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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Berkshire Historical Society at Herman Melville's Arrowhead

    Pittsfield

    "Melville, Haunted" Join us this winter as Herman Melville returns to his Berkshire home to meet some spectral... more

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  • Berkshire Theatre Group

    Pittsfield

    The Colonial and Berkshire Theatre Fest have joined forces forming a partnership that will continue to serve as the backbone... 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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  • Boston Center for the Arts

    Boston

    Four-acre complex includes the Cyclorama, built in 1884; home to the Community Music Center of Boston, the Art Connection, the Boston... more

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  • Boston Children's Theatre

    Boston

    Live theater for children by children. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cabot Street Cinema Theatre

    Beverly

    Restored 1920 theater; movie classics and "Le Grand David and His Own Spectacular Magic Show." 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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