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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  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
    7 saves

    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre +
    174 saves

    Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre

    Salem

  • Gloucester Stage Company +
    3 saves

    Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

  • The Nines festival +
    2 saves

    The Nines festival

    Devens

  • Cabot Street Cinema Theatre

    Beverly

    Restored 1920 theater; movie classics and "Le Grand David and His Own Spectacular Magic Show." more

    + 1 saves
  • The Cannon Theatre

    Littleton

    The mission of The Cannon Theatre is to serve the community through the presentation of family-friendly comedies. We are also... more

    + 0 saves
  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

    Chamber opera for everyone. more

    + 0 saves
  • 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

    + 16 saves
  • Ipswich Arts

    Ipswich

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

    + 0 saves
  • 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

    + 0 saves
  • 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

    + 0 saves
  • Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    Lowell

    Merrimack Valley's only professional theatre company, presenting contemporary and new plays from September - May. An intimate and inviting 308-seat... more

    + 1 saves
  • 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

    + 0 saves
  • 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

    + 0 saves
  • 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

    + 2 saves
  • 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

    + 3 saves
  • Spotlight Playhouse

    Lawrence

    Community Theater that provides professional quality theatre, educational endeavors, creative outlets, and an artistic voice for the community within an... more

    + 1 saves
  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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    + 1 saves
  • The Umbrella Center for the Arts

    Concord

    The Umbrella enriches lives and builds a vibrant community through the arts.We inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through... more

    + 0 saves

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