A Weekend of The Arts at Boston Schools

by Mariah Fosnight
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On Broadway’s Fall Main Stage, All Shook Up, a musical comedy built around a number of songs made famous by Elvis Presley, premieres on Thursday and has various shows throughout the weekend.

  • Tsai Performance Center
  • 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
  • Thursday, Nov. 8, Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10
  • 8p.m.

Emerson College presents the finale program of the 31st Black Maria Film Festival, Bright Lights, which will feature three works by Emerson faculty and three works by Boston area makers.

  • Paramount Center, Bright Family Screening Room
  • 559 Washington St., Boston
  • Thursday, Nov. 8
  • 7p.m.-9p.m.

Rock and Roll Photographer Henry Diltz will present a slide show of his work followed by a Q&A.

  • Café 939
  • 939 Boylston St., Boston
  • Thursday, Nov. 8
  • 1p.m.
  • free

Company features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and tells the story of one single guy in a group of married friends.

  • Studio Theatre, 1st Floor
  • 360 Huntington Ave., Boston
  • Thursday, Nov. 8 – Sunday, Nov. 18
  • 8p.m.

Improv’d, Northeastern University’s improvisational comedy group presents Improvisational Comedy Show in the style of “Who’s Line is it Anyway?”

  • afterHOURS
  • 346 Huntington Ave., Boston
  • Thursday, Nov. 8
  • 9p.m.-10p.m.

Small Steps tells the story of a young man who is released from Camp Green Lake juvenile detention center and focuses on getting his life back on track.

  • Paramount Center, Paramount Mainstage
  • 559 Washington St., Boston
  • Friday, Nov. 9
  • 7:30p.m.-9:30p.m.
  • $10 Emerson, $15 students, $20 public

Kinematix FUNK’tion features a hip-hop dance showcase including MOS WANTED CREW and I. aM. mE.

  • Blackman Theater
  • 342 Huntington Ave., Boston
  • Friday, Nov. 9
  • 8p.m.

The World on Stage presents Ted Hughes’ Tales from Ovid, a play that shapes the myths that have been the basis for contemporary stories of transformation, transcendent passion, gods and mortals.

  • Paramount Center, The Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre
  • 559 Washington St., Boston
  • Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Sunday, Nov. 11
  • 8p.m.-10p.m.

The Midsummer Marriage is a three-act English fantasy and love story inspired by Greek drama, religion, literature, psychology and theater.

  • Jordan Hall
  • 30 Gainsborough St., Boston
  • Saturday, Nov. 10
  • 7:30p.m.
  • free

A student group performs Shakespeare’s Othello.

  • Student Theater at Agganis Arena
  • 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
  • Saturday, Nov. 10
  • 8p.m.-11p.m.

Best Years of Our Lives follows three servicemen returning home from WWII.

  • Paramount Center, Bright Family Screening Room
  • 559 Washington St., Boston
  • Saturday, Nov. 10, Sunday, Nov. 11
  • 6p.m.-8:45p.m.

The Hurt Locker captures the chaos and paranoia of a war zone in Iraq.

  • Paramount Center, Bright Family Screening Room
  • 559 Washington St., Boston
  • Saturday, Nov. 10, Sunday, Nov. 11
  • 9p.m.-11:15p.m.
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