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  • Writer's pictureDylan Kelly

Explore Boston’s Cultural Delights: May Events

As spring blooms across Boston, the city comes alive with a vibrant array of cultural events. From captivating theater performances to side-splitting comedy shows and musical adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s explore three exciting events happening in Boston during May, where dreams, laughter, and music collide! 🌸🎭🤣🎶


Now, let’s dive into the details of these remarkable events! 👇

Art by: Shaina Lu / Photo credit: bostonarts.org

Land of Dreams: A Cultural Fusion

Event: Nüwa in Fairyland

  • Date: May 23 to June 1

  • Location: Boston Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre

  • Description: Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of “Nüwa in Fairyland,” a captivating play that blends Shakespearean magic with Chinese mythology. Written by Brandon Zang and directed by Carla Mirabal Rodríguez, the story follows 15-year-old Benji, a Chinese transracial adoptee, as he takes on the role of Puck in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play is performed in both Mandarin Chinese and English, with English surtitles during Mandarin dialog. Don’t miss this unique cultural experience! Tickets are pay-what-you-wish (recommended donation of $25). Showtimes vary. Learn more

Laughs and Comedy: AAPI Festival

Event: Giggle Gaggle

  • Dates: May 24-25

  • Location: Rozzie Square Theater

  • Description: Get ready to laugh out loud during the two-day Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) comedy festival! Hosted by comic Nora Panahi and co-produced by The Rozzie Square Theater and New Normal Comedy, this event features stand-up, improv, and sketches. The lineup includes 15 talented area performers, including Courtney Pong and Cynthia Wang. Tickets are $20, and showtimes vary. Find out more

Musical Adventure: Jurassic Park in Concert

Event: Jurassic Jams

  • Dates: May 24-25

  • Location: Symphony Hall

  • Description: Embark on a prehistoric journey to the volcanic island of Isla Nublar with “Jurassic Park in Concert.” This unique event transforms the iconic 1993 film "Jurassic

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