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Puppet Playtime with Harry LaCoste & Puppet PalsBrookline
Tue, January 23, 2024  -  Tue, March 26, 2024   
Puppet Playtime is a fun, interactive performance experience designed for very young children and their grown ups. We provide a welcoming 'lights-on' flexible environment for children and caretakers alike!
Mr. Popper's PenguinsBoston, $$$
Thu, February 1, 2024  -  Sun, March 31, 2024   
It is hard enough for Mr. Popper, a simple painter, to support himself and his family. The addition of twelve penguins makes it impossible to make both ends meet.
We Are Also What We Have LostCambridge
Wed, February 28, 2024  -  Wed, February 28, 2024   
Freedom is our oldest and noblest pursuit, an ideal that stretches back to humanity’s first days. But our relationship with freedom—how we define it, value it, pursue it—is unique to each of us. Especially freedom.
Open Rehearsal: John Storgårds conducts Tarkiainen, Nielsen, and Sibelius with PBoston, $$
Thu, February 29, 2024  -  Thu, February 29, 2024   
Open Rehearsal: John Storgårds conducts Tarkiainen, Nielsen, and Sibelius with Pekka Kuusisto, violin John Storgårds, conductor Pekka Kuusisto, violin Outi TARKIAINEN Midnight Sun Variations NIELSEN Violin Concerto Intermission
The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute ExperienceArlington, $$
Thu, February 29, 2024  -  Thu, February 29, 2024   
The Zany Roger Kabler's Hysterical 'Overactors Anonymous'The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience Back at Arlington's Showplace of Entertainment direct from Off-Broadway! ...and Roger Kabler's Hysterical 'Overactors Anonymous'
ShimmerCambridge, $$
Thu, February 29, 2024  -  Thu, February 29, 2024   
LLEF, a flute and cello duo by the Welsh-born composer Hilary Tann, is a drone-anchored meditation with breathy pentatonic lines that mingle in the shadows of Welsh hymns.
Enduring Humor from Papa Haydn in Vienna and BeyondCambridge, $
Fri, March 1, 2024  -  Fri, March 1, 2024   
Featuring some of William Bolcom's cabaret songs that were inspired by Joseph Haydn's humor and artistry; followed by Schoenberg's most compact yet colorful and poetic solo piano piece.
Carlos Mencia: No Hate No FearBoston, $$
Fri, March 1, 2024  -  Sat, March 2, 2024   
Comedian Carlos Mencia is best known for his raw and unfiltered style of comedy, which he has showcased to great success on comedy stages, and in television shows and movies.
Once Upon a Mattress at Concord Youth TheatreConcord, $
Fri, March 1, 2024  -  Sun, March 3, 2024   
Long ago in a far-off place, Queen Aggravain decreed no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. From the classic tale The Princess and the Pea!
Magnificent Monster Circus by CactusHead PuppetsBrookline, $
Sat, March 2, 2024  -  Sun, March 3, 2024   
Come one, come all, to a circus like no other! Encounter magnificent creatures from the wilds of your imagination as their quirky human caretaker tries to teach them new tricks.
La Voce TotaleCambridge, $
Sat, March 2, 2024  -  Sat, March 2, 2024   
The Longy Vocal Studies Department and Longy’s Orchestra FLEX under the baton of Cailin Marcel Manson team up to present beloved works for orchestra and voice.
The Ranting Parents Comedy TourMilford, $$
Sat, March 2, 2024  -  Sat, March 2, 2024   
We love our children, who were put here to torture us. In stand-up, sketches, games and Q&A, four Boston comedians - share their best parenting moments, their worst and their weirdest.
Poetry at HaleWestwood, Free
Wed, March 6, 2024  -  Wed, March 6, 2024   
Poetry at Hale takes place on the first Wednesday of every month from January through June. The night begins with an optional open mic and ends with a performance by a featured poet.
American Whore StoryMassachusetts, $$
Thu, March 7, 2024  -  Thu, March 7, 2024   
One-Woman-Show from Emmy-nominated actress Naomi Grossman, the fan-favorite Pepper, from the hit television series American Horror Story Happens on the following Dates: Mar 7, 2024, 7:30pm to 9:30pm Timezone: EST Mar 9, 2024, 8:30pm to 10:30pm Timezone: EST
Peer Gynt | Music of the Midnight SunMassachusetts, $$
Thu, March 7, 2024  -  Sat, March 9, 2024   
In the second of the Music of the Midnight Sun concerts, Finland-based Russian conductor Dima Slobodeniouk leads a staged performance of Peer Gynt, by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and composer Edvard Grieg.
Masters of IllusionBeverly, $$
Thu, March 7, 2024  -  Thu, March 7, 2024   
Watch closely as you experience things that just can’t be done or can they? Audiences will be at the edge of their seats by the jaw-dropping illusions and laugh loud at the comedy magic.
Adam Friedland: ComedianBoston, $
Fri, March 8, 2024  -  Sat, March 9, 2024   
Adam Friedland is the host of the world famous Adam Friedland Show. Event Address: Laugh Boston 425 Summer Street Boston, MA 02210 ORGANIZATION DETAILS : Laugh Boston, [email protected]
Seussical The MusicalStoughton, $$
Sat, March 9, 2024  -  Sat, March 9, 2024   
Dr. Seuss is the most famous children's author. Join us as we pay tribute to him on his Birthday and through the month of March.
Mario The MagicianBeverly, $
Sat, March 9, 2024  -  Sat, March 9, 2024   
Mario “the Maker Magician” Marchese is a first generation Italian-American, New York-based touring performer, author, and maker, known for his unique brand of Robot Magic.
Boston Symphony Chamber Players: March 10Boston, $$
Sun, March 10, 2024  -  Sun, March 10, 2024   
NIELSEN Wind Quintet, Op. 43(Hendrick) ANDRIESSEN Intermezzo for flute and harpAnna THORVALDSDOTTIR Spectra, for violin, viola, and celloSCHUBERT (arr. Hans ABRAHAMSEN) Four Pieces from Moments musicaux, for winds and strings.
Hansel & GretelNew Bedford, $
Sun, March 10, 2024  -  Sun, March 10, 2024   
First published as a fairytale by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, it was adapted as an opera by Englebert Humperdinck in 1892. The performance blends ballet, opera and narration in English.
Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance - 25th Anniversary EditionLowell, $$$
Thu, March 14, 2024  -  Thu, March 14, 2024   
This new 25th Anniversary show promises to go to the next level. Fans can expect new staging, new costumes and choreography, plus cutting-edge technology, special effects and remarkable lighting.
Freaky Friday The MusicalOther Boston Area, $
Thu, March 14, 2024  -  Sun, March 17, 2024   
This is a classic tale of body reversal between a teen and mom! Full of laughs, songs and dance! This production features a live pit band and a cast of NHS students!
Boston Ballet Presents 'Cinderella'Boston, $$
Thu, March 14, 2024  -  Sun, March 24, 2024   
Experience this fairytale like never before with Boston Ballet's magical production of Sir Frederick Ashton's 'Cinderella. Enjoy a night of mystical happenings, elaborate dancing, and valiant romance.
A Gentleman's Guide To Love & MurderNorwell, $$
Fri, March 15, 2024  -  Sat, March 30, 2024   
A Tony Award winning musical comedy set in Downton Abbey era England that has been called a “knock ‘em dead uproarious hit!” See you all there!
Tricks are for Kids! ft. Magician, Peter O'MalleyBoston, Free
Sat, March 16, 2024  -  Sat, March 16, 2024   
Prepare for a spellbinding experience as Peter O'Malley, renowned magician, brings his captivating magic shows to the Boston Public Market! Join us for an hour of magic with professional magician, Peter O'Malley!
St. Patrick's Day Irish Step Show 2024Beverly, $$
Sun, March 17, 2024  -  Sun, March 17, 2024   
Join us for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring all of our Irish Step Students!​ This is a family-friendly show, suitable for all ages and is a perfect way for family and friends!
Dill: An Immersive Play Reading and DiscussionBoston, Free
Tue, March 19, 2024  -  Tue, March 19, 2024   
Join Revolutionary Spaces for a captivating live reading of the screenplay Dill, a story inspired by real people and real events on the Cape Ann Shore in Massachusetts on the cusp of the Revolutionary War.
Boston Arts Academy Foundation’s Champion Reception 2024Boston
Thu, March 21, 2024  -  Thu, March 21, 2024   
Join Us for Champion Reception 2024 honoring Dr. Aisha Miller and Hector Piña—followed by performance of 'Simply The Best! The Life and Legacy of Tina Turner' Reception starts at 5:00 PM | Show starts at 7:30PM
Visions & MiraclesCambridge, $
Thu, March 21, 2024  -  Thu, March 21, 2024   
'Visions and Miracles' brings together music that is transcendent in nature, drawing inspiration from dreams, medieval chant, renaissance polyphony, spirituality, and the power of silence.
And That's Why We Drink: On The Rocks TourMassachusetts, $$
Sat, March 23, 2024  -  Sat, March 23, 2024   
Award-winning comedy podcast, where the paranormal and true crime meet. Hosted by New York Times best selling authors Em Schulz and Christine Schiefer, 'And That's Why We Drink' is an award-winning comedy podcast
The Dragon's Laugh + Other Tales by Midnight Radio ShowBrookline, $
Sat, March 23, 2024  -  Sun, March 24, 2024   
Join 'bona fide fairy princess' Charlotte Lily Gaspard for enchanting original fairytales and songs by Midnight Radio Show! Shadow puppetry breathes life into these delightful short stories of adventure and friendship.
LegacyCambridge
Sat, March 23, 2024  -  Sat, March 23, 2024   
How do we connect with the generations before us – their culture, our culture? Their DNA, ours? Their dreams now just a memory of continued in how we live?
Love & JusticeCambridge
Fri, March 29, 2024  -  Fri, March 29, 2024   
Castle of Our Skins is back for their fifth annual residency, focused as always on the importance of cultural curiosity and the celebration of Black artistry.
A Wrinkle In TimeBoston, $$$
Mon, April 1, 2024  -  Fri, May 31, 2024   
Adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s much - loved classic tale, one of literature’s most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back–braces, stubbornness and all. Let's join Meg in her adventures!
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® The Greatest Show On Earth (SAVE $5!)Worcester
Fri, April 12, 2024  -  Sun, April 14, 2024   
The Legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Debuts All-New Reimagined The Greatest Show On Earth. The American Icon has launched a nationwide tour that brings comedy, thrills and artistry to Children of All Ages.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents The Greatest Show On EarthWorcester, $
Fri, April 12, 2024  -  Sun, April 14, 2024   
Get ready for The Greatest Show On Earth®! The reimagined Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® invites Children Of All Ages® to a spectacle of superhuman feats, pushing the limits of possibility!
The Journey and Legacy of Miecio’s ClavichordCambridge, $
Fri, April 12, 2024  -  Fri, April 12, 2024   
2023 marks the 30th Anniversary of Mr. Horszowski's Death. He was very active collaborating with his contemporary composers, and here we feature two of the composers with whom he had personal contact: Granados and Saint-Saens.
Celebrate! with Bright Star Theatre - Little Red and the Big Bully WolfBoston, Free
Tue, April 16, 2024  -  Tue, April 16, 2024   
The woods are scary enough without having to worry about a big bully howling in the shadows! Follow Little Red and meet her friends — the three little pigs, the Gingerbread Man, and more!
The Secret Comedy of WomenMassachusetts, $$
Thu, April 18, 2024  -  Thu, April 18, 2024   
The Secret Comedy of Women® Every woman deserves a laugh like this! A cross between Carol Burnett and Saturday Night Live. You are invited to laugh with the women
Voices of HomeCambridge, $
Tue, April 23, 2024  -  Tue, April 23, 2024   
In this performance, two Armenians from different parts of the diaspora - Moscow and California - give voice to the strength, resilience, and persistence of the Armenian people.
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Harvard Arts First FestivalCambridge, Free
Wed, April 24, 2024  -  Sun, April 28, 2024   
Each ARTS FIRST Festival is a unique annual celebration of the Harvard community's artistic creativity. Enjoy the creativity of the Harvard arts community through performances, art exhibitions and art-making activities.
Studio TwoBeverly, $$
Fri, May 10, 2024  -  Fri, May 10, 2024   
Studio Two is a headlining Beatles tribute band, featuring Berklee Alumni who focus on the most exciting, energetic period of The Beatles – the early years (1962-1966.)
Matilda Jr. at Concord Youth TheatreConcord
Fri, May 10, 2024  -  Sun, May 19, 2024   
Rebellion is on order in Matilda JR., a celebration of the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This musical tells the story of a girl who dreams of a better life.
EpitomeCambridge, $
Thu, May 16, 2024  -  Thu, May 16, 2024   
The anniversary season finale unfolds as the quintessential Radius concert—eclectic and dynamic, each piece the Epitome of its type. Featuring a new work by hometown hero and longtime friend of Radius, Elena Ruehr.
Bluey’s Big PlayBoston, $$
Sat, May 18, 2024  -  Sun, May 19, 2024   
BLUEY'S BIG PLAY is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush.
Junie B. Jones JR at Concord Youth TheatreConcord
Fri, May 31, 2024  -  Sun, June 2, 2024   
Laugh yourself silly with Junie B. Jones in this hilarious adaptation of Barbara Park’s beloved books. Junie B. Jones is a spunky and sassy first grader.
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2024Boston, $$
Sat, July 27, 2024   
Kidz Bop is an interactive experience for the whole family, where the KIDZ BOP Kids will be performing some of today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids,” with engaging new set design, exciting choreography, and more.
Les MisérablesBoston, $$$
Tue, August 13, 2024  -  Sun, August 25, 2024   
STILL THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MUSICAL. Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. This brilliant staging has taken the world by storm!
The Calamari Sisters’ SausagefestMassachusetts, $$
Sat, September 21, 2024  -  Sun, September 22, 2024   
23rd Annual Italian Sausagefest: Celebrate the days of summer with these sassy, brassy broads from Brooklyn as they sing, dance, and cook delicious street fair goodies for you and your friends.
Len Cabral, Storyteller: JFK Library Celebrate SeriesBoston, Free
Sun, December 22, 2024   
Take a journey with internationally-known storyteller Len Cabral from wherever you might be watching. Learn about different winter traditions in this engaging video program.
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Kerplunk!Boston, $$
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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