It's Christmas Eve in America's heartland, and radio host Bjorn Gundlarrsen is preparing for the telethon performance that will keep his tiny polka station afloat. Unfortunately, the prize troupe of British actors he's hired has all fallen ill due to a dastardly combination of indigestible foreig...
Thu, Dec 5 2019 7:00 PM — Sun, Dec 15 2019 3:30 PM
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
Fri, Dec 13 2019 7:00 PM — Sun, Dec 15 2019 4:30 PM
From metamorphosis to pollination, bioluminescence to migration, "To Bee or Not To Bee and Other Bug Tales" takes you on a musical journey through the amazing lives of the insects around us.
Fri, Jul 26 2019 7:00 PM — Sun, Jul 28 2019 4:30 PM
If only...’ has been the story of Rabbit’s life ever since he lost that race to Tortoise. He’s sure he could win if they raced again, and with the help of his forest friends (who are all tired of hearing the same old story about why he lost the first time!), he finally gets Tortoise to agree to ...
Fri, Jul 12 2019 7:00 PM — Sat, Jul 13 2019 3:30 PM
Accord Hospice and Emerson Theater Collaborative are pleased to present Vesta, a family's sometimes humorous, often touching journey as they navigate the many decisions and emotions they encounter at the end of their grandmother's life. Discussion with Actors and Accord Hospice Team Members will...
Fri, Apr 12 2019 7:00 PM — Sat, Apr 13 2019 4:30 PM
In honor of Women’s History Month, Emerson Theater Collaborative continues their 11th season with a production of excerpts from two one-women shows: The Woodhull Project written and performed by Emma Palzere- Rae, and directed by Albert Cremin, along with Golda’s Balcony written by William Gibson...
Sunday, March 10 2019 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Time: 1959 Place: Montgomery, Alabama; The Deep South; and Beyond. A new play about books, race, censorship and the American character by Kenneth Jones.
Fri, Feb 22 2019 7:00 PM — Sun, Feb 24 2019 3:30 PM
This moving holiday show recreates the experience of attending a recording of a 1940s radio show broadcast on Christmas Eve during World War II. Using period songs and stories inspired by actual veterans, World War II Radio Christmas transports the audience to another time, brought to you by such...
Thu, Dec 6 2018 7:00 PM — Sun, Dec 16 2018 3:30 PM
BORN FAT! The big, fat, incredibly true, funny, heartbreaking, and inspiring story ofElizabeth Petruccione. "ABSOLUTELY INSPIRATIONAL!" says The Waterbury Republican-American. "Elizabeth Anne, you were born fat!" With these words, spoken by her mother, Elizabeth is off and running on a lifetim...
Fri, Nov 9 2018 7:00 PM — Sun, Nov 11 2018 4:00 PM
Stolen Fire is a tale in the Native American tradition of Coyote Trickster stories, but with a unique twist to the traditional plot. Coyote steals fire, and fire—with all its strengths and weaknesses—plays an essential role. The narrator of the play interacts with the audience while highlighting ...
Fri, Jul 27 2018 7:00 PM — Sun, Jul 29 2018 3:30 PM