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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.

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling By Jack Neary. An all-student production presented by Acting Out Productions.

A time-honored, classic story is delivered with a big dose of humor and honest sentiment by internationally acclaimed playwright Jack Neary.

Multiple Shows May 5, 2016 – May 7, 2016 Info & Tickets
Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web By E.B. White. Adapted by Joseph Robbinette. An all-student production presented by Acting Out Productions

Come join a local cast of 60 young performers as they bring the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web” to life!

Multiple Shows May 6, 2016 – May 8, 2016 Info & Tickets
The Greater Newburyport Bar Association

The Greater Newburyport Bar Association Creative Lawyering in Family Law: Case Law, Judicial Opinions and New Approaches

This event is for members of the legal profession only, it is not open to the public.

One Show Only Tuesday May 10, 2016 4:00pm Info & Tickets
Exit Dance Theatre: Planted

Exit Dance Theatre: Planted

Exit will perform an encore of Urashima Taro, which premiered last summer in collaboration with Newburyport Chamber Music Festival.

Multiple Shows May 13, 2016 – May 14, 2016 Info & Tickets
The 7th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival

The 7th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival A benefit for Adventure Cycling and MassBike. Presented by Ciclismo Classico.

Whether across the globe or a few towns away, there’s nothing that recharges and expands horizons like bicycle travel. Join us and be whisked away into a world of adventure!

One Show Only Thursday June 2, 2016 7:00pm Info & Tickets

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