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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  • Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College

    Boston

    Restored 1903 Beaux Arts theater now home to 14 performance groups that present musicals, ballet, opera, theater, modern dance, and early music... more

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  • Cyclorama

    Boston

    The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts is an impressive and historic venue located in the stylish South... more

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  • Drawbridge Puppet Theater

    Lunenburg

    Puppet and Marionette performances -Saturday and Sunday 11:00AM and 1:00 PM - year round! $5.00 per person. Free Parking. Visit our Enchanted... more

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  • Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Plymouth

    Professional summer stock in the country's oldest operating barn theatre. more

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  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is a unique award-winning regional theater company that features Broadway stars performing alongside local... more

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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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  • The Salem Magic Show

    Salem

    The Haunted Magic Show will be the only live consistently running magic and mind reading show in Salem during the... 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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  • 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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  • 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

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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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  • American Repertory Theatre/Loeb Drama Center Harvard University

    Cambridge

    Wide-ranging repertory from new American plays, neglected works from the past, and classic texts re-examined through unconventional productions. Performances also... 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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  • 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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