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METCO’s purpose is to break down racial barriers and learn from one another. In partnership with BASI/Outside the Box Act 2 and ArtsEmerson, we invite our whole community to come together for thought provoking artistic performances that foster meaningful conversations about race. METCO Presents events are exclusively for the entire METCO community—suburban staff and parents, Boston families and alumni and supporters. Discounted tickets benefit METCO. VIP receptions feature free appetizers and refreshments, cash bar, and when possible a meet-and-greet with artists!

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Saturday, December 14th

Pre-show reception at 2pm
Performance at 3:30pm

Emerson Paramount Center
Robert J. Orchard Stage
559 Washington St.

$10 tickets available until Wednesday, December 11
All proceeds support METCO programs

A joyous company of singers, actors, dancers, and musicians deliver a powerful message of joy, hope, victory and liberation. Boston’s Black Nativity is the longest running performance of Langston Hughes’ song-play in the world. Pre-show reception with appetizers and cash bar included with heavily discounted $10 ticket price.

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Saturday, February 1st

Performance 2pm

Media Arts Center
Roxbury Community College
1234 Columbus Avenue

$10 tickets available for a limited time
All proceeds support METCO programs

Boston Arts Academy vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers, actors, filmmakers, fashion designers, and visual artists will celebrate Aretha Franklin’s impact on R&B and Gospel music as well as her social activism. Come see how BAA students interpret this 20th century cultural icon.

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Saturday, February 8th

Performance 2pm
Post-show reception

Emerson Paramount Center
Robert J. Orchard Stage
559 Washington St.

$10 tickets available for a limited time
All proceeds support METCO programs

A poetic look at the coming-of-age of Malcolm X, when he transformed from a rowdy teenager into a street hustler right here in Roxbury. Detroit Red is a brutally honest, human portrayal of the future activist that vividly brings our city's past to to life. Recommended for ages 14 and up.

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Saturday, March 28th

Pre-show reception at 6:30pm
Performance at 8pm

Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
219 Tremont Street

$10 tickets available for a limited time
All proceeds support METCO programs
Recommended for ages 13 and up

Legendary civil rights artist Bernice Johnson Reagon collaborates with her daughter Toshi Reagon to adapt Octavia E. Butler's pioneering novel for the stage. Pre-show reception with appetizers and cash bar included with heavily discounted $10 ticket price.

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Friday, May 1 & Saturday, May 2

Performances Friday at 8pm
and Saturday at 2pm

Boch Center Wang Theater
270 Tremont St.

$10 tickets available for a limited time
All proceeds support METCO programs

Experience the joy, freedom, and electricity of one of the most beloved dance companies in the world.

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