2013–2014 Season

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All performances will be held at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston.


April 19–April 27, 2014 (in rotation with OF MICE AND MEN)
Performances April 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27 at 2 pm and April 27 at 4 pm 

BCT kicks off their Marcia J. Trimble New Works Program with the World Homework Machine Graphic-hi resPremiere musical THE HOMEWORK MACHINE, based on the best-selling book by Dan Gutman. With book and lyrics by Mark Cabaniss and music by Keith Herrmann (Romance/Romance), THE HOMEWORK MACHINE is an interactive musical adventure for all ages. THE HOMEWORK MACHINE features a group of 5th grade students who are bound by one very big secret: the homework machine. Code-named ‘Belch’, the machine does their homework for them and ultimately becomes more powerful than the students ever imagined.  CLICK HERE for more info.  buyticketsbutton


April 25–May 4 (in rotation with THE HOMEWORK MACHINE).
Performances May 3 at 2 pm & 8 pm and May 4 at 2 pm
Suitable for ages 12 and up

Adapted from John Steinbeck’s iconic novella, OF MICE AND MEN is a true testament to the power of friendship in the face of adversity. Set during the Great Depression, OF MICE AND MEN tells the story of two displaced migrant workers who move from town to town in search of new job opportunities and the fateful outcome of their journey. OF MICE AND MEN teaches the value of understanding each other and being kind to one another, even under extreme circumstances.  CLICK HERE for more info.  buyticketsbutton




December 7–December 22, 2013

A good book never gets old, and neither does your favorite stuffed bunny. One of Boston’s newest holiday traditions, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT returns for its 5th Anniversary production. Combining puppetry with live actors, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT has captured the hearts of audiences, making it an instant classic. Adapted from the popular children’s book by BCT Executive Artistic Director, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT tells the tale of a strong bond between a young boy and his beloved stuffed rabbit. It is a story of love, friendship, and hope that is perfect for the entire family.


January 18–February 2, 2014

PINKALICIOUS—THE MUSICAL is based on the pinktastically popular book by Victoria Kann. In this family-friendly musical, ‘Pinkalicious’ can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe—a dream come true for this pink-loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

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