Many theatergoers claim that life imitates art, which can be frustrating when they pause arguments for intermissions or direct drivers to turn "stage left" at stop signs. Learn to navigate the theatrical world with today's GrouponLive deal: for $99, you get four tickets to any January through June performance of the 2011–12 season at The Lyric Stage Company of Boston (up to a $240 value, depending on performance chosen). Doors open 30 minutes before each show. The four tickets can be used all at once or split among different shows.
Since 1974, The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has made it its mission to dazzle audiences with diverse productions and has basked in a continual shower of accolades as a result. During the icy days of January, Superior Donuts warms theatergoers with a roaring fire of laughter as the story's young, street-savvy star nudges a curmudgeonly donut-shop owner to adopt modern business ideas and fiber-optic sprinkles.
Fueled by its success on Broadway, Time Stands Still dishes out heavy doses of suspense, dissecting a battle-scarred relationship between journalists tested by a brush with death, and the off-Broadway hit The Temperamentals extracts lessons of courageous love from the tale of two 1950s gay-rights campaigners. Lightening the mood for summer, Avenue Q bursts onstage with a colorful, Tony Award–winning look into the life of a recent college grad, which includes an eclectic cast of characters, puppets, and gripping scenes with an emotional bowl of ramen noodles.