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POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER.28, 2011 ' Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN What will happen when seven time WWE Champion, "the most electrifying man in all of entertainment" The Rock and 10 time WWE Champion John Cena meet in Cena's hometown? Find out for yourself at the TD Garden. For more inforamtion see "SPECIAL EVENTS SECTION. NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA LEGALLY BLONDE Novem- ber 1-13. A CHRISTMAS CAROL December 2-23. For further informa- tion, please visit, con- tact the Box Office at 978-232-7200 or visit in person at 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA. LOEB DRAMA CENTER 64 Brattlc St., Cambridge, MA AS YOU LIKE IT - December 7, 2011 - January 8, 2012. "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players," in Shakes- peare's beloved pastoral comedy As You Like It. This classic tale follows Rosalind and her friend Celia's escape from a deadly conspiracy into nature's wild, liber- ating arms. What follows is an unconventional romance with everything from wrestling matches to cross-dresslng shepherds culminat- hag in a joyful finale. For further in- formation call 617-547-8300 or visit They're creepy and they're kooky. mysterious and spooky -- c'mon, you know that tunel A dream cast takes on the quirky characters in a new and original Addams Family tale. As the musical begins, there are storm clouds gathering over the Addams Family home. Wednesday is falling in love, young Pugsley, jealous of his sister's attention, begs her to keep torturing him severely, while mother Mortlcla fears being upstaged and discarded by her daughter's lurch into womanhood ... like yesterday's roadkill. But when outsiders come to dinner, the events of one night will change forever this famously macabre family -- a family so very different from your own -- or maybe not. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Wang Theatre Box Office Tuesday thru Saturday 12 noon to 6:00 PM. The Box Office will also be open at the advertised time for all pre-sales and show on-sales. By Emall or phone: Box Office: 866-348-9738 (tty: 888-889- 8587). General info (shows and programs) 617-482-9393 (try: 617-482-5757). BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA NIGHT OF STARS - Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 7:00 pro. - Night of Stars, a spectacular showcase of Boston Ballet's exciting repertoire, features the talents of the entire company, including principal dancers and rising stars. This unique evening provides audiences with a taste of the upcoming season. Escape to Verona with John Cranko's ROMEO AND JULIET - November 3-13, 2011 - Masterfully told through Cranko's choreography and Prokoflev's score, Romeo and Juliet is a triumphant must-see. Don't miss the final season of the current Boston Ballet's THE NUT- CRACKER - November 25-Decem- ber 31, 2011. Experience the magic of this beloved production one last time. For tickets, please go to the Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston Street. Hours are I0:00 am-6:00 pm Monday-Saturday. On the web, visit / Boston or By phone call Ticketmaster at 800-982- 2787. REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME - Decem- ber 3-11, 2011. The one Boston Christmas spectacle guaranteed to warm any heart! Children of all ages are enchanted by Santa's Workshop, Teddy Bears' Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Vic- torian Christmas, precision dancers and The Living Nativity. Our cast of 200 comes gift wrapped in fabulous holiday sets and costumes -- all backed by a full live orchestra. SHUBERT THEATRE 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Febru- DCU CENTER 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA GUNS N' ROSES - November 25, 2011. Since they last played the U.S. in 2006, GN'R has played to rave reviews everywhere including South America, Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia, playing close to one million fans worldwide. Axl Rose started Guns N' Roses over 25 years ago. Since that time, they have become one of the biggest bands in music his- tory, selling over I00 million albums worldwide. GNR's Appetite For Destruc- t/on has sold over 28 million albums in the U.S. alone. Tickets available at the DCU Center Box Office, Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at, BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND - November 29. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are back out on the road this Fall for a second leg to their 2011 North Ameri- can Tour. Gary Graft of Billboard Maga- zine said "Seger and company deliv- ered an energetic and exhaustive show ... the 65-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is one of those rarefied performers who has built a large canon of hits: Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Katmandu, Against the Wind, Holly- wood Nights, Night Moves -- that ab- solutely have to be played or he won't get out of the building alive ,.. The Silver Bullets appeared honed and well-rehearsed, bolstering the tight arrangements with solos by saxophon- ist Alto Reed, keyboardist Craig Frost and guitarist Mark Chattfield." Tickets available at the DCU Center Box Office, Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online' at ticketmaster'cm" BOSTON POPS HOLIDAY CON- CERT - December II, 2011. The Bos- ton Pops Holiday Concert presented by TD Bank is back by popular demandl Kick off your holiday season on with r Special Events ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS ary 7, 2012 to February 19, 2012. Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and vocal pow- erhouse Rockapellal For the first time ever, "America's Orchestra" joins America's leading a cappella group for an unforgettable holiday show. Enjoy unique takes on classic favorites and brand new originals, plus a special visit from Jolly Ole' St. Nick and a time- honored audience sing along. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a holi- day tradition that millions cherishl Tickets available at the DCU Center Box Office, Ticket.master locations, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY JORDAN HALL 30 Gainsborough St., Boston, MA VIENNA BOYS CHOIR HOLIDAY PROGRAM - December 4, 201 I. Since 1498, the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir have been charming and moving audiences. Theirs is a ringing sound of timeless purity, the sound of a great choral tradition passed down through the ages with care. Don't miss the chance to ring in your holiday sea- son with a dose of old world charm from the beloved Vienna Boys Choir. %.. a superb musical ensemble ... [with] clarion sound" --Seattle Post- Intelligencer. For further information call 617-585-1260 or WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA CANADIAN TENORS - December 5, 2011. The Canadian Tenors' music is an exciting blend of classical and contemporary pop that is thrilling audiences of all ages around the world. The Tenors are the incredibly powerful voices of four gifted young men with diverse vocal styles, unde- niable charm and international solo success. Tickets for all Wilbur Theatre events may be purchased in a variety of ways: In person at the Box Office, online at http://, any area Ticketmaster outlet. Call Ticketmas- ter at 800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849. SOMERVILLE THEATRE 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA THE "FRIEND OF MINE: THE BILL MORRISSEY TRIBUTE CON- CERT" -November 17, 2011. An All-Star tribute to the late singer- songwriter. Patty Larkln, David Johansen, Peter Case, Shawn Colvin, Barry Crimmins, Mark EreIIi, John Gorka, Peter Keane, Fred Koller, Cormac McCarthy and Pete Nelson have all signed on to pay tribute to their friend, mentor and fellow troubadour. Tickets for the show are now on sale through the venue's box office and website. A very limited number of preferred "Friend of Mine" tickets, which will provide front orchestra seating and a signed limited edition poster, are available. Profits from the event will be donated to MusiCares, Singer-songwrlter Cliff Eberhardt and David Dye, host of the nationally syndicated NPR radio show, World Caf, will co-host the concert. Morrissey, who passed away from heart failure on July 23, was regarded as a songwriters' songwriter. Between 1984 and 2007. the New England native released 12 highly acclaimed albums and published the novel, "Edson". His live performance schedule took him from small coffee- houses to majoJ concert venues like Carnegie Hall to prestigious festi- vals including Newport and Kerrville. For tickets and further info, visit www, somervilletheatreonline.eom MUSEUM OF SCIENCE I Science Park, Boston A DAY IN POMPEH - Now through February 12, 2012, Tickets now on sale. The Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, vanishing beneath layers of volcanic ash. Now you can discover one of the greatest archaeo- logical treasures ever unearthed at A Day in Pompeii. For further informa- tion on this exhibit or upcoming exhibits, log on to mos.0rg. DCU CENTER 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - QUIDAM - December 14-18 - Young Zo6 is bored; her parents, distant and apathetic, ignore her. Her life has lost all mean- ing. Seeking to fill the void of her existence, she slides into an imagi- nary world -- the world of Quidam -- where she meets characters who encourage her :o free her soul. Quldam : a nam.qess passer-by, a solitary figure lirgering on a street corner, a personrushing past and swallowed by theerowd. It could be t.P. /.1. . ,t. t t t 'J,, anyone, anybody. Someone coming or going at the heart of our anony- mous society. A member of the crowd, one of the silent majority. The one who cries out, sings and dreams within us all. This is the *quidam" whom this show allows to speak. This is the place that beckons -- a place for dreaming and genuine relations where all quidams, by pro- claiming their individuality, can finally emerge from anonymity. Tickets are available at the DCU Center Box Office, Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at TD GARDEN Causeway Street, Boston WIVE RAW - November 14, 2011. Finally the Rock comes back to Bos- tonl A special three hour edition of WWE Monday Night Raw Super Show. What will happen when seven time WWE Champion, "the most electrify- ing man in all of entertainment." The Rock and 10 time WWE Champion John Cena meet in Cena's hometown? Also see all of your favorite WWE superstars including: Randy Orton, Mark Henry, Sheamus, Christian, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, And MoreHI *Card is subject to change* DAVIS MEGA MAZE 145 Redstone Hill, Sterling, MA Beginning October 14 , Davis Mega Maze transforms into one wicked FRIGHT NIGHT ADVENTURE! Try to maneuver your way through the corn and escape before the monsters and haunts can find you -- but watch out -- there's no place to hidel JOIN US IF YOU DARE ... this maze event is geared for adults. Bring your flash- light and your courage. Davis Mega Maze Fright Nights run on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30-10 pm, with last admission at 9:00 pm. Fami- lies with children under 12 can visit Davis Farmland during the last three weekends in October for MOO MOO'S HALLOWEEN PARTYI This fright-free, daytime party is geared for children. Wear your favorite costume! Enjoy costume parades, pumpkin painting, games, candy and much morel Visit, www,, or call 978-422-MOOO (6666) for more info. AGGANIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston COMICS COME HOME XVII - Saturday, November 12. The longest running comedy benefit in America, returns to Agganis. The show will be hosted by actor/comedian Denis Leary from the hit television show "Rescue Me." This year's lineup will include: Denis Leary, Lenny Clarke, Kenny Rogerson, Tony V, Robert Kelly, Dom Irrera, Joe Derosa, Artie Lang and Nick Di Paolo! Don't miss the show the Boston Globe calls a "laugh riot." The evening will benefit The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care and The Neely Cancer Fund. The Fund was created to benefit Tufts Medical Center's Cancer Center and its Floating Children's Cancer Center. Through the Fund the Foundation supports treatment, research and overall cancer care for patients and their families. Call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. TSONGAS CENTER AT UMASS LOWELL 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Lowell, MA JEFF DUNHAM:IONTROLLED CHAOS - Friday, November 4, 2011. The man whose standup concerts rule the comedy world, Jeff Dunham, returns to Lowell to offer fans brand new laughs and hilarious additions to his famed troupe of sidekicks. Jeff Dunham's sidesplitting per- formances have made him the top grossing live comedian in North America for three consecutive years as well as the last two worldwide. Now his ever-growing legion of devoted fans that flock to his shows year after year will meet the newest addi- tions to his suitcase posse. Aehmed the Dead Terrorist has to now con- tend with his rebellious offspring, Achmed Junior, a/k/a A.J. Mean- while, Peanut has decided that he's tired of being JeEs sidekick and has taken up ventriloquism with his own character: Little Jeff. More hilarity than ever ensues as the never-be- fore-seen characters unleash their own havoc on stage. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Tsongas Center Box Office, online at or by calling 866-722-8780. DISNEY LIVE! PHINEAS AND FERE - Saturday, November 26, 201 i. Phineas, Ferb, and the whole tri-state area gang embark on a bold escape jumping out from behind your TV and onto the stage in a live action adven- ture right in your hometown! And, before you can wonder, "Hey, Where's Perry?" the beloved pet platypus shifts to his secret double life as Agent p to foil another one of Dr. Doofensh- mirtz's evil plans. Musical madness abounds in an escapade so awesome that even Candace can't help but join the hilarious hijlnks. It's the ultimate end to summer vacation, so seize the day 'cause Phlneas and Ferb are gonna do it aUl All persons two years of age and older must have a ticket. Tickets can be purchased visiting the Tsongas Center Box Office, online at or by calling 866-722-8780. MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston DEGAS AND THE NUDE - Now through February 5, 2012. The first museum exhibition devoted exclu- sively to the extraordinary range of nudes by Edgar Degas I tracing their evolution from the artist's early years, through the private and public images of brothels and bathers in the 1870s and 1880s, to the post-lmpressionist nudes of the end of his career will be presented. For more information, visit or call 617:267-9300. THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART Dedham Community Theatre 580 Hlgh St., Dedham Sq., Dedham Somerville Theatre 55 Davis Sq., Somerville MA Brookline Access Television 46 Tappan St., Brookline The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is a community-based, private institu- tion dedicated to the collection, pres- ervation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory. It is only through the efforts of the worldwide Friends of MOBA that we have ben able to carry out our mission: to bring the worst of art to the widest of audiences. MOBA main- tains a website as well as three bricks- and-mortar galleries, all in the Boston area. Through traveling exhibits, spe- cial events and changing exhibits, we share the best bad art ever assembled. Our collection numbers about 600 pieces, but due to limited exhibition space, we show 50 to 70 at a time. Visit ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" i I:00 am to I:00 pm every Friday with host Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from i0:00 am to 1:00 pro. Go to www. "Italia Oggi" Sundays i:00 pm to 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays 90.7 FM or online =The Nick Franciosa Show" Sun- days from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at "Tony's,Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 - Every Sunday night 9:00 pm to I0:00 pm on MuslcAmerica host Ron Della Chiesa presents During the hour, Ron will fea- ture recordings by his good friend Tony Bennett. You'll hear all your Bennett favorites from his early hits to his latest Granny winners. "Radio Italia Unita" - Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm on radia or Itunes, college radio click on Zumix. For more information, log onto BERKLEE PERFORMANCE CENTER 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA ZUCCHERO - October 29, 2011. Zucchero *Sugar" Fornaciari is one of Italy's most renowned artists, with .11 studio albums dating back to 1983. The Italian musician will be touring the present his latest release, Chocabeck. To pur- chase your tickets, please log onto Tony's Place on WPLM FM Easy 99.1. for tickets.