Massachusetts enjoys a rich heritage of outstanding theaters, and the tradition continues today.

Visit Cape Cod and take in America’s oldest professional summer theater — the Cape Playhouse in Dennis. For a big-city theater fix, the American Repertory Theatre (ART) in Cambridge is a nationally acclaimed company, and Boston University’s Huntington Theater is a professional theater featuring comedies and classics in two of the city’s best theater spaces.

See the stars live on stage at Barrington Stage Company, where new works and old favorites are performed in Western Massachusetts. North of Boston, catch works from emerging playwrights at the Gloucester Stage Company. The Bard lives on in Western Massachusetts at Shakespeare and Company.

  • Zeiterion Theatre, New Bedford

  • Williamstown Film Festival, Williamstown

  • Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield

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  • Actors' Shakespeare Project

    Somerville

    Actors' Shakespeare Project, founded in 2004, is an award­-winning, professional theater company with a Resident Acting Company and extensive... more

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  • American Repertory Theater

    Cambridge

    The A.R.T. at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work in Cambridge... 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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  • Americana Theatre Company

    Plymouth

    Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company. 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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  • Barnstable Comedy Club

    Barnstable

    As the oldest running, live community theater on Cape Cod (established 1922) and one of the oldest in America, we strive... more

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  • Becoming More Productions

    Whitinsville

    Becoming More Productions is a Worcester-based visual and performing arts collaborative committed to personal and artistic courage through the development... more

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  • Boston Eventworks

    Medford

    The Boston Babydolls, New England's award-winningest burlesque troupe, pull out all the stops for a New Year's Eve spectacle! A... more

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  • Buzzards Play Productions

    Wareham

    Buzzards Play Productions is a full working theatre and music venue located at 3065 Cranberry Highway in Wareham, MA. We offer... more

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  • The Cannon Theatre

    Littleton

    The mission of The Cannon Theatre is to serve the community through the presentation of family-friendly comedies. We are also... more

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  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

    Chamber opera for everyone. more

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  • The Capitol Theatre and Creamery

    Arlington

    The Capitol is a classic film theatre which has been in constant operation since it was first opened in 1925. Its... more

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  • Central Square Theater

    Cambridge

    Central Square Theater, is a state-of-the-art theatrical arts facility where audiences find, under one roof, the distinctive repertoires of two... more

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  • Charlton Arts & Activities Center

    Charlton

    The CAAC is a volunteer run arts & activities center that provides music (instrument & voice) lessons, art lessons, Irish... more

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  • Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

    This years Art Walk is June 14th and 15th from 12:00 - 6:00 pm in Chelsea, MA. The Chelsea Art Walk is... more

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  • The Children's Theatre Workshop of Wilmington

    Wilmington

    The Children's Theatre Workshop of Wilmington present a Fundraiser Presentation of "GODSPELL" with The Hatherly Players. Friday, June 28... more

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  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

    Babson Park

    Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is dedicated to providing inclusive theatrical experiences through classical and contemporary plays celebrating language and ideas.... more

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