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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!
A Midsummer Night's DreamCambridge, $$
Wed, May 10, 2017  -  Sun, June 4, 2017   
Likely first performed as a formal entertainment at the wedding of Queen Elizabeth the First’s godchild, Shakespeare’s hilarious and hallucinatory A Midsummer Night’s Dream is also his most enduringly popular play.
I Spy ButterflySomerville, Free
Thu, May 11, 2017  -  Fri, June 2, 2017   
Puppet Palooza brings the art of puppetry to east Somerville in unexpected places. Join us in East Somerville for a five-part puppetry extravaganza. Great for kids and adults and 100% free.
Standup@LimelightBoston, $
Wed, May 31, 2017  -  Wed, May 31, 2017   
Limelight is located in the heart of Boston's theater district, steps away from the iconic Wilbur Theater, and hosts regular standup shows with some of Boston's best along with nationally touring comics.
How to Eat Like a ChildConcord, $$
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.
NoBo Puppets Kids & Family ShowBeverly, $
Sat, June 3, 2017  -  Sat, June 3, 2017   
An all-ages puppet show following the adventures of 8-year-old Jazzmine, who journeys to magical lands with Henry David Thoreau and Wally the Walrus who comes face-to-face and tooth-to-tooth with the challenges of oral hygiene.
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.
Boston Public Schools Citywide Arts FestivalBoston, Free
Tue, June 6, 2017  -  Thu, June 8, 2017   
Performers from Boston Public Schools converge on Boston Common to celebrate the creative vision and talent of BPS students. Music, dance and theatre ensembles perform for fellow BPS students, parents, and community members.
Circle in the SquareMedford, Free
Thu, June 15, 2017   
Circle the Square brings music, art, activities and other free entertainment to Medford Square for people of all ages. Enjoy musical, dance and theater performances, displays of works by local artists, children’s activities and family fun, scavenger hunts, food vendors and...
DanceVisions 35th Anniversary ConcertBoston, $
Fri, June 16, 2017  -  Sat, June 17, 2017   
Celebrate the 35th anniversary of DanceVisions, Inc.! It is our mission to produce ballet-based choreography, and to engage skilled dancers, choreographers, composers, musicians, graphic artists, and lighting designers.
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra - Copland and PopeSomerville, $$
Sat, June 17, 2017  -  Sat, June 17, 2017   
This concert features the world premiere of a new orchestral work by film composer Conrad Pope, written specifically for the CSO. Paired with this premiere is the classic Americana of Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3.
'Beaver Dreams' by Lost & Found Puppet Co.| Puppets at NightBrookline
Sat, June 17, 2017  -  Sun, June 18, 2017   
Direct from the Canadian wilderness comes a hilarious physical comedy with an environmental twist. A family of beavers and a family of humans are living in the heart of the Quebecois forest.
Opera Project: Beethoven's Fidelio NEMPAC Opera ProjectBoston, $$
Thu, June 22, 2017  -  Sun, June 25, 2017   
NEMPAC Opera Project presents “Fidelio” by Ludwig van Beethoven, sung in German with English dialogue and supertitles and accompanied by chamber orchestra. Join us for a thrilling tale of love in the face of adversity.
Blue Man Group - Sensory-Friendly PerformanceBoston, $$
Sun, June 25, 2017   
Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as 'ground-breaking', 'hilarious', 'visually stunning' and 'musically powerful'. This special performance will...
Circus Smirkus 2017 Big Top Tour: Midnight at the Museum15 Locations, $$
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, $$
Wed, July 5, 2017  -  Sat, July 29, 2017   
Search for buried treasure, sail the open seas, and meet fantastical creatures great and small with our annual summer puppet adventure series!
'The Pirate, the Princess, and the Pea' by Crabgrass Puppet Brookline, $
Wed, July 5, 2017  -  Sat, July 8, 2017   
Come on a thrilling voyage chock-full of sea monsters, shipwrecks, and mistaken pirate/princess identities. A pirate and a princess are on a treasure hunt, searching for the same clues.
ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts 2017Roxbury, Free
Mon, July 10, 2017  -  Tue, August 8, 2017   
Throughout the summer, join in on the different concerts held all over Massachusetts with many different performers in Roxbury, Dorchester, Brighton and Roslindale!
ParkARTS Rosalita's Marionette PuppetsBoston, Free
Wed, July 12, 2017  -  Tue, August 15, 2017   
These whimsical puppet shows will delight the child in everyone. Experience the unique charm of Rosalita's Marionette Puppets. Presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.
'Word Play' by Good Hearted EntertainmentBrookline, $$
Wed, July 12, 2017  -  Sat, July 15, 2017   
Words come to life in the hands of two skilled performers who clown around with sounds and letters to create dozens of interactive characters and imaginative scenes.
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.
'Paper Cut' by Yael Rasooly | Puppets at Night SeriesBrookline
Sat, July 15, 2017  -  Sun, July 16, 2017   
A lonely secretary escapes from her boring job into a world of cinematic daydreams. But as imagination and reality collide, her romantic tale becomes a Hitchcock nightmare!
'Tall Tales! Stories & Songs from Old New England' by Brad SBrookline, $$
Sun, July 16, 2017  -  Wed, July 19, 2017   
Have you ever wanted to sing along to a sea shanty? Or dive deep into a fox's den? Then come along on this whirlwind tour of New England's tallest tales!
'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by CactusHead PuppetsBrookline, $$
Wed, July 19, 2017  -  Sat, July 22, 2017   
The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets brings the story of the Pied Piper to life in this kid-friendly comedic adaptation of the traditional folktale.
Till Death Do Us PartBoston, $$
Sun, July 23, 2017  -  Sun, July 23, 2017   
Do you like Murder Mystery shows? How about an amazing Dinner? We Do Both! Come see one of our shows an experience The Murder Mystery Company
'The Great Red Ball Rescue' by Faye DuprasBrookline
Wed, July 26, 2017  -  Sat, July 29, 2017   
Red alert! A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young boy's favorite red ball gets whisked away by the tide. Can he summon the courage to get it back?
'Old Mother Hubbard & Her Dog' by Mesner Puppet TheaterBrookline, $$
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!
'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...
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.
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