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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.

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 performed by our Junior Ensemble, grades 2-7

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
An Evening with Methuen Ballet Ensemble

An Evening with Methuen Ballet Ensemble

Join the Methuen Ballet Ensemble for an elegant evening of artistry and grace as they present “An Evening with Methuen Ballet Ensemble” featuring excerpts from Swan Lake.

One Show Only Saturday April 20, 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
13 The Musical

13 The Musical Presented by Acting Out Productions

Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn

Multiple Shows May 2, 2019 – May 4, 2019 Info & Tickets
The Great Fairy Tale Caper!

The Great Fairy Tale Caper!

Acting Out Productions presents the World Premiere of “The Great Fairy Tale Caper” by Jack Neary, May 4-5, 2019 at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA.

Multiple Shows May 4, 2019 – May 5, 2019 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
Lenny Clarke

Lenny Clarke

We are happy to welcome Lenny Clarke back to the Firehouse for the third straight time due to overwhelming demand!

One Show Only Friday July 5, 2019 8:00pm 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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