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  • From 08/10/17 6:06 pm until 08/10/17 8:06 pm
    The Fenway Alliance is a consortium of 21 national and internationally renowned cultural and academic institutions all located in the Fenway that define the best of arts, culture, education, and research in Boston and beyond. Opening Our Doors, our signature event, aims to bring together our members and community in a wonderfully diverse day of FREE cultural offerings for the entire family. Member institutions and partners host activities ranging from musical and dance performances to historic tours and lectures, special "behind-the-scenes" looks at Alliance institutions, walking tours of The Fenway, and much more! Highlights at the 16th Annual Opening Our Doors Festival will include: the Kick-off Ceremony, ARCK's large interactive dry erase mural, and performances by the Hyde Square Task Force and Boston Children's Choir at the Christian Science Plaza, "Painted to Play" pianos, food truck, and Julie Ann Otis' American Therapy Booth at Evans Way, a musical playground provided by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the YMCA of Greater Boston's lobby, and various activities and student performances at Northeastern University's Krentzman Quadrangle. For a full schedule, check out our website: www.fenwayculture.org/programming/opening-our-doors
  • From 11/01/17 8:00 pm until 12/31/17 11:59 pm
    At 21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114, USA Categories: Theater & Arts Tags: holiday
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today the launch of the 14th Annual Mayor’s Holiday Special supported by the Highland Street Foundation, produced by ArtsBoston and created in partnership with the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Tickets are on sale now at www.MayorsHoliday.com and at the ArtsBoston Booths located at Copley Square and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The Mayor’s Holiday Special is an annual event designed to shine a light on arts and cultural events that take place in Greater Boston during the holiday season. This two-month celebration of performing arts features thousands of great deals to over 500 mostly holiday performances, as well as dining experiences and an online calendar of free holiday events across the city. "The holiday season brings out the best of every neighborhood, and I am proud that through our partnership with ArtsBoston, we are able to ensure even more residents can have the opportunity to enjoy this year's holiday celebrations," said Mayor Walsh. "Boston's thriving performing arts scene provides some of the best memories for families. Together with ArtsBoston, we are making these performances more accessible to all, fostering the spirit of community as we celebrate our holiday traditions." From local arts groups to national touring shows, the 2017 Mayor’s Holiday Special offers something for everyone to enjoy. Looking for a traditional performance this year? Don’t miss the Boston Pops Holiday Pops or José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker. Interested in a different type of Nutcracker this year? Check out Tony Williams’ production of Urban Nutcracker at John Hancock Hall. For those interested in a performance that’s a little less festive but still rings in the fun, the Mayor’s Holiday Special has you covered. Check out shows like Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse, Man of La Mancha, presented by New Repertory Theatre, or Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility, presented by American Repertory Theater. “Boston is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene throughout the holiday season and it’s important to us that everyone is given the chance to experience these performances,” said Catherine Peterson, Executive Director at ArtsBoston. “The Mayor’s Holiday Special offers that opportunity, making it easy and affordable to create special lifelong memories with family and friends through the performing arts.” Family outings during the holiday season are made effortless by the variety of family friendly shows included in the Special. Kids create cherished lifelong memories with their parents seeing shows like Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of A Charlie Brown Christmas and The Velveteen Rabbit, the American Repertory Theater’s Charlotte’s Web, and Feld Entertainment’s Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. “Everyone should be able to enjoy the arts and cultural offerings that Boston is known for, especially this time of year,” said Blake Jordan, Executive Director of Highland Street Foundation. “The Highland Street Foundation is proud to partner in these efforts to bring new audiences from all of Boston’s neighborhoods to the performing arts.” Generating more than $54 million outside of ticket sales, through dinner, shopping, and parking, holiday season shows are a huge contributor to Boston’s local economy with more than 2.2 million people attending throughout the short season. “There is no place like Boston during the holiday season. For residents and visitors alike, Boston becomes a destination for family and friends to share joy and celebrate,” said Patrick Moscaritolo, President & CEO of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The Mayor’s Holiday Special helps to make this happen, offering an easy way to get tickets to a show, find a restaurant for a holiday meal and access information on free events across the city. It’s a valuable resource for everyone visiting Boston this holiday season.” Interested in avoiding traffic and parking in Boston this year? ArtsBoston is proud to announce a partnership with Lyft, the fastest growing on-demand transportation service in the United States. In 2017, Lyft will be the exclusive Rideshare Partner for the Mayor’s Holiday Special, offering new Lyft riders $10 off each of their first two rides from November 1 to December 31, 2017 with promo code MHS17. The Mayor’s Holiday Special is presented by Highland Street Foundation and supported by the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment. This program is also supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Media partners include The Boston Globe, Boston.com, Boston Central, Magic 106.7 FM, WCVB-TV, WBUR. About ArtsBoston Founded in 1975, ArtsBoston is a nonprofit arts service organization dedicated to supporting and growing the arts and culture sector of Greater Boston. ArtsBoston supports the work of over 175-member organizations by providing vital research and audience development programs to encourage participation and stimulate demand for arts and culture by reaching over 1 million art participants, annually. ArtsBoston is a two-time recipient (2001 and 2015) of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Commonwealth Award – the state’s highest honor for the arts. www.ArtsBoston.org About the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is the primary private sector marketing and visitor service organization charged with the development of meetings, conventions and tourism-related business. Its goal is to enhance the economy of Boston, Cambridge and the metropolitan area. The GBCVB is a not-for-profit, membership-driven sales and marketing business comprised of over 1,200 companies across New England that depend upon the visitor and convention industries for their own success and growth. www.BostonUSA.com About the Highland Street Foundation Since 1989, the Highland Street Foundation has worked to enrich the lives of children and families in Massachusetts by donating more than $185million to worthy nonprofit organizations. From its support of the TADpole playground in Boston Common, to providing tickets to local sporting events to local nonprofits, to building capacity and providing technical assistance to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, the foundation is dedicated to expanding opportunities for families in Massachusetts and beyond. www.HighlandStreet.org
  • From 11/08/17 1:53 pm until 11/19/17 3:53 pm
    At 559 Washington Street Categories: Theater & Arts, Play/Show
  • From 11/19/17 1:00 pm until 11/19/17 2:30 pm
    At 1 Del Pond Drive Canton, MA 02021 Categories: Theater & Arts
    Hedy Lamarr was called the most beautiful woman in the world, but she was so much more. From her early role in a pre-war erotic film to her invention of the cellular technology used in WiFi, Lamarr's life was filled with excitement and intrigue. Rare recordings, interviews, and excerpts from Lamarr's own diary expose how this secret genius with a scandalous past never received the respect she deserved — in film or in science. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, voiced by Diane Kruger.
  • From 11/20/17 6:30 pm until 11/20/17 8:30 pm
    At 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 Categories: Theater & Arts
    A rom-com set in a world where no character is typical. David is obsessed with being perceived as "normal" — thanks in part to his parents (Tibor Feldman, The Sopranos, and Jessica Walter, Arrested Development). When David is forced to attend an autism support group, he wants nothing to do with the other members ... until he meets Sarah, who exudes positivity and confidence. But when David brings Sarah home to meet his family, their romance is challenged. Keep the Change's cast includes actors on the autism spectrum Join us for a Passholder Party at the Back Bay Social Club after the screening Co-presented with REELAbilites Film Festival | Boston In Person: Director Rachel Israel and Actors Brandon Polansky and Samantha Elisofon Sponsored by Ruderman Family Foundation For additional information, visit: http://prod1.agileticketing.net/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=124945~3a1dbf00-5ad7-4f53-af12-28ba7bfe20f4&epguid=9c9174b6-d866-4637-9645-7a9d7765dc44&
  • From 12/09/17 10:30 pm until 12/10/17 1:00 am
    At 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Categories: Nightlife, Live Music, Theater & Arts, Play/Show Tags: dancing
    Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus’ celebrated smash hit continues its 8th Season at OBERON every Saturday night, bringing you the ultimate disco experience – a crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller skaters and hustle queens inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The party rages on the dance floor to all the best 70s hits as the show unfolds around the audience. After the show, the party continues into the night so you can live out your own disco fever fantasy!
  • From 12/16/17 10:30 pm until 12/17/17 1:00 am
    At 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Categories: Nightlife, Live Music, Theater & Arts, Play/Show Tags: dancing
    Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus’ celebrated smash hit continues its 8th Season at OBERON every Saturday night, bringing you the ultimate disco experience – a crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller skaters and hustle queens inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The party rages on the dance floor to all the best 70s hits as the show unfolds around the audience. After the show, the party continues into the night so you can live out your own disco fever fantasy!
  • From 12/19/17 2:32 pm until 12/20/17 4:32 pm
    At 559 Washington Street Categories: Theater & Arts, Play/Show
  • From 12/22/17 7:00 pm until 01/01/18 7:00 pm
    At 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA, 02215 Categories: Theater & Arts, Play/Show
    Believing is just the beginning when dreamers from Boston witness the empowering tales of Disney's most courageous leading ladies told through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Audiences are invited to join eight Disney Princesses - Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White - as they embark on incredible adventures, determined to make their dreams come true. In addition, experience the sisterly love that has captivated millions as Disney's Frozen is brought to life on the icy stage. Through enchanted pixie-dust, Tinker Bell takes audiences on a journey of beloved Disney tales. Make a splash with the fearless dreamer Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves. Watch Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf from Disney's Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you that strength and kindness go hand-in-hand. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends make Disney On Ice presents Dream Big an experience your family will never forget! Boston, MA Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 Date and Time of Performances: Dec 22, 2017 at 07:00PM Dec 23, 2017 at 11:00AM, 03:00PM Dec 24, 2017 at 01:00PM Dec 26, 2017 at 11:00AM, 03:00PM Dec 28, 2017 at 12:00PM, 04:00PM Dec 29, 2017 at 03:00PM, 07:00PM Dec 30, 2017 at 11:00AM, 03:00PM Dec 31, 2017 at 01:00PM Jan 01, 2018 at 01:00PM Tickets start at: $10.00 To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000 To order tickets online: ticketmaster.com *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. Facebook: facebook.com/DisneyOnIce Twitter: @DisneyOnIce #DreamBig YouTube: youtube.com/DisneyOnIce Instagram: @DisneyOnIce
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