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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.

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
Shrek Jr.

Shrek Jr. featuring our Project Sparx Youth Company

Our first ever Project Sparx Production!

Multiple Shows June 20, 2018 – June 24, 2018 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
Next To Normal

Next To Normal One Night Only Series

Join us as we kick off our brand new One Night Only Series - popular musicals presented in concert for One Night Only.

One Show Only Friday July 13, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
American Idiot

American Idiot One Night Only Series

Join us as we kick off our brand new One Night Only Series - popular musicals presented in concert for One Night Only.

One Show Only Saturday July 14, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical One Night Only Series

Join us as we kick off our brand new One Night Only Series - popular musicals presented in concert for One Night Only.

One Show Only Sunday July 15, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Josh Turner

Josh Turner

With over 23 million views on YouTube, Josh offers a diverse array of musical styles - from folk, jazz and classical to blues, rock and beyond.

One Show Only Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Graham Parker

Graham Parker

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see Graham Parker during his short 2018 US Tour. Concert proceeds to benefit the Tedrock Fund for music education for underserved children.

One Show Only Thursday July 19, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
The Burials

The Burials A Project Sparx Production

The Burials is a modern tale of civic responsibility, the epidemic of gun violence in America’s schools, and the power of young people to enact change.​

Multiple Shows July 20, 2018 – July 22, 2018 Info & Tickets
Stand Up Comedy Night

Stand Up Comedy Night featuring Michael Petit, Carolyn Plummer, and Brian Higginbottom

Our Popular Comedy Series is back!

One Show Only Friday July 27, 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
Suitcase Junket

Suitcase Junket

From the salvaged sounds of American juke joints, back porches, honky tonks, and rock clubs, The Suitcase Junket conjures an entirely new sound.

One Show Only Friday October 12, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Soggy Po' Boys

Soggy Po' Boys

NHPR describes the band in this way: "If you've been to Sonny's Tavern in Dover, New Hampshire on a Tuesday night, you could be forgiven for feeling like you've stepped into a New Orleans jazz club.

One Show Only Friday November 2, 2018 8:00pm Info & Tickets
Melissa Ferrick

Melissa Ferrick

Regarded in the industry and by her peers as one of the most prolific and hardworking artists in the business, Ferrick brings a fresh Americana sound to the stage.

One Show Only Sunday November 11, 2018 7:00pm Info & Tickets

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