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Merrimack Repertory Theatre presents God Of Carnage

God Of Carnage in BostonTwo high-strung sets of parents meet for the first time with the intention of settling their sons' playground dispute like civilized adults. Their encounter frustrates everyone's best intentions in God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, a viciously funny Olivier Award-winner for Best Comedy and long-running Broadway hit. Directed by Kyle Fabel, God of.... Read More

 

Mary Zimmerman's The Jungle Book Opens In Boston

The Jungle Book in BostonThe Jungle Book opens in Boston. The production, wholly reimagined for the stage by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman (Candide) is based on Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling's 1893 collection of stories set in the Indian jungle and Walt Disney's 1967 animated film. Zimmerman's adaptation is a music-and movement-filled adventure of young Mowgli's coming-of-age in the animal kingdom.... Read More

 

From Denmark With Love to Make World Premiere in Boston

From Denmark With LoveVaquero Playground has announced our May production: the World Premiere of From Denmark With Love by John J King, a mash-up parody of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Ian Fleming's Bond...James Bond.

In this laugh- and action-packed romp, Hamlet finds that revenge is a dish best served shaken, not stirred. With help from his girlfriend.... Read More

 

Ryan Landry's 'M' Premieres at the Huntington Theatre

Ryan Landry's M in BostonThe world premiere of Ryan Landry's "M", legendary Boston artist Ryan Landry's inspired take on Fritz Lang's film noir masterpiece M, begins at the Huntington Theatre Company on March 29. Known for his blending of classic source material with his unique brands of comedy and imaginative theatricality, Landry (Mildred Fierce) transforms the iconic film about a city.... Read More

 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre presents Red

Red in BostonWhen painter Mark Rothko is presented with an opportunity to work on larger murals, he hires a young assistant who ends up challenging the master's fervently held artistic beliefs. "Red", written by John Logan and directed by Charles Towers is a fiery and fiercely funny Tony Award-winner for Best Play. "Red" runs at Merrimack Repertory Theatre.... Read More

 

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody set for The Hanover Theatre

Spank The Musical BostonSpank! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new musical that brings all the naughty fun of the bestselling book to life. SPANK! makes its seductive debut at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester for two performances, May 10-11 at 8pm. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this clever re-imagining of.... Read More

 

Trinity Rep set for Crime And Punishment

Crime And PunishmentTrinity Rep leaps into 2013 with a bold retelling of Dostoyevsky's classic psychological novel Crime and Punishment, directed by Brian Mertes. Opening in previews on January 17 and running through February 24 at Trinity Rep, co-adaptors Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus have spun Dostoyevsky's complex story into a 90-minute, three actor tour-de-force with a modern, poetic flair..... Read More

 

Huntington Theatre Company presents Betrayal

Betrayal play in BostonThe Huntington's production of Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL opens on Wednesday, November 14th at 7pm at Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. The production is directed by Maria Aitken. The cast includes Alan Cox, Mark H. Dold, Gretchen Egolf, and Luis Negron.

Acclaimed British director Maria Aitken (Private Lives and Alfred Hitchcock's.... Read More

 

American Repertory Theater presents The Hypocrites' Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), in association with the Loeb Drama Center, is pleased to announce that the runaway hit of the 2012 Emerging America Festival, Pirates of Penzance, has been added to close the 2012-13 Season. Performances begin on May 10, 2013 and run through June 2, 2013.

The Hypocrites, known for their insightful illuminations of classic.... Read More

 

King Lear Takes The Trinity Rep Stage by Storm

King Lear at Trinity RepTrinity Rep will open its 49th Season this September with Shakespeare's sweeping tragedy King Lear, a co-production with The Dallas Theater Center (DTC) directed by DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty. When the aging King Lear decides to divide his power between his three daughters, the results are devastating to the family - and the country. Driven.... Read More

 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre presents Homestead Crossing

Merrimack Repertory TheatreThe surprise arrival of two young lovers needing assistance disrupts a predictable day in the life of a comfortably married middle-aged couple in the world premiere production of Homestead Crossing, a comedy by William Donnelly, directed by Kyle Fabel at Merrimack Repertory Theatre. Homestead Crossing runs from September 6-September 30.

"William Donnelly is a writer with an.... Read More

 

Dreamworks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular Lands At DCU Center

How To Train Your Dragon Live SpectacularThis summer, Boston audiences will experience the magic of Viking warriors and fire-breathing dragons that soar through arena skies in DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR. The smash hit show from Australia and New Zealand will delight audiences at the DCU Center in Worchester for five days only, July 11-15, 2012. To bring the beloved.... Read More

 

Reagle Music Theatre Summer Season

Reagle Music TheatreReagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced major principal casting and creative team members for its 44th consecutive summer season. Film and television heartthrob and Golden Globe nominee Lorenzo Lamas (The Bold and the Beautiful, Air America, Renegade, Falcon Crest) gets the season off to a "sensational" start June 15-24 as the driven director and choreographer.... Read More

 

Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour

Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour in BostonWorcester is set for the highly anticipated show Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil opens at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA On May 16 and runs for two days.

A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael's creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside.... Read More

 

American Repertory Theater presents Woody Sez

Woody SezThe American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to present Woody Sez, a musical tapestry of the American folk hero's life and songs, devised by David M. Lutken with Nick Corley, performed by David M. Lutken, Darcie Deaville, Helen JeanRussell, and Andy Teirstein, directed by Nick Corley. Performances begin on Saturday, May 5 and run through Saturday,.... Read More

 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre announces 2102-13 Season

Merrimack Repertory TheatreMerrimack Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Charles Towers has announced the seven productions that will make up the company's 34th Season of producing professional theatre for audiences in the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire. MRT's 2012-2013 season will open in the newly renovated Liberty Hall, which will see significant upgrades to the theatergoing experience of MRT Patrons..... Read More

 

Trinity Rep Kicks Off 2012 With The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of VeniceTrinity Rep continues its 2011-2012 Season with The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare's incendiary indictment of prejudice. At the mercy of moneylender Shylock, Antonio must find a way out of losing collateral he simply can't afford to part with - a pound of his own flesh. A bold new setting brings to bear the timelessness of Shakespeare's.... Read More

 

American Repertory Theater presents Wild Swans

Wild SwansAmerican Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) continues its 2011-12 season with Wild Swans, the first stage version of Jung Chang's astonishing personal memoir. The production begins previews on Saturday, February 11 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. The production runs through March 11, 2012 then transfers to the London's Young Vic.

China, at the heart of.... Read More

 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre set for The Voice of the Turtle

The Voice of the Turtle The Voice of the Turtle, written by John Van Druten is a lovely, fresh and surprisingly-modern 1943 romantic comedy about single life and sexual yearning in wartime Manhattan. A serviceman on leave finds himself without a date or a place to stay, only to accidentally arrive at the apartment of a wide-eyed young actress. Directed by MRT.... Read More

 

Stoneham Theatre presents The Nutcracker

NutcrackerStoneham Theatre presents a different take on The Nutcracker, written by The House Theatre of Chicago; directed by Caitlin Lowans and choreographed by Ceit Zweil; with book by Phillip Klapperich and Jake Minton; music by Kevin O'Donnell; lyrics by Jake Minton; based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman.

12 year old Clara triumphs over the Rat King..... Read More

 

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