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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  • MIFA Victory Theatre

    Holyoke

    Arts presenting organization - renovating 1600 seat theater more

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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. more

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  • Mystery Cafe

    Boston

    We are America's Original Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Our doors opened in 1987 to a packed house in Cambridge, MA and... more

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  • New Bedford Festival Theatre

    New Bedford

    Popular musicals staged in the Zeiterion Theatre, a restored vaudeville house. more

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  • New Century Theatre

    Northampton

    Sam Rush and playwright Jack Neary founded New Century Theatre in 1991. NCT's artistic goal is to produce new works, area... more

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  • New Life Fine Arts

    Concord

    New Life Fine Arts presents musical theater in Concord, MA for the entire Boston metro area. Our motto is: Theater... more

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  • New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater

    Concord

    New Life Fine Arts' spiritually uplifting musical adaptation of the 1843 Charles Dickens' classic tells the story of the tight-fisted curmudgeon,... more

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  • New Repertory Theatre

    Watertown

    Professional theatre presenting intelligent and provocative works. more

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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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  • Pastimes Entertainment

    Revere

    An interactive theater company specializing in environmental interactive theatrical productions and providing costumed actors for entertainment and educational purposes more

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  • Publick Theatre Boston

    Brighton

    Founded in 1971, The Publick Theatre remains one of Boston's oldest resident companies, committed to our classical roots and to exploring... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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