Shakina Nayfack traces her journey of trans liberation in Manifest Pussy. This one-woman show recalls the time leading up to and through Shakina's gender transition. Weaving together songs and stories from her previous tour de force solo musicals One Woman Show and Post-Op, her performance blurs the lines between the sacred and profane. Watch Nayfack combine storytelling with cutting edge spoken word, glitter rock vocals and original songs when this personal and piercing onstage revelation hits Harvard Square alternative theater OBERON.
Las Vegas' longest-running scripted show, Menopause The Musical has been seen by more than 11 million women worldwide! The show now comes alive at the Stoneham Theatre in the Boston area. This joyful musical parody tells the tale of four ladies with nothing in common except a certain black lace bra. They meet by chance at a lingerie sale in a department store and end up poking fun at their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats and chocolate binges. With classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s moving the action along, these diverse women in Menopause The Musical create a sisterhood as they realize that menopause is a shared experience.
On every level, the phrase "absurdly funny" aptly describes Waiting for Waiting for Godot, the festival favorite receiving its local premiere at Club Cafe. Leave it to Dave Hanson, a whip-smart comedian and former joke writer for Late Night with Chelsea Handler, to craft a brilliant backstage comedy about two understudies waiting to perform Samuel Beckett's modern classic Waiting for Godot. Far more than an (insanely) clever concept, Waiting ... deftly incorporates illuminating insights and knockout punchlines even as it shadows the developments of Beckett's famous work. Winner of overall "Best of the Fringe" at the New York Fringe Festival -- and praised by The New York Times as "delectable" -- Waiting for Waiting for Godot now comes to Boston.
Finding Neverland is Broadway's biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical! This breathtaking smash "captures the kid-at-heart" (Time Magazine). Vogue cheers, "it's a must-see you'll remember for years to come!" Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys' enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie's classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland is "far and away the best musical of the year!" (NPR).