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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.
"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.
Alfred Hitchcock and Monty Python collide in The 39 Steps, a hilarious spy-melodrama-turned-comedy that toys with all the best tropes -- a beautiful woman with a mysterious past, a murder, a nationwide manhunt and a nefarious ring of spies. It's equal parts adventure, romance and absurdity. Moonbox Productions cues up a cast of more than 150 characters ... played by just four actors. And as the plot thickens on the the BCA Plaza Theatre stage, you'll witness a series of death-defying leaps (all from short distances) and behold an array of dazzling special effects (all pulled from a steamer trunk).
It wouldn't be the holidays without miserly Ebenezer Scrooge trying to derail everyone's enjoyment, and in Underground Railway Theater's production of A Christmas Carol, the Dickens classic is given a facelift. Featuring puppetry, a live musical score, dancing and an intimate setting, the sights, sounds and scents of this Christmas favorite leap off the stage. Celebrate the season with this unique look at a timeless tale.
"You'll shoot your eye out!" That classic line spews from TV sets nationwide every December as '40s cherub Ralphie Parker -- oversized glasses, dapper sweater and meticulously combed blond hair -- struggles to find compassion in a world of dream-crushing adults. His Christmas wish is simple: to get a Red Ryder BB gun. Or, more specifically, a "Red Ryder carbine-action, 200-shot range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time." But the grown-ups in his life are having none of it. Now his misadventures have moved from the screen to the stage in the Boston area with A Christmas Story: The Musical. Originally produced by the film's first Ralphie, Peter Billingsley, this musical spectacular at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is witty holiday entertainment with a heart of gold (and a tacky leg lamp).
Brooke and Zeke are thrilled to learn that they've won the starring roles in the new school musical -- a mysterious production called The Phantom. But when strange, seemingly supernatural events begin interrupting rehearsals, the friends begin to wonder whether the show they're acting in might be cursed. In the slightly spooky, family-friendly world of Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium from Boston Children's Theatre, Brooke and Zeke must race to find out whether they're being haunted by ghosts or hoodwinked by pranksters.
One of the world's most magical adaptations of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic, the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker pirouettes its way into Boston's Orpheum Theatre as part of its 25th anniversary tour. Almost 40 renowned dancers bring to life the timeless story of young Masha (Clara), who receives the gift of a nutcracker one Christmas Eve and dreams that night of a grand adventure with her Nutcracker Prince. Filled with larger-than-life puppets and nesting dolls, handmade Victorian-style costumes, gasp-inducing special effects and sets created by La La Land designer Carl Sprague, this perennial favorite is sure to cast its seasonal spell over the whole family.
An electrifying rock score and a colorful cast of characters provide the highlights to Hair, as does the show's timeless story of a young generation looking to change the world. This Tony-winning musical also boasts great tunes like "Aquarius," "Good Morning, Starshine," "Let the Sun Shine In," and "Easy To Be Hard," as well as an affectionate look at a peace-loving band of hippies, who search for life's answers amidst the turbulent Vietnam War era of the '60s. This groundbreaking show's revolutionary depiction of the era's cultural and sexual revolution, including onstage nudity, continues to strike a chord with audiences some 50 years after its original Broadway debut. Check it out at the Club Cafe in Boston's Back Bay, with a full bar offering drinks for purchase during the show.
With incredible hip-hop dancing, a contemporary Latin-flavored score and music and lyrics from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights scored the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, winning over audiences with its fresh-faced charm and vibrant music. This production takes you on an exhilarating journey into the lives of the residents of the Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. Don't miss this energetic and engaging musical at Boston's Wheelock Family Theatre.
Take an exhilarating journey to picturesque Italy during the breezy musical The Light in the Piazza, which captured six Tony Awards, including Best Original Score. When the dashing young Fabrizio captures Clara Johnson's heart, her mother struggles with the secret she's been keeping about her beautiful offspring and the question of how it will affect the developing romance. Adapted from the novella by Elizabeth Spencer with a score by Adam Guettel (grandson of composer Richard Rogers), this delightful show will have you saying "that's amore" as you fall in love with some of musical theater's most endearing characters. Be swept up in the heady rush of young love at Arlington Friends of the Drama.
Gifted jazz saxophonist Willie "Cool" Jones is lured back from Paris by his old flame Babs with the promise of ownership in Mitzy's Jazz Kitchen, but Cool's inner demons compete with his ambitions as he tries to make sense of his life. Cliff Odle's new play Lost Tempo at Boston's Odyssey Theatre is a jazz riff on the addictions from which we all suffer, musical and otherwise.
Always a feel-good favorite, the Tony-winning musical comedy The Music Man follows the adventures of fast-talking "Professor" Harold Hill, who plans to con the good people of an Iowa town into buying instruments for a boys' band he has no intention of organizing, then marching off with their hard-earned cash. But there's trouble right there in River City when he becomes fond of the townspeople and falls for the lovely Marian the Librarian, even as she begins to see through his scheme. Showing at Eliot Hall in the Boston area, this uplifting and entertaining show sparkles with memorable tunes like "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Ya Got Trouble," "Till There Was You," "Goodnight, My Someone" and many more.
When Edinburgh's world-renowned anatomy schools face a cadaver shortage in the 1820s, two men smell a money-making enterprise. Based on historical events, The Nefarious, Immoral, But Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare follows the infamous 10-month killing spree of William Burke and William Hare -- and questions how far society will go in the name of "science". With music by Julian Grant and libretto by Mark Campbell, this highly theatrical and brutally funny chamber opera brings both gore and glee to Boston Center for the Arts - Cyclorama.
Putting her own spin on the national motto of France, "Liberte, Egalite, Sororite," Helen Hayes-nominated playwright Lauren Gunderson has penned yet another stellar tale of women in history. Join playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, Haitian activist Marianne Angelle and former queen Marie Antoinette as they conspire to avoid literally losing their heads during the insanity of the Reign of Terror. The Revolutionists is an irreverent, fantastical comedy that examines feminism, extremism, art, and how we actually go about changing the world. Score tickets now, with this special presale offer, to The Nora Theatre Company's staging of the show at the Central Square Theater in Cambridge.
Souvenir, a fantasia on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins, is the hilarious and sweetly inspiring true story of the wealthy socialite who enjoyed a remarkably successful concert career as a singer ... even though she was devoid of musical talent, deliriously tone-deaf and unaware that her devoted audiences found her a source of amusement. Stephen Temperley's story focuses on her accompanist, Cosme McMoon, who grows to admire, respect and even protect Jenkins' triumphant spirit and belief in herself. Nominated for Drama Desk and Tony Awards in its original 2004-2005 New York runs, Souvenir can now be seen at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston -- starring Leigh Barrett and Will McGarrahan, and directed by Spiro Veloudos.
Written by Nobel Prize-winning author Albert Camus, The State of Siege weaves paranoia, endurance and political struggle into a dizzying modern metaphor. See how the manipulation of fear in a sleepy city in Spain gives rise to a totalitarian regime. Staged by leading avant-garde French director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota and produced on an epic scale by the celebrated Paris theatre company Theatre de la Ville, the production explores how art can serve as a way to process -- and to resist -- human atrocities. What role can art play in the face of peril? Faced with imminent danger, can the human spirit remain focused on the beauty of life? Intended to reflect some of mankind's worst dictators, The State of Siege shines a piercing light at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre.