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Elf Boston

Celebrating the Season: Winter Plays to Check Out

Winter is upon us and as the frigid air descends, seasonal theater productions allow you to celebrate winter without freezing. This year, Boston theatergoers have the chance to enjoy stage adaptations of Christmas classics, old...


Nutcracker

The Nutcracker: A 45-year Tradition Continues Downtown

One holiday tradition that Boston waits for every year with bated breath is the Boston Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker.  This year, it’s back at the Boston Opera House from November 27th through December 31s...



Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical moves the earth under the Boston Opera House

For just two weeks in November, you’ll have the opportunity to uncover the beautiful side of the ’60s and ’70s music industry. Think sweet sounds, stimulating lyrics, blue eyed soul, and folk rock. Yes, itR...


Paige Faure and Andy Jones star in Cinderella. Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella surprises at the Boston Opera House

A pumpkin, two mean sisters, a masked ball, a glass slipper. Will it fit? Won’t it fit? When Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella takes the stage at the Boston Opera House for its debut, you’ll get all the sa...



Newsies Boston

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Tony Award-Winning Musical Newsies is Coming to Boston!

Boston’s cultural and artistic renaissance continues as Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Newsies makes its way to the city. Setting up stage in the city’s historic Boston Opera House for the next two weeks, Ne...


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...



Nutcracker

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...