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Once the Musical will run at Boston Opera House January 7-19.

Once the Musical Takes the Stage in Boston

Confession: I don't always take kindly to musicals. Once the Musical, on the other hand, could make even me a believer.


Penn & Teller

Madness Meets Magic with Penn & Teller at Boston’s Shubert Theatre

Our theater scene hasn't seen the funny side of magic in over 10 years. But it's finally back. Local boys Penn & Teller bring their irreverent brand of...



The Blue Man Group; credit: David Hawe

The Blue Man Group Adds Color to the Theatre District

Usually when I'm positioned to have marshmallows biffed off my head, paint splashed on my shirt or chewed up pieces of Cap'n Crunch cereal all over me,...


reenactment of Boston Tea Party

Modern History: Revolution and Innovation Intersect at The Boston Tea Party Museum

The phrase "Tea Party" has come to have such a different connotation in recent years, it's easy to forget that the Boston Tea Party happened 240 years ago.



I Love Lucy Live on Stage makes its Boston debut at the historic Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Seeing Red: I Love Lucy Live on Stage Rolls into Boston

Are you tired, run-down, listless? Forego the Vitameatavegamin and opt instead for the engaging glimpse into American TV history that is I Love Lucy...


Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker; photo credit Gene Schiavone

A Holiday Tradition: The Nutcracker Enchants Downtown Boston Again

Sweeter than Aunt Edna's fruitcake and not as tacky as a reindeer sweater, some Bostonians consider The Nutcracker Ballet the floodgate for all things...



Two Gentlemen of Verona

Shakespeare on the Common: Backstage Access from La Vie

Nothing quite says "VIP" like a backstage pass. Some might associate that experience only with rock bands and pop stars. But this month guests at the...


Imagination Movers Show

Outside the Box Festival: Fun for the Whole Family

Swim team already starting to lose its luster? The kids (not to mention you) are in luck: Boston's first Outside the Box Festival has arrived - and...



Book of Mormon Musical Play

What to Do in Boston during April Showers

Most Bostonians have been avoiding the arctic weather by hibernating on the couch for months. Now, we’re finally toying with the idea of venturing outside. We’re more than hopeful that April will bring us at least a...


Singer-songwriter Jewel is among the 90s-era acts hitting the Wilbur Theatre soon!  Photo Credit: Stephanie Cabral

Evolution of Urbanism: Totally 90s Performers Bringing Nostalgia to Boston

Dust off your Doc Martens and fire up the original Nintendo. The 90s are back. Shagadelic, baby! This week’s installment in our evolution of urbanism series takes a look forward and backward. It’s a little scary tha...