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The World is a Stage

Discover Boston's Performing Arts Scene

Explore live theatre, dance and more

Boston is home to a legendary performing arts scene. Whether you want to sing along with a traveling Broadway show, be moved to tears by an operatic masterpiece or wowed by a ballet performance, you can find it all here.

Broadway In Boston

Broadway In Boston is Boston’s leading theatrical presenter and producer of Broadway since 1984. For the past 37 years, more than six million theatergoers have experienced over 300 Broadway In Boston productions in many of the city’s historic theatres including the Boston Opera House and the Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops are two renowned musical institutions. Founded in 1881, the BSO is the largest orchestral organization in the world.

Boston Ballet

The Boston Ballet has been in Boston since 1963 is one of the leading dance companies in the world on state, in the studio and in the community. It’s best known for it’s annual production of The Nutcracker.

Boston Lyric Opera

The Boston Lyric Opera is North America's fastest growing opera company dedicated to providing audiences with fully-staged, high-quality productions of varied repertoire, featuring young, world-class singers, conductors, directors and designers.

Charles Playhouse

The Charles Playhouse has two of the longest running shows and is Boston's most active off-Broadway theatre space with Blue Man Group and Shear Madness currently performing there.

The American Repertory Theater

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work that is driven by risk-taking and passionate inquiry.

MGM Music Hall at Fenway Park

The MGM Music Hall at Fenway is a music venue next to Fenway Park. This multi-purpose live performance venue occupies roughly 91,500 square feet on four levels and will accommodate 5,005 patrons.