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The Firehouse Center for the Arts hosts a wide variety of live performances throughout the year- from Firehouse Produced theater and professional musicians to comedy nights and local dance troupes, there’s something for everyone. Our intimate Arakelian Theater (191 seats) features excellent acoustics and there’s not a bad seat in the house. If you’re looking for excellent arts and live entertainment, (without fighting Boston traffic), then the Firehouse is the place for you.

Girls Guns and Glory

Girls Guns and Glory

Now, in this milestone year, with Girls Guns and Glory recording for the first time on its own label, the group has channeled all it’s experienced into its most personal and, paradoxically, hardest-rocking release to date.

One Show Only Thursday December 14, 2017 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Chris Smither

Chris Smither

With a career spanning nearly 50 years, Chris Smither is a true legend of folk/blues music.

One Show Only Friday December 15, 2017 8:00pm Info & Tickets

Parsonsfield Holiday Acoustic Tour

With Special Guest Dan Blakeslee

One Show Only Sunday December 17, 2017 8:00pm Info & Tickets
White Christmas

White Christmas Fan Favorite Film Series

Join us as we view this wonderful holiday favorite on our big screen!

One Show Only Monday December 18, 2017 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Sweetback Sisters

The Sweetback Sisters A concert fundraiser presented by Christmas Tree Santas

A Christmas Sing-Along with honeysweet voices backed by a rollicking roadhouse band!

One Show Only Tuesday December 19, 2017 7:00pm Info & Tickets

Finale Directed by John Michael Elfers

Independent Film Series

One Show Only Monday January 1, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Warren Miller's “Line of Descent”

Warren Miller's “Line of Descent” Presented by Volkswagen

The lineage of mountain lifestyle continues in Warren Miller Entertainment's 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. In this year’s film, WME travels the globe, by land, air, and sea, exploring the ties that bind ski culture.

Multiple Shows January 6, 2018 Info & Tickets
Tom Chapin

Tom Chapin

The New York Times called Chapin “one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music,” while Billboard called him “the best family artist around” and described him as “totally captivating.”

One Show Only Friday January 12, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Karen K & the Jitterbugs

Karen K & the Jitterbugs

Voted the “Best Kids Band in Greater Boston" by Mommy Poppins and called “fun for the whole family” by The Boston Globe, Karen K & the Jitterbugs have quickly become a favorite among children and their grown-ups in New England and across the country.

One Show Only Saturday January 13, 2018 10:30am Info & Tickets
Almost Famous

Almost Famous Fan Favorite Film Series

"It's all happening".... on our big screen!

One Show Only Monday January 15, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets
2018 New Works Festival

2018 New Works Festival The Long and the Short Of It

A Firehouse-produced annual festival. One Full Length play, two One-Acts, and fourteen 10-minute Shorts will be featured.

Multiple Shows January 19, 2018 – January 27, 2018 Info & Tickets
The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown

A Firehouse Production. Directed by: Stephen Faria. Musical Direction by: Alisa Bucchiere.

Multiple Shows February 8, 2018 – February 18, 2018 Info & Tickets
Duke Robillard

Duke Robillard

Whether it's a song, a style, an idiom or an image, Duke Robillard will render it with mastery, power, nuance and an unerring grasp of its essence.

One Show Only Saturday February 10, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Occidental Gypsy

Occidental Gypsy

Hailing from New England, Occidental Gypsy plays a dynamic, multi-genre mix of original vocal and instrumental pieces. They are a nationally touring acoustic act championed by critics and fans.

One Show Only Friday February 16, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock

The Tedrock™ Fund, Inc. is proud to present an intimate night with Robyn Hitchcock, with opening duo Mike Gent and Pete Donnelly of the Figgs, in memory of Ted Collins.

One Show Only Saturday February 17, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Tom Rush

Tom Rush

Tom Rush returns to the Firehouse for two shows only!

Multiple Shows March 2, 2018 – March 3, 2018 Info & Tickets
Red Molly

Red Molly

Americana powerhouse trio Red Molly is known for their gorgeous harmonies, infectious songwriting, and captivating stage presence.

One Show Only Sunday April 1, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Magic Dick & Shun Ng

Magic Dick & Shun Ng

Magic Dick, the legendary harmonica player for Boston’s legendary J. Geils Band, and guitar and vocal sensation, Shun Ng, return to the Firehouse in 2018!

One Show Only Friday April 6, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Peter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow

Legendary musician Peter Yarrow weaves a narrative of his life in music and politics, punctuating the major events with renditions of the iconic songs we all know and love.

One Show Only Saturday April 14, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets


In honor of his biggest musical influence, Shaun Hague has been making waves with his Journeyman – A Tribute to Eric Clapton.

One Show Only Sunday April 15, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride Fan Favorite Film Series

Join us as we view this cult classic favorite on our big screen!

One Show Only Monday April 16, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical Music by Jeanine Tesoro. Book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.

A Firehouse Production.

Multiple Shows June 15, 2018 – July 1, 2018 Info & Tickets
Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Tim Rice.

A Firehouse Production. Directed by: John Budzyna. Musical Direction by: Alisa Bucchiere.

Multiple Shows August 10, 2018 – August 26, 2018 Info & Tickets

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