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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 Northeast by Eastern (film)

The Northeast by Eastern (film)

Film, history and live music combine to illustrate a way of life from a simpler, more patient, yet enterprising American era. Film & Music by Sumner McKane. Live Music by Sumner McKane & Josh Robbins.

One Show Only Friday October 28, 2016 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Power and Politics

Power and Politics Presented by Firehouse Senior Readers’ Theater

Join us at this free public performance culminating the fall session of the Firehouse's popular Senior Readers' Theater Program.

One Show Only Saturday October 29, 2016 1:00pm Info & Tickets
The Woman In Black

The Woman In Black A FIREHOUSE PRODUCTION. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill.

Opening Night: Nov. 10th!

Multiple Shows November 10, 2016 – November 20, 2016 Info & Tickets
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker Presented by Methuen Ballet Ensemble

Long a traditional favorite, Methuen Ballet Ensemble brings the holiday classic to the Firehouse for their seventh year.

Multiple Shows November 26, 2016 – November 27, 2016 Info & Tickets
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol A Dance Theater Production presented by Joppa Dance Company

Joppa Dance Company and the Firehouse Center for the Arts present a Dance-Theater production of a holiday favorite, Charles Dickensʼ "A Christmas Carol".

Multiple Shows December 2, 2016 – December 4, 2016 Info & Tickets
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

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