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Toe Jam Puppet BandNew Bedford, $
Mon, January 23, 2017  -  Sat, November 20, 2027   
Join us every Monday to sing, dance and play the hour away with the famous Toe Jam Puppet Band! Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band!
Circus Smirkus 2017 Big Top Tour: Midnight at the Museum14 Locations, $$
Sun, July 2, 2017  -  Fri, August 18, 2017   
Come see the award-winning, international traveling youth circus! In the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour, kids – ages 10 to 18 – are stars, on highwire and trapeze, as clowns, jugglers, acrobats and more.
'Summer Puppet Adventures' Family SeriesBrookline, $$
Wed, July 5, 2017  -  Sat, July 29, 2017   
Search for buried treasure, sail the open seas, and meet fantastical creatures great and small with our annual summer puppet adventure series!
11th Annual Regattabar Kids’ Summer Music SeriesCambridge, $
Sun, July 9, 2017  -  Sun, August 20, 2017   
Kids and parents alike are invited to dance till they drop to musical favorites at the REGATTABAR. Musicians that specialize in delighting kids with different styles of music perform everything from bilingual songs to magical folk tunes, and even dino-soaring!
ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts 2017Roxbury, Free
Mon, July 10, 2017  -  Tue, August 8, 2017   
Throughout the summer, join in on the different concerts held all over Massachusetts with many different performers in Roxbury, Dorchester, Brighton and Roslindale!
Introduce Your Family to Theater:Boston Arts & EntertainmentBoston, $
Tue, July 11, 2017  -  Mon, September 30, 2019   
What better way to introduce your family to theater and live shows than by being Boston area seat fillers. Music, Theater, Comedy & more. Members receive all show tickets for free.
ParkARTS Rosalita's Marionette PuppetsBoston, Free
Wed, July 12, 2017  -  Tue, August 15, 2017   
These whimsical puppet shows will delight the child in everyone. Experience the unique charm of Rosalita's Marionette Puppets. Presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.
Waiting for Waiting for GodotBack Bay, Free
Fri, July 14, 2017  -  Sat, July 29, 2017   
This madcap, laugh-filled love letter to theatre and hysterical homage to Samuel Beckett's classic drama makes its Boston debut after critically acclaimed runs in both New York and London.
Shakespeare on the Common 2017: Romeo & JulietBoston, Free
Wed, July 19, 2017  -  Sun, August 6, 2017   
One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's “Free Shakespeare On The Common” continues seasonal tradition with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet'.
'The Great Red Ball Rescue' by Faye DuprasBrookline
Today  -  Sat, July 29, 2017   
Red alert! A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young boy's favorite red ball gets whisked away by the tide. Can he summon the courage to get it back?
'Old Mother Hubbard & Her Dog' by Mesner Puppet TheaterBrookline, $$
Wed, August 2, 2017  -  Sat, August 5, 2017   
Mother Hubbard does her best to provide her dog with all the canine comforts he could ever want. The dog proves to have a very active imagination - every time Mother Hubbard leaves the room, the dog sets off on a variety of adventures!
Arlington Children's Theater Present Cinderella and SpamalotArlington, $
Thu, August 3, 2017  -  Sun, August 6, 2017   
Arlington Children’s Theatre (ACT) is thrilled to announce their summer musicals, Cinderella and Spamalot, featuring ACTors ages 7-18. Performances will be held on Thursday, August 3rd – Saturday, August 6th.
BabelBoston
Fri, August 4, 2017  -  Fri, September 22, 2017   
Christopher Grace, a professional mind reader and mentalist, presents “Babel,” an intimate evening of mind reading at The Langham, Boston. Debuting Friday, Aug. 4, the show runs bi-weekly through Friday, Sept. 22.
Rockport Acoustic Music FestivalRockport, Free
Sun, August 6, 2017   
Enjoy talented acoustic music performers at the annual Rockport Acoustic Music Festival across from Front Beach in Rockport, Massachusetts.
'Turn it Up': An Interactive Environmental ShowJamaica Plain, Free
Tue, August 8, 2017  -  Tue, August 8, 2017   
Join Hyde Square Task Force and Clean Green Music Machine to see “Turn it Up”, an interactive, high-energy musical production that teaches kids about caring for the environment.
'Aesop's Fables' by Red Herring PuppetsBrookline, $$
Wed, August 9, 2017  -  Sat, August 12, 2017   
See Aesop's Fables brought to life with outlandish animals, rhyming verse, large-scale puppets, and original music.
'My Grandfather's Prayers' by Lisa Sturz, Red Herring PuppetBrookline, $$
Sat, August 12, 2017  -  Sun, August 13, 2017   
Step into the life of Cantor Izso Glickstein (1890-1947), a Jewish Ukrainian prodigy who settles in Boston, where his powerful golden voice expresses the passion and determination of a people holding onto faith and tradition through the violent diaspora of the Twentieth...
Free Outdoor Shakespeare Summer 2017: HAMLET2 Locations, $
Sat, August 19, 2017  -  Thu, August 24, 2017   
Free Outdoor Shakespeare returns with Hamlet, a raw and unforgiving examination of a treacherous political landscape and one Prince’s struggle with the weighty consequences of action, inaction, pain, numbness, and the ever-terrifying unknown.
The Fairy Circus by Tanglewood MarionettesBrookline, $$
Sat, August 26, 2017  -  Sat, August 26, 2017   
Join us for a dazzling display of circus acts performed in an enchanted garden. 'The Fairy Circus' is a showcase for turn-of-the-century style trick puppetry, performed by over 20 beautifully handcrafted marionettes.
The Amazing Acro-cats in Arlington, MAArlington, $$
Sat, September 2, 2017  -  Mon, September 4, 2017   
The Amazing Acro-cats Featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats are a troupe of REAL performing house cats. A portion of the proceeds always benefits our mobile foster and rescue efforts.
Terry Barber—A Tribute to the Music of Andrew Lloyd WebberArlington, $$
Sat, October 7, 2017  -  Sat, October 7, 2017   
Standing ovations punctuate the evening with songs like The Music of the Night, from Phantom of the Opera, the gut wrenching Gethsemane from Jesus Christ Superstar, Memory from Cats, Love Changes Everything, from Aspects of Love and others hits from TEN of Andrew Lloyd...
Cirque du Soleil: Crystal - A Breakthrough Ice ExperienceWorcester, $$$
Thu, December 7, 2017  -  Sun, December 10, 2017   
Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to venture into uncharted territory with its brand new creation, Cirque du Soleil Crystal, exploring the artistic attributes of ice for the very first time. Witness outstanding skating and sliding, remarkable aesthetics and acrobatic feats that...
Bread & Puppet Theater's 'The Overtakelessness Circus'Cambridge, Free
Sun, September 6, 2105  -  Sun, September 6, 2105   
The award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater takes its annual Labor Day weekend 'little big tour' down to the Boston area, this year bringing their ''The Overtakelessness Circus' to Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge.
Bread & Puppet Theater's 'The Overtakelessness Circus'Cambridge, Free
Sun, September 6, 2105  -  Sun, September 6, 2105   
The award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater takes its annual Labor Day weekend 'little big tour' down to the Boston area, which includes a stop at Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge.
Kerplunk!Boston, $$
Tue, March 5, 3016  -  Sat, May 28, 2016   
Space pirates, talking dogs, trees that hug you…this show has it all because it's the adventure you and your family create together! Each performance is based on your imagination so no two adventures are ever the same.


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