[SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW] Summer Stages: Must-see theater

'How We Got On'
‘How We Got On’

‘Black Comedy’
The lighting director is the unlikely star of this British farce presented by the Happy Medium Theatre Co. It runs for just two more days only, and our review Nick Dussault suggests you take pains not to miss it. Read his review pre-show!
Through Saturday
The Factory Theatre
791 Tremont St., Boston
$20
HappyMediumTheatre.com

‘Spring Awakening’
The Tony-award winning play follows a group of German students navigating sexuality, coming-of-age and self-discovery.
Through July 14
Gloucester Stage
267 East Main St., Gloucester
$35-$40 978-281-4433

‘North Shore Fish’
Set in Gloucester, this play that is equal parts comedic and poignant tells the story of workers at a fish processing plant.
July 18 -August 4
Gloucester Stage
267 East Main St., Gloucester
$35-$40 978-281-4433

‘How We Got On’
A “coming of age mix tape” about urban teens in the ’80s trying to make it in the hip-hop scene.
July 19-August 17
Plaza Theatre
539 Tremont St., Boston
$20-$38, $15 students
617.933.8600
companyone.org

‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’
For Hub Theatre Company’s debut season, they present this Nora and Delia Ephron play featuring monologues by five women.
July 19-August 3
First Church in Boston
66 Marlborough St., Boston
“Pay What You Can”
hubtheatreboston.ticketleap.com

‘This is Our Youth’
In contrast with “North Shore Fish,” Gloucester Stage’s last production of summer follows the lives of three privileged teens in ‘80s Manhattan.
August 8 through 25
Gloucester Stage
267 East Main St., Gloucester
$35-$40 978-281-4433


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