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Belle and Sebastian Film Presentation

Feb 18, 2016

The French adventure film Belle & Sebastian, is an internationally acclaimed film set in the French Alps during WWII.  This story of a resourceful, adorable boy and his dog will enchant the whole family.

The film is appropriate for ages 8 and older. 
Children under the age of 13 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Runtime 104 minutes. It will be shown in a dubbed version rather than the original French.


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What Rhymes with America

Mar 11 - 20, 2016

“People don’t like change. What they really love is the same in disguise.”

This funny and touching comedy-drama centers around a recently divorced dad as he struggles to repair his relationship with his estranged teenage daughter while dipping his toe in the dating scene after 22 years, and wondering if he’s forgotten how to kiss. Befriended by a struggling actress and an endearingly awkward middle-aged virgin, these quirky characters experience the poignant vulnerability of desperately wanting something new and the risks they must take to move forward in their lives. Don't miss the New England premiere of this heartbreaking and hilarious off-Broadway hit.

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Crossing Delancey

May 6 - 15, 2016

Who needs when your grandmother knows a matchmaker?

Izzy is a beautiful, intelligent, single young woman with a doting 80 year old grandmother (“Bubbie”) who is determined to see her granddaughter get married before she dies. Giving cupid a nudge, this irascible granny hires a matchmaker and sets out to find her granddaughter the perfect mate. But will Sam, the neighborhood pickle man, be the kind of man Izzy has in mind? Don’t miss this charming and heartwarming family comedy.

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African Adventure Tales

May 22, 2016

Winner “Best Performance” at the 2015 Puppeteers of America National Festival

Two funny folktales from Africa come to life with stunning puppetry!

Crabgrass brings the traditional tales "Koi and the Kola Nuts," and "Anansi and the Talking Melon" to life through innovative puppetry, spectacular scenery, and infectious music. 

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Wait Until Dark

Oct 16 - 25, 2015

A heart-pounding new adaptation of this suspense-filled classic.

A blind, yet capable, woman finds herself unknowingly in danger when a group of con-men enter her apartment. As the climax builds, she must outmaneuver her tormentors by turning her disability to her advantage and “wait until dark” to play out this classic thriller’s chilling conclusion.

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus - Live!

Nov 6 - 8, 2015

The earth shakes with laughter when Mars and Venus collide in this hilarious one-man-comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade. 

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 11 - 13, 2015

Re-discover the classic story told in a way you've never imagined and will never forget, or continue your tradition.  Either way, you won't want to miss The Public Theatre’s critically acclaimed holiday production! All children 18 and under only $5!

“There’s a great reason why this story is told during the holidays and will never go away”, says author and Artistic Director Christopher Schario.  “Sometimes it’s easy to forget the meaning of the season in all the holiday shopping. Watching Scrooge’s journey always awakens my holiday spirit and gets my heart ready to celebrate Christmas.”

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The Ladies Foursome

Jan 22 - 31, 2016

Imagine “Sex and the City” on a golf course.

Directed by two-time Tony Award winning actress Judith Ivey. Imagine “Sex and the City” on a golf course, when four smart and sassy women celebrate the special bonds of friendship that link women together in this hilarious, fast-paced new comedy.

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The Ladies Foursome: A Hole in One Comedy!

01/07/2016 9:00am

Imagine “Sex and the City” on a golf course, as The Public Theatre chases away the winter blues with the New England premiere of the smart and sassy comedy, The Ladies Foursome, playing Jan 22 – Jan 31st.  Directed by two-time Tony Award winning actress Judith Ivey, this entertaining comedy centers on three friends who gather together to play a final round of golf in honor of their recently deceased fourth partner and close friend. Joined by an unknown friend of the deceased, these four women banter, tease and tee off about love, sex, motherhood and careers, learning about themselves and each other as they celebrate the bonds of friendship that link women together.

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