Dance & Theatre
Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Ultimate Christmas Show!— December 15 @ 07:00 pm
Welcome to the Annual Holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody’s Non-Denominational Universalist Church, where all faiths are welcome because we’ll believe anything. But, there’s a problem: None of the acts scheduled to perform have arrived, so the three fruitcakes of the Reduced Shakespeare Company are pressed into service to perform the entire Variety Show and Christmas Pageant by themselves.
The Phantom Tollbooth— January 8 @ 10:00 am
Milo is a boy who doesn’t know what to do with himself. So when a mysterious tollbooth appears in his bedroom, he drives his toy car through it and finds himself on the quest of a lifetime. Along the way, Milo rescues the Princesses Rhyme and Reason, travels through the Forest of Sight, accidently leaps to the Island of Conclusions, and navigates the Mountains of Ignorance. With the help of his steadfast companions, Milo discovers the delights of friendship, curiosity, and knowledge, and ultimately that life is filled with endless possibilities. Enchantment Theatre Company brings Norton Juster’s captivating story to the stage using puppets, masks, magic, scenic effects, and original music.
The Bolshoi Ballet in HD – Don Quixote— January 10 @ 01:00 pm
Swan Lake by the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa— January 26 @ 07:00 pm
Step Afrika— February 6 @ 09:30 am
The first professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, Step Afrika draws on percussive dance styles that grew out of African American communities, African traditional dance, and influences from a variety of other dance and art forms. The company incorporates movement, words, and sounds to communicate allegiance, with a special focus on teamwork and cross-cultural understanding. Though rooted in raw movement, Step Afrika’s award-winning performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation in a blend of technique and agility that’s guaranteed to drop more than a few jaws.
Step Afrika— February 6 @ 07:00 pm
American Girl LIVE— February 20 – 21, 2019
TRIP Fundraiser 2019— March 22 – 23, 2019
Le Cirque Esprit— March 28 @ 09:30 am
Featuring cirque by the Boston Circus Guild and live music by contemporary pioneers cordis, Le Cirque Esprit presents its latest creation, Spirit of the Machine. The new show is based on the Greek mythological tale of Talos— “the first machine”—and was inspired by cordis’ epic multi-movement suite, The Only, which features mechanical instruments such as a 1902 Victor Talking Machine, a large custom-made music box, and a pocket watch. As with all of Le Cirque Esprit’s undertakings, this new show is packed with breathtaking acrobatics and aerial acts paired with classic steampunk-era circus artistry.
The Man Who Planted Trees— May 13 @ 09:30 am
Hear the wind, feel the rain, smell the lavender, and laugh along with Dog. In this ecologically inspired tale, a French shepherd sets out to plant a forest and transform a barren wasteland, acorn by acorn. This uplifting and unforgettable story shows the difference one man (and his dog) can make to the world. In its eleven years of touring, The Man Who Planted Trees has become a favorite of audiences around the world. “It is very, very rare to find something that appeals as effortlessly to children and adults as this magical show,” raves the Scotsman.
The Bolshoi Ballet in HD – Carmen Suite / Petrushka— June 13 @ 01:00 pm
Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.