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Handel and Haydn Society: The Great Bach Concertos and Cantatas

at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 28
Sun, September 30
FULL PRICE: $74
OFFER PRICE: $37

Harry Christophers launches the Handel and Haydn Society's 204th season with a banquet of Bach's greatest showpieces -- from the sublime tapestry of his Double Violin Concerto (remember it from "Child... [more+]

Harry Christophers launches the Handel and Haydn Society's 204th season with a banquet of Bach's greatest showpieces -- from the sublime tapestry of his Double Violin Concerto (remember it from "Children of a Lesser God"?) to the exhilarating exuberance of the Third Brandenburg Concerto and the soaring majesty of the G Major Mass. This is the must-see concert for lovers of Bach, showcasing the H+H Orchestra and Chorus doing what they do best -- bringing alive the spirit, energy and beauty of Bach. [less-]

Discover the Best Classic & Contemporary Fine Art

at Boston Center for the Arts - Cyclorama, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 19
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Whether you're an enthusiastic newbie or an experienced collector, the 22nd annual Boston International Fine Art Show provides the perfect opportunity to discover and learn about the best in contempor... [more+]

Whether you're an enthusiastic newbie or an experienced collector, the 22nd annual Boston International Fine Art Show provides the perfect opportunity to discover and learn about the best in contemporary and traditional fine art. More than 40 galleries from across the U.S., Europe and Canada will be offering paintings, sculptures, photographs, fine prints and mixed media in both modern and classical styles for your browsing and buying pleasure at the Boston Center for the Arts. There will be exciting, free special author appearances, book signings and presentations that help you understand more about the power of fine art as well. [less-]

Shakespeare's Dark Comedy & Russian Contemporary Society Collide

at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, October 24
Thu, October 25
Fri, October 26
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FULL PRICE: $40 - $60
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $30

Exploring the corrupting nature of power, "Measure for Measure" is one of Shakespeare's darker comedies, posing controversial ideas that proved far ahead of their time. In this gritty staging from Lon... [more+]

Exploring the corrupting nature of power, "Measure for Measure" is one of Shakespeare's darker comedies, posing controversial ideas that proved far ahead of their time. In this gritty staging from London's Cheek by Jowl and Moscow's Pushkin Theatre, the Bard's timely tale of sex, piety and politics are further examined through the lens of contemporary Russian society. A delectable mix of comedy and tragedy, "Measure for Measure" tackles important questions about authority and agency over one's body (both political and personal). See this original and thrilling production when it makes a stop at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre during its first-ever U.S. tour. [less-]

Blue Man Group: Worldwide Sensation at the Charles Playhouse

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
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Wed, August 15
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FULL PRICE: $66 - $87.90
OFFER PRICE: $40.15 - $52.05

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology... [more+]

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology -- but no words -- to create a pulsing rhythm that unites people of all ages, languages and cultures in a spirit of joy. Reviewers describe it as "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny" -- and audiences often come away speechless, with huge smiles on their faces. An international sensation, the Blue Man Group has made themselves a longtime home at Boston's Charles Playhouse, nestled in the heart of the Theater District, just steps from Boston Common. [less-]

Boston's Hilarious Whodunit "Shear Madness"

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 16
Fri, August 17
Sat, August 18
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FULL PRICE: $56
OFFER PRICE: $22 - $37

Set in a local hair salon, "Shear Madness" is a hilarious whodunit with "you" as a central character and jokes and lines as up-to-date as the morning's news. When the beauty parlor's landlady is murde... [more+]

Set in a local hair salon, "Shear Madness" is a hilarious whodunit with "you" as a central character and jokes and lines as up-to-date as the morning's news. When the beauty parlor's landlady is murdered at the outset, a blend of mystery and improvisational theater ensues, with audience members called upon to make sense of the clues, question the actors and ultimately solve the crime. This award-winning Boston institution, ongoing at the Charles Playhouse since 1980, boasts new clues and ripped-from-the-headlines humor every night, resulting in rollicking repeat visits, and has spawned 50 different productions in cities as far-flung as Barcelona, Rome, Paris, Tel Aviv, Melbourne and Johannesburg. [less-]

"Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze"

at Central Square Theater, Cambridge
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 12
Thu, September 13
Fri, September 14
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FULL PRICE: $39 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $19.50 - $29.50

Catalyst Collaborative@MIT presents Gioia De Cari's hit solo show about her experiences in the exotic boys club of higher mathematics at M.I.T., including being pawed by nerds, asked to serve cookies ... [more+]

Catalyst Collaborative@MIT presents Gioia De Cari's hit solo show about her experiences in the exotic boys club of higher mathematics at M.I.T., including being pawed by nerds, asked to serve cookies at a seminar and retaliating with fashion experiments. Playing more than 30 roles herself, De Cari not only taps into the comic absurdity of her experiences, but also more seriously explores the world of elite mathematics and the role of women in science. [less-]

"Brew at the Zoo" -- Wildlife & Craft Beer at Franklin Park Zoo

at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 18
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Walk on the wild side, craft beer in hand, at Franklin Park Zoo's seventh annual "Brew at the Zoo". Visit pygmy hippos, ring-tailed lemurs, western lowland gorillas along with kangaroos, giraffes, zeb... [more+]

Walk on the wild side, craft beer in hand, at Franklin Park Zoo's seventh annual "Brew at the Zoo". Visit pygmy hippos, ring-tailed lemurs, western lowland gorillas along with kangaroos, giraffes, zebras and more. Nearly the entire zoo will be open for this event, so be sure not to miss the Aussie Aviary, a free-flight walk through experience with a variety of colorful budgies. You'll sample beers from dozens of breweries -- local, craft and beyond -- including Cambridge Brewing Company, Paper City, Aeronaut and more, along with nibbles from local restaurants. [less-]

The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra Plays Classic Hits

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 12
Sat, October 13
FULL PRICE: $42
OFFER PRICE: $22.50

With 10 incredible singers, three searing guitarists, killer keyboards, thundering bass and grooving drums, the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra lets loose with a thunderous, fist-in-the-air tribute to class... [more+]

With 10 incredible singers, three searing guitarists, killer keyboards, thundering bass and grooving drums, the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra lets loose with a thunderous, fist-in-the-air tribute to classic American bands. Hang out and head bang to your favorite hits from legendary groups like Aerosmith, Boston, Kansas, Styx, Fleetwood Mac, Heart and more. You won't hear any repeat songs during these two shows at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. [less-]

"Being Earnest": A '60s Twist on Oscar Wilde's Hit

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 13
Fri, September 14
Sat, September 15
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FULL PRICE: $55
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $27.50

It's London in 1965 and the city's awash with vibrant sounds and colors. Skirts are getting shorter, hair is growing longer and times are changing fast. Enter "Being Earnest", an exuberant new musical... [more+]

It's London in 1965 and the city's awash with vibrant sounds and colors. Skirts are getting shorter, hair is growing longer and times are changing fast. Enter "Being Earnest", an exuberant new musical that moves Oscar Wilde's masterpiece "The Importance of Being Earnest" to a Carnaby Street flat. There, a wild comedy of romance and mistaken identities ensues. See the beloved romantic comedy in a different light when this new musical makes its East Coast premiere at Greater Boston Stage Company. [less-]

Shakespeare's Only Son's Poignant Story: "Hamnet"

at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 20
Fri, September 21
Sat, September 22
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FULL PRICE: $40 - $65
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $42

It's not easy when your dad is the most famous writer who ever lived. It's even harder when you never even knew him. Of course, it doesn't help matters that everyone thinks Hamnet's name is a typo -- ... [more+]

It's not easy when your dad is the most famous writer who ever lived. It's even harder when you never even knew him. Of course, it doesn't help matters that everyone thinks Hamnet's name is a typo -- but that might change now that his tale is being told around the world in a tour-de-force solo show. Now, after getting rave reviews in the U.K., "Hamnet" is coming to Emerson Paramount Center in Boston. In what's been called an "extraordinary performance" ("The Irish Times"), Ollie West (performing in the first two weeks) takes center stage as Shakespeare's only son, who died at 11 years old while his father was off working in London, before passing the titular role onto Aran Murphy for the final week of performances. As Hamnet's tale unfolds, playfully touching on everything from Google to Johnny Cash, it adds up to a poignant meditation on parents and children, regrets, and the human cost of greatness. Don't miss out on what's sure to be a popular show. [less-]

Chinese Warriors of Peking: A Martial Arts Experience

at Cary Memorial Hall, Lexington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 26
FULL PRICE: $39 - $49
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $49

Set during the Ming Dynasty, step into the ancient world of Peking and learn the tale of two competing rival martial arts disciplines. Under the direction of Qui Jian, the Chinese Warriors of Peking u... [more+]

Set during the Ming Dynasty, step into the ancient world of Peking and learn the tale of two competing rival martial arts disciplines. Under the direction of Qui Jian, the Chinese Warriors of Peking uses high-intensity martial arts and combines it with breath taking acrobatics at the Cary Memorial Hall. This unique experience is a culturally enriching opportunity for all families alike, and is filled with juggling, acrobatics, weapon handling and live stage combat. Don't miss the entertainment and fun in Lexington. [less-]

R&B Legends "Soul Explosion" Tribute with Tony Wilson

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 17
FULL PRICE: $24 - $34
OFFER PRICE: $13 - $18

See Tony Wilson and Friends in concert as they perform a sizzling "Soul Explosion" tribute to the R&B icons of Motown, Memphis and beyond. Come out to the Regent Theatre in Arlington to celebrate the ... [more+]

See Tony Wilson and Friends in concert as they perform a sizzling "Soul Explosion" tribute to the R&B icons of Motown, Memphis and beyond. Come out to the Regent Theatre in Arlington to celebrate the August birthdays of both Tony Wilson and Michael Jackson in an electrifying R&B revue spectacular featuring the Brothers Walk Band and special guest Judy Lei. [less-]

Rolling Stones Tribute Band: Satisfaction

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 18
FULL PRICE: $34 - $39
OFFER PRICE: $17 - $19.50

One of the best live entertainment venues in Greater Boston will "start you up" with the best Rolling Stones tribute band in the world. Satisfaction debuts "Paint It Back", a three-act production and ... [more+]

One of the best live entertainment venues in Greater Boston will "start you up" with the best Rolling Stones tribute band in the world. Satisfaction debuts "Paint It Back", a three-act production and historical journey of the Rolling Stones, recreating their most famous tours from 1965 through 1982 with authentic costuming, instruments and multimedia storytelling. Returning to The Regent Theatre stage for an encore performance, Satisfaction re-creates all your favorites, from "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and "Get Off of My Cloud" to "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Gimme Shelter" and "Miss You." Sing along with the crowd as Satisfaction channels Mick, Keith and the gang live in concert! [less-]

Celebrate the Music of the Emerald Isle

at Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 22
Sun, September 23
FULL PRICE: $10 - $49.99
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $25

Enjoy music all day on two stages at the 2018 South Shore Irish Festival at Marshfield Fair, where the Cunningham Family of Dancers will be performing along with Devri, Fenian Sons, Silver Spears, Gob... [more+]

Enjoy music all day on two stages at the 2018 South Shore Irish Festival at Marshfield Fair, where the Cunningham Family of Dancers will be performing along with Devri, Fenian Sons, Silver Spears, Gobshites and other Irish standbys, plus Sunday mass with Father Ray Kelly. [less-]

"Vicuña": Suitable Political Satire

at Boston Center for the Arts - Plaza Black Box, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 14
Sat, September 15
Sat, September 15
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $30
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $15

In today's political climate, where image seems to be everything, it's an interesting question: Does the right suit have the power to clinch the presidency? This savvy satire by Jon Robin Baitz ("Othe... [more+]

In today's political climate, where image seems to be everything, it's an interesting question: Does the right suit have the power to clinch the presidency? This savvy satire by Jon Robin Baitz ("Other Desert Cities") examines the roles of an Iranian tailor and his apprentice as confidants and image-makers to a very unusual client: a blustering real-estate tycoon and reality TV star who's become the unlikely presidential nominee of a major political party and who happens to be looking for the perfect custom suit to wear in the final debate against an unnamed female opponent. "Vicuña" premiered prior to the 2016 election, but this sharp-witted comedy remains all too timely and is tailor made for anyone looking for a much-needed laugh. See this Zeitgeist Stage production at the Boston Center for the Arts' Plaza Black Box theater. [less-]

Immerse Yourself in "The Sleepy Hollow Experience"

at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 29
Sun, October 07
Sun, October 14
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Sat, September 29
Sun, October 07
Sun, October 14
Sun, October 21
Sun, October 28
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FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

The Headless Horseman rides again -- on an actual horse -- as "The Sleepy Hollow Experience" returns to the living history museum known as Old Sturbridge Village with its goosebump-inducing mix of imm... [more+]

The Headless Horseman rides again -- on an actual horse -- as "The Sleepy Hollow Experience" returns to the living history museum known as Old Sturbridge Village with its goosebump-inducing mix of immersive outdoor storytelling, seasonal scares and spectacular special effects. Thrills, chills and even some laughs are provided as this period-perfect production puts you down right in the middle of Washington Irving's classic ghost story, where you'll follow a roving band of minstrels across the grounds to learn all about bumbling schoolteacher Ichabod Crane, his love for beautiful Katrina and his rivalry with the brutish Brom Bones. The "Worcester Telegram & Gazette" warns that intense feels may come from "witnessing the drama unfold in real time and, sometimes, too close for comfort." So it's about as close to a real-life "Westworld" experience as you can get without the killer robots. [less-]

"Making Some Noise": Tom Petty Birthday Celebration

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 20
FULL PRICE: $21
OFFER PRICE: $12

The Regent Theatre and Boston area musicians (Greg Klyma, Andy Santospago, Peter Zarkadas, Jeff Calder, Peter Moore, Sean McLaughlin and Andy Plaisted) pay tribute to Tom Petty, a beloved American roc... [more+]

The Regent Theatre and Boston area musicians (Greg Klyma, Andy Santospago, Peter Zarkadas, Jeff Calder, Peter Moore, Sean McLaughlin and Andy Plaisted) pay tribute to Tom Petty, a beloved American rock 'n' roll icon gone too soon, during "Making Some Noise", an exclusive concert covering 40 years of hits and deep album tracks. The rock 'n' roll legend boasts the most Top 10 hits in the Mainstream Rock Songs chart's history. "Making Some Noise" will feature music that appeals to old and new fans alike. Another sing-a-long classic at Arlington's showplace of live entertainment. [less-]

"The Roommate": Odd Couple Comedy With a Twist

at Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 19
Sat, October 20
Sat, October 20
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FULL PRICE: $47 - $73
OFFER PRICE: $23.50 - $36.50

Though they're both in their mid-50s, Sharon and Robyn make an unlikely pair of roommates, much less friends -- Sharon's a staid Midwestern divorcee, who's happy to ante up her personal info, while he... [more+]

Though they're both in their mid-50s, Sharon and Robyn make an unlikely pair of roommates, much less friends -- Sharon's a staid Midwestern divorcee, who's happy to ante up her personal info, while her new renter Robyn's a hard-edged vegan from the Bronx, who plays her cards close to the vest. But when "The Roommate" finally does show her hand, revealing some shocking secrets, it spurs a surprising reaction in Sharon, proving it's never too late to take a chance on changing your life. Check it out at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. [less-]

"Kiss of the Spider Woman": Mesmerizing Musical

at Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 31
Sat, September 01
Sat, September 01
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FULL PRICE: $51 - $77
OFFER PRICE: $25.50 - $38.50

Fantasy and reality become tangled in a dark web in this smash musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team that penned "Chicago" and "Cabaret". "Kiss of the Spider Woman" was the winner ... [more+]

Fantasy and reality become tangled in a dark web in this smash musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team that penned "Chicago" and "Cabaret". "Kiss of the Spider Woman" was the winner of seven Tony Awards in 1993, including Best Musical. It's the story of two cellmates in a Latin American prison -- Valentin, a Marxist revolutionary, and Molina, a gay window dresser. Molina survives his jailers' torture and humiliation by escaping to a fantasy world filled with the movies he loved as a child, conjuring a beautiful and beguiling screen enchantress named Aurora as his imaginary diva. As the relationship between Valentin and Molina becomes increasingly more complicated, so too do Molina's over-the-top fantasies, which begin encroaching upon -- and threatening to overtake -- his real life. Penned by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, this powerful story comes to life at the Lyric Stage Company in Boston. [less-]

Long-Running One-Man Show About Dysfunctional Family

at Cary Memorial Hall, Lexington
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 28
FULL PRICE: $29 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $59

In this hysterical prequel, we go back with Steve Solomon from his baby years with his twin sister right up to the present. In this show at Lexington's Cary Memorial Hall you'll meet Uncle Willie, stu... [more+]

In this hysterical prequel, we go back with Steve Solomon from his baby years with his twin sister right up to the present. In this show at Lexington's Cary Memorial Hall you'll meet Uncle Willie, stuttering Cousin Bob, demented Cousin Kenny, Steve's new therapist, Cousin Sal (and Sal's parole officer) and a myriad of astounding characters we know, love and tolerate from our own families, each one brought to life on stage by Steve using his gift for creating voices, dialects and wacky sound effects. "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm Still in Therapy" is the next hilarious installment in his quest to defend himself against those people whose sole purpose in life is to add chaos to his. [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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