Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as "ground-breaking," "hilarious," "visually stunning" and "musically powerful." These performances feature three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theatre, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else. Experience the thrill of Blue Man Group in Boston.
Click the heels of your ruby-red slippers and prepare to be transported to magical lands by one of the most beloved musicals of all time, The Wizard of Oz. Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie, this family favorite will sweep you off your feet from the moment the tornado blows into Kansas. Young farm girl Dorothy and her little dog Toto are transported "Over the Rainbow," where they meet and befriend the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow. The friends travel together along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the great and powerful Wizard himself. Featuring such classic songs as "Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead" and "If I Only Had a Brain," The Wizard of Oz is sure to cast its timeless spell over the entire family when it comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester.
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre is poised to add to its 30-year tradition of bringing its magical production of The Nutcracker to Boston, featuring more than 100 children with substantial dancing roles. This beloved holiday classic, set to Tchaikovsky's masterful score, comes to the Emerson Cutler Majestic with the story of a young girl who receives a nutcracker as a Christmas Eve gift and dreams of an enchanted adventure full of excitement, romance and plenty of Sugar Plum Fairies.
The beloved TV classic Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special, including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. It's an adventure that teaches that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don't miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us when it comes to the stage of the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker comes to the Boch Center in Boston, spreading holiday joy and goodwill with its Dove of Peace tour. Inspired by the Bolshoi's 1957 version of Tchaikovsky's classic, the young Masha and her Nutcracker Prince arrive in the Land of Peace and Harmony, where the Dove takes Masha on a magical trip across the globe, introducing her to the rich and colorful cultures of the world. Filled with premier Russian dancers, larger-than-life nesting dolls, handmade costumes, young local dancers -- and even a falling snow effect -- this perennial favorite is sure to cast its seasonal spell over the entire family, leaving kids "wide-eyed with delight" (The New York Times).
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before-get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!