Shows & Events

  • Sherlock's Last Case

    Take a trip to Baker Street with the legendary Sherlock Holmes and his trusted sidekick Dr. Watson, to solve the seemingly perfect crime. When a threat is made against Holmes' life by the son of his longtime nemesis, Moriarty, not everything is as it appears. The game’s afoot with equal parts hilarity and intrigue in the long-overdue Boston premiere of this murderously funny comedy-thriller, directed by Huntington favorite Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 StepsBedroom Farce). Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, September 28 - October 28, 2018.

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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, October 19, 2018 - November 24, 2018.

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  • Sing to the Moon

    With the intention of reducing mental health stigmas and prompting open conversation, this program features the works of great composers who struggled with mental health issues, presented alongside spoken word collaborations and original poetry by members from the Patient/Family Advisory Council at McLean Hospital. Presented by Palaver Strings, October 19 - 20, 2018.

     

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  • Twist & Shout! An Evening of Dance, Music and Spoken Word

    Twist & Shout! An Evening of Dance, Music and Spoken Word is OrigiNation's annual benefit to celebrate our 24th anniversary and raise funds to support our programs. Presented by OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center on October 20, 2018.

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  • Violin Celebration - Jakub Trasak and Friends

    Concert featuring groovy band, chamber orchestra and violin as the lead instrument. The event celebrates 100 years of Czechoslovakia and is supported by the Czech and Slovak Association. Presented by Jakub Trasak, October 21, 2018.

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  • Peter and the Starcatcher

    Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan with this wildly theatrical and innovative reboot of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. Presented by the Berklee Musical Theater Club, October 25 - 27, 2018.

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  • SOUVENIR: A NEW BALLET

    City Ballet of Boston's inaugural production is a full-length, mixed repertory show titled Souvenir, with choreography by Tony Williams, Gianni di Marco, Isadora Duncan, the Arpino Foundation and music by Verdi, Debussy, Cole Porter, and more. Presented by City Ballet of Boston, October 26 - October 28, 2018.

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  • Laughter League Live

    An evening of comedy celebrating the work of the Healthcare Clown Team, The Laughter League, of Boston Childrens Hospital. Presented by the Laughter League, November 1, 2018.

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  • WILD TYPE: A Dance Performance About Who We Are

    Dances by some of Boston's best and guest choreographers (including the world premiere "Work" by Jenna Pollack, and aclaimed pieces by Joy Davis, Adam Barruch, Junichi Fukuda  and others) reflect on life, work, and the struggle to be who we are right now. Presented by Boston Moving Arts Productions, November 2-3, 2018.

     

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  • Le Medecine Malgre Lui

    An opéra comique with wild schemes, mistaken identity, and true love. Presented by Odyssey Opera, November 9 & 11, 2018.

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  • Man in the Ring

    Man in the Ring is the colorful and complex true story of six-time world champion prizefighter Emile Griffith and the fight that would haunt him forever. Imbued with the warmth of Griffith’s character and the joyful music of his childhood home, Man in the Ringchronicles his life story, from his humble beginnings in the Virgin Islands to his passionate love affairs and the tragedy that changed his life. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Michael Cristofer’s epic new play, directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (RentDear Evan Hansen), packs a powerful punch with its message of love and redemption. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, November 16 - December 22, 2018.

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  • In the Forest, She Grew Fangs

    What happens when you mash up a fairy tale with a Gillian Flynn thriller and add a dash of Gossip Girl?  Presented by Also Known As Theatre, November 16 - December 2, 2018.

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  • Twelfth Night

    When she is shipwrecked far from home, Viola poses as a man in order to stay safe–but when her disguise puts her in the middle of an epic practical joke, a disastrous love triangle, and an unexpected duel, she realizes that it may be easier to face the problems she washed up with than the ones she found onshore. Presented by Moonbox Productions, November 28 - December 29, 2018.

     

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  • Shipwrecked! An Entertainment

    Louis de Rougemont has always imagined a life of adventure, but when he joins a doomed expedition to the South Seas, the lines between reality and imagination begin to blur. How much of his story is real? And how much does it matter, to him and to his audience?  Presented by Moonbox Productions, November 25, 2018 - December 29, 2018

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    A Holiday Tradition for the Whole Family. Presented by Boston Children's Theatre, December 2 - 9, 2018.

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  • Winter Dreams

    Come in from the cold and join BCC in singing the songs of snow, winter, and joy. Presented by Boston Children's Chorus, December 8 and 9, 2018.

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  • Madeline's Christmas

    Everyone’s favorite Parisian meets everyone’s favorite season! Presented by Boston Children's Theatre, December 20 - 23, 2018

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  • Secrets and Illusions

    Join master illusionist Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show SECRETS & ILLUSIONS.  Boston Globe boasts ”Magic with a Message.” Ivan’s signature style of thought-provoking vignettes, paired with his remarkable approach to illusion, audience participation, and storytelling.  Presented by Eclipse Production Studios December 26 - 31, 2018. 

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  • 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, 2018 - February 2, 2019.

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  • A Doll's House, Part 2

    Nora famously slammed the door on her marriage, leaving her husband and children behind in Ibsen’s groundbreaking classic, but what happened to the iconic heroine next? This audacious sequel imagines her 15 years later as a successful writer and independent woman, urgently seeking to finalize her divorce. Universally acclaimed on Broadway, this smart and sophisticated new comedy raises fascinating questions about marriage and the ways the roles of women have – and haven’t – changed. (Please note: you will enjoy this play whether you are familiar with Ibsen or not!) Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, January 4 - February 3, 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 conquering 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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  • 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

    Impassioned young lovers are caught between the violence and prejudices of their feuding families in Shakespeare’s most famous and enduring love story. In helming the first Shakespeare play produced by the Huntington in eight years, Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois brings an exhilarating and modern sensibility to this timeless classic about the intensity and joy of first love and attraction amid a dangerously divided community. Presented by the Huntington Theatre Company, March 1 - 31, 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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  • 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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  • 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 transportedto the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant seventies gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of selfexplorationthat 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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