Get Out: Theater, Comedy, and Shakespeare In The Park
Check out our picks for activities to do and new places to explore in and around the Waltham area.
- Where/When: Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
- Why Go: Enjoy a star-studded performance of one of the most beloved musicals of all time. The show features stage and screen actor Patrick Cassidy and Broadway actress Sarah Pfisterer.
- Pricing: $35-$57
- Where/When: Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown, Friday, 8 p.m.
- Why Go: Children and adults can laugh along with Improv Jones, Jr., a comedy troupe made up of teens. Bring your sense of humor and be prepared to participate in the show.
- Pricing: $10
- Where/When: Moody St. & Main St., Waltham, 11 a.m.
- Why Go: Come hear this jazz duo headed by Cornell Coley, a musician, dancer and teacher. And while you’re there, stroll through the market and support local farmers and crafters. The market is open on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
- Pricing: Free
- Where/When: The Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington, Friday, 7 p.m.
- Why Go: These are the final performances of the ACT’s summer season. "Grease" will be performed Friday evening, and all three shows will be featured on Saturday: "Aladdin, Jr." at 10 a.m., "Grease" at 2 p.m., and "Footloose" at 7 p.m. The season wraps up with "Aladdin, Jr." at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
- Pricing: $15
- Where/When: Robbins Farm Park, 61 Eastern Ave., Arlington, Sunday, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
- Why Go: The New England Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare’s dark comedy "Measure for Measure." Come early, bring a picnic, and enjoy the show in this beautiful setting with scenic views of the Boston skyline.
- Pricing: Free
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