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  • TEDxCambridge

    Sep 29, 2016

  • Jersey Boys

    Oct 4 - 16, 2016

  • Boston Ballet: The Nutcracker

    Nov 25 - Dec 31, 2016

  • Something Rotten!

    Jan 17 - 29, 2017

  • Cabaret

    Jan 31 - Feb 12, 2017

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TEDxCambridge

September 29, 2016

Famed for producing illuminating content, TED has become synonymous with discovery, teaching us about everything from the future of flying robots to the power of privacy. Fascinating, inspiring and often moving, contributions come from all over the globe, sharing stories, solutions, and knowledge and making us take the time to stop and think in an increasingly busy world. Cambridge's TEDx event has become known as one of the largest TEDx events in the country, attracting talent and minds from all over the New England area.

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Jersey Boys

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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

October 4 - 16, 2016

The 2006 Tony Award-winning musical follows the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from New Jersey became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. This hit Broadway production has now been made into a feature film directed by Clint Eastwood!

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Boston Ballet: The Nutcracker

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November 25 - December 31, 2016

This reimagined production of The Nutcracker with costumes and sets by Robert Perdziola and choreography by Boston Ballet director Mikko Nissinen, is always the the centerpiece of the company's season. With The New York Times describing the production as "elegant and theatrically striking," the fifth annual performance of Nissinen's Nutcracker is a Christmas event not to be missed!

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Something Rotten!

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Tony Award Winner

January 17 - 29, 2017

A bold, brash and hugely irreverent musical comedy, Something Rotten! is a loving send up of both Shakespeare and Broadway's greatest hits. The story follows a lowly playwriting duo who attempt at steal The Bard's limelight by creating the world's first ever musical!

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Cabaret

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January 31 - February 12, 2017

Put down the knitting, the book and the broom, and come to the Cabaret! After wowing on Broadway, The Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-winning dazzler is heading out on a huge North American tour, bringing the scandalous surround of the gaudy Kit Kat Klub of pre-war Berlin to your door! The role of the flamboyant Emcee will be played by Queer as Folk's Randy Harrison, and Sally Bowles by Andrea Gross!

Boston Opera House

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539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

  • Year opened: 1928
  • Capacity: 2,677
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

This beautiful opera house started life in 1928 as the B.F. Keith Memorial Theatre where it played movies and was also one of the best examples of a vaudeville palace on the circuit. From 1929 it operated solely as a movie palace until 1980, when it was acquired as a home for the Opera Company of Boston. Today it plays host to a variety of entertainment from opera and ballet, as well as staging the many Broadway productions that tour the country, making it one of the most successful venues in the city.

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33 Arch Street Garage
0.25 mi away at 33 Arch Street

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