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Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker. Photo Credit: Igor Bulgarian

The Nutcracker Dazzles For The Holiday Season

Whether you’re seeing it for the first time or the 15th, it’s always a seasonal joy to watch the wondrous journey of Clara. Very rarely does a young lady get a Christmas present that transports her into a dreamy wor...


Obsidian Tear

Boston Ballet To Host The North American Premiere Of Obsidian Tear

Finland, it seems, has descended upon the Hub. Boston Ballet, in a collaboration with several of the Nordic country’s most prominent artists, opens its season next week with the North American debut of Obsidian Tear. A co-pr...



Sleeping Beauty Boston

Boston Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty Awakens The Fairy Tale Lover In Us All

While the world is going on and on about the cinematic debut of Beauty & The Beast, starring the lovely and strong Emma Watson as Belle, there’s another story made popular by Disney opening in Boston. This enchanting s...


Cacti. Photo Credit: Rosalie O'Connor

Boston Ballet To Perform Kylián’s “Wings of Wax”

The world-famous Boston Ballet is set to showcase its next show, Jiří Kylián’s “Wings of Wax,” beginning March 23 and running through April 2. Kylián’s “Wings of Wax” title is an allusion to the classical myt...



Dorrance Dance shows this weekend only at Cutler Majestic. Photo Credit: Ian Douglas

Dorrance Dance In Concert Taps Into Boston’s Love Of Dance

This is not your childhood shuffle ball change. Dorrance Dance in Concert takes the stage at Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre for a weekend of January 13 through 15. Just the fact that the company’s first performance won a...


Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker. Photo Credit: Igor Bulgarian

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Returns For Another Christmas Season Series

Boston is often referred to as the Athens of the West for its glittering array of cultural institutions.  The 19th century Brahmins who ruled the city very consciously set out to create a flourishing community that would riv...



Maria Baranova and Michal Krcmar in Le Corsaire; photo by Sakari Viika, courtesy of The Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Boston Ballet Kicks Off Its 2016-2017 Season With The Swash-Buckling Ballet Le Corsaire

Swash-buckling action. Romantic swooning. Captive maidens and smarmy, wealthy men. A sword fight, a shipwreck. All this mayhem is the start of the 2016–2017 season of the Boston Ballet, and you’re invited. The 53rd seas...


Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake. Photo Credit: Eric Levin

The Boston Ballet Closes Its Season With Swan Lake And Mirrors

When something amazing comes to an end, its finale is usually accompanied by a sense of dread. You don’t want something you truly enjoy to finish up (insert fist shake at the sky here). That is unless it’s the 2015-2016...



Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude. Photo Credit: Gene Schiavone

The Boston Ballet’s Kaleidoscope Mesmerizes With Movement, Color And Stunning Visuals

  Glimpse through a kaleidoscope and you’re delighted with a prism of spectacular movement. The fractals create star bursts, spirals and feathers of mesmerizing color and you just can’t stop staring. Every mom...


David Wax Museum

Outside the Box Festival on the Common

Boston Common is a great place to catch all kinds of cultural activities this summer, including Boston’s newest performing arts festival.  From July 14th – 19th, go experience the Outside the Box Festival on Bost...