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 Barrington Stage Company, where new works and old favorites are performed 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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  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst

    Amherst

    Societies throughout history have generated scholars, artists, writers and thinkers who have raised fundamental questions to better understand and express... more

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  • The Colonial Theatre

    Boston

    Boston's premier showplace for over 100 years presenting the best of Broadway, world premiers, concerts, and special events. Available for private... more

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  • The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Great Barrington

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  • 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

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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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  • Stageloft Repertory Theater

    Sturbridge

    Professional theater. more

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  • Berkshire Theatre Group

    Pittsfield

    The Colonial and Berkshire Theatre Fest have joined forces forming a partnership that will continue to serve as the backbone... more

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  • Boston Children's Theatre

    Boston

    Live theater for children by children. more

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  • Cape Cinema

    Dennis

    For more than 80 years, the Cape Cinema in Dennis, Massachusetts has operated as a truly unique venue for movies, performance... more

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  • Cape Cod Theatre Project

    Falmouth

    The Cape Cod Theatre Project presents staged readings of new American plays. Staged readings of brand new works allow the... more

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  • CityStage/Springfield Symphony Hall

    Springfield

    Live professional theater. 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 on the campus of Amherst... more

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  • Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant

    Boston

    Bawdy (PG-15.5) interactive show with six course, eat-with-your-hands banquet. Don't leave Boston without seeing the King! Also available for private... 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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  • 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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  • Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Williamstown

    Continuing our 57-year history, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, under the artistic direction of Jenny Gersten, brings award-winning actors, directors and... more

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  • 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

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  • Cape Cod Theater Coalition

    Dennis

    17 live theater venues across Cape Cod from Woods Hole to Provincetown. Comedy, drama, music and more. Year-round and summer theater. more

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  • Cape Playhouse

    Dennis

    Celebrating its 85th season, the Cape Playhouse is proud to be America's Oldest Professional Summer Theatre - celebrating today's theater... more

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  • Celebrity Series of Boston

    Boston

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