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 the Williamstown Theater Festival, where big Hollywood names perform every summer in classic productions and plays 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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  • Gloucester Stage Company +
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    Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

  • MIFA Victory Theatre +
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    MIFA Victory Theatre

    Holyoke

  • Dedee Shattuck Gallery +
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    Dedee Shattuck Gallery

    Westport

  • The Mosquito Storyslam +
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    The Mosquito Storyslam

    Provincetown

  • Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival +
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    Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

    Provincetown

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    Voice Movement Therapy

    Oak Bluffs

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    Wheelock Family Theatre

    Boston

  • History Alive!

    Salem

    Experience the trial of Bridget Bishop who has been accused of witchcraft. Audience serves as the jury. Performing since 1992, History... more

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  • The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon

    Foxborough

    The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon is an interactive experience and a modern museum that provides entertainment for... more

    + 6 saves
  • Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

    Rotating exhibits of cutting-edge, international artists in a new 65,000-square-foot, four-story cantilever design by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. Exhibition space, performing... more

    + 6 saves
  • Shakespeare and Company

    Lenox

    Classically trained and highly collaborative company presents performances of Shakespeare and new works of social and political significance. Shows are... more

    + 5 saves
  • Hampshire Shakespeare Company

    Hadley

    Shakespeare Under the Stars. more

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  • Charlton Woods

    Charlton

    Charlton Woods is a recreation and conference center located on 380 acres of beautiful woodland, including a 35 acre pond. Activities include... more

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  • CityStage/Springfield Symphony Hall

    Springfield

    Live professional theater. more

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  • Greenfield Garden Cinemas

    Greenfield

    Historic Theater containing 7 screens, playing first run movies. Built in 1928. Open everyday 365 days a year. more

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  • Puppet Showplace Theater

    Brookline

    Puppet Showplace Theatre is an award-winning non-profit performing arts organization committed to excellence in puppetry as a theatrical experience that... more

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  • Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Williamstown

    Continuing our 57-year history, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, under the artistic direction of Jenny Gersten, brings award-winning actors, directors and... more

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  • AHA! New Bedford

    New Bedford

    AHA! (art, history and architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of... more

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  • Berkshire Theatre Group - Berkshire Theatre Festival

    Stockbridge

    Berkshire Theatre Festival's mission is to sustain, promote, and produce theatre for its community through performance and educational activities. BTF... more

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  • Broadway In Boston

    Boston

    Broadway In Boston is your one stop shop for quality entertainment in Boston, presenting a number of direct from Broadway... more

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