Art is subjective, but we think we can objectively say that Massachusetts has the best art in the entire solar system. After all, it’s home to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, one of the world’s most impressive collections of fine art; Mass MoCA, the country’s most fertile site for large scale new art; and the “small but big” Worcester Art and Fitchburg Art Museums. Plus, there’s a whole museum of bad art, one that’s free if your name is Isabella, and the country’s oldest continuously operating art colony. Wake up your soul at the Jacob’s Pillow dance festival, catch yourself clapping inappropriately loud for the world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra or banging your head (in a good way) in the birthplace of hardcore punk. And don’t leave without experiencing some drama (also in a good way) at one of our amazing theaters, from the Berkshire theater scene and Worcester’s majestic Hanover Theatre to Boston’s storied theater district.

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  • Regent Theatre

    Arlington

    Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing... more

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  • Sea Change Theatre Company

    Beverly

    Sea Change Theatre Company endeavors to enliven the heart, engage the imagination, and challenge cultural preconceptions with theatrical works of... more

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  • Shea Theatre

    Turners Falls

    Professional and community theater productions; performing arts center. more

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  • Shear Madness

    Boston

    Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit... more

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  • Skeleton Crew Theater

    Gill

    Part scavenger hunt, part theater. People go on a interactive story walk in the woods and meet huge animechanical characters... more

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  • Smith College Performing Arts

    Northampton

    Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances... more

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  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

    Nantucket

    Community-based theater. more

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  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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  • Wachusett Theatre Company

    Holden

    Musicals staged at Foothills Theatre. more

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  • Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

    Wellfleet

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  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall

    Wellfleet

    Wellfleet Preservation Hall, is a year-round community cultural center uniquely reflecting the creative spirit of the area. With two performing... more

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  • Wilbur Theatre

    Boston

    1914 Federal Revival theater presenting touring and pre-Broadway shows. more

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  • Woodland Theatre Company

    Sherborn

    A non-profit theatre dedicated to bringing affordable, high-quality musical theatre productions to the metro-west area of Boston. more

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  • Your Theatre

    New Bedford

    Community theater. more

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  • 3Rivers Arts

    Ayer

    3Rivers Arts is a 501(c)3 regional arts organization focused on bringing more art and cultural opportunities to communities in the... more

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  • Americana Theatre Company

    Plymouth

    The Americana Theatre Company is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, professional theatre company located in the Plymouth area of Massachusetts. South shore... more

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  • Americana Theatre Company

    North Carver

    Non-Profit Professional Theatre Company located in Plymouth, MA more

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  • Apollinaire Theatre Company

    Chelsea

    Apollinaire Theatre Company is a professional theatre based in Chelsea, Massachusetts. We offer audiences direct, intimate encounters with works of... more

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  • ArtsEmerson:The World On Stage

    Boston

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage showcases first-class performances from all over the world, providing new opportunities for the Boston community... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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