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1776
1776

They knew they would make history, but not what history would make of them. Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence and sign the Declaration. But how much is he willing to compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And who does that freedom belong to? Jeffrey L. Page and A.R.T. Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus direct a new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, reexamining this pivotal moment in American history with a cast that reflects multiple representations of race, gender, and ethnicity.

Ain't Misbehavin'
Ain't Misbehavin'

Few musicals capture the soul of an artist better than Ain't Misbehavin', the sassy, larger-than-life musical celebration of legendary jazz pianist, singer and composer Thomas "Fats" Waller. Fats penned more than 400 songs during his career, many of which have become jazz standards still popular today, and an energetic ensemble of Greater Boston Stage Company performers will bring many of Fats' most toe-tapping melodies to life on stage in the Tony-winning show - transporting audiences back to a jumpin' Harlem nightclub when swing, jazz and stride piano infused the entire country with renewed energy.

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Berkshire theatre Group at The Unicorn Theatre

After unbearable loss, a grieving attorney takes a pro bono case representing a black teenager accused of murder. When an alluring stranger steps in to help, she is left questioning who she is and what she wants. While fighting for the young man's innocence, she is forced to confront the devastating truth about marriage, race and the woman she has chosen to be.

A Beautiful Noise
A Beautiful Noise

The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical featuring his hit songs "Sweet Caroline," "America," and "Cracklin' Rosie." Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), choreographed by Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett (Once, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and written by four-time Academy Award nominee Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody, The Two Popes), A Beautiful Noise debuts in Boston before heading to Broadway. Good times never seemed so good.

Blue Man Group
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.

The Bomb-itty of Errors
The Bomb-itty of Errors

Take 4 actors, a DJ, one of Shakespeare's funniest comedies, remix it and what do you get? A Hip-Hop-Opera that moves the crowd! Old school meets REALLY old school in this upbeat tale of mistaken identity. Actors' Shakespeare Project presents The Bomb-itty of Errors. By Jordan Allen-Dutton, Jason Catalano, Gregory J. Qaiyum, Jeffrey Qaiyum, Erik Weiner. Directed by Christopher V. Edwards.

Buried Child
Buried Child

An uncompromising dive into the secrets of a fractured family, Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece uses dark humor to dissect the myth of a twisted American dream.

Common Ground Revisited
Common Ground Revisited

This riveting and intricately woven world premiere play brings Boston's history to life in the 1960s and 70s, culminating in three families' experiences in court-mandated busing. Diverse in both race and class, what can these families' experiences tell us about our own time? Especially when Boston Public Schools are more segregated in 2021 than they were in 1974. Common Ground Revisited is inspired by Anthony Lukas' landmark Pulitzer Prize winning book, which The New York Times praises as an "epic of American city life."

Gloria
Gloria

When crisis explodes during a seemingly ordinary day at the Manhattan publishing office, ambition trumps compassion as a group of editorial assistants turn catastrophe into personal gain. The stakes for who gets to tell their own story are higher than ever. Gloria will delight you with it's biting wit even in its most cynical moments of darkness and shocking truth.

The Light
The Light

On the night of their engagement, long-simmering discord bubbles to the surface for Genesis, a Principal at a Chicago charter school and Rashad, her firefighter boyfriend of two years. Long-buried secrets and painful revelations threaten to splinter the couple's relationship when a gift of concert tickets is given. What should be one of the happiest days of their life begins to unravel, layers of truth and doubt are peeled away, and the power of love and reconciliation is tested.

Revitalized
Revitalized

Death has arrived for America and her undocumented mother - Esmeralda. But it's not their souls she's come to collect, it's their home. After Esmeralda's packaging plant closes, and long-time neighbor Don Cande loses his home, could America and Esmeralda be next? America proposes to fight back, but local radio station, El Corralito 1330, continues to sound the alarm on intensifying immigration enforcement, stirring Esmeralda's fears. America and Esmeralda must decide if fighting Death and her imposing economic forces is worth the risk as the window for keeping their home narrows.

Straight White Men
Straight White Men

Ed and his sons are celebrating the holidays in their traditional style. As Jake and Drew sit around eating Chinese takeout, playing games, and pranking each other, it quickly becomes apparent that something is wrong with their brother Matt. One brother's existential crisis prompts a spirited and comedic dialogue on the value of privilege in an evolving society and the tragedy of failing to live up to one's potential.

Wicked
Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin-smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships...until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked." With a thrilling score that includes the hits "Defying Gravity," "Popular" and "For Good," WICKED has been hailed by The New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade." Time Magazine cheers, "if every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of WICKED, Broadway really would be a magical place." The Gershwin Theatre on 50th Street and Broadway is that magical place. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED-the untold true story of the Witches of Oz-transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story. It will send your spirits soaring to heights you'll never forget.

Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie
Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie

Joyous, toe-tapping, and inspirational, Woody Sez brings to life the stories and songs of America's great troubadour. The four performers, playing more than 20 instruments, transport the audience through the riveting and often controversial life of Woody Guthrie. Musical numbers include "This Land Is Your Land," "Pastures of Plenty," "Bound for Glory," "Hard Travelin'," and "So Long, It's Been Good To Know Yuh."