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Blue Man Group  
Charles Playhouse Blue Man Group
 
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.


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Deal Me Out  
Boston Playwrights' Theatre Deal Me Out
 
November, 2016. A close-knit board game group meets for its weekly game night in Oberon's father's garage with an uncomfortable "game" on the menu: kick Dez out. But echoes of the polarized world outside invade their sacred space, and no one is prepared to face the real problem, which threatens to flip the board on them all. Deal Me Out is a comic drama set inside the world of gamers. Written by MJ Halberstadt. Directed by Shana Gozansky.
   
Hansel and Gretel  
Charlestown Working Theater Hansel and Gretel
 
Good things come to those who wait! And this year your wait ends in February when imaginary beasts presents Winter Panto 2020: Hansel and Gretel! Follow the beasts' ensemble as they take you on a fairy tale journey through an enchanted forest filled with sweet adventures and delicious dangers. When young Hansel and Gretel find themselves lost in the woods, things take a suitably "Grimm" turn, until they chance upon a house made of gingerbread. Will our hungry heroes satisfy their every sweet-tooth; or, will they bite off more than they can chew? There's no sugar-coating one fact: this year the Dame is a real witch! Kick off the start of a new decade with the beasts' annual Panto confection.
   
Little Women  
Wheelock Family Theatre Little Women
 
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of the March sisters: Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers aren't interested. On the advice of her friend, Professor Bhaer, Jo weaves the story of herself, her sisters, and their experience growing up in Civil War-era America. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance.
   
Other Desert Cities  
Walpole Footlighters Playhouse Other Desert Cities
 
Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Jennifer Rich, starring Brooke Casanova, Cindy Bell, Jim Cannizzaro, Barbara Schapiro and Mark Prokes. Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history - a wound they don't want reopened. In effect, she draws a line in the sand and dares them all to cross it. A finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.
   
Shear Madness  
Charles Playhouse Shear Madness
 
"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.
   
Vanity Fair  
Central Square Theater Vanity Fair
 
Two women - one privileged and the other from the streets - strive to navigate an unfair society that punishes them for every mistake. (Bad) Becky isn't afraid to break the rules while (Good) Amelia fears even to bend them. Kate Hamill's (Sense & Sensibility) adaptation of Thackary's Vanity Fair explores how flexible our morals become when our luck turns against us. The New York Times called Vanity Fair "A gift to actors and a goody bag for its audience." Don't miss this production at the Central Square Theater in Cambridge.