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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  • 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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  • River's Edge Arts Alliance

    Hudson

    The River's Edge Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization which brings the full spectrum of the arts to the Hudson... more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... 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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  • Salem State Center for Creative and Performing Art

    Salem

    The Center for the Arts provides diverse, high quality and affordable events in theatre, dance, music, creative writing and art... more

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  • SETU

    Belmont

    SETU is a non-profit theater group in the Boston area. Our mission is to build bridges between Indian and Western... more

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  • 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

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  • Shea Theatre

    Turners Falls

    Professional and community theater productions; performing arts center. more

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  • Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse

    Boston

    Hilarious whodunit in which the audience gets to solve the crime. more

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  • Shubert Theatre

    Boston

    Newly restored 1600+ seat theater, considered Boston Theatre District's Little Princess. Home to many local community arts organizations and venue for... more

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  • Silverthorne Theater Company Inc

    Turners Falls

    The Silverthorne Theater Company celebrates its opening season as a cultural jewel in the upper Connecticut Valley. We perform on... 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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  • Spotlight Playhouse

    Haverhill

    Community Theater that provides professional quality theatre, educational endeavors, creative outlets, and an artistic voice for the community within an... more

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  • Stageloft Repertory Theater

    Sturbridge

    Professional theater. more

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  • The Stoneham Theatre

    Stoneham

    Stoneham Theatre, MetroNorth's award-winning professional theatre, offers the best in live entertainment in an intimate, inviting setting right in your... more

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  • Stratton Players

    Fitchburg

    Stratton Players was established in 1925, making it one of the oldest community theatre groups in the country. We are a... 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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  • UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company

    North Dartmouth

    University theatre company presenting four main-stage musicals and plays and one free outdoor summer cabaret annually. more

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