If your family is full of little thespians, Massachusetts is center stage. The Boston Children’s Theater features live theater for children, by children, and rivals internet cat videos on the cuteness scale. The Amazing Things Art Center in Framingham has plays, shows and concerts aimed at a young audience. Take the family to the Arlington Children’s Theater, and you might catch a glimpse of the next Daniel Day-Lewis or Meryl Streep making their career debut. If you’re looking for something on a grander scale, Boston’s big venues like the Wang Theater and the Citi Emerson Colonial Theater regularly present family friendly fare. Any miniature Shakespeare would find a lot to love in Massachusetts.

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  • Academy of Music - Northampton +
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    Academy of Music - Northampton

    Northampton

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
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    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • MBL Club +
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    MBL Club

    Woods Hole

  • Northampton Center for the Arts +
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    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Yiddish Book Center +
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    Yiddish Book Center

    Amherst

  • Gloucester Stage Company +
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    Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

  • Dedee Shattuck Gallery +
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    Dedee Shattuck Gallery

    Westport

  • MIFA Victory Theatre +
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    MIFA Victory Theatre

    Holyoke

  • The Nines festival +
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    The Nines festival

    Devens

  • Wheelock Family Theatre +
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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
  • 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

    + 3 saves
  • Hampshire Shakespeare Company

    Hadley

    Shakespeare Under the Stars. more

    + 3 saves
  • 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

    + 3 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

    + 3 saves
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

    The Clark is a gem of a museum rarely found in a small town. The Clark is home to collections... more

    + 3 saves
  • 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

    + 2 saves
  • 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

    + 2 saves

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