Theater + Performance Art

Summer time Movie Series at Set up Row

Mary Poppins

Relive Indiana Jones’s epic adventure at Tanglewood with John Williams’s score, carried out live and eat the Boston Pops. (Friday, August 26 at 8 p.m. Tanglewood, Lenox $22-$124 any age)

Steve Carell, the most popular Acton-bred actor, stars within the new Woodsy Allen movie in regards to a New Yorker (Jesse Eisenberg) who moves to Hollywood and falls deeply in love with the secretary of his effective uncle. Billy Burke and Jesse Eisenberg (also known as the lady from Twilight and also the villain in Batman v Superman) also star. (In theaters This summer 15)

Cambridge’s own Matt Damon reprises his role as CIA assassin/badass Jason Bourne, after briefly departing the franchise following its third movie. Within the fifth installment, Bourne has returned to defend myself against the world—and punch everybody along the way (really). (In theaters This summer 29)

Among the Bard’s finest comedies is showing free of charge (free!!) on Boston Common for 2 . 5 days this summer time, thanks to Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. Make sure to make it happen early if you are searching to attain a great seat in the home. (Wednesday, This summer 20 to Sunday, August 7 various occasions Parkman Bandstand at Boston Common free any age)

Music is really a hefty category by itself. For any more in-depth take a look at concerts, festivals, and venues to determine this summer time, we have your back right here.

A lot of free movies! These screenings occur Friday nights through the waterfront, and also the summer time-lengthy selection features a diverse choice of films—from horror (Jaws on Next Month) to kid-friendly (Toy Story on August 12) to musicals (Mamma Mia! on September 9). Begin to see the listing of movies and dates here. (Select Fridays, June 10 to September 9 Boston Harbor Hotel free any age)

The Museum of proper Arts’s 21st edition of their annual festival honoring French cinema is coming back This summer 7 to 24. This season, the museum’s selection is spotlighting female perspectives, along with the lives of immigrants in France. See works like Fatima, an award-winning film in regards to a Moroccan-born single mother, and L’ensemble des Deuz Amis, a dramedy love story. (Thursday, This summer 7 to Sunday, This summer 4 Museum of proper Arts, Boston $9 per film or $152 for festival pass for MFA people, $11 or $190 for nonmembers any age, but viewers discretion advised)

The anticipated Electricity Comics film, which is available within the same world as Batman v Superman, stars Will Cruz, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto as taken villains employed through the government to complete black ops missions. Hell, yeah. (In theaters August 5)

Tony Award champion Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues and memoir In your body around the globe, authored this production, presented through the Hub Theatre Company of Boston. The show examines women’s minds and physiques as well as their have a problem with developing a perception of societal beauty. The good thing: All tickets are pay-what-you-can, and also the theater company is going to be collecting toiletries for local women’s shelters. (Friday, This summer 15 to Saturday, This summer 30 occasions vary Club Coffee shop pay what you could any age)

For many kid-friendly summer time fare, mind as much as Beverly and introduce a brand new generation to “Chim Chim Cer-ee” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” proper care of Northern Coast Music Theatre’s production. (Tuesday, This summer 12 to Sunday, August 31 various occasions Northern Coast Music Theatre, Beverly $54-$79 any age)

Summer time around town at Boston Harbor Hotel

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Museums + Tours

Coffee shop Society


Take in a free concert or movie at the Hatch Shell beside the Charles. The Friday Night Flicks series offers family-friendly movies throughout the summer.—Aram Boghosian / Boston Globe

Movie Series + Film Festivals

The Great Body

The festival that showcases and honors the job of filmmakers of color has returned in the finish of June. The Lick has greater than 600 movies of numerous genres and measures, in addition to workshops and sections. Some interesting films incorporate a Girl Like Elegance, in regards to a senior high school student handling bullying (starring Raven Symone), and Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future, which spotlights black athletes and ice hockey. See more films around the schedule here. (Wednesday, June 22 to Friday, This summer 1 Museum of proper Arts, Boston $12 per film for people $15 for nonmembers or $152 for festival pass for MFA people, $15 or $190 for nonmembers any age, but viewer discretion for many films is suggested)

For individuals who’ve ever thought about what can happen whenever a symphonic orchestra behaves just like a jam band. Garcia, with famous guitarist Haynes, will join the Boston Pops for any special program at Tanglewood featuring works like “Bird Song” and “Morning Dew.” (Friday, This summer 1 at 8 p.m. Tanglewood, Lenox $25-$109 any age)

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration with Warren Haynes

Somervillians may also get their taste of free movies this summer time having a selection of flicks fit for children and grown-ups. Grab your buddies or yours kids for screenings of flicks like Disney’s Cinderella (This summer 16) and Ant-Man (August 27). Begin to see the schedule here. (Every Saturday in the evening, This summer 9 to August 27 Set up Row free any age)

Jason Bourne

Raiders from the Lost Ark with Orchestra

Free Friday Flicks in the Hatch Covering

Show Boat

Notes in the Field: Doing Amount of time in Education

Just in case you haven’t heard, the reboot from the beloved classic was shot the following in Boston (see a few of the locations we spotted within the trailer here). The brand new cast—Leslie Johnson, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Melissa McCarthy—will surely cause you to laugh your butts off. (In theaters This summer 15)

WBZ Radio can also be sponsoring free movie nights a couple of occasions monthly, however this series is going to be proven around the Esplanade. The selection, including The Exorcist: The Pressure Awakens (This summer 29) and Jurassic World (August 12), are visible in full here. (Select Fridays, June 24 to August 28 Charles River Esplanade free any age)

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Matt Damon appears in a scene from &quotJason Bourne,&quot in theaters nationwide on July 29. (Jasin Boland/Universal Pictures via AP)—Jasin Boland/Universal Pictures

Visiting Cinemas

Family Film Festival in the Pru

French Film Festival

On stage, the enchanting artist Anna Deavere Cruz recreates interviews she’s carried out with a large number of subjects, included in the American Repertory Theatre’s 2016/2017 season. Her show covers the connection between your education system and also the criminal justice system. (Saturday, August 20 to Saturday, September 17 Loeb Drama Center prices TBD ages 14 or more)

Because of the return of Highland Street Foundation’s series, 80 museums, zoos, and cultural locations are totally free on Fridays this summer—from Boston Children’s Museum, towards the Hall at Patriots Place, towards the Boston Athenaeum. See which museums are open which Fridays here. (Friday, June 24 to Friday, August 26 visit each venue’s website for relevant frequent lowering and raising occasions free any age)

Roxbury Film Festival

This indie flick, in regards to a man who returns to his hometown when his mother becomes sick, stars (and it is directed by) Newton’s John Krasinski. It initially premiered in the Sundance Film Festival captured. (In theaters August 26)

Free Fun Fridays

Suicide Squad

Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company, Show Boat, according to Edna Ferber’s novel, showcases the job of two all-time greats: Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The storyline follows the crew and entertainers aboard the Cotton Blossom, a motion picture boat within the Mississippi River, between 1887 and 1927. The figures handle love and heartbreak during a period when racial segregation is going on in the usa. (Wednesday, June 22 to Sunday, This summer 3 various occasions Shubert Theatre $53+ any age)

The Hollars


The Prudential Center has movies arranged every Saturday night this summer time, curated only for the kiddos. You’ll find your kids’ faves along with your own, from Minions (This summer 2) and Thoroughly (This summer 30) to The Wizard of Oz (This summer 9) and Marry Poppins (August 27). Begin to see the schedule here. (Every Saturday, This summer 2 to August 27 at 6 p.m. The Prudential Center free any age)

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