The Emerson Colonial, Boston’s oldest theatre and arguably the birthplace of musical theatre, will undergo construction this summer to restore this gem back to its former glory.PutEmerson Colonial Theater into our Boston online route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
A theatre for the community, the Emerson Colonial will once again contribute to the rich cultural landscape of Boston, with a new and varied program of Broadway shows, live music, comedy and events.
Emerson Colonial Theater Reviews
Saturday night we went to see the production of Fiddler on the Roof. My first reaction was the location right on Boston Common and so easy to walk to from the Boylston T-stop. The security was quick..... more »
The Colonial renovation is stunning! The sound and lighting for Plaza Suite (a 5 star performance) was perfect. I know that there are complaints about the small amount of leg room in the balcony, but.... more »
The architecture in this building is breathtaking and beautiful. The staff was friendly and helpful. We watched the Illusionists and the show was amazing and engaging. At times we were at the edge of our seats in suspense and at other times was laughing so hard tears were running down our cheeks. The Illusionists was awesome!
Tonight's show * Pink Floyd laser spectacular, March 29th. This is beautiful elegant theatre, easily noticeable since front entrance make over. A short walk away from Boylston Green line train station. Like 100 feet away. If you arrive early, the area is nice to stroll around and see. Plenty of parking garages all within 5 to10 minutes walking from theatre.
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