Third Annual Season of Live Music, Premiere Theater Experiences, eGaming and More Firmly Establishes the Charles Hayden Planetarium as Boston’s Coolest Venue for All Rising Stars

June 18, 2019

BOSTON, MA — The weekends start early at the Museum of Science this summer as the 2019 season of Summer Thursdays gets set to kick off at the Charles Hayden Planetarium. Every Thursday night in June, July, and August, the dome will light up with one-of-a-kind new collaborations, performances, film screenings, and more for an 18+ audience. The Museum of Science announced today that tickets for all performances are now on sale at

“This summer, we are thrilled to bring such a variety of entertainment to the Museum for our third season of the Summer Thursdays series. Our 2019 lineup is filled with an incredible array of events and live acts that we hope will inspire, exhilarate and thrill our audiences in ways only possible by experiencing them in the immersive and one-of-a-kind world of our full dome Planetarium,” said James Wetzel Co-Producer, Adult Programs at the Museum of Science, Boston. “From TOKiMONSTA to eGaming to a one-year celebration of our award-winning Drag series and the world-premiere of Medusa: Reclaiming the Myth, we look forward to presenting this diverse lineup of groundbreaking collaborations, performances and nightlife entertainment- all for adults, and only at the Museum of Science, Boston.”

The full lineup of featured events is below. All events begin at 7:30 pm and will take place in the Charles Hayden Planetarium. Tickets are available now at



Summer Slashers: First Thursdays of the Month

  • Friday the 13th, August 1st

On the first Thursday of each month, nobody will hear you scream in the dome. Revisit your favorite Summer Slasher films in the immersive setting of our Charles Hayden Planetarium. Lay back and enjoy as familiar scenes and characters slice up the dome all summer long! ($10 in advance/$12 day of)



eGaming: Second Thursdays of the Month

  • June 13, July 11, August 8

On the Second Thursdays this summer, the eGaming sensation takes the Planetarium medium to competitive new levels. Whether you are an expert player, new to the esports arena, or simply a fan of the phenomenon- this is your ultimate chance to explore the future of athleticism in exhilarating new ways with this summer-long competition series. Full details to be announced.



Live Music: Third Thursdays of the Month


  • Dutch ReBelle, July 18th

Haitian-born Dutch ReBelle has earned early national attention for her electrifying performances at SXSW, A3C, and the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Her sound, inspired by her Haitian-Dominican upbringing, combines thoughtful lyrics with powerful beats. $20 in advance/$25 day of.


  • Arc Iris, August 15th

Experience the music of Arc Iris in the fully immersive setting of the Planetarium. This coming fall, Arc Iris will release their newest album, Icon of Ego, the band’s third album, which focuses on overcoming adversity and coming out leaner, sharper, and more fully realized. $20 in advance/$25 day of.



Medusa: Reclaiming the Myth: Fourth Thursdays of the Month

  • July 25th, and August 22nd

“Medusa, Reclaiming the Myth” is a new multimedia musical experience from Brian King and his cabaret band, What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? Premiering at the Charles Hayden Planetarium, this immersive theater experience, an animated audio play with live band performance, retells the Medusa tale for the modern era: reclaiming underlying themes of female empowerment, cunning, collaboration, and triumph. The show will be presented on June 27, July 25, and August 22. ($15 in advance/$20 day of)



Coleslaw’s Corner- Year One Extravaganza: Fifth Thursday of August

  •  August 29th

After taking Boston nightlife to exciting new levels at the Museum for the past year, Coleslaw’s Corner returns to the Charles Hayden Planetarium for an end of summer extravaganza! Join us for an unforgettable and fabulous one-night only celebration of the award-winning collaboration as Queens from the groundbreaking first year returns for a lineup you won’t ever forget. Hosted by the one and only Coleslaw, all of Boston will be talking about this night. ($15 advance/$20 day of.)



About the Museum of Science, Boston

One of the world's largest science centers and New England's most attended cultural institution, the Museum introduces more than 1.4 million visitors a year to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) through the world-class hands-on exhibits, programs and pre-K-12 curricula of its William and Charlotte Bloomberg Science Education Center. An extraordinary variety of learning experiences span the Hall of Human Life, Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 4-D Theater, and Butterfly Garden. The Science Behind Pixar, created with Pixar Animation Studios, is touring internationally. The Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® has transformed STEM education nationally and internationally through advocacy, standards and assessment reforms, teacher professional development, and curriculum development. The Museum’s pre-K-12 curricula, including its award-winning Engineering is Elementary® reaches 1.3 million students and 44,000 educators every year. Visit:


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