Theatre and Puppetry

Behind the Mask
Presents mask-based theater programs and a variety of mask-making and mask-related visual arts workshops featuring master mask-maker Eric Bornstein.
David Zucker is "Poetry in Motion"
Poetry comes to life in David Zucker’s masterful performance of acting, mime, vocal gymnastics, humor, audience participation, and a trunk full of costumes, puppets, and props. David’s irresistible cast of characters, recreated from the poems by A.A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Edgar Allen Poe, and James Whitcomb Riley, are not to be missed.
Shakespeare Guyz / MathsAmazing!

David and Richard's theater programs, Shakespeare Guyz and Math's Amazing, take the fear out of their subjects, replacing it with fun and wonder!

Dennis Staroselsky
Play-making residencies using theatrical devices and writing techniques, students will explore social issues of their choosing while writing their own scenes to be performed. Exploring these ideas through theater helps to develop community in a classroom.

George Capaccio

In this  S.T.E.A.M. theater program, George shows the human side of Albert Einstein and illuminates his theories with engaging experiments.

Historical Perspectives
Great personalities from history tell the stories for their lives from childhood through their greatest accomplishments in these one-person theater programs.
ImprovBoston is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering a culture of support, creativity, critical thinking and joyful collaboration through laughter and the spirit of improvisation.
Inter*Act Performances
Performances highlighting the games, pranks, and stories from the childhood of Louisa May Alcott. Or travel back in time with the famous abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe & more.
Leland Faulkner
Leland Faulkner’s World of Wonder program evokes students’ imaginations through shadow-theater, illusion, and characters from around the world. Growing up with an international background, Leland has created a multi-cultural theatrical program that is both sophisticated and accessible.
Mystic Paper Beasts
Sky Tales presents a constellation of Native American Tales from seven different Native nations – tales of the sky gathered like stars from a variety of traditional narratives, magical revealing, and transformative.  They are told by The Mystic Paper Beasts, a troupe who has been cheered around the globe for their extraordinary collection of ingenious, simply made masks, and for the whimsy and exuberance of their performances.
Myth Masters
Tales from Greek mythology - Blow the dust off stories from ancient Greece and bring the power, majesty, and magic of Mount Olympus to life!
New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society

Welcome aboard, matey! Join in the fun as the Pirate King, Ruth, and Frederick meet Mabel and the Major General for some olde English merriment.

Tanglewood Marionettes
Tanglewood Marionettes is a nationally touring marionette theater based in Massachusetts. Skilled puppeteers who have spent many years perfecting their art perform classic tales. Tanglewood Marionettes travels with a self-contained marionette stage that has integrated lighting and sound systems.
Terezin Project: Children of the Holocaust

In a moving and inspiring performance featuring young actors, Terezin: Children of the Holocaust provides an historical context within which to examine hatred, prejudice, and indifference.


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