Musical

Cabaret: The Real Meaning of Valentine's Day

Wednesday / February 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115

The Cabaret is an intimate, live showcase of Broadway favorites as well as musical theater-inspired originals. Begun in 2012, Cabaret is a student initiative to give musical theater enthusiasts at Berklee the chance to perform in a professional setting beyond the main stage musical season. This month's theme is the Real Meaning of Valentine's Day, showcasing any songs that relate to peace, freedom, civil rights, and love. 

Admission: 
Free / Standing Room Only

The Emperor's New Clothes

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 10:30 a.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
The Emperor is about to be duped by the conmen/tailors Loo Roo and Bob. They have promised to create him a "special new outfit" that only smart people can see. The Musical Theater for Young Audiences and Contemporary Musical Theater initiatives at Berklee present The Emperor's New Clothes, an original children's musical written by Rene Pfister, assistant professor of voice. This hilarious retelling of the classic story comes alive with a funky pop and jazz score including "History Ain't All It's Cracked Up to Be," "I've Never Seen Anything Like It" and "Chic." Perfect for school groups, this show is appropriate for ages four and up.  
 
Please note: The ticket policy for this performance is that every person needs a ticket, including children of any age.
Admission: 
$5.00

Musical Theatre Club Presents....

Friday / November 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee's Valencia Campus
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia - Anexo SurAvda. Profesor López Piñero 1
Valencia
Spain
Spain
46013

Khiyon Hursey is a songwriter, musical theater director and screenwriter based in NYC and LA. A 2014 graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Songwriting, he served as music assistant on the off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Hamilton, the American Repertory Theater production of Witness Uganda and its off-Broadway, retitled update Invisible Thread at Second Stage Theater. In these and other positions, he has worked with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Alex Lacamoire, Diane Paulus, Matt Gould, and countless others. Recipient of the ASCAP Foundation’s Irving Burgie Scholarship and Bart Howard Songwriting Scholarship, Khiyon has had his work featured in concert at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, 2014.

World Premiere Musical The Kiss

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
The Kiss

In Vienna in 1943, two women are on the brink of independence, and the notorious artist Gustav Klimt is driven to capture them both. Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee College of Music cast. Book and lyrics by Cheryl Coons and music by Peter Eldridge. 

 

Admission: 
$8 in advance/ $12 day of show

World Premiere Musical: The Kiss

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
The Kiss

In Vienna in 1904, two women are on the brink of independence, and the notorious artist Gustav Klimt is driven to capture them both. Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee College of Music cast. Book and lyrics by Cheryl Coons and music by Peter Eldridge. 

 

Admission: 
$8 in advance / $12 day of show

West Side Story

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Berklee Musical Theater Club presents West Side Story, one of the most identifiable love stories of all time. Boasting the musical and lyrical geniuses of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, the story revolves around two rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, and a budding romance caught in the crossfire. Featuring many famous musical numbers including "Maria," "I Feel Pretty" and "Tonight," this show will have you singing, dancing, and pondering politics and racism in America in this contemporary setting of a classic American story, featuring issues of class, race, immigration, and love, all pertinent to today's society.

Admission: 
$12 in advance / $17 day of show

West Side Story

Wednesday / February 22, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Berklee’s Musical Theater Club presents West Side Story, one of the most identifiable love stories of all time. Reflecting the musical and lyrical genius of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, the story revolves around two rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, and a budding romance caught in the crossfire. Featuring many famous musical numbers including "Maria," "I Feel Pretty," and "Tonight," this presentation of West Side Story incorporates a contemporary setting, bringing a classic American story into today’s society in all its pertinence to issues of class, race, immigration, and love.

Admission: 
$12 in advance / $17 day of show

SOLD OUT: In The Heights

Saturday / November 19, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, with orchestrations by Berklee alumnus Alex Lacamoire '95In the Heights is the story of three days in the life of Washington Heights, a tight-knit community at the top of Manhattan. This performance is presented by the Berklee Musical Theater Ensemble and the Berklee Musical Theater Orchestra.

There is also a Thursday, November 17 performance of In the Heights.

 

Admission: 
$13/$8 Advance, $17/$12 Day of Show

48 Hour Musical Theater Festival

Sunday / September 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
A celebration of all the facets of musical theater at Berklee, the 48 Hour Musical Theater Festival generates six brand new 10-15 minute musicals, written, rehearsed and performed within 48 hours. Groups of interested Actors, Acoustic Accompanists, Directors, Music Directors, Songwriters, and Playwrights are put together at random and meet for the first time to start the Project on Saturday, September 24th.
 
Join us for the final performance of the project on Sunday at 7:00pm in David Friend Recital Hall
Admission: 
Free

SOLD OUT: In the Heights

Friday / November 18, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, with orchestrations by Berklee alumni Alex Lacamoire, In the Heights is the story of three days in the life of Washington Heights, a tightknit community at the top of Manhattan. Presented by the Berklee Musical Theater Ensemble and the Berklee Musical Theater Orchestra.

Admission: 
$13/$8 Advance, $17/$12 Day of Show

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