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The latest news on live theatre in Boston.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 4000 MILES, Rodgers & Hammerstein and More for Summer 2024 Season
by A.A. Cristi - February 29, 2024

Get the latest updates on the BTG's Summer 2024 season. Discover what's new, what's returning, and what you can't miss from the upcoming lineup.

Tutti Music Collective to Present ECHOES OF HERITAGE Folk Music Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 29, 2024

Tutti Music Collective will present its annual spring concert, this season performing 'Echoes of Heritage: A Medley of Folk Tunes, New and Traditional'. Learn more about the performance and see how to purchase tickets.

Deborah Zoe Laufer's BE HERE NOW to Open WAM Theatre 15th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 29, 2024

WAM Theatre will kick off its 15th Anniversary Season with a Fresh Takes Play Reading of Be Here Now written by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Spotlight: THE CHER SHOW MUSICAL at Boch Center Wang Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - February 29, 2024

The Cher Show Musical Is Coming To Boston!

Yarmouth Celebrates the Unveiling of 'Bass River - Lost History-Rediscovered'
by Stephi Wild - February 29, 2024

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod has announced the opening reception for 'Lost History-Rediscovered,' an exhibition thatunveils the rich historical tapestry of the Bass River and South Yarmouth area.

Singer-Songwriter Hayley Reardon To Celebrate Release Of Concert Album At Club Passim
by A.A. Cristi - February 28, 2024

For two magical nights in August, folk-pop singer and songwriter Hayley Reardon was joined by Barcelona's Pau Figueres on flamenco guitar and Arnau Figueres on acoustic bass as a part of Folk Meets Flamenco, an immersive live art event at Starseed Studios in Essex, Massachusetts.

Cherry Street Music Presents BEETHOVEN & THE BEATLES PT. 2 April 14 At The Allen Center
by A.A. Cristi - February 28, 2024

Join Cherry Street Music for a unique musical experience as they present BEETHOVEN & THE BEATLES PT. 2 on April 14 at the Allen Center in Newton, MA.

Explore Irish Culture Through Music on St. Patrick's Day With the 'Celtic Ballads & Singing' Workshop at Club Passim
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2024

Club Passim is offering a unique way to explore Celtic culture this St. Patrick’s day with  ‘Celtic Ballads & Singing’, a class taught by acclaimed singer songwriter Lindsay Straw. Lindsay will share her expertise teachings in this two-part class on March 17. 

Creative Team Set For Kristin Chenoweth-Led Pre-Broadway Run of THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2024

The creative team for the world premiere of The Queen of Versailles, starring Kristin Chenoweth, has been announced. Learn more about this pre-Broadway musical here!

The Latinx Theatre Commons Hosts Tenth Anniversary Convening in March
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2024

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) has announced the Tenth Anniversary Convening, 14-16 March 2024, at Emerson College in Boston, MA. 

Student Blog: How the Other Half Lives: Balancing Your Character's Life with Your Own!
by Student Blogger: MJ Kirsche - February 27, 2024

These past few months, I’ve been working harder than I have before on improving my mindset and personal self care regimen. And honestly, it’s been great! I’m feeling happier and healthier than I have before… with only one down side. I’m currently cast in a play at my school, and while I’m very grateful and excited to be, it is very weighted.

Diane Paulus-Directed ROMEO AND JULIET Will Open at A.R.T. in September
by Stephi Wild - February 27, 2024

A new production of Romeo and Juliet is headed to American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University this September! The production will be directed by A.R.T.’s Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Diane Paulus and feature movement direction and choreography by two-time Olivier Award winner Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Full Cast Set For the North American Tour of THE KITE RUNNER
by Stephi Wild - February 27, 2024

The full cast has been revealed for the North American tour of THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Justin Hayward and Christopher Cross Come to Indian Ranch This Summer
by Stephi Wild - February 27, 2024

The voice of The Moody Blues Justin Hayward and five time Grammy Award Winner Christopher Cross will perform at Indian Ranch on Sunday, July 7, 2024.

Spire Center for Performing Arts Announces Nick Griffin, The Dean, the Queen and the Crooner, and Tom Rush
by A.A. Cristi - February 26, 2024

Three new shows are coming to Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth including comedy with Nick Griffin, Mike Donovan, Christine Hurley, Todd Angilly, and folk pioneer Tom Rush. Find out more about these upcoming performances!

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Comes to The Company Theatre
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2024

The Company Theatre has announced its upcoming stage production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. This Tony Award-winning musical tells the trials and tribulations of a commoner's quest for fortune through nefarious means.

Exclusive: First Look At Tesori's & Lindsay-Abaire's Reimagined SHREK THE MUSICAL Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - February 25, 2024

The all-new production of SHREK THE MUSICAL has officially embarked on a cross-country national tour and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look! Check out production photos here.

Interview: Audra McDonald talks about AN EVENING WITH AUDRA MCDONALD, her role in 'Rustin' and more
by R. Scott Reedy - February 23, 2024

When it comes to concerts, Audra McDonald says she’s learned to choose a song list that really appeals to her. And she’s done just that for her current tour, which will bring her to Symphony Hall for her eighth appearance with the Celebrity Series of Boston, this time with an orchestra of local musicians, on February 27.

Passim Launches Second Season of The Folk Collective
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2024

 The Folk Collective, Passim's artist-led initiative to shine light and promote change regarding cultural issues, launched its second season with eleven shows and discussions.

Will Noonan Will Headline Comedy Night at Samuel Slater's in March
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2024

Comedy returns to Samuel Slater’s Restaurant in Webster, MA on Friday, March 15, 2024. The show will feature Will Noonan plus special guest Dan Boulger and host Dan Donahue for a night of laughs.


Videos


Golda's Balcony in Boston Golda's Balcony
Emerson Paramount Center (2/23 - 3/10) Tracker
The Magic of Ireland: A St. Patrick's Day Concert in Boston The Magic of Ireland: A St. Patrick's Day Concert
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston (3/9 - 3/10)

COMEDY CONCERT Tracker
The Carnival of Animals in Boston The Carnival of Animals
Multicultural Arts Center (4/5 - 4/5)
Dick & Angel: Dare to Do It in Boston Dick & Angel: Dare to Do It
Emerson Colonial Theatre (3/8 - 3/8)
The Carnival of Animals in Boston The Carnival of Animals
Multicultural Arts Center (4/6 - 4/6)
An Evening with Alan Ruck And Screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off in Boston An Evening with Alan Ruck And Screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Emerson Colonial Theatre (4/7 - 4/7)
MJ in Boston MJ
Boston Opera House (6/18 - 7/7)
Jagged Little Pill in Boston Jagged Little Pill
Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts (4/5 - 4/7)
Driving in Circles in Boston Driving in Circles
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (3/21 - 4/6)
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