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Family Concerts: Boston Symphony OrchestraBoston, $$
Tue, November 29, 2016  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
BSO Youth and Family concerts introduce young people and families to the wide spectrum of classical music.
Toe Jam Puppet BandNew Bedford, $
Mon, January 23, 2017  -  Sat, November 20, 2027   
Join us every Monday to sing, dance and play the hour away with the famous Toe Jam Puppet Band! Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band!
Miss Nelson is MissingBoston, $$
Sat, February 4, 2017  -  Sat, February 25, 2017   
Come along with BCT for this hysterical musical mystery and help bring Miss Nelson back to her crazy classroom! Miss Nelson is Missing is one show you won’t want to miss!
Leo McGann's THE HONEY TRAPBoston, $
Thu, February 16, 2017  -  Sun, February 26, 2017   
A BU New Play Initiative production, produced by Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and the College of Fine Arts School of Theatre.An Irish tragedy directed by Adam Kassim.
Curious George and the Golden MeatballArlington, $$
Sat, February 18, 2017  -  Sun, February 26, 2017   
It’s time to celebrate All-You-Can-Eat Meatball day! Join the fun-loving little monkey Curious George as he helps his friend Chef Pisghetti cook the most delicious meatballs and see what happens when Curious George...
Bright Star Touring Theater - Black History Hall of FameBoston, Free
Wed, February 22, 2017   
Join us for this fast-paced performance honoring African American Heritage Month! Meet over a dozen groundbreakers and hall-of-famers who have contributed to shaping our nation’s past, present and future.
Shen Yun 2017Boston, $$$$
Sat, March 4, 2017  -  Sun, March 12, 2017   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
Musicians of the Old Post RoadBoston, $$
Sat, March 4, 2017  -  Sat, March 4, 2017   
The Musicians of the Old Post Road, present 'Destination London,' a concert that highlights music by Baroque composers drawn to London to make their mark on this cultural mecca in the 18th century.
'Badger Meets the Fairies' by Margaret Moody PuppetsArlington, $
Sat, March 4, 2017  -  Sat, March 4, 2017   
Gentle Mr. Badger agrees to help a group of determined, low-tech fairies build a playground in Margaret Moody's hand puppet show based on European fairy lore. Come for the show; stay for puppet-play and coffee!
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra - Resisting FateSomerville, $$
Sun, March 5, 2017  -  Sun, March 5, 2017   
Music Director Cynthia Woods leads the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, in a program featuring Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 and Bernstein's On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite.
Magic & Beyond featuring Illusionist David GarrityBrookline, $
Sun, March 5, 2017  -  Sun, March 5, 2017   
Illusionist David Garrity presents “Magic & Beyond,” a one-person illusion show that features unique theatrical and visual magic and comedy to a custom-edited musical soundtrack. Fun for all!
Comedy NightNewton, $$
Sun, March 5, 2017  -  Sun, March 5, 2017   
Could you use a good laugh right about now? UU Wellesley invites you to an evening out with four hilarious comedians, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and a value-priced cash bar.
Themselves, an Immigrant's StoryBoston, Free
Sat, March 11, 2017   
A young girl leaves home in Ireland to seek a new life in America. What forced her to leave behind family and friends? What did she find in America? Find out in this musical tale filled with traditional Irish songs,...
The Poor Yoricks: A Children's Improv Workshop on the FarmDover, $
Sat, March 11, 2017  -  Sat, March 11, 2017   
Join us for an afternoon of Imrov fun led by the locally based, wildly talented, 'Hamlet' derived Improv Troupe, 'The Poor Yoricks'. Games, skits, stage shenanigans, and more. All ages are welcome!
The Tale of Peter Rabbit WORLD PREMIEREBoston, $$
Sun, March 12, 2017   
Experience time-honored, timely tales through live music and dance as Boston Musica Viva.
Jenny the JugglerBrookline, $
Sun, March 26, 2017  -  Sun, March 26, 2017   
Jenny the Juggler dazzles in her variety show, blows minds with face painting, delights with balloon animals, captivates with singing, and amazes with her appeal to kids and adults at celebrations and events.
Israel Folkdance Festival of BostonCambridge
Sun, March 26, 2017  -  Sun, March 26, 2017   
The Israel Folkdance Festival is a wonderful afternoon of Israeli and Jewish dance suitable for all. 25 dance groups will perform and then join together in a fabulous finale.
Rockin' Road to DublinLowell, $$
Thu, March 30, 2017  -  Thu, March 30, 2017   
Rockin' Road to Dublin is the new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a Rock-N-Roll concert, all with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production.
Davey the ClownBrookline, $
Sat, April 1, 2017  -  Sat, April 1, 2017   
Davey the Clown is a physical comedian, juggler, unicyclist and accordionist. DAVEY'S SHOW IS BIG AND FUNNY — perfect entertainment that will keep kids and adults convulsed — with laughter!
Shaolin WarriorsCambridge, $$
Sat, April 1, 2017  -  Sat, April 1, 2017   
Representing over a thousand years of Chinese martial-arts culture, Shaolin Warriors showcases the remarkable skill, stunning artistry, and death-defying martial-arts prowess of more than 20 kung fu masters.
Tanglewood Marionettes: Fairy CircusNatick, $$
Sat, April 8, 2017   
The puppets will dance, play instruments, juggle, contort, transform, and fly through the air with the greatest of ease, all to the best-loved music of favorite composers.
National Marionette Theater - Humperdinck's Hansel & GretelBoston, Free
Tue, April 18, 2017   
The master puppeteers bring one the most famous of the Grimm Brothers’ stories to life with exquisitely crafted marionettes, scrolling scenery and the beautiful music of Englebert Humperdinck.
How to Eat Like a ChildConcord, $$
Fri, June 2, 2017  -  Sun, June 4, 2017   
A hilarious musical romp through the joys and sorrows of being a child, Delia Ephron’s How to Eat Like a Child offers 23 lessons in such subjects as how to beg for a dog, how to torture your sister, how to act after being sent to your room, and how to laugh hysterically.
Cambridge Symphony Chamber PlayersSomerville, Free
Sun, June 4, 2017  -  Sun, June 4, 2017   
The Cambridge Symphony Chamber Players welcome you back to the Cafe at the Armory. Order a coffee or glass of wine, and join us for a FREE concert featuring some of the CSO’s best.
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra - Copland and PopeSomerville, $$
Sat, June 17, 2017  -  Sat, June 17, 2017   
This concert features the world premiere of a new orchestral work by film composer Conrad Pope, written specifically for the CSO. Paired with this premiere is the classic Americana of Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3.
Tanglewood Marionettes presents An Arabian AdventureActon, $
Thu, July 13, 2017  -  Thu, July 13, 2017   
Tanglewood Marionettes presents An Arabian Adventure at Nara Park. All lawn seating, bring your own chairs & blankets. Snack bar will be open. No rain date.
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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