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Captain Cobalt vs. the Sinister Scientist Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2019  
Chelsea Theatre Works Captain Cobalt vs. the Sinister Scientist
 
From an all-women production team, cast, and playwright comes a new, original comedy that will transport you into your favorite Saturday-morning cartoons! Captain Cobalt vs. the Sinister Scientist at Chelsea Theatre Works - Black Box chronicles the rise of legendary self-made superhero Captain Cobalt and her nemesis since childhood, the diabolical Dr. Jane Killington. Along the way you'll encounter 18 unique characters (all portrayed by two actors), a giant squid, a killer robot, and more bananas than you can count.
 
   
Little Shop of Horrors Aug 30 - Oct 6, 2019  
Lyric Stage Company of Boston Little Shop of Horrors
 
You know you're in for a treat whenever this classic boy-meets-girl, plant-eats-world love story brings its catchy pop-rock score, delightfully demented humor and impressive puppetry to the stage. And when Lyric Stage spices up the classic puppet designs with their own original creations, it's an extra bloody good time.
 
   
The Lifespan of a Fact Aug 30 - Sep 22, 2019  
Gloucester Stage (a.k.a. Gorton Theatre) The Lifespan of a Fact
 
A determined young fact checker is about to stir up trouble. His demanding editor has given him a big new assignment: a groundbreaking piece by an unorthodox author. Together, they take on the high-stakes world of publishing in this new play about the comedy of conflict. The ultimate showdown between truth and fiction, with undeniably delicious consequences. The Lifespan of a Fact reunites director Sam Weisman, actor Mickey Solis and Academy Award nominee and Gloucester resident actress Lindsay Crouse after their celebrated collaboration in GSC's 2017 New England premiere of Lucy Prebble's The Effect.
 
   
Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Adventure Sep 14  
Lowell Memorial Auditorium Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Adventure
 
Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life-size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig's Adventure! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises!
 
   
Passengers Sep 25 - Oct 13, 2019  
Cutler Majestic Theatre Passengers
 
The 7 Fingers, the innovative art collective behind hit shows Cuisine & Confessions and Reversible, brings their signature mix of circus, theater, illusion, music and dance to Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre with their all-new show Passengers. Expect electrifying acrobatics and much more as the show explores themes of departure, arrival, destiny, stillness and change. Passengers are a community of strangers with one thing in common: they all have somewhere to go. Our reasons for leaving may differ but we are joined in a moment of suspended limbo between two lives, as we say goodbye to one and prepare for another.
 
   
42nd Street Sep 27 - Oct 20, 2019  
Umbrella Center for the Arts 42nd Street
 
The ultimate show-biz musical, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square and the people who make the magic of musical theater. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown, PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star? Splashy and grand, this tap-dance fueled musical will mark the grand opening of The Umbrella's newly constructed Main Stage theater.
 
   
Native Gardens Sep 27 - Oct 20, 2019  
Gloucester Stage (a.k.a. Gorton Theatre) Native Gardens
 
Karen Zacarias' comedy follows the high-powered lawyer Pablo, and his very pregnant wife and doctoral candidate, Tania, who have just purchased a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. Soon, a disagreement between the neighbors over a longstanding fence line derails their plans of realizing the American Dream.
 
   
The Lion King Oct 3 - Oct 27, 2019  
Citizens Bank Opera House The Lion King
 
Experience the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King, the six-time Tony-winning stage adaptation of the classic animated film. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score, including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Take advantage of this pre-sale and let your imagination run wild as the Broadway sensation Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment" returns to Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston.
 
   
Come From Away Nov 5 - Nov 17, 2019  
Citizens Bank Opera House Come From Away
 
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway's COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don't miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year's Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, "It takes you to a place you never want to leave!"
 
   
Cats Jan 7 - Jan 19, 2020  
Citizens Bank Opera House Cats
 
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater-"Memory". Winner of 7 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Miserables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!
 
   
Mean Girls Jan 28 - Feb 9, 2020  
Citizens Bank Opera House Mean Girls
 
Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns the hard way that you can't cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.
 
   
Fiddler On The Roof Feb 25 - Mar 8, 2020  
Citi Colonial Theatre Fiddler On The Roof
 
"An entirely fresh, funny, and gorgeous new production. A REASON FOR CELEBRATION!" - New York Magazine. Rich with musical hits you know and love, including "Tradition," "Sunrise, Sunset;' "If I Were A Rich Man;' "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life (L'Chaim!)," FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Featuring a talented cast, lavish orchestra and stunning movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will introduce a new generation to the uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!
 
   
Jersey Boys Mar 18 - Mar 22, 2020  
Citi Colonial Theatre Jersey Boys
 
"Too good to be true!" raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were 30! Jersey Boys features their hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." "The crowd goes wild!" cheers The New York Times.
 
   
The Band's Visit Mar 24 - Apr 5, 2020  
Citizens Bank Opera House The Band's Visit
 
In an Israeli desert town where every day feels the same, something different is suddenly in the air. Dina, the local cafe owner, had long resigned her desires for romance to daydreaming about exotic films and music from her youth. When a band of Egyptian musicians shows up lost at her cafe, she and her fellow locals take them in for the night. Under the spell of the night sky, their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, and this once sleepy town begins to wake up.
 
   
Chicago May 5 - May 10, 2020  
Citi Colonial Theatre Chicago
 
Set in the legendary city during the roaring "jazz hot" 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma's serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together. Driven chorus girl Roxie's been tossed in the joint for bumping off the lover she's been cheating on her husband with. Not one to rest on her laurels, Velma enlists the help of prison matron Mama Morton and slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turn Velma's incarceration into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy, thus preparing the world for a splashy showbiz comeback. But Roxie's got some of her own tricks up her sleeve...
 
   
Anastasia Jul 7 - Jul 19, 2020  
Citizens Bank Opera House Anastasia
 
From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, ANASTASIA is a dazzling new show that transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
 
   
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Aug 4 - Aug 16, 2020  
Citizens Bank Opera House Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
 
Told through the dramatic lens of her final concert, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical presents the complexities and conflicts the famed songwriter and singer faced in her meteoric rise and descent. The show features a score with more than 20 of Summer's classic hits including "Love to Love You, Baby," "Bad Girls" and "Hot Stuff."