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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  • Cape Cod Center for the Arts Theatre for Children

    Dennis

    Enjoy the magic and wonder of live theatre designed especially for children. Appropriate for children preschool age on up. On... more

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  • Cape Cod Theater Coalition

    Dennis

    17 live theater venues across Cape Cod from Woods Hole to Provincetown. Comedy, drama, music and more. Year-round and summer theater. more

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  • Cape Playhouse

    Dennis

    Celebrating its 85th season, the Cape Playhouse is proud to be America's Oldest Professional Summer Theatre - celebrating today's theater... more

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  • Chester Theatre Company

    Chester

    Equity professional theatre; small-cast plays. more

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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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  • Images Cinema

    Williamstown

    Images Cinema is a year-round, non-profit community film house featuring the best in world cinema. Annual Family Flicks Under the... 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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  • Shea Theatre

    Turners Falls

    Professional and community theater productions; performing arts center. 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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