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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.

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

Multiple Shows February 8, 2019 – February 17, 2019 Info & Tickets
Last Stop Coney Island

Last Stop Coney Island Co-Presented with Newburyport Documentary Film Festival

The life and photography of Harold Feinstein.

One Show Only Sunday February 17, 2019 6:00pm Info & Tickets
Caitlin Canty

Caitlin Canty

Caitlin Canty is an American singer/songwriter whose music carves a line through folk, blues, and country ballads. Her voice was called “casually devastating” by the San Francisco Chronicle and NPR Music describes her songs as having a “haunting urgency.”

One Show Only Friday February 22, 2019 8:00pm 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 23, 2019 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Big Show

The Big Show Presented by Institution for Savings

The Firehouse Annual Fundraiser

One Show Only Saturday March 2, 2019 6:30pm Info & Tickets
Kingston Trio

Kingston Trio

The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s

One Show Only Sunday March 24, 2019 7:00pm Info & Tickets

Trajectory Presented by Joppa Dance Company

Joppa Dance Company presents, "Trajectory".

Multiple Shows April 7, 2019 Info & Tickets
The Lion King Kids

The Lion King Kids A Project Sparx Production

Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world.

Multiple Shows April 13, 2019 – April 14, 2019 Info & Tickets
Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock Sea Level Oyster Bar Concert Series

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers.

One Show Only Wednesday April 17, 2019 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Greg Brown

Greg Brown

Greg Brown moves audiences with warmth, humor, a thundering voice and his unpretentious musical vision.

One Show Only Thursday April 25, 2019 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Ruth Moody Band

Ruth Moody Band Sea Level Oyster Bar Concert Series

Founding and current member of the internationally renowned, Billboard-charting trio The Wailin’ Jennys, Ruth Moody has performed in sold-out venues around the world and made numerous critically-acclaimed albums.

One Show Only Thursday May 16, 2019 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Charlie Hunter & Lucy Woodward

Charlie Hunter & Lucy Woodward Part of the Sea Level Oyster Bar Concert Series

Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward are known for excelling in different genres, yet the two veteran musicians have been running in similar circles before pairing up for touring in 2019.

One Show Only Thursday July 11, 2019 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

An inspiring celebration of the journey of one boy who hangs up his boxing gloves for ballet shoes.

Multiple Shows August 9, 2019 – August 25, 2019 Info & Tickets

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