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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 Jacob Jolliff Band

The Jacob Jolliff Band

The Jacob Jolliff Band is the next generation of bluegrass supergroups, led by one of the country's premier contemporary bluegrass mandolinists.

One Show Only Thursday April 26, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Big Show

The Big Show Presented by Institution for Savings

The Firehouse Annual Fundraiser

One Show Only Saturday April 28, 2018 6:30pm Info & Tickets
Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell

“It’s not an overstatement to say that Eilen Jewell is Johnny Cash reincarnate… Jewell packs a punch that doesn’t bruise until after the meaning of her work sets into listeners’ bones.” –Country Standard Time

One Show Only Sunday April 29, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Presented by Methuen Ballet Ensemble

Featuring internationally renowned principal Petra Conti and Boston Ballet principal Eris Nezha.

One Show Only Sunday April 29, 2018 1:00pm Info & Tickets
Lizzie, the Musical

Lizzie, the Musical Presented by UNH Department of Theatre and Dance

by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Tim Maner, and Alan Stevens Hewit

One Show Only Thursday May 3, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets

Charley Co-Presented with Anna Smulowitz

The play, Charley, is based on the true story of a twelve-year-old boy living in Boston in 1910.

Multiple Shows May 4, 2018 – May 13, 2018 Info & Tickets
The Steel Wheels

The Steel Wheels

Hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, The Steel Wheels are familiar with the traditions of folk music and how a string band is supposed to sound. In fact, they’ve been drawing on those steadfast traditions for more than a decade.

One Show Only Sunday May 6, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Slaid Cleaves

Slaid Cleaves

The music of Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Slaid Cleaves is rooted in country and traditional folk songs, but it is unusual enough to have held interest in a sea of singer/songwriters across the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s.

One Show Only Wednesday May 9, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets

Bombshell The Hedy Lamarr Story

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story is a new documentary from writer-director Alexandra Dean that fascinates with its biographical zigs and zags…” -- Ty Burr BOSTON GLOBE

One Show Only Sunday May 20, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets
Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor

Join us in welcoming local youth band Cold Spring Harbor back to the Firehouse stage!

One Show Only Friday May 25, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Kruger Brothers

The Kruger Brothers

Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of musical influences.

One Show Only Wednesday May 30, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Gibson Brothers

The Gibson Brothers

With accolades including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year; Song of the Year; Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year — the Gibson Brothers truly need no introduction in the bluegrass world.

One Show Only Thursday May 31, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Session Americana

Session Americana

Session Americana is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle.

One Show Only Sunday June 3, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Honk! Jr.

Honk! Jr. Presented by Acting Out Productions

With a score by George Stiles and book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins), Honk! Jr. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that will delight every member of the family this summer!

Multiple Shows June 7, 2018 – June 10, 2018 Info & Tickets
Shrek The Musical

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

A Firehouse Production. Directed by Danielle Howard. Music Direction by Justin Knowlton.

Multiple Shows June 15, 2018 – July 1, 2018 Info & Tickets
Father’s Daze

Father’s Daze

How many shows has your dad sat through for you? Dance recitals, school plays… probation hearings? Now you can finally repay him by bringing him to a hilarious and heartwarming show designed specifically for Dads and the people who love them.

One Show Only Sunday June 17, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Space People 2

Space People 2 Written, directed, and produced by Adam Griswold

Independent Film Series

One Show Only Monday July 2, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Jesus Christ Superstar

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

A Firehouse Production. Directed by Joseph Juknievich. Musical Direction by Alisa Bucchiere.

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

Howie Day

The Boston Globe called Day “gorgeously seasoned, far beyond his years” with “a brave, beautiful singing voice.”

One Show Only Wednesday August 15, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
John Gorka

John Gorka with special guest Amilia K Spicer

Rules of art were made to be shattered. When broken by accident, that’s gaucheness. When broken on purpose, well, that’s style. John Gorka’s technique breaks free from the rules of modern music.

One Show Only Friday September 21, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets

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