it means to be an adult. This show is recommended for adults only. Presented by Fresh Ink Theatre Company, February 1 - 16, 2019.

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  • Colby on Tour

    Colby on Tour is a production of devised work developed by student artists and performers who cull their remembered experiences to articulate their own desires, hopes and challenges. Presented by Colby College Theater and Dance, February 1 - 2, 2019.

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  • bare stage

    bare stage follows two young actresses who are cast in a ground-breaking new play and find their friendship, personal lives and values tested as they discover the challenges and consequences of accepting roles which require them to perform without clothes. PLEASE NOTE: There is brief nudity in the show.  Anyone under 16 will not be admitted unless attended by an adult 21 or older. Presented by Festival Theater, February 8 - March 2, 2019.

              

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  • The Runaway Bunny

    World Premiere Musical of the children’s classic! Presented by Boston Children's Theatre, February 9 - 23, 2019.

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  • 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 - March 10, 2019.

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  • Paride ed Elena

    Paris and Helen will defy everything to be together, but when gods intervene in the lives of mortals, can there be a happy ending? Presented by Odyssey Opera, February 15 & 17, 2019.

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  • Modern Love Live

    WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, and The New York Times, in partnership with the Huntington Theatre Company, are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special live performance of “Modern Love: The Podcast.” Hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti (host of “Modern Love: The Podcast”) with Daniel Jones (editor of The New York Times “Modern Love” column), the event will be a live recording of the hit podcast featuring three Modern Love essays read by top actors from stage and screen. It will also feature a live musical performance. Modern Love Live will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Huntington Avenue Theatre on Huntington Ave. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, December 19. Presented by WBUR, Boston's NPR news station, and The New York Times, in partnership with the Huntington Theatre Company, February 16, 2018.

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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 - 30, 2019.

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  • Romeo and Juliet

    It’s the most famous love story of all time. It’s the most moving tale of an ill-fated romance ever told. And now, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to the Huntington Theatre Company as a thrillingly modern event helmed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois. This is an astoundingly current, gorgeously realized production that nods to the political fractures of our current era, the cultural differences that pull us apart and the enduring power of passion that makes the possibility of young love real at any risk. If you think you know Romeo and Juliet, you’ve never seen anything like this… and you’ve never felt the power of the words of one of the world’s greatest writers 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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  • Big River

    Mark Twain's timeless classic THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi in the Tony-award-winning musical! Presented by Boston Children's Theatre, April 13 - 27, 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, 2018 - May 11, 2018.

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  • Indecent

    Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s captivating new play with music took Broadway by storm last year and now Rebecca Taichman recreates her Tony Award-winning production for Boston audiences. Inspired by the true story of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance and the passionate artists who risked their lives to perform it, this riveting and richly theatrical backstage drama is a fierce indictment of censorship and a joyful 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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