Sesame Street Live

Sesame Street Live Comes to Boston

“Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street?” For this weekend only, the answer to those lyrics’ question is 1 Hamilton Place, Boston, Massachusetts—the address of the historic Orpheum Theater....

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing Works It at Emerson Colonial Theatre

It was the summer of 1963. Everyone called her Baby. And that’s when they went to Kellerman’s. It was the summer of 1987. Everyone watched Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing. And that’s when eve...

Shen Yun

Upcoming Boston Opera House Shows Lift the Winter Blues

The decision to leave the house these days needs more oomph than pizza and a movie. Only something amazing will get you into your puffy coat and Sorels to shlep in this crazy freezing weather. You need inspiration. Would witnes...


Merry Music: Holiday Theater Happenings in Boston

Over the next few weeks, our pumpkin obsession will slowly turn to eggnog. Feast and fete invites will start rolling in, and gift ideas will be casually tossed into general conversation. It’s obvious – the holidays are ...

Cicely Tyson

“Bountiful” Steps into the Spotlight

This season, ArtsEmerson has once more brought an all-star lineup of theatrical entertainment to their main stages. Their next production, The Trip to Bountiful, is sure to be a show stopper. The Trip to Bountiful is an America...

Lion King Boston Opera House

King of the Concrete Jungle

Ever since its 1997 debut on Broadway, The Lion King has provided a veritable visual feast for theatre goers in its New York home. This year, the production has taken to the road which means that this musical sensation is playi...

The Monty Python (Mostly) Live Show

Monty Python Live at Paramount

This summer marks the end of an era: After more than 45 years of performing sketch comedy together, the Monty Python crew will have their final curtain call and cease giving live performances as a group. Before you Python fans ...

Boston Opera House Phantom of Opera

Phantom of the Opera Thrills Boston Opera House

It’s a classic love story. Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy causes horrible things to happen to others to further girl’s career until he finally wants something in return, girl says no, and he kidnap...

The Wilbur Theatre is bringing big names to Boston

Comedy Shows in Boston Highlight Hollywood Stars

Beginning this week, a slew of Hollywood's A-list comedians will make appearances at the Wilbur Theatre, performing comedy shows in Boston.

Sweet Honey in The Rock

5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Boston

Looking for ways to celebrate Black History Month in Boston? Take some time out this February to get a more nuanced view of the history of Boston.