Boston Theatre and Beyond

Arts, Theatre, and Literature Listings Including – Boston Theatre District, Off Boston Theatre, North Shore and South Shore Theatre, The Burbs, Lowell, Worcester and the Berkshires – Arts, Comedy, Theatre, Musicals, Museums. All Things Cultural and FUN. Updated May 2020
 
LITERATI UNIQUE to BOSTON:
Cognoscenti Thinking That Matters
Manifest BostonUnleashing the Potential of Boston
HubWeek FestivalInnovation Festival
District HallPublic Innovation Center
Boston Book FestivalCelebrating the Power of Words
Harvard Art Museums Transformative
MappariumGlobal Outreach
Museum of Fine Arts BostonWorks of Art
Russell Museum at MGH Ether Dome
Boston CallingAwesome Music Festival
 
COOL BOSTON STUFF CATEGORY:
Blue Man GroupCharles Playhouse
Shear MadnessCharles Playhouse
Wits – Interactive Experience – Patriot Place
Ghosts & GravestonesNight Tours
Boston CrawlingHistoric Pub Crawls
Tours of Harvard, MIT, Freedom TrailTours
New England AquariumProtecting the Blue Planet
Boston Harbor CruisesLong Wharf
Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum Seaport
 
Museums in Massachusetts – Incredible List !
 
Boston Theatre District – World Class Theatrical Performances – The epicenter of Boston’s Theatre District is located at the intersection of Tremont and Stuart Streets. Listed below are the theatres that either show Broadway shows or introduce new material that performs on Broadway and London Theatres!
 
The Boch Center (Wang) – One of the nation’s leading performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. Located at Boch Center, 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA. Read More
 
The Wilbur Theatre – The historic Wilbur Theatre is now the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. Most every week features A-list talent in the world of comedy; as well as the world of music.Located on 246 Tremont St, Boston, MA Read More
 
The Boston Opera House – Host of the region’s most active program of top touring Broadway shows, Boston Ballet performances and other high-quality cultural presentations. Located at 539 Washington St, Boston, MA. Read More
 
Emerson Colonial Theatre – Located at 106 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. Emerson Colonial Theatre is the oldest continuously operated theater in Boston; as well as being amongst the most magnificent, having retained most of its original period details. Read More
 
Broadway In Boston – Boston’s leading theatrical presenter and producer of Broadway. More than six million theatergoers have experienced over 250 Broadway In Boston productions in many of the city’s historic theatres.Read More
 
Blue Man Group – Charles Playhouse – Read More
Shear Madness – Charles Playhouse, Stage II – Read More
 
ArtsEmerson – ArtsEmerson is the professional presenting and producing organization of the Office of the Arts at Emerson College.
Located at 219 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116 Read More
 
Orpheum Theatre in Boston’s Theatre District – The Orpheum Theatre is one of the oldest theaters in the United States, and it was originally known as the Boston Music Hall. Located at 1 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA 02108 (Next to the Common) Read More
 
Boston Theatre Scene – BostonTheatreScene.com is owned and operated by the Huntington Theatre Company, and provides box office services for companies performing in the BU Theatre (Huntington Avenue Theatre), the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, and the BCA Theatres on the Plaza. Read More
 
SHOW OF THE MONTH CLUB – Boston’s Most Trusted Theater Ticket Resource. Show of the Month Club, founded in 1956, provides its members with a convenient, simple and economical way to purchase Boston theater tickets. Located at 560 Harrison Avenue, Suite 412, Boston, MA 02118 Read More
 
ARTS BOSTON BOSTIX – Welcome to the online home of BosTix, a program of ArtsBoston. Save on Greater Boston’s best theatre, music, dance, and comedy. ArtsBoston is a leading force behind Greater Boston’s arts and cultural sector. Read More
 
Off-Boston (A Play on Off Broadway) – Theatre – Art – Comedy – High Profile Museums – Performances Outside the Traditional Boston Theatre District Zone of Tremont and Stuart Streets. Includes North Shore Theatre as well as Lowell, Worcester and the Berkshires. We added Cape Cod Theatre Arts at the end. Note in this Category the ART of Cambridge has Sent SIX New Productions to Broadway!
 
American Repertory Theater – Cambridge – The A.R.T. collaborates with artists around the world to develop and create work in new ways. The A.R.T.’s club theater, OBERON, has been an incubator for local and emerging artists and has attracted national attention for its innovative programming and business models. Read More
 
Boston Lyric Opera – The mission of Boston Lyric Opera is to build curiosity, enthusiasm and support for opera by creating musically and theatrically compelling productions. Read More
 
Boston Museum of Science – “Within our own building, we will continuously transform our exhibits and programs to tell a story of the natural world and the designed world that focuses on the important connections, sustainability and interdependencies of these worlds”. More Science
 
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre – Boston Playwrights’ Theatre is an award-winning professional theatre dedicated specifically to new works for the stage. At the core of our five programs is our MFA in Playwriting, offered as part of Boston University’s renowned English Department. Located at 949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Read More
 
Boston Symphony Orchestra – Tanglewood – The Boston Symphony Orchestra is an ensemble that has richly fulfilled Henry Lee Higginson’s vision of a great and permanent orchestra in Boston. Located on Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. The Tanglewood Festival offers not only a vast quantity of music, but also a vast range of musical forms and styles. Located at 297 West Street, Lenox, MA 01240. Read More
 
The Celebrity Series of Boston – To present world-class performing artists who inspire and enrich our community. Celebrity Series performances are held at venues throughout Greater Boston, including Symphony Hall, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall to name a few. Read More
 
Central Square Theatre – Cambridge – Artists and Audiences Creating Theater Vital to Our Communities – A state-of-the-art theatrical arts facility where audiences find, under one roof, the distinctive repertoires of two award-winning, professional companies, The Nora Theatre Company and Underground Railway Theater. Located at 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. Read More
 
ComedySportz – Unlike “Standup Comedy” in which one performer tells pre-planned jokes to the audience, improvisational comedy makes up scenes and games on the spot based on audience suggestions. A ComedySportz® match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls. Read More
 
Global Arts Live – Global Arts Live is a nonprofit organization that brings the best international music, contemporary dance, and jazz from around the world to stages across Greater Boston. Read More
 
Hub Theatre Company of Boston – The Hub Theatre Company of Boston is committed to entertaining, imaginative, literate, socially aware, and emotionally engaging theatre in intimate settings. All tickets to all performances are Pay-What-You-Can. Read More
 
Huntington Theater Company – The Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works. Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115 Read More
 
ICA – The Institute of Contemporary Art – Seaport District – NEW ART, NEW EXPERIENCES. The ICA offers a robust variety of exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, and family activities. Read More
 
Indian Hill Music – Littleton – The region’s premier professional orchestra, led by Maestro Bruce Hangen. New England’s finest chamber, classical, jazz, pop, and folk music by our Orchestra and Faculty musicians, and guests. Located at 36 King Street, Littleton, MA. Read More
 
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – (Not theatre but real super cool !) – Over three decades, Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the world and worked with important art patrons and advisors Bernard Berenson and Okakura Kakuzo to amass a remarkable collection of master and decorative arts. Read More
 
Laugh Boston – This state-of-the-art venue seats 250 people and can host up-to 300 guests for private functions. The venue is also available for corporate trainings, receptions, and private events. Located at 425 Summer Street Boston in the Seaport District.Read More on Facebook
 
Lyric Stage Company of Boston – The Lyric Stage Company of Boston produces theatrical art which expresses the range of possibilities that live theatre offers. Located at 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116. Read More
 
OBERON – Cambridge is the A.R.T.’s second stage, a destination for theater and nightlife on the fringe of Harvard Square.OBERON is also a thriving incubator for emerging artists to imagine new projects that could only exist in this exciting club theater environment. Read More
 
The Lynn Auditorium – North Shore – Lynn Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium is once again one of the premier entertainment venues in the state! Located at City Hall, 3 City Hall Square in Lynn, Massachusetts Read More
 
Museum of Fine Arts Boston – Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. Works of Art
 
Merrimack Repertory Theatre – Lowell – Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 East Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA – MRT produces vibrant, contemporary plays that explore what it means to be alive today, with a seven-show season that runs from September through May. Its intimate 279-seat theatre is easy to get to, with free parking. Read More
 
New Repertory Theatre – New Repertory Theatre has established itself as one of the Boston area’s premiere theatre companies. Celebrated for electrifying, compelling, and poignant productions. New Rep shows are provocative, intelligent, and entertaining. Read More
 
North Shore Music Theatre – NSMT continues to annually produce a musical subscription series and an annual production of A Christmas Carol along with celebrity concerts and children’s programming. Located at 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA Read More
 
Revels – Revels engages today’s audiences in theatrical and musical experiences. ONGOING: Pub Sings, Salons, Revels FRINGE. Seasonal: Revels RiverSing, The Christmas Revels, Twelfth Night, Spring Sing, A Celebration of Spring, Harbor Cruises, Tall Ships Harbor Cruise. Read More
 
Rockport Music Shalin Liu Performance Center – Rockport Music has been committed to one enduring purpose–enriching lives through great music. Rockport Music presents exceptional musical performances and events year round, including the acclaimed Rockport Chamber Music Festival. Rockport Music also presents classical, jazz, folk, pop, and world music. Located in Rockport, MA Read More
 
Russell Museum at MGH – Learn about Mass General’s more than 200 years of history and its modern-day innovation in a one hour walking tour that includes the Ether Dome, the Russell Museum, and a few points in between. Read More
 
Scullers Jazz Club – The legendary Scullers Jazz Club has presented the biggest names in straight ahead, Latin and Contemporary Jazz, as well as Blues, Soul, R & B and World Music. Located at 400 Soldiers Field Road – Boston, MA 02134. In the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston-Cambridge. Read More
 
Actors’ Shakespeare Project – ASP performs and works in found spaces, schools, theaters and neighborhoods to present and explore the robust language, resonant stories, and deeply human characters in Shakespeare’s plays. Read More
 
Worcester City Theatre Arts
 
Worcester Art Museum – Knights! reveals the fascinating place of arms and armor in the broader context of history, storytelling, and art. Only three months after the closing of Worcester’s Higgins Armory Museum, this exhibition marks the first step in the long-term integration of arms and armor into the collection of the Worcester Art Museum. Read More
 
The Hanover Theatre – The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is a 2,300 seat theatre that draws patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including Broadway hits such as “Les Misérables,” “Jersey Boys”, Kinky Boots … Located at 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA.Read More
 
Mechanics Hall – The premier event venue and concert hall in Central Massachusetts. Mechanics Hall is an acoustical masterpiece sought after by musicians and recording artists worldwide. Located at 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA. Read More
 
Arts and Theatre in the Berkshires
 
In The Spotlight – Theater Reviews – Supporting the Arts in Western Massachusetts and Beyond. Read More
 
Berkshire Theatre Group – Includes the Unicorn, Colonial and Fitzpatrick. Our campus in Stockbridge, which is home to Berkshire Theatre Festival. Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission is to support wide ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment. Read More
 
Williamstown Theatre Festival – (Summer) The Williamstown Theatre Festival has brought America’s finest actors, directors, designers, and playwrights to the Berkshires, engaging a loyal audience of both residents and summer visitors. Located at 1000 Main Street, Route 2 East, Williamstown, MA. Phone: 413-597-3400 and website at http://www.WTFestival.org
 
Goodspeed Musicals – East Haddam, CT – The Home of the American Musical – We have produced over 250 musicals, including over 70 world premieres, and exported 21 productions to Broadway. Goodspeed mounts both new and newly revived musicals each year on our main stage at the Opera House and on our second stage in Chester. Read More
 
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) – Including popular music, contemporary dance, alternative cabaret, world music dance parties, outdoor silent films with live music, documentaries, avant-garde theater, and music festivals. Read More
 
Cape Cod Theatre Arts
 
Cape Playhouse – The legendary Cape Playhouse brings professional summer theatre to Cape Cod. Often referred to as the “Birthplace of the Stars,” The Cape Playhouse has attracted a long litany of famous actors since its inception in 1927. Located at Cape Cod Center for the Arts, 820 Main Street, Route 6A, Dennis, MA. Read More
 
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater – Professional theater and entertainment year round. Providing an alternative theater experience not found elsewhere in the region. Read More
 
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