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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.

A Nutcracker Panto!

A Nutcracker Panto! Presented by Theater in the Open and Firehouse Center for the Arts

Come with us as panto and ballet collide in a delicious mix of sugar plums and pies-in-the-face, dance and comedy, fairies and snowballs!

Multiple Shows December 9, 2016 – December 18, 2016 Info & Tickets
Warren Miller Film - Here, There & Everywhere

Warren Miller Film - Here, There & Everywhere

It’s been 67 years since ski-film pioneer Warren Miller picked up a camera to capture the wonder, the adventure, the humor and the beauty that is skiing. This year, the exploration continues with Warren Miller’s Here, There & Everywhere.

Multiple Shows January 7, 2017 Info & Tickets
New Works Festival 2017

New Works Festival 2017

One Full Length play, two One Acts, and fourteen 10-minute Shorts will be featured in the Firehouse Center for the Arts' 15th Annual New Works Festival coming this January 2017.

Multiple Shows January 20, 2017 – January 28, 2017 Info & Tickets

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