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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  • Double Edge Theatre

    Ashfield

    Double Edge Theatre's mission is to create a 'living culture' by developing the highest quality of original theatre performance, based... 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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  • Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers

    Boston

    Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers Inspirations: North American Debut Tour Announcing the debut US tour of Eric Whitacre... more

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  • Gateway Players Theatre

    Southbridge

    Gateway Players Theatre, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the support and encouragement of the arts and the... more

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  • Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

    Small, professional, award-winning theater company founded in 1979; presenting new plays as well as recognized classics. more

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  • Greenfield Garden Cinemas

    Greenfield

    Historic Theater containing 7 screens, playing first run movies. Built in 1928. Open everyday 365 days a year. 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

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  • Hampshire Shakespeare Company

    Hadley

    Shakespeare Under the Stars. more

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  • 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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  • Huntington Theatre Company

    Boston

    Boston's largest and most popular theatre, presenting comedies, classics, musicals and new works in two of Boston's best theatre spaces.... more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center

    Hyannis

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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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  • Indaba of New England

    Brockton

    The mission of the Indaba Theatre of New England is: To inspire and uplift. To empower inner city youth. To... more

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  • 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

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  • Ipswich Arts

    Ipswich

    Profiles and information on all facets of the Ipswich art scene. Includes information on local artists and artisans, classes and... more

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  • Island Theatre Workshop

    Vineyard Haven

    Island Community Theatre Organization and Company. Established in 1968. Education through workshops, classes, performances, mentorships and exchanges. more

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  • Ko Festival of Performance

    Amherst

    Professional summer theatre festival, presenting 5 weeks of performances, workshops and special events, including all-ages events. This year's theme is AGE &... more

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  • Larcom Theatre

    Beverly

    Built in 1912, the Larcom Theatre is home to 'An Anthology of Stage Magic', a live, 2-hour production of classic conjuring. more

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  • Lynn Memorial Auditorium

    Lynn

    The Lynn Memorial Auditorium is a 2072 seat facility located within City Hall. The Auditorium was re-opened in October 2006 beginning with... more

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  • The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

    Boston

    Boston's oldest professional theatre, presenting award-winning productions in our intimate space near Copley Square in the Back Bay neighborhood of... more

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