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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  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is a unique award-winning regional theater company that features Broadway stars performing alongside local... more

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

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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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