Theatre Season in Boston


Actors' Shakespeare Project | American Repertory Theater | Apollinaire Theatre Company | ArtsEmerson | Boch Center | Boston Playwrights' Theater | Bridge Repertory Theater | Broadway in Boston | Celebrity Series | Central Square Theater | Company One Theatre | Emerson Colonial Theatre | Flat Earth Theatre | Fresh Ink Theatre Company | Gold Dust Orphans | Greater Boston Stage Company | Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts | Huntington Theatre | Imaginary Beasts | Lyric Stage | Merrimack Repertory Theater | Moon Box Productions | New Repertory Theatre | North Shore Music Theatre | Speakeasy Stage Company | Theater UnCorked | Trinity Repertory Company | The Umbrella Stage Company | Wellesley Repertory Theatre | Wheelock Family Theatre |


Actors' Shakespeare Project
Performances in Boston, Chelsea, and Charlestown
617-241-2200

King Lear
October 3, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Chelsea Theatre Works

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
December 18, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Charlestown Working Theater

Bright Half Life
January 22, 2020 - February 16, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts

The Merchant Of Venice
March 11, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts

Henry V
April 29, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Charlestown Working Theater


American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge MA
617-547-8300

Six
August 21, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Black Light
September 19, 2019 - September 29, 2019

What to Send Up When It Goes Down
November 20, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Moby-Dick
December 3, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Gloria: A Life
January 24, 2020 - February 22, 2020

Macbeth in Stride
April 23, 2020 - May 10, 2020

1776
May 19, 2020 - June 28, 2020


Apollinaire Theatre Company
Chelsea Theatre Works, 189 Winnisimmet Street, Chelsea MA
617-887-2336

Cry It Out
December 20, 2019 - January 19, 2020

Hir
February 14, 2020 - March 8, 2020

The Importance of Being Earnest
April 3, 2020 - May 3, 2020


ArtsEmerson
559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
617-824-8400

An Iliad
November 20, 2019 - November 24, 2019

The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes
Back to Back Theatre, Australia
January 23, 2020 - January 26, 2020

Detroit Red
World premiere
February 1, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Plata Quemada
Teatrocinema
March 11, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower
March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020

69° S. (The Shackleton Project)
April 28, 2020 - May 3, 2020

Metamorphosis
May 13, 2020 - May 17, 2020


Boch Center
Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont Street; Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St.
800-982-2787

The Spongebob Musical
October 15, 2019 - 27, 2019
Wang Theatre

Rent
October 29, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Shubert Theatre

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical
December 6, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Shubert Theatre

Irving Berlin's White Christmas the Musical
December 17, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Wang Theatre

Riverdance
New 25th Anniversary Show
March 31, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Wang Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet
May 1, 2020 - May 2, 2020
Shubert Theatre


Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA
617-353-5443

The Book Club Play
September 26, 2019 - October 13, 2019

the smuggler
November 7, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Deal Me Out
February 13, 2020 - March 1, 2020


Bridge Repertory Theater
41 2nd Street, Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge MA
860-680-5821

On sabbatical


Broadway in Boston

The Colonial Theatre 106 Boylston Street, Boston; The Opera House 539 Washington Street, Boston
617-880-2400

Disney's The Lion King
October 3, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Come From Away
November 5, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Cats
January 7, 2010 - January 19, 2020

Mean Girls
January 28, 2020 - February 9, 2020

Fiddler on the Roof
February 25, 2020 - March 8, 2020

Jersey Boys
March 18, 2020 - March 22, 2020

The Band's Visit
March 24, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Chicago
May 5, 2020 - May 10, 2020

Anastasia
July 7, 2020 - July 19, 2020

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
August 4, 2020 - August 16, 2020

Shear Madness
Open ended


Celebrity Series
617-482-2595

An Evening with Sutton Foster
Saturday February 1, 2020

John Pizzarelli Trio For Centennial Reasons:
100 Year Salute to Nat King Cole and Veronica Swift

February 14, 2020

David Sedaris
April 10, 2020


Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
617-576-9278

The Crucible
September 12, 2019 - October 13, 2019

A Christmas Carol
November 29, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Vanity Fair, An (Im-)morality Play
January 23, 2020 - February 23, 2020

Pipeline
March 5, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Ada and the Engine
April 9, 2020 - May 10, 2020

Ain't Misbehavin'
May 28, 2020 - June 28, 2020


Company One Theatre
Performances in Boston and Cambridge
617-292-7110

Wolf Play
January 31, 2020 - February 29, 2020
in partnership with the Boston Public Library
Rabb Hall @ Boston Public Library - Copley Branch

Dance Nation
May 15, 2020 - June 13, 2020
Loeb Ex @ American Repertory Theater (Cambridge)

Black Super Hero Magic Mama
July 17, 2020 - August 15, 2020
in partnership with the City of Boston's Office of Arts & Culture
The Strand Theatre(Dorchester)


Emerson Colonial Theatre
106 Boylston Street, Boston MA
888-616-0272

David Byrne's American Utopia
September 11, 2019 - September 28, 2019

The Seth Rudetsky Series: Starring Cheyenne Jackson
October 4, 2019

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live
October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019

Latin History For Morons
November 7, 2019 - November 8, 2019

Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol
December 3, 2019 - December 29, 2019

The Seth Rudetsky Series: Starring Kelli O'Hara
January 9, 2020


Flat Earth Theatre
Mosesian Center for the Arts, located at 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown MA

X
by Alistair McDowall
November 1, 2019 - November 16, 2019

TBA
Summer 2020


Fresh Ink Theatre Company

The Last Ship to Proxima Centauri
by Greg Lam
November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Ink Spot Festival staged reading
Boston Center for the Arts - Deane Hall

Death Wings
by Bess Welden
November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Ink Spot Festival staged reading
Boston Center for the Arts - Deane Hall

¡Mamágua!
by J. Sebastián Alberdi
November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Ink Spot Festival staged reading
Boston Center for the Arts - Deane Hall

Transactions: Fantasia on a Theme
by Keith Foster
November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Ink Spot Festival staged reading
Boston Center for the Arts - Deane Hall

Last Catastrophist
by David Valdes
World premiere
January 24, 2020 - February 8, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts

Maiden Voyage
by Cayenne Douglass
World premiere
May 1, 2020 - May 16, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts


Gold Dust Orphans Boston and Provincetown MA

Christmas on Uranus
November 29, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Lithuanian Citizens Organization
Greater Boston Stage


Greater Boston Stage Company
395 Main Street, Stoneham MA
781-279-2200

Last Night at Bowl-Mor Lanes
September 5, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Marie and Rosetta
October 17, 2019 - November 10, 2019

Miracle on 34th Street
November 29, 2019 - December 22, 2019

The Moors
March 12, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
April 23, 2020 - May 16, 2020

Miss Holmes Returns
June 4, 2020 - June 28, 2020


Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
2 Southbridge Street, Worcester MA
877-571-SHOW (7469)

A Night With Janis Joplin
September 15, 2019

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
September 26, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions
October 17, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong
October 31, 2019 - November 3, 2019

A Christmas Carol
December 15, 2019 - December 23, 2019

A Bronx Tale
January 16, 2020 - January 19, 2020

The Illusionists: Live from Broadway
January 30, 2020 - January 31, 2020

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
March 3, 2020 - March 8, 2020

Bandstand
March 19, 2020 - March 22, 2020

An American in Paris
April 23, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Miss Saigon
May 27, 2020 - May 31, 2020


Huntington Theatre

BU Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue; Wimberly Theatre, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St
617-266-0800

The Purists
August 30, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
September 20, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Quixote Nuevo
November 15, 2019 - December 8, 2019

We All Fall Down
January 10, 2020 - February 9, 2020

Sweat
January 31, 2020 - February 23, 2020

Our Daughters, Like Pillars
March 20, 2020 - April 19, 2020

The Bluest Eye
April 24, 2020 - May 24, 2020


Imaginary Beasts

TBA


Lyric Stage
140 Clarendon Street
617-585-5678

Little Shop of Horrors
August 30, 2019 - October 6, 2019

The Thanksgiving Play
October 18, 2019 - November 10, 2019

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express
November 22, 2019 - December 22, 2019

The Cake
January 10, 2020 - February 9, 2020

The Treasurer
February 21, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Fabulation Or, the Re-Education of Undine
April 3, 2020 - May 3, 2020

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
May 15, 2020 - June 21, 2020


Merrimack Repertory Theatre
50 East Merrimack Street, Lowell MA
978-654-4678

Tiny Beautiful Things
September 11, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Cambodian Rock Band
October 16, 2019 - November 10, 2019

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley
November 26, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Maytag Virgin
January 8, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Nina Simone: Four Women
February 12, 2020 - March 8, 2020

The Lowell Offering
World premiere
March 18, 2020 - April 12, 2020

Erma Bombeck: at Wit's End
April 22, 2020 - May 17, 2020


Moon Box Productions
Performances in Boston and Cambridge

The Rocky Horror Show
October 17, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Le Laboratoire (Kendall Square)

Parade
December 8, 2019 - December 28, 2019
Boston Center for the Arts

Passing Strange
May 9, 2020 - May 30, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts


New Repertory Theatre
200 Dexter Avenue, Watertown
617-923-7060

Nixon's Nixon
September 14, 2019 - October 6,2019

Trayf
October 12, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Oliver!
November 29, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
January 25, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
March 28, 2020 - April 19,2020

August Wilson's Fences
April 25, 2020 - May 17, 2020


North Shore Music Theatre
62 Dunham Road, Beverly MA
978-232-7200

Sunset Boulevard
September 24, 2019 - October 6, 2019

The Bodyguard
October 29, 2019 - November 10, 2019

A Christmas Carol
December 6, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Mamma Mia!
May 5, 2020 - May 17, 2020


Speakeasy Stage Company
539 Tremont Street
617-482-3279

Choir Boy
September 13, 2019 - October 12, 2019

Admissions
October 25, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Pass Over
January 3, 2020 - January 25, 2020

The Children
February 28, 2020 - March 28, 2020

Bright Star
May 1, 2020 - May 30, 2020


Theater UnCorked
Boston Center for the Arts, Deane Hall, 527 Tremont Street Boston MA
617-933-8600Ruthless

Ruthless! The Musical!
November 21, 2019 - November 24, 2019


Trinity Repertory Company
201 Washington Street, Providence, RI
401-351-4242

The Prince of Providence
September 12, 2019 – October 27, 2019

Christmas Carol
November 7, 2019 – December 29, 2019

Fade
December 5, 2019 – January 5, 2020

August Wilson's Radio Golf
January 30, 2020 – March 1, 2020

A Tale of Two Cities
By Brian McEleney
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
February 20, 2020 – March 22, 2020

Sweat
April 2, 2020 – May 3, 2020

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
April 23, 2020 – May 24, 2020


The Umbrella Stage Company
The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street, Concord MA
978-371-0820

42nd Street
September 27, 2019 – October 20, 2019

August Wilson's Fences
November 1, 2019 – November 23, 2019

Tuck Everlasting
December 6, 2019 – December 22, 2019

Hundred Days
January 24, 2020 – February 16, 2020

Bent
March 13, 2020 – March 29, 2020

War Paint
April 24, 2020 – May 16, 2020


Wellesley Repertory Theatre
106 Central St. Wellesley MA
781-283-2000

TBA


Wheelock Family Theatre
200 The Riverway, Boston
617-879-2000

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
October 25, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Little Women, the Musical
January 31, 2020 - February 23, 2020

The Little Prince
April 8, 2020 - May 23, 2020

Bud, Not Buddy
April 28, 2020 - May 17, 2020


Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


-- Updated 10/23/19. Corrections and additions can be emailed to the Editor



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