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.
In 18th-century Europe, Dr. Victor Frankenstein's creation -- the Creature, childlike in his innocence -- is cast out into society by his horror-struck maker. As he learns to survive and master the highest of human skills, he searches for his creator to make a deal. Commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's classic gothic tale that helped create the science-fiction genre, Frankenstein brings urgent concerns about scientific responsibility and the nature of good and evil to the stage at Boston's Central Square Theater via this Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production. Content warning: Nudity. Sexual content. Violence.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.
What's the difference between selling and selling out? From the rubble of his studio dungeon, the last standing single-handed radio operator in the country broadcasts commercial-free classical music from Gloucester, to the town that loves and endures his peculiar presence. This local lore legend comes to life in My Station in Life at Gloucester Stage through Ken Baltin with direction by Robert Walsh.
"Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery.
This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem.
Life is difficult when you're forced to raise yourself in the shadow of the System. After the suicide of their housemate Amber, five teenage girls in a Texas residential care facility combat their grief in five different ways. The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood offers a wise and discerning exploration of young women facing an all-too-common crisis. Boston Playwrights' Theatre brings this BU New Play Initiative production to the stage at Walcott Theatre.