Boston-area events

Michael Brosilow

Jan. 4 Huntington Theatre Company’s “Invisible Man” (starring Teagle F. Bourege, right) starts at the BU Theatre.

Jan. 5 and 6 The Four Freshman at the Stoneham Theatre.

Jan. 12 School Of Rock’s “White Stripes vs Black Keys”student showcase at Johnny D’s in Somerville.


Jan. 13 Boston Symphony Chamber Players at Jordan Hall.

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Jan. 16 The Idan Raichel Project at the Berklee Performance Center.

Jan. 18 Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” opens at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. www.worcestertheatre

Jan. 18 and 19 Roy Hargrove at Scullers Jazz Club.

Jan. 19 Cadence at the Center for Arts in Natick.


Human Rights Film Festival opens at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.

Jan. 22 The Wailers at Brighton
Music Hall.

Jan. 24 “The Irish and How They Got That Way” opens at the Davis Square Theatrein Somerville.

Conor McPherson’s “Shining City” starts at the Salem TheatreCompany Theater.