Show Boat

Show Boat

Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company

June 22 - July 3
Shubert Theatre

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Student Rush Available

Student Rush is available one (1) hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $20 each, cash only, one (1) ticket per valid student ID.

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About the Show

Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s 1927 masterpiece Show Boat from June 22-July 3, 2016. Based on Edna Ferber’s bestselling novel, this grand American musical follows the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat. A groundbreaking show when it debuted in 1927, Show Boat continues to touch audiences with timeless themes and unforgettable music. Featuring the classic songs “Ol’Man River,” “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man” and “Bill.” Music by Jerome Kern. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel “Show Boat” by Edna Ferber. Show Boat is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals:

Show Boat is directed by Meg Fofonoff and Stacey Stephens, choreographed by Wendy Hall with music direction by Charles Peltz.

Since its inception in 1993, Fiddlehead Theatre Company has been dedicated to producing professional theater experiences for the greater Boston community. The company's unconventional takes on contemporary and classic Broadway musicals have earned rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, and Fiddlehead "out of the box" marketing style from highway billboards to a free theater trolley for patrons have raised the bar for locally produced theater in Boston. Fiddlehead's productions have earned multiple IRNE awards and a reputation for bold, high-level concept and design. Named after the fantastical fiddlehead fern found in fairy-tales and symbolic of imagination, Fiddlehead Theatre Company is committed to producing theater that uplifts the spirit while engaging audiences in provocative social issues.. for more information. Like us on Facebook at and on Twitter @FiddleheadTC.

Fiddlehead contact info: or call 617-514-6497.
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Shubert Theatre

This restored 1500+ seat theatre; and considered Boston Theater District's "Little Princess", continues to be the home for many local community arts organizations. The Shubert Theatre also serves as a venue for the touring companies that present Broadway, theater, music, dance, and opera.

Shubert Theatre
  • 265 Tremont
    Boston, MA 02116
  • Capacity 1500