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The best theater events in Boston this week

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By Hoodline - Published on April 01, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Boston this week, from a musical about family and loyalty to a night full of two-minute original plays.

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'A Bronx Tale'

On Wednesday, head to the Boston Opera House for a performance of "A Bronx Tale," featuring the music of composer Alan Menken. The play tells the story, set in 1960s New York City, of loyalty and family and features 10 alumni from the Broadway production.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 7 p.m.
Where: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St.
Price: $58.50–$86.50
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'Stories from the Stage'

On Thursday, WGBH radio station and Massmouth team up for "Stories from the Stage," a monthly collaboration that features storytelling based on a different theme each month. The event takes place at WGBH Studios and food and spirits will be available.

When: Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m.
Where: WGBH Studios, 1 Guest St.
Price: $10
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'The Clearing'

Come Friday, take in a performance of "The Clearing." According to the event's promoter, "This passionate, poignant and powerful historical drama tells the story of an English aristocrat and his Irish wife whose love is challenged, loyalties tested and lives forever changed by the divisive politics and long held prejudices of their time."

When: Friday, April 5, 8 p.m.
Where: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St.
Price: Free–$5
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'Riot X'

Finally, on Saturday, enjoy 30 original two-minute plays, written by the ensemble of Riot Theater Company. The performances include a mix of comedy, drama, nostalgia and more.

When: Saturday, April 6, 10 p.m.
Where: The Rozzie Square Theater, 5 Basile St.
Price: Free–$5
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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