This summer, attend a show at one of Boston’s many theaters for a richer, more diverse night life. ¬†Shows from Boston, Broadway and beyond will be hitting the arts scene in the next few months. The following calendar will keep you up to date on the most notable shows of the season.
Don’t miss the premiere of Lobster girl, a musical comedy set in the waters off of Cape Ann,¬†at the Stoneham Theater. This Massachusetts-based show portrays the relationship between a young girl and her mom’s lobster-catching boyfriend. Brought to life by an intimate cast of five and magestic set, Lobster Girl is a charming must-see for Boston theater enthusiasts.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda has been a popular Broadway masterpiece for a few years now. The tour has finally landed at¬†the Boston Opera House to treat Boston audiences to its big dance numbers and adorable cast members. The Tony Award winning musical has been graced with titles such as¬†Best Book and Best Set Design.
June 22 – July 3rd
One of America’s first musical theater masterpieces will¬†soon open at¬†the Shubert Theater. When it first opened in 1927, Show Boat broke down racial barriers and revolutionized the idea of traditional musical theater. The tale of this Mississippi show boat is still a classic, with catchy tunes and timeless romance.
July 5-17: If/Then
Contemporary musical If/Then will be coming to the Boston Opera House this summer. The show,¬†fresh off the Broadway stage, chronicles two different paths of one woman’s life. This may seem confusing, but the veteran cast moves seamlessly between their two worlds, complimented by soaring vocals and thought-provoking themes.
Based on the Oscar Award winning movie, Finding Neverland is the story behind the creation of Peter Pan. The Boston Opera house welcomes Matthew Morrison (Glee) as author J.M. Barrie and Kelsey Grammar (Frasier) as the show’s Captain Hook figure. Nostalgic for adults and magical for children, Finding Neverland is a treat for the whole family.