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Events listings: Theater

Listings are selective with an emphasis on festivals and venues open only during the summer months.

EASTERN MASS.

American Repertory Theatre 617-547-8300.

  • At Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. Through 6/12: ''Desire Under the Elms." $12-$72. Call for times. 6/18-7/10: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sun at 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sat-Sun 2 p.m. ''AMERIKA or The Disappearance." $12-$72. 7/15-8/7: Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. ''The Syringa Tree." $36-$72, senior and student discounts.
  • At Zero Arrow Theatre, Arrow Street and Mass. Ave., Cambridge. 6/2-6/9: ''Love's Labour's Lost." Presented by the ART/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training. Call for times. 6/21-7/10: Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. ''Frogz." $40-50, senior, student and children discounts.
  • ''Blue Man Group" Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 617-931-2787. $46-$56. Percussive music, art, and vaudeville. Summer Schedule through 8/31: Tues-Thurs 8 p.m., Fri 7 p.m., Sat 4, 7, and 10 p.m., Sun 2 and 5 p.m.

    Disney's ''Beauty and the Beast'' Foothills Theatre, 100 Front St., Worcester. 508-754-4018. Through 6/19: Thurs 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Family musical presented by the Foothills Theatre Company. $29.50-$35.

    ''Duplex" Black Box Theater, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St., Boston. 617-933-8600. Through 6/11: Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Original musical by Peter Fernandez presented by the Alarm Theatre Company. $15, seniors and students $12.

    Firehouse Center for the Arts One Market Square, Newburyport. 978-462-7336. Thurs-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. unless noted. $17-$20. 6/9-6/26: ''Laughter on the 23rd Floor." 7/1: 7:30 p.m., 7/2: 2 and 7:30 p.m. ''Annie." $10, seniors and students $8. 7/14-7/31: ''The Fantasticks." 8/12-8/28: ''The Nerd."

    ''Forget Herostratus!" The Theatre Cooperative, 277 Broadway, Somerville. 617-625-1300, ext. 1. Through 6/11: Fri-Sat 8 p.m. 6/5: 3 p.m. Satirical tragicomedy by Grigory Gorin, and adapted by Vladimir Zelevinsky. $20, seniors and students $15, military personal 50 discount, pay-what-you-can 5/29, and 6/5.

    Gloucester Stage 267 East Main St., Gloucester. 978-281-4433. Most performances Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 and 8 p.m., Sun 5 p.m. $30, seniors and students $20. 6/9-6/26: Rodgers' and Hammerstein's ''A Grand Night for Singing." 6/30-7/17: ''Dinner with Friends." 7/21-8/7: ''My Old Lady." 8/11-8/28: ''Living Room in Africa." 8/20-8/28: ''Plum Pudding." 8/21-9/18: ''Long Day's Journey Into Night."

    ''Hamlet" Shakespeare on the Common, Boston Common, corner of Charles and Beacon streets, Boston. 800-447-7400. 7/16-8/7: Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7 p.m. Shakespeare tragedy presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. Free.

    Huntington Theatre Company Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-266-0800. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 9 p.m., Sun 7 p.m. $14-$74, $5 senior and student discounts, $14 student rush tickets 2 hours before curtain. Through 6/26: ''Falsettos." 6/3-6/26: ''Laughing Wild."

    ''Le Grand David and His Own Spectacular Magic Company" Cabot Street Cinema Theatre, 286 Cabot St., Beverly. 978-927-3677. Through 6/17: Sun: 3 p.m. Magic production/show. $18, Age 11 and under $12.

    Longfellow Summer Festival East Lawn, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge. 617-876-4491. Free. 7/2: 4 p.m. ''The Tempest Within: Washington's Struggle with Slavery." 7/9: 2 p.m. ''The Poet's Daughter." 7/28: 11 a.m. ''Tobias Vanderhoop: Traditional Aquinnah Wampanoag Songs and Stories." 7/31: 2 p.m. ''The Poet's Daughter."

    ''Love, Sex, and the IRS" Amesbury Playhouse, 194 Main St., Amesbury. 6/3-6/19: Thurs 7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8:30 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. $12-$17, senior and student discounts on Sun. Farce presented by the Valley Players.

    ''Menopause the Musical" Stuart Street Playhouse/2d Stage, Radisson Hotel, 200 Stuart St., Boston. 800-447-7400. Wed-Fri: 8 p.m., Sat: 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sun: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. $42.50, seniors $38.25.

    ''The Mousetrap" Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St., Stoneham. 781-279-2200. 6/2-6/19: Wed-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 and 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $32, seniors $27, age 18 and under $16.

    North Shore Music Theatre 62 Dunham Rd., Beverly 978-232-7200. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed., Sat, Sun 2 p.m. Times change 2nd and 3rd weeks to Tues and Thurs at 7:30 p.m., and Wed 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. $30-$63. Through 6/19: ''Fame: The Musical." 7/12-7/31: ''Cinderella." 8/23-9/11: ''Abyssinia."

    ''Pippin" Turtle Lane Playhouse, 283 Melrose St., Newton. 617-244-0169. 7/8-8/15. $24, senior and student discounts.

    Playwrights Platform Summer Festival 2005 BU Playwrights' Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 617-267-7529. $15. All shows at 8 p.m. 6/9-6/11: Short plays by Sandy Burns, Elizabeth Rose, Kelly DuMar, and others. 6/16-6/18: Short plays by Gillian Wise, Jim Dalglish, Bruno Alterescu, and others.

    Publick Theatre Christian Herter Park, 1175A Soldiers Field Road, Brighton. 617-782-5425. 6/30-9/10: Wed-Sun 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Two productions alternate weekly outdoors In Repertory: ''Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard, and ''Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare. $30. Senior, student and group rates available.

    Reagle Players Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham. 781-891-5600. $35-$42, seniors and child discounts and group rates. Call for times. 6/16-6/25: ''Crazy For You." 7/14-7/23: ''Carousel." 8/11-8/20: ''The Sound of Music."

    ''Shear Madness" Charles Playhouse, Stage II, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 617-426-5225. Group rates 617-451-0195. Tues-Fri: 8 p.m., Sat: 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Sun: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $38, students $20 with valid ID at the door.

    Summer Revels Outdoors at the Children's Museum, 300 Congress St., Boston. 617-972-8300. 6/25-6/26: 7 p.m., pre-show festivities with street performers and Morris dancing, grand processional. 7:30 p.m.-twilight, Revels performance. Free.

    ''That Championship Season" Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre, 539 Tremont St., Boston. 617-933-8600. Through 6/26: Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Presented by Stanley B. Theatre. $25.

    Theater in the Open Maudsley State Park, 76 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport. 978-465-2572. Through 6/26: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. ''Peter Pan." $5. age 3 and under free. 7/23-8/14: Sat-Sun 4 p.m. ''Midsummer Night's Dream." $5. 9/3-9/25: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. ''Waiting for Godot." $5.

    Wellesley Summer Theatre Company Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Alumnae Hall, Wellesley College Campus, Wellesley. 781-283-2000. $20, seniors $10. Call for times. Through 6/18: "Pride's Crossing." 6/6-6/25: "Pride & Prejudice."

    CAPE & ISLANDS

    Academy of Performing Arts 120 Main St., Orleans. 508-255-1963. www.apacape.org Tues-Sun 8 p.m. $18.

  • 6/10-6/17: ''Bye Bye Birdie"; 7/20-8/13: ''Into the Woods"; 8/17-9/17: ''Lend Me a Tenor."
  • Cape Cod Theatre Project Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Drive. 508-457-4242. www.capecodtheatreproject.org Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. $18. Staged readings of new American plays.

  • 7/7-7/9: Neil Labute's ''Autobahn"; 7/14-7/16: Ann Marie Healy's Dearest Eugenia Haggis"; 7/21-7/23: Mike Batistick's ''Port Authority Throw Down"; 7/28-7/30: Joe Hortua's ''Thanksgiving/Christmas."
  • Cape Playhouse 820 Main St. (Rte. 6A), Dennis. 508-385-3911, 877-385-3911. www.capaeplayhouse.com Call for schedule. Mon-Sat 8 p.m. Wed and second Thurs 2 p.m. First Sat. 4 p.m. $25-$45.

  • 6/20-7/2: ''Ambassador Satch: The Life and Music of Louis Armstrong"; 7/4-7/16: ''The Dining Room"; 7/18-7/30: ''No, No, Nanette"; 8/1-8/13: ''Ain't Misbehavin' "; 8/15-8/27: ''Around the World in 80 Days"; 8/29-9/10: ''Don't Dress for Dinner."
  • Cape Rep Theatre 3299 Rte. 6A, East Brewster. 508-896-1888. www.caperep.org

  • Indoor Theatre Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Play $18, musical $22, under 22 $12. 7/23-8/16: ''Private Lives." 7/27-8/27: ''Bat Boy," musical.
  • Outdoor Theatre 6/27-9/1: 10 a.m. $6. One-hour children's shows. Mon: Pitter Patter Puppets. Tues and Thurs: ''Grimms Gone Wild!" Wed.: Vicki Summers, storyteller.
  • Old Sea Pines Inn 2553 Main St., Brewster. 508-896-6114. www.oldseapinesinn.com 6/19-9/18: Sun 7 p.m. $45. Dinner and musical revue.
  • ''Cirque Jaueline" Theatre Go Round, 236 Commercial St., Provincetown. 508-487-9793. www.ptowntix.com

  • 7/10: 5:30 p.m. 7/11-7/16: 7 p.m. $20. One-woman show about Jaueline Kennedy Onassis with Andrea Reese, directed by Charles Messina.
  • College Light Opera Company Highfield Theatre, off Depot Avenue, Falmouth. 508-548-0668. Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs 2 p.m. $28.

  • 6/28-7/2: ''The Pirates of Penzance"; 7/5-7/9: ''The Boys from Syracuse"; 7/12-7/16: ''Mame"; 7/19-7/23: ''Annie Get Your Gun"; 7/26-7/30: ''Ruddigore"; 8/2-8/6: ''My One and Only"; 8/9-8/13: ''Naughty Marietta"; 8/16-8/20: ''Kiss Me, Kate"; 8/23-8/27: ''Merrily We Roll Along."
  • Cotuit Center for the Arts 4404 Rte. 28, Cotuit. 508-428-0669.

  • 6/9-9/26: Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 4 and 8 p.m. $18. ''An Ideal Husband," Oscar Wilde comedy.
  • Monomoy Theatre 776 Main St., Chatham. 508-945-1589 as of 6/13. www.monomoytheatre.org Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs 2 p.m. unless noted. $22, matinees $17, unless noted. Ohio University Players productions.

  • 6/21-7/2: additional shows Mon 8 p.m. Sat 2 p.m. $27, matinee $22. ''How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"; 7/5-7/9: ''A Flea in Her Ear"; 7/12-7/16: ''The Cocktail Hour"; 7/19-7/23: ''Charley's Aunt"; 7/28-8/6: additional show Mon 8 p.m., matinee 8/4 only. ''The Fantasticks"; 8/9-8/13: ''The Taming of the Shrew"; 8/16-8/20: ''The Sunshine Boys"; 8/23-8/27: ''The Solid Gold Cadillac."
  • Payomet Performing Arts Center Payomet Tent, Rte. 6 and Noons Heights Road, North Truro. 508-487-5400. www.ppactruro.org

  • Plays Thurs-Sun 8 p.m. $20, under 12 $5. 7/7-7/17: ''An Evening with Jack Gallagher," comedian. 7/21-8/14: ''A Number," new play by Caryl Churchill. 8/18-9/5: Thurs-Sun 8 p.m., matinees 8/20, 9/3-9/5: 2 p.m. ''The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged).
  • "Magic and Puppets 4 p.m. $10, under 12 pay their age in pennies (exact change required). 7/2-7/3: Wayne Martin Puppets, large-scale trick marionettes. 7/19, 8/30: Marcus the Magician.
  • Readings Mon as noted: 8 p.m. $10, under 12 $5. Includes discussion, book signings. 7/11, 7/25, 8/22: Josephine Del Rio. 8/8: Davir Corn, political commentary. 8/29: Peter Manso.
  • The Provincetown Theater 238 Bradford St., Provincetown. 508-487-7487. www.ptowntix.com

  • Provincetown Repertory Theatre (REP) 6/5, 6/7-6/12: 8 p.m. $28. ''Crazy Eyes," comedy.
  • Provincetown Theatre Company (PTC) Call for times and prices. 6/15-6/20: Eugene O'Neill Society International Conference: readings, performances, walking tour. 6/28-6/29, plus 7/1-7/3 at Town Hall: ''Elaine Stritch, At Liberty (In Concert)." 7/7-7/24: ''A Girl Called Dusty." 7/28-8/14: ''The Baltimore Waltz." 8/25-9/18: ''The End."
  • Shakespeare on the Cape Upstairs at The Schoolhouse/WOMR, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. 508-487-7377. Thurs-Sat 8:30 p.m. $18, students and seniors $15.

  • 6/30-7/23: ''Twelfth Night"; 7/28-8/20: ''A Midsummer Night's Dream."
  • Stages Theatre Company Paraclete House, Community of Jesus, Rock Harbor, Orleans. 508-240-2400. www.gdaf.org www.capetix.com $30, senior $25, under 19 free. Fri-Sun 8 p.m.

  • 6/17-6/26: T.S. Eliot's ''The Rock."
  • Vineyard Playhouse Vineyard Haven. 508-696-6300. www.vineyardplayhouse.org

  • Mainstage 24 Church St. Tues-Wed 7 p.m. Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs 4 p.m. $35, students and seniors $30, under 18 $20; Thurs matinees, previews, and rush seats $20. 6/15-7/2: ''Danny and the Deep Blue Sea." 7/6-7/23: ''The Archbishop's Ceiling." 7/27-8/13: ''Rounding Third." 8/17-9/10: ''My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra."
  • Tisbury Amphitheater Tashmoo Overlook, State Road. 7/13-8/13: Wed-Sat 5 p.m. $15, under 18 $10. ''Romeo and Juliet."
  • Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater 508-349-9428. www.what.org $25, Wellfleet voters $21, student rush $12, matinees $19.

  • Theater Kendrick Avenue at Town Pier. Wed-Sat: 8 p.m. Sun. 4 p.m. Call for additional times and exceptions. Through 6/18: premiere of Robert Reich's ''Public Exposure" directed by Gip Hoppe. 6/23-7/16: Adriano Shaplin's ''Pugilist Specialist." 6/26-7/12, 7/24-8/9: Sun-Tues: 8 p.m. Pinter's ''Ashes to Ashes" and ''The Lovers" directed by Rick Lombardo. 7/21-8/13: Allison Moore's ''Hazard County" directed by Daisy Walker. 8/18-9/10: Tracy Letts's ''Bug" directed by Jeff Zinn.
  • Duck Creeke Tavern 70 Main St. 8/21-8/31: Sun-Wed 10 p.m. $25. Len Jenkin's ''The Dream Express," musical direction by John Kilgore.
  • Tent Rte. 6 next to Post Office. 7/18-9/1: Mon-Thurs 7:30 p.m. $9. Children's theater, premiere of Stephen Russell's ''The Very Sad Tale of the Late Mr. Stiltskin."
  • CENTRAL & WESTERN MASS.

    Barrington Stage Company Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield. 413-528-8888. www.barringtonstageco.org.

  • Mainstage Tues 7 p.m. Wed-Sat 8 p.m. Fri 2 p.m. Sun 5 p.m. Call for additional times. $32-$52 depending on day, first preview $15. 6/23-7/16: ''Follies" with Donna McKechnie. 7/21-8/7: ''The Importance of Being Earnest." 8/11-8/28: at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barington, ''Elegies: A Song Cycle." 8/12: 10 p.m. Postshow talk-back by William Finn, composer and lyricist.
  • Stage II Wed-Sun 7:30 p.m. Sun 3 p.m. $20, Sat $25, first preview $12. 6/30-7/17: premiere of Cusi Cram's ''Fuente." 8/3-8/7 at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, and 8/10-8/14 at Berkshire Music Hall, Pittsfield: semi-staged concert version of ''Hair."
  • Youth Theatre Production Wed-Sat 7 p.m. Fri-Sun 2 p.m. $14, students $8, first preview $8. 7/13-7/17 at Consolati Performing Arts Center, 7/21-8/7 at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 17 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield: ''Peanuts."
  • Special Events 7/11, 7/18: 8 p.m. Donna McKechnie. $30, $50. 8/1: 8 p.m. Bacon Brothers. $36-$100. 8/19-8/20: 7:30 p.m., 8/21: 3 p.m. Festival of One-Act Musicals. $15.

    Berkshire Theatre Festival East Main Street, Stockbridge. 866-811-4111, 413-298-5576. www.berkshiretheatre.org

  • Mainstage Mon-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs and Sat 2 p.m. $36-$70 depending on day. 6/21-7/9: ''Side by Side by Sondheim." 7/12-7/23: ''Equus." 7/26-8/13: ''American Buffalo." 8/17-9/3: ''Souvenir, A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins."
  • Unicorn Theatre Mon-Sat 8 p.m. Call for matinee dates. $32-$42 depending on day. Through 6/25: ''I Do! I Do!" 6/29-7/16: ''The Father." 7/20-8/6: ''Rat in the Skull." 8/10-8/20: My Buddy Bill." 8/22-9/2: ''The Franco-American Connection."
  • Hampshire Shakespeare Company Hartsbrook School grounds, 193 Bay Road, Hadley. 413-548-8118. www.hampshireshakespeare.org Wed-Sun 7 p.m. $15, students and seniors $10, under 18 $6, previews $5. "Shakespeare Under the Stars." Early picnics welcome.

  • 6/22-7/10: ''Julius Caesar." 7/13-7/24: ''A Midsummer Night's Dream." 6/23-7/11: "The Merchant of Venice." 7/14-7/25: "Hamlet."
  • Ko Festival of Performance Holden Theater, Amherst College, Amherst. 413-427-6147; as of 7/11 413-542-2277. www.kofest.com Fri-Sun 8 p.m. $15, students and seniors $12. Season theme: immigrant's struggle between traditional values and desire for cultural assimilation or a new identity.

  • 7/15-7/17: Lisa D'Amour's ''Nita and Zita"; 7/22-7/24: Naoko Maeshib and Tatsuya Aoyagi's ''Remains of Shadow."; 7/29-7/31: Nora Amin's ''Arab."
  • World Puppet Week 8/5: 8 p.m. Amherst College Observatory Lawn. ''The Caucasian Chalk Circle," abridge. $6, children $4. 8/6-8/7: 1 and 3 p.m. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Bay Road, Amherst. ''Boy in a Barrel." $7, children $5.
  • The Miniature Theatre of Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield St., Chester. 413-354-7771. www.miniaturetheatre.org Wed-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs and Sun 2 p.m. $21-$25 depending on day, students $10. Theme: ''A Summer of Uncommon Love Stories."

  • 7/6-7/17: ''The Retreat from Moscow." 7/20-7/31; ''Boston Marriage." 8/3-8/14: ''The Nina Variations." 8/17-8/28: premiere of Arlene Hutton's ''See Rock City."
  • New Century Theatre Theatre 14, Mendenhall Center for Performing Arts, Smith College, Green Street, Northampton. 413-587-3933. www.newcenturytheatre.org Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m. Sun 3 p.m. $25, seniors $23, student rush $12.

  • 6/16-6/26: ''The Underpants." 6/30-7/10: ''Stones in His Pockets." 7/14-7/24: ''Bee-Luther-Hatchee." 7/28-8/7: ''Morning's at Seven."
  • Paper Bridge Summer Arts Festival Hampshire College, 1021 West St., Amherst. 413-256-4900, ext. 124. www.yiddishbookcenter.org 7/10-8/3. Call for information on Family Sundays, Music Mondays, Lufkino (Outdoor Film) Wednesdays. Dramatic Tuesdays: 8 p.m. 15.

  • 7/12: Sholem Asch's ''Motke Thief." 7/19: Robin Hirsch's ''Mosaic: Fragments of a Jewish Life." 7/26: Neta Pulvermacher, solo stories, songs, dance. 8/2: ''Shylock."
  • Pioneer Valley Summer Theatre Williston Northampton School, Easthampton. 413-529-3434. www.summertheatre.net Tues-Sat 8 p.m. $19.95-$29.95.

  • 6/28-7/2: ''Blithe Spirit." 7/5-7/9: ''Driving Miss Daisy." 7/12-7/16: ''Educating Rita." 7/19-7/23: ''After-Play." 7/26-7/30: ''Beau Jest." 8/2-8/6: ''The Mousetrap." 8/9-8/13: ''The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe." 8/16-8/20: ''The Nerd."
  • Shakespeare & Company 70 Kemble St. Lenox. 413-637-3353. www.shakespeare.org Tues-Sun one to eight shows daily, 10:30 a.m.-8:30p.m. Free-$51 depending on show. Plays in repertory. Call for information on Bankside Festival, Humanities Series, music and dance performances.

  • Founders' Theatre 7/8-9/3: ''The Taming of the Shrew." 7/21-9/3: ''King John." 9/4: ''Studio Festival of Plays," staged readings.
  • Springlawn Theatre 6/3-9/4: ''Ice Glen." 6/25-9/4: Wharton one-acts ''The Mission of Jane," ''The Promise." 8/13-8/14: DibbleDance.company Dance-theater work inspired by Wharton's ''The House of Mirth." 8/16-9/4: Martin Moran's ''The Tricky Part."
  • Rose Footprint Theatre 7/9-8/27: ''The Tamer Tamed." 7/20-7/24: ''Jack the Juggler." 7/30-8/27: ''Wild and Whirling Words." 8/24, 8/26: Shakespeare and Young Company.
  • Williamstown Theatre Festival '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williams College, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. 413-597-3400 starting 6/17. www.wtfestival.org Call for updated show and cast information, Free Theatre, Greylock Theatre Project, Fridays at Three, Late-Night Cabaret, discussions. Shows Tues-Fri 8 p.m. Sat 8:30 p.m. Thurs 3 p.m. Sat 4 p.m.Sun 2 p.m. $20-$52.

  • Main Stage 7/6-7/17: ''Lady Windermere's Fan" directed by Moises Kaufman. 7/20-7/31: ''Top Girls" directed by Jo Bonney. 8/3-8/14: ''On the Razzle" directed by David Jones. 8/17-8/28: ''Bus Stop" directed by Will Frears.
  • Nikos Stage World premieres. 7/13-7/24: Etan Frankel's ''Create Fate." 7/27-8/7: Lucy Prebble's ''The Sugar Syndrome." 8/10-8/21: Oni Faida Lampley's ''Tough Titty."
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE

    The Barnstormers Main Street, Tamworth. 603-323-8500. www.barnstormerstheatre.com Tues-Sat 8 p.m. $20, $25.

  • 7/6-7/9: ''Big River." 7/12-7/16: ''And Then There Were none." 7/19-7/23: ''Rounding Third." 7/26-7/30: ''Arsenic and Old Lace." 8/2-8/6: ''Tartuffe." 8/9-8/13: ''The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)." 8/16-8/20: ''The Ghost Train." 8/23-8/27: ''The Fantasticks."
  • Hopkins Center Dartmouth College, Hanover. 603-646-2422. www.hop.dartmouth.edu

  • Moore Theater 6/25: 8 p.m. ''Flow." $24. 8/3-8/5: 8 p.m. 8/7: 5 p.m. 8/10-8/12: 8 p.m. 8/14: 2 p.m. ''The Heidi Chronicles," Dartmouth Department of Theater production. $12, students $5.
  • Warner Bentley Theater 8/6-8/20: Sat. 5 and 8 p.m. New York Theatre Workshop ''New Works-in-Progress." $10, students $5.
  • Mt. Washington Valley Theatre Company Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse, Main Street, North Conway. 603-356-5776. www.musical-theatre.org Mon-Sat 8 p.m. $24, under 15 $18.

  • 6/29-7/9: ''Crazy for You." 7/13-7/30: ''Beauty and the Beast." 8/3-8/13: ''West Side Story." 8/7-9/3: ''A Chorus Line."
  • New London Barn Playhouse 84 Main St., New London. 603-526-6710. www.nlbarn.com Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 5 p.m. Wed 2 p.m. $25, royal box $30; Wed matinee $20, under 16 $13.

  • 6/9-6/12: added show 6/12 8 p.m. "Straw Hat Revue." 6/14-6/19: ''Educating Rita." 6/21-7/3: ''Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." 7/5-7/17: ''Crazy For You." 7/19-7/31: ''Show Boat." 8/2-8/14: ''Bye Bye Birdie." 8/16-8/28: ''Beauty and the Beast." 8/30-9/4: ''Lost in Yonkers." Monday Show 6/27, 7/11, 7/25: 5 and 8 p.m. 8/8, 8/22: 2 and 8 p.m. ''Baby."
  • Papermill Theatre North Country Center for the Arts, Mill at Loon Mountain, Rte. 112, Lincoln. 603-745-2141. www.papermilltheatre.org Mon-Sat with some exceptions, 7:30 p.m. $24, discounts for seniors and children.

  • Shows in repertory: 7/6-8/26: ''Cabaret." 7/21-8/27: ''Evita."
  • Peterborough Players 55 Hadley Road, off Middle Hancock Road, Peterborough. 603-924-7585. www.peterboroughplayers.org Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 4 p.m. $33, Sat $38; student rush $12.

  • 6/15-6/26: ''Grace and Glorie." 6/29-7/10: ''Lettice and Lovage." 7/13-7/31: ''Inherit the Wind." 8/3-8/14: premiere of Gus Kaikkonen's ''Solidarity." 8/17-9/4: ''You're a Good man, Charlie Brown." 9/7-9/18: ''A Number."
  • Prescott Park Arts Festival 105 Marcy St., Portsmouth. 603-436-2848. Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 7 p.m. with some exceptions. Donation $5. Shows occasionally run in repertory schedule.

  • 6/25-7/29: ''Into the Woods." 7/16-8/21: ''The Wizard of Oz."
  • Seacoast Repertory Theatre 125 Bow St., Portsmouth. 603-433-4472. www.seacoastrep.org Thurs 7:30 p.m. Fri 8 p.m. Sat 4 and 8 p.m. Sun 3 p.m. with some exceptions. $22-$32.

  • 6/10-7/10: ''The Buddy Holly Story." 7/22-8/28: ''Grease."
  • St. Gaudens National Historic Site 139 St. Gaudens Road, Cornish. 603-675-2175. www.nps.gov/saga

  • 6/24-6/25: 6 p.m. 6/26: 2 p.m. Free. ''Masque of the Golden Bowl," 100th anniversary celebration of outdoor pageant staged by Cornish Art Colony to honor Augusts Saint Gaudens.
  • VERMONT

    Dorset Theatre Festival Dorset Playhouse, Cheney Lane, off Rte. 30, Dorset. 802-867-5777. www.dorsettheatrefestival.org Tues-Fri 8 p.m. Sat 4 and 8:30 p.m. Sun 3 p.m. Wed 2 p.m. $29-$40. Shows occasionally run in repertory schedule.

  • 6/16-6/25: ''The Au Pair Man." 6/30-7/17: ''The Woman in Black." 7/7-7/23: ''The Importance of Being Earnest." 7/28-8/14: ''The Lion in Winter." 8/4-8/20: ''Sky Girls." 8/25-9/4: ''The Subject Was Roses."
  • Lost Nation Theater City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St., Montpelier. 802-229-0492. www.lostnationtheater.org Wed-Thurs 7:30 p.m. Fri-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 6:30 p.m.; matinees Wed 6/23, 7/14, 8/4, 1:30 p.m. $21, students and seniors $18; matinees $15, students and seniors $13; previews $12.

  • 6/16-7/3: ''Diamonds." 7/7-7/23: ''I Never Sang for My Father." 7/28-8/14: ''You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown."
  • Oldcastle Theatre Company Bennington Center for the Arts, Rte. 9 at Gypsy Lane, Bennington. 802-447-0564. www.oldcastletheatreco.org Wed-Sat 8 p.m. Wed, Sat-Sun 2 p.m. $26, students $10.

  • 6/17-6/26: ''The Price." 7/15-8/7: ''Morning's at Seven." 8/24-8/28: ''Chesapeake."
  • St. Michael's Playhouse McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael's College, Colchester. 802-654-2281. www.saintmichaelsplayhouse.com Tues-Sat 8 p.m., alternate Sat 2 p.m. $28, students and seniors $25; matinees $21, students and seniors $19.

  • 6/21-7/2: ''Big River." 7/5-7/16: ''Stones in His Pockets." 7/19-7/30: ''Brighton Beach Memoirs." 8/2-8/13: ''I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."
  • The Valley Players Valley Players Theatre, Rte. 100, Waitsfield. 802-583-1674. Fri-Sun 8 p.m. except 7/10: 2 p.m. $18. 6/24-7/10: ''The Mystery of Edwin Drood."

    Weston Playhouse Rte. 100, Weston. 802-824-5288. www.westonplayhouse.org

  • Mainstage Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Sun. 7 p.m. Wed and Sat 3 p.m. $27-$43, musicals $28-$46. 6/21-7/2: ''The Syringa Tree." 7/7-7/23: ''Five Guys Named Moe." 7/28-8/20: ''Kiss Me, Kate!" 8/25-9/4: ''Blithe Spirit."
  • Other Stages Weston Rod and Gun Club, Rte. 100. Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m. Sun. 4 p.m. Sat. 2:30 p.m. $23-$28. 7/20-8/7: ''Copenhagen." 8/17-9/4: ''john and jen."
  • MAINE

    Acadia Repertory Theatre Masonic Hall, Rte. 102, Somesville. 207-244-7260. www.acadiarep.com Tues-Sun 8:15 p.m., shows close Sun 2 p.m. $20; students, seniors, and military $15; under 16 $10.

  • 7/5-7/17: ''The Guys." 7/19-7/31: ''Luv." 8/2-8/14: ''Scotland Road." 8/16-9/4: ''The Mousetrap."
  • Arundel Barn Playhouse 53 Old Post Road, Arundel. 207-985-5552. Tues-Sat and occasional Sun 8 p.m. Wed and last Fri of run 2 p.m. No shows 6/28, 7/19. $25, Sat $29,matinees $19.

  • 6/14-6/25: ''Sisters of Swing: The Andrews Sisters Story." 6/29-7/16: ''Hello, Dolly!" 7/20-8/6: ''Some Like It Hot." 8/9-8/20: ''Lend Me a Tenor." 8/23-9/3: ''Pete 'n' Keely."
  • Belfast Maskers Waterfront Theater, 43 Front St., Belfast. 207-338-9668. www.belfastmaskerstheater.com Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 5 p.m. $15, ages 13-18 $10, previews $6.

  • 6/5: ''The Boys Next Door." 6/16-6/26: ''A Voice of My Own." 7/28-8/14: ''On Golden Pond."
  • Hackmatack Playhouse 538 School St., Berwick. 207-698-1807. www.hackmatack.org Wed-Sat 8 p.m. Thurs 2 p.m. $20, seniors $17, under 20 $10.

  • 6/30-7/16: ''City Boy Meets Small Town." 7/20-7/30: ''Sherlock's Last Case." 8/3-8/13: ''Cabaret." 8/17-8/27: ''Seussical." 9/2-9/3: ''The Medium."
  • Lakewood Theater Rte. 201, Madison. 207-474-7176. www.lakewoodtheater.org Wed 6:45 p.m. Thurs-Sat 8 p.m. Sun. 4 p.m. Wed. 2 p.m. $20-$25, students $14.

  • Through 6/11: ''Around the Clock." 6/16-6/25: ''Something's Afoot." 6/30-7/9: ''The Canterville Ghost." 7/14-7/23: ''Silent Laughter." 7/28-8/6: ''The Ramplings." 8/11-8/20: ''How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." 8/25-9/3: ''Henrietta the Eighth." 9/8-9/17: ''Confessions of a Dirty Blonde."
  • Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. 207-725-8769. www.msmt.org Tues-Sat 8 p.m. Sun 2 p.m., call for schedule of additional matinees. $27-$47, student rush $10.

  • 6/8-6/25: ''Swing!" 6/29-7/16: ''Miss Saigon." 7/20-8/6: ''Cats." 8/10-8/27: ''Mame."
  • Ogunquit Playhouse Rte. 1, Ogunquit. 207-646-5511. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org Mon-Fri 8 p.m. Sat 8:30 p.m. Wed-Thurs 2:30 p.m. $29-$47 depending on day.

  • 6/20-7/2: ''Forever Plaid." 7/5-7/23: ''Aida." 7/25-8/6: ''The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" with Sally Struthers. 8/8-8/20: ''Swing!" 8/22-9/10: ''Nunsensations! The Nunsense Vegas Review."
  • Opera House Arts Stonington Opera House, Main and School streets, Stonington. 207-367-2788. www.operahousearts.org 7 p.m. $10-$15. Call for schedule of concerts, dance, films, family events.

  • 6/16, 7/14, 7/16, 8/18, 9/15: ''Our Own Playreading Series." $5; 7/21: Broadway evening with Alan Flowers. Suggested donation $10; 8/11-8/14: ''Hamlet." $20, $18.
  • Sanford Maine Stage Company 1 Hill Top Lane, Springvale. 207-324-9691. Fri-Sat 8 p.m. occasional Sun 2 p.m. unless noted. $15, students and seniors $12, under 12 $9.

  • 6/5: 2 p.m. 6/10-6/11: 7 p.m. ''The Hobbit." 7/8-7/23: ''Nunsense." 8/12-8/27: ''Bye Bye Birdie."
  • The Theater at Monmouth Cumston Hall, Rte. 132, Monmouth. 207-933-9999. www.theateratmonmouth.org Call for times. $22-$26, seniors $22, under 18 $20. Plays in repertory.

  • 6/18: ''Pentecostal Wisconsin." 6/24: ''The Collected Mistakes of Lorne Elliot." 6/25: ''Lorne Elliot's Culture Shock." 7/8-8/27: ''The Taming of the Shrew." 7/15-8/26: ''the Grapes of Wrath." 7/29-8/27: ''La Bete." 8/5-8/25: ''Love's Labour's Lost." 8/9-8/26: ''The Emperor's New Clothes." 8/16: ''Quinnopolis vs. Hamlet." 8/23: ''All in the Timing."
  • RHODE ISLAND

    Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre Leeds Theatre, Brown University, 77 Waterman St., Providence. 401-863-2838. www.brown.edu/tickets Wed-Sat 8 p.m. $10, seniors $8, students $5. New plays by established and emerging Arerican playwrights.

  • 7/6-7/9: Paul Grellong's ''Warfare." 7/13-7/16: Brighde Mullins's ''Those Who Can Do." 7/20-7/23: Stephen Karam's ''Girl on Girl." 7/26-7/31: all three plays in repertory.
  • Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. 401-723-4266. Through 6/19: call for times. $21-$24. Amy Freed's ''The Beard of Avon."

    2nd Story Theatre 28 Market St., Warren. 401-247-4200. www.2ndstorytheatre.com Wed-Sun 8 p.m. $20, previews $10. ''Summer of Love." Call for information on Downstairs Cabaret.

  • 6/24-7/17: ''A Midsummer Night's Dream." 7/22-8/14: ''The Matchmaker." 8/19-9/11: Harry Kondoleon's ''Love Diatribe" and ''The Fairy Garden."
  • Trinity Repertory Company 201 Washington St., Providence. 401-351-4242. www.trinityrep.com Call for times. $28-$50.

  • Through 6/19: The Buz'Gem Blues," comedy by Drew Hayden Taylor.
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