A Charlie Brown Christmas

charlie-brown-christmas_smllTHE Christmas classic comes to life!

by Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by Bill Melendez
and Lee Mendelson
Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer
By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson

Everyone’s favorite holiday television special LIVE in BCT’s new stage production of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS.  Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and all the Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas pageant and ultimately learn the true meaning of Christmas.  Complete with the little Christmas fir tree, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is a present the whole family can enjoy!  Directed by award-winning Burgess Clark, BCT Executive Artistic Director.

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The Velveteen Rabbit

Boston’s family favorite!

Adapted for the stage by Burgess Clark
based on the classic by Margery Williams

Returning for an 8th magical season, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT has become one of Boston’s most cherished holiday traditions.  With beautifully hand-crafted puppets by Marjorie Tudor of the Tasha Tudor Family, this annual production will delight audiences of all ages with the story of a young boy and the endearing velveteen rabbit that changes his life.  Based on the beloved children’s book by Margery Williams, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT promises to warm the heart, even during the coldest season.

Tickets on Sale Nov 1

Miss Nelson is Missing

Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Based on the book Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back by Harry Allard
Illustrated by James Marshall

Based on the popular children’s book!

What would you do if your super nice teacher disappears and a homework-loving, recess-cancelling, tough-as-nails substitute teacher named Viola Swamp takes her place?  Don’t skip school, instead come along with BCT for this hysterical musical mystery and help bring Miss Nelson back to her crazy classroom!  MISS NELSON IS MISSING is one show you won’t want to miss!

Tickets on Sale Nov 1

Curious George and the Golden Meatball

Music by John Kavanaugh
Book and Lyrics by Jeremy Desmon
Based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey and the Play, Owned by Universal Stage Productions

One of our most requested titles!

It’s time to celebrate All-You-Can-Eat Meatball day!  Join the fun-loving little monkey Curious George as he helps his friend Chef Pisghetti cook the most delicious meatballs and see what happens when Curious George enters the meatballs in the world-famous Golden Meatball Contest in Rome!  Add a dash of a secret ingredient- fun!- and you have a family musical that will tickle the tastes of even the youngest theatergoers!

Tickets on Sale Nov 1

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest

by Dale Wasserman
based on the novel by Ken Kesey

The timeless story that won 5 Academy Awards!

Keeping in the tradition of producing thought-provoking, ground breaking productions such as Reflections of a Rock Lobster, Of Mice and Men and the Elliot Norton Award winning production of The Diary of Anne Frank, BCT is proud to present the emotionally-charged dramatic classic ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST.  Featuring the talents of BCT’s pre-professional training students from the company’s New England TheatreWorks program, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST will be directed by BCT Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark.  Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Tickets on Sale Nov 1

2016 – 2017 Family Membership 

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Member tickets can be rescheduled any time (up to 24 hours prior to curtain).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is your refund policy?

Single Tickets

We can't refund or exchange tickets for events that are less than 7 days away, and in general we can't refund tickets. If you'd like to switch into a different performance, we can do so for a small fee. If you would like exchange privileges (for no fee), take a look at our Season Subscriptions! 

Cancelled Events

In the very unlikely event that BCT must cancel a performance due to unavoidable circumstances. In the event a performance is cancelled due to a State of Emergency (weather related or other), we will do all we can to re-schedule the performance, transfer your tickets to another performance, or offer you a credit to a future performance. 

I've lost my tickets. What can I do?

First of all, exhale! We can help you with replacing your tickets. For most performances, your tickets will be held at the Box Office for you to pick up prior to the show. If you receive your tickets in advance and have misplaced them, please call us at 617-600-7025 or email us and we will help! 

We've had a change in plans. Can we exchange our tickets?

Single Ticket Exchange Policy

We can transfer your tickets to another performance for a small fee, provided it is more than seven days in advance of the performance. We can't transfer tickets seven days or less before a performance. 

Subscriber Ticket Exchange Policy

As a courtesy to subscribers, you may - if you're a subscriber -  exchange tickets for an upcoming performance provided we have at least 48-hours notice. We can transfer you to any available seats in a future performance.

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