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"Jersey Boys," the unforgettable musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is on stage through Sept. 1 at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly. Performed in the round, the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of four guys from North Jersey, who were just that — Jersey boys — until they sang their very first note.   Read More >>
'La Cage' at ReagleThe hilarious, heart-warming "La Cage aux Folles" brings down the curtain on the 51st summer season at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston in Waltham. Performances are Aug. 8-18 and include four evening shows and four matinees.   Read More >>
Kid stuff Greater Boston Stage Company's Young Company stages its Summer Festival, Aug. 8-18 at the Stoneham theater. The fest is the culmination of five weeks of preparation and practice by the actors in grades 4-12 and their professional directors.   Read More >>
Gen. Benjamin Butler, one of Lowell's favorite historic sons, gets his on-stage close-up in Richard Strand's "Ben Butler" at the Gloucester Stage Company, Aug. 2-25. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Lowell, Butler was one of President Abraham Lincoln's top generals in the Civil War.   Read More >>
Decadent nightlife meets dangerous times at Berlin's alluring Kit Kat Club in the iconic Broadway musical "Cabaret," on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse, July 17-Aug. 10. Set in the cabaret underworld on the eve of Hitler's rise to power, the production is based on the searing Sam Mendes-Rob Marshall revival of the musical that recently took Broadway by storm.   Read More >>
Merrimack Rep preps for new seasonMerrimack Repertory Theatre subscribers can purchase guest tickets to any show at a $15 discount when they use the promo code SUB15 between through July 28. Single tickets go on sale to the general public on July 22, except for "Lullaby," which go on sale Sept.   Read More >>
It's shaping up to be a merry Christmas, indeed, at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The venue, managed by Spectacle Management, already has four holiday-themed shows on the calendar. First up is "A Charlie Brown Christmas," with three performances on Saturday, Dec.   Read More >>
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Jack Neary's "First Night," a charming romantic comedy, was the first new play ever staged at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell. That happened way back in 1987, when the late Dan Schay was the producing artistic director and the theater had recently moved downtown to Liberty Hall from its first home in Mahoney Hall on UMass Lowell's South Campus.   Read More >>
The hills are alive Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," on stage at the Robinson Theatre in Waltham through July 21. The beloved classic stars Aimee Doherty, an Elliot Norton and IRNE Award winner, as Maria and Mark Linehan, an IRNE nominee, as Captain Von Trapp.   Read More >>
Ah, summer — and the outdoor music season is in full swing. Besides the acclaimed Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park in downtown Lowell, the region has other options for al fresco tunes fans.   Read More >>