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"KERPLUNK!": Family Improv Show With Space Pirates, Talking Dogs & More

at The Rockwell, Somerville
OFFER DATES:
Sat, May 13
Sat, May 27
FULL PRICE: $5 - $10
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $5

Are your kids feeling imaginative? Well, grab your family and come on out to flex those creative muscles at Kerplunk!, where each show is a unique musical adventure created from audience suggestions. ... [more+]

Are your kids feeling imaginative? Well, grab your family and come on out to flex those creative muscles at Kerplunk!, where each show is a unique musical adventure created from audience suggestions. Whether it's filled with space pirates, talking dogs or trees that like to wrap people up in hugs, every performance is based on fresh ideas from the crowd, so no two shows are the same at the Rockwell in Somerville. [less-]

Leapin Lizards! The Hit Musical "Annie" Comes to Town

at Boch Center Wang Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, May 09
Wed, May 10
Thu, May 11
+ 4 more dates
Tue, May 09
Wed, May 10
Thu, May 11
Sun, May 14
Tue, May 16
Wed, May 17
Thu, May 18
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FULL PRICE: $59.95 - $80.60
OFFER PRICE: $38.75 - $56.25

The musical sensation that started out life as a comic strip and then grew into a huge hit on Broadway, on TV and the big screen shows no sign of outgrowing its iconic red dress and curls. The beloved... [more+]

The musical sensation that started out life as a comic strip and then grew into a huge hit on Broadway, on TV and the big screen shows no sign of outgrowing its iconic red dress and curls. The beloved story of a plucky young orphan who never gives up her dreams of finding a family, "Annie" brings back all the great characters you know and love, including the adorable scamp herself, the lovable Daddy Warbucks, his faithful assistant Grace, the wicked Miss Hannigan -- and of course, her dog Sandy. "Annie" also boasts one of Broadway's most memorable scores, with unforgettable songs like "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," "I Don't Need Anything But You" and the ever-optimistic "Tomorrow." Catch everybody's favorite redhead at the Boch Center Wang Theatre in Boston. [less-]

Emmy-Winning Choreographer Travis Wall's "Shaping Sound: After the Curtain"

at Boch Center Wang Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, June 17
FULL PRICE: $64.40 - $74.65
OFFER PRICE: $51.50 - $59.50

Through his Emmy Award-winning work on "So You Think You Can Dance", Travis Wall has established himself as one of America's favorite choreographers. His artistic direction of "Shaping Sound" has alre... [more+]

Through his Emmy Award-winning work on "So You Think You Can Dance", Travis Wall has established himself as one of America's favorite choreographers. His artistic direction of "Shaping Sound" has already produced one spell-binding show in "Dance Reimagined", which has captivated audiences all across North America. Now, Wall and "Shaping Sound" are back with their brand new show, "After the Curtain". These visual musicians continue to dazzle audiences as they tell the story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his one true love. Catch their heart-wrenching, breath-taking and ultimately uplifting new show when it takes the stage at Boston's Boch Center Wang Theatre. [less-]

"Cirque du Soleil's OVO" Pre-Sale -- Insect World Comes Alive

at Agganis Arena, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 06
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
+ 4 more dates
Wed, September 06
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
Sat, September 09
Sat, September 09
Sun, September 10
Sun, September 10
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FULL PRICE: $36 - $103
OFFER PRICE: $36 - $103

The world of insects becomes larger than life in "Cirque du Soleil's OVO". This high-flying show takes you into a colorful, energetic world, where insects work, play and find love. Ants juggle giant k... [more+]

The world of insects becomes larger than life in "Cirque du Soleil's OVO". This high-flying show takes you into a colorful, energetic world, where insects work, play and find love. Ants juggle giant kiwis. Fleas fly through the air. Spiders spin their webs. A whole ecosystem comes to life, envisioned as only "Cirque du Soleil" could. With stunning aerial acrobatics and music, "OVO" is a whimsical wonderland for the whole family, in the tradition of the most awe-inspiring "Cirque du Soleil" touring productions. Don't miss this journey into the imagination at Agganis Arena in Boston. [less-]

Circus Performers Recreate Childhood Memories in "Throwback Tales"

at OBERON, Cambridge
OFFER DATES:
Thu, May 04
Fri, May 05
Fri, May 05
+ 3 more dates
Thu, May 04
Fri, May 05
Fri, May 05
Thu, May 11
Fri, May 12
Fri, May 12
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $18.75

Everybody has some strong and unforgettable memories from the past, from the shock and joy of a surprise birthday to the awkward, nervous intensity of a first kiss. Those memories probably don't inclu... [more+]

Everybody has some strong and unforgettable memories from the past, from the shock and joy of a surprise birthday to the awkward, nervous intensity of a first kiss. Those memories probably don't include trapeze artists and tumblers -- but the Boston Circus Guild is here to change that with "Throwback Tales: A Retro Spectacle". Part circus and part time capsule, this show at Oberon is a fantastic flashback to the '80s, '90s and 2000s where professional aerialists, acrobats and jugglers will explore personal stories from their youth, reinterpreted through unbelievable feats of dexterity and balance. This time-hopping adventure includes a pair of intermissions that double as a throwback dance party, complete with a DJ spinning nostalgic hits from the past three decades. [less-]

Bryan Adams: Grammy-Winning Rocker Comes to Boston

at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 14
FULL PRICE: $64.60
OFFER PRICE: $32.26

Canadian fave Bryan Adams has rocked major crowds worldwide for more than three decades, selling more than 65 million records and winning a Grammy for his huge hit "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You,"... [more+]

Canadian fave Bryan Adams has rocked major crowds worldwide for more than three decades, selling more than 65 million records and winning a Grammy for his huge hit "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You," off the "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" soundtrack. Now the philanthropist and acclaimed photographer is coming to Boston's Blue Hills Bank Pavillion, after a tour that's taken him from Southeast Asia and the Middle East to South America and next heads to Europe. He's set to play cuts from his latest disc, 2016's "Get Up," as well as favorites from a stellar career that's earned him 15 Grammy nominations and three No. 1 "Billboard" Hot 100 singles, "Heaven," "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" and "All for Love." His long list of classics also includes "Run to You," "Heaven," "Cuts Like a Knife," "Summer of '69" and "It's Only Love." [less-]

Idina Menzel ("Frozen", "Wicked") in Concert

at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 08
FULL PRICE: $68.75
OFFER PRICE: $34.66

One of the brightest Broadway stars of her generation, Idina Menzel ("If/Then, Wicked", "Rent") became a household name after hitting TV and film screens as the voice of Elsa in "Frozen" and as mom to... [more+]

One of the brightest Broadway stars of her generation, Idina Menzel ("If/Then, Wicked", "Rent") became a household name after hitting TV and film screens as the voice of Elsa in "Frozen" and as mom to Lea Michele's character on "Glee", not to mention her starring role in Disney's "Enchanted". In all of her roles, Menzel wows audiences with her strong, emotional performances and amazing voice. Her recently released, self-titled album is her most personal and introspective to date, and she recently starred in the Lifetime Television remake of "Beaches". Now, you can catch her in person at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, where she'll perform a powerful mix of classic pop and musical theater favorites, backed by a live orchestra. In between numbers, expect some fun, often profanity-laced audience banter from this engaging and talented performer. [less-]

"The Bitch Is Back": Joan Rivers Tribute With Joe Posa & Tony Tripoli

at Club Cafe, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 09
FULL PRICE: $30 - $40
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $20

Can we talk? Celebrity impersonator Joe Posa and Joan Rivers' former comedy writer Tony Tripoli (E!'s "Fashion Police") are counting on it, as they come to San Francisco's Club Cafe for "The Bitch Is ... [more+]

Can we talk? Celebrity impersonator Joe Posa and Joan Rivers' former comedy writer Tony Tripoli (E!'s "Fashion Police") are counting on it, as they come to San Francisco's Club Cafe for "The Bitch Is Back". The Daily Beast lauded Posa's affectionate and amazingly accurate tribute, saying "Posa truly inhabits Rivers persona -- and Rivers herself loved his act." He nimbly re-creates the late legend's signature look and sharp-tongued style of straight-talk comedy, in which she delighted in skewering both celebrities and her own persona, while Tripoli kicks off the show by sharing some of his fondest and funniest memories of working with the star. [less-]

104.5 WXLO Presents Actor-Comedian Joel McHale ("Community", "The Soup")

at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Fri, May 19
FULL PRICE: $40 - $60
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $45

"Community" and "The Soup" might be over, but snark-master and comic actor Joel McHale has plenty of stories and laughs to bring to the stage. Currently starring on CBS's "The Great Indoors", McHale h... [more+]

"Community" and "The Soup" might be over, but snark-master and comic actor Joel McHale has plenty of stories and laughs to bring to the stage. Currently starring on CBS's "The Great Indoors", McHale has even appeared on Fox's "The X-Files" revival and hosted the 2014 White House Correspondent's dinner with cutting observations and sharp wit. "Entertainment Weekly" called his book "Thanks for the Money" "a clever, much-needed antidote to the age of celebrity book deals." Experience the multi-talented comedian at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. [less-]

Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl at Fanieul Hall Marketplace

at Hard Rock Cafe, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, May 05
FULL PRICE: $9.99
OFFER PRICE: COMP

A pub crawl is fun anytime of year, but it's especially fun on Cinco de Mayo, when the tequila shots are pouring and the cerveza is flowing. Grab your amigos and explore some of the best bars in Bosto... [more+]

A pub crawl is fun anytime of year, but it's especially fun on Cinco de Mayo, when the tequila shots are pouring and the cerveza is flowing. Grab your amigos and explore some of the best bars in Boston this May 5 on a pub crawl through the famous Fanieul Hall Marketplace. Rich in history and packed with lively drinking establishments, it's the perfect locale for a margarita- and mezcal-fueled ramble up and down the streets and sidewalks of Beantown. Participating bars will be having drink specials all night long and you'll have a great time meeting new people on this marvelous Mexican holiday. [less-]

6th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest: Unlimited Tastings of Delicious Local Sips, Live Music and More

at Arts at the Armory, Somerville
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 09
Sat, June 10
Sat, June 10
FULL PRICE: $48
OFFER PRICE: $29

Brews made with hops? Sure, but why stop there? Local apples, cranberries and grapes are just a few of the New England ingredients used to make the tasty artisanal drinks you'll explore at the 6th Ann... [more+]

Brews made with hops? Sure, but why stop there? Local apples, cranberries and grapes are just a few of the New England ingredients used to make the tasty artisanal drinks you'll explore at the 6th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest. Enjoy unlimited tastings of delicious beers, ciders, meads and artisanal drinks from "hyper-local" brewers -- New England producers making products with ingredients from New England. At the first session on Friday night, The Head Cellarman of NERAX (the New England Real Ale Exhibition), Randi Baril will present a special Beer on Cask Tasting with selected brewers at the festival, which is cask-conditioned, unfiltered, unpasteurized and has no nitrogen or carbon dioxide added. The fest will also include local food, live music and more. Belly up to the Somerville's Arts at the Armory for a tasty, educational and hoppy few days. [less-]

"Chicago": The Red-Hot, Tony-Winning Musical ("All That Jazz")

at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence
OFFER DATES:
Tue, May 02
Wed, May 03
Thu, May 04
FULL PRICE: $56 - $71
OFFER PRICE: $40 - $50.50

"Chicago" has everything that makes a Broadway musical great: sizzling songs, seductive dance numbers and a showbiz story that packs a powerful punch. Set amidst the showy decadence of the 1920s, "Chi... [more+]

"Chicago" has everything that makes a Broadway musical great: sizzling songs, seductive dance numbers and a showbiz story that packs a powerful punch. Set amidst the showy decadence of the 1920s, "Chicago" tells the tale of convicted murderers Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, who'll stop at nothing to get the attention of the press and celebrity attorney Billy Flynn. Their malicious crimes turn them into media darlings, producing a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which could just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids. A smash on Broadway (winning six Tony Awards) and on the big screen (winning six Academy Awards), this biting satire features the unforgettable songs of Kander and Ebb, including "All That Jazz," "Cell Block Tango" and many more hits. Enjoy this musical trip back to a time when a little razzle-dazzle made everything just fine in this dazzling production at the Providence Performing Arts Center. [less-]

"Big Fish": Tim Burton Film Adapted Into Whimsical Musical

at Umbrella Center for the Arts, Concord
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 29
Sun, April 30
Fri, May 05
+ 2 more dates
Sat, April 29
Sun, April 30
Fri, May 05
Sat, May 06
Sun, May 07
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $15

"Big Fish" is a whimsical and touching tale that centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom. He has lived a full and fantastic life populated by magical creatures, true love that stops time in its tracks... [more+]

"Big Fish" is a whimsical and touching tale that centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom. He has lived a full and fantastic life populated by magical creatures, true love that stops time in its tracks and acts of heroism that push the limits of belief. But not everyone is thrilled with Edward's stories. His tall tales frustrate his son Will, who wants to know who his father truly is. As Edward's final chapter approaches, Will embarks on his own journey to untangle the real man from the myths his father has created about his life. "Big Fish" is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, the Umbrella Center for the Arts' production of "Big Fish" is a magnificent "big fish" of a tale itself -- spectacular, fantastical and overflowing with love. [less-]

"Pride and Prejudice": Jane Austen's Witty Romance

at Eliot Hall, Jamaica Plain
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 02
Sat, June 03
Fri, June 09
+ 3 more dates
Fri, June 02
Sat, June 03
Fri, June 09
Sat, June 10
Fri, June 16
Sat, June 17
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FULL PRICE: $21
OFFER PRICE: $10.50

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is both a delightful love story and a biting social satire that remains popular 200 years after its publication, for both its wit and its emotional resonance. Mr. a... [more+]

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is both a delightful love story and a biting social satire that remains popular 200 years after its publication, for both its wit and its emotional resonance. Mr. and Mrs. Bennett have limited means and several daughters to marry off, so when two eligible young men arrive in the area, it seems like a dream come true. But when the strong-willed and intelligent Elizabeth Bennett meets the aloof but honest Mr. Darcy, a chain of events is set in motion that turns the Bennett household topsy-turvy. See this classic romance when it comes to Jamaica Plain's Eliot Hall. [less-]

"Barnum": The Musical Tale of the Man Behind the Big Top

at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
FULL PRICE: $60
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

The big top circus was the creation of Phineas Taylor Barnum, a consummate showman who wasn't above creating a tall tale or two to entertain the crowds and make a buck. The musical "Barnum" delves int... [more+]

The big top circus was the creation of Phineas Taylor Barnum, a consummate showman who wasn't above creating a tall tale or two to entertain the crowds and make a buck. The musical "Barnum" delves into the life of this unique personality from inside the center ring of his own circus. You'll marvel as the play tells Barnum's tale, complete with the many famous characters he introduced to the world, all set to toe-tapping ballads, dazzling marches and ragtime tunes composed by Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart. Don't miss this Moonbox Productions presentation of the dazzling "Barnum" at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. [less-]

Spicy Food, Chef Demos, Live Music & More at 5th Annual Boston JerkFest

at The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, June 24
Sat, June 24
FULL PRICE: $5 - $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

Celebrate all things spicy and hot at the Boston JerkFest, listed by Zagat as one of the city's top 10 summer food events. The flavorful fun takes place at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technolog... [more+]

Celebrate all things spicy and hot at the Boston JerkFest, listed by Zagat as one of the city's top 10 summer food events. The flavorful fun takes place at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology and includes a food festival featuring authentic Caribbean and Jamaican cuisine made with jerk hot spices, and a "Spice Lane," with zesty desserts, jams and hot sauces. Stroll through the indoor-outdoor space, sampling eats from some of the area's best food purveyors, buying spices to recreate the dishes at home and watching cocktail demos and chefs demonstrating their best recipes. For the little ones there are interactive arts and crafts in the Kids & Culture Zone, and for all who love to dance, dozens of live music acts will be playing reggae, steel drums, Caribbean rhythms and more. Your ticket includes entry to the event, access to the Kid Zone, music performances and demos. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. [less-]

Make Memories With Workshops, Prizes & More at the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

at Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 08
FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7

Both a fun hobby and unique art form, scrapbooking is more than just a photo album -- it's a handy way to capture cherished memories while expressing your own creativity. Whether you're an experienced... [more+]

Both a fun hobby and unique art form, scrapbooking is more than just a photo album -- it's a handy way to capture cherished memories while expressing your own creativity. Whether you're an experienced pro (you've got the glue gun battle scars to prove it) or a beginner, the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo has all the inspiration you need for your next project. During this year's expo, you'll be able to try out new tools, shop around for the latest products, learn exciting techniques at make-and-take workshops, and create some new memories with other crafty people. Plus, there'll be door prizes and other opportunities to win special gifts throughout the day. Be prepared to get your craft on at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough. [less-]

"Charlotte's Web": The Beloved Children's Classic on Stage

at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, May 12
FULL PRICE: $26
OFFER PRICE: $13

A vibrant farm filled with piglets, ducks, cows and horses sets the scene for the play based on E.B. White's unforgettable, award-winning children's novel, "Charlotte's Web". Follow the unlikely frien... [more+]

A vibrant farm filled with piglets, ducks, cows and horses sets the scene for the play based on E.B. White's unforgettable, award-winning children's novel, "Charlotte's Web". Follow the unlikely friendship between a playful young pig named Wilbur and an intelligent spider named Charlotte as the spider sets out to prevent her best pal from becoming a farmer's dinner. Together they teach the value of friendship and seeking out the best in others. It's a funny, timeless and touching story of loyalty, trust and sacrifice. Bring the whole family to this heartwarming production at Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston. [less-]

R-Rated Comic Hypnotist Frank Santos Jr.

at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 11
FULL PRICE: $31.50
OFFER PRICE: $16

Get ready for a funny and energetic show where the guests become the performers. Frank Santos Jr. has been amazing audiences for over a decade, with shows at such venues as the Foxwoods Casino and Moh... [more+]

Get ready for a funny and energetic show where the guests become the performers. Frank Santos Jr. has been amazing audiences for over a decade, with shows at such venues as the Foxwoods Casino and Mohegan Sun, and right here at Boston's Wilbur Theatre. His display of mind-bending antics can turn any skeptic into a fan. Even if you've seen Frank perform before, his show is always different, with your friends and strangers alike becoming singers, dancers and more -- all under the influence of his expert hypnosis. [less-]

"The King and I" -- Rodgers & Hammerstein's Beloved Musical

at The Bushnell, Hartford
OFFER DATES:
Tue, May 30
Wed, May 31
Thu, June 01
FULL PRICE: $36.50 - $61.50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $40

Two worlds collide when the Lincoln Center Theater production of this "breathtaking and exquisite" ("The New York Times") musical, directed by Bartlett Sher, comes to The Bushnell in Hartford. "The Ki... [more+]

Two worlds collide when the Lincoln Center Theater production of this "breathtaking and exquisite" ("The New York Times") musical, directed by Bartlett Sher, comes to The Bushnell in Hartford. "The King and I" boasts a score that features such beloved classics as "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance" and "Something Wonderful." Set in 1860's Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist king, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, "The King and I" is "too beautiful to miss" ("New York" magazine). [less-]

 

 

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    • says

      Hi Veronica,
      Fun! Take a look around the site and make sure to read the Boston Visitor Guide as that has a lot of resources and discount recommendations for visitors. Also, the Discount Attraction page has almost every discount I can find for the biggest attractions in the area! Let me know if you have any specific questions and feel free to e-mail me at kate {at} bostononbudget.com. This page is also updated automatically so check out this page again for more discount event tickets closer to your trip! -Kate

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