Boston Theaters Overview

Somerville Theatre - Concert Venue | Theater in Boston

Boston is steeped in culture and traditions, so it’s no surprise that there’s a stellar theater scene and classic theater venues all over town. If you’re in the mood for a Broadway show, opera, ballet, a fun movie, or the symphony, then check out one of the Boston theaters in an area near you.

As one of the main hubs for touring Broadway shows, Boston gets all the latest plays and musicals. Everything from Wicked and Mamma Mia to Billy Elliot and Jersey Boys can be seen any day of the week. The most known theaters for the best shows are the Shubert Theater inside the Citi Performing Arts Center, the Wilbur Theatre, and the Charles Playhouse. The Wilbur itself was built in 1913 and resides in Boston’s theater district. For incredible opera and ballet, there’s the Boston Opera House, which also features hit musicals.

Boston also has big-time movie theaters where you can catch everything from Hollywood blockbusters to indie art-house flicks in any neighborhood in town.

If you’re looking for the best theaters in Boston, you won’t have to search long. There’s something to see every night of the week in stellar theaters filled with top-rate talent from around the world.

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