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and Wednesday December 31*


Altan

Altan
Saturday, February 28
8:00 pm
$26.50 (reg. $30)
Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA
Purchase by January 29

Altan is regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh sings ballads with seemingly effortless beauty and grace, and her duets with fellow fiddler Ciaran Tourish are the centerpiece of the group's sound. Their complementary styles are anchored by one of the best rhythm sections in the business, with Dáithí Sproule on guitar, Ciarán Curran on bouzouki, and newest member Martin Tourish on accordion. "Altan continues to be one of the Celtic world's great treasures, gifted with a front line that is a sheer powerhouse" (Los Angeles Times).


The Amish Project

The Amish Project
Sunday, March 15
2:00 pm
$31/premium seating (reg. $36)
New Repertory Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 13

Called "a remarkable piece of writing" by The New York Times and "unique, uplifting, and unforgettable" by Chicago Theatre Beat, this powerful and poetic piece is inspired by the 2006 killing of five girls in a hostage-taking at an Amish school in Pennsylvania. This one-woman exploration of the Nickel Mines shooting conjures seven characters, from gunman to victims, and delves into the stories that tie these characters together, as well as the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in the wake of tragedy. "It's my private prayer," writer Jessica Dickey says, "that this play, should they ever know about it, would not hurt them further, but somehow honor the goodness they forged in the face of such tragedy."

Bad Plus

The Bad Plus
Saturday, January 24
8:00 pm
$28 (reg. $32)
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by December 31

Widely heralded for its innovative reworkings of rock, indie, electronica, and modernist classical music, the Bad Plus now turns to Ornette Coleman's landmark 1972 album Science Fiction to honor the great master of free jazz. Bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King pay tribute to Coleman by boldly interpreting Science Fiction song for song, with help from an esteemed horn section of fine improvisers including Tim Berne, alto saxophone, Ron Miles, trumpet; and Sam Newsome, soprano saxophone. "By any standard, jazz or otherwise, this is mighty moving music . . . hot players with hard-rock hearts" (Rolling Stone). "Better than anyone at mixing the sensibilities of post-60's jazz and indie rock" (The New York Times).

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group Discounted tickets
$64 (reg. $79) - save $14/ticket
Charles Playhouse, Boston, MA
Box Office now closes at 8:30 pm on Saturday
Note: Tickets are not valid for any shows
Thanksgiving or Christmas week
(Nov. 29-30 & Dec. 26-Jan. 1).

Use these tickets to make a reservation at the Charles Playhouse Box Office. You can not make a reservation online or by phone. Kinetic, electric, surprising, sensational...Blue Man Group is a multi-media, multi-sensory theatrical journey that features three bald and blue characters backed by a three-piece band, that take the audience through an experience that is funny, intelligent, and visually stunning - what a ride!

"An absolutely ecstatic experience" (USA Today). Generic discounted tickets are valid for any Blue Man performance, with the exception of Friday @ 7pm; Saturday @ 5pm; and Saturday @ 8pm; and select holiday weeks and weekends. Tickets do not expire. Children under the age of 5 are not admitted. Call the Blue Man Group box office in advance to check on ticket availability. Tickets must be redeemed at the Blue Man box office for specific show dates/times. Tickets cannot be reserved over the telephone or held at the box office.


BSO

BSO Family Concert: "Keeping Good Company ~ Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation,”
Saturday, February 7
12:00 noon
$22/adults - Ages 17 and under free- must sign up at MITAC
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by January 8

Program includes Stravinsky's Infernal Dance, from The Firebird; Ginastera's Malambo, from Estancia; Bartok's Finale (III.Allegro vivace) from Viola Concerto; Mendelssohn's Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream; Williams' Duel of the Fates, from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Bates' Waterhouse Medicine, from The B-Sides; and Mussorgksy's Baba Yaga and The Great Gate of Kiev, from Pictures at an Exhibition.


Golden Dragon Acrobats

Golden Dragon Acrobats
Saturday, March 21
8:00 pm
$42/mezzanine right (reg. $48)
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 20

Cirque Zíva is sure to entertain, delight, and keep audiences of all ages on the edge of their seats. Performed by the internationally celebrated Golden Dragon Acrobats from Hebei Province, China, this fast-paced, technically innovative performance showcases traditional Chinese acrobatics, dance, and costumes; ancient and contemporary music; and modern theatrical techniques. The renowned acrobats dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, heart-stopping stunts, and the grace of their centuries-old art form. "There is a precision and beauty about everything they do." (The Washington Post).

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots
Sunday, August 16
6:30 pm
$72.50/mezzanine
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by July 10

Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Grammy winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score! Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, a man who has reluctantly inherited his father's nearly bankrupt shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. Together they discover that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Book by Harvey Fierstein.

The Muse and Morros

The Muse and Morros: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered
Sunday, March 15
2:00 pm
$53 (reg. $59)
Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 13

The three-man comic hurricane returns to Boston celebrating their 30th Anniversary as the most prominent Chicano-Latino performance troupe in the country. From Southern California, master storytellers and social anthropologists Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza and Richard Montoya remix iconic moments from their signature satiric, comedic political commentary including sketches told from Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, Washington D.C. and Miami. This unique trio of writer/actors digs deep into America's racialized culture providing an evening of raucous, unhinged theatre.

Newsies

Newsies
Sunday, June 28
6:30 pm
$78/orchestra seating
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by May 15

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it "A musical worth singing about!" (The New York Times). Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what's right…and staying true to who you are.

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious
Sunday, February 15
2:00 pm
$15 (reg. $27)
Boston Children's Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by January 22

Back by popular demand! One of the biggest hits with BCT audiences, Pinkalicious returns for a limited run in the 2015 season. This pinktastic musical features everyone's favorite pink princess, Pinkalicious, along with her brother Peter and her adoring parents! Learn why it’s so important to eat your green vegetables! A pinkerrific time will be had by all!

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
Wednesday, March 4
8:00 pm
$70/2nd Balcony (reg. $80)
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 5

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of this groundbreaking ensemble, the beautiful and affirming realization of Yo-Yo Ma's remarkable musical vision. "Culture opens our hearts to one another. And the currency in culture is not money, but trust" (Yo-Yo Ma). "Cross-cultural dialogue never sounded as good as this" (NPR Music).


The Wiz

The Wiz
Sunday, February 15
2:00 pm
$25/mezzanine (reg. $45) ~ save $20/ticket
Fiddlehead Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by January 15

The Wiz takes L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and injects it with even more heart and a little bit of soul! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul! friendship, empathy, and courage can pave the way of any journey, down any kind of road. A perfectly magical journey for all audiences!



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