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Wang Theater

270 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-5692
+1 617-482-9393
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To see Shen Yun

Interesting theater....... only real complaint was the seating!!!!!!!! Absolutely no leg room and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb L
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Dunbarton
Gorgeous theater!

I saw Shen Yun at The Wang Center. It is a gorgeous theater with old world charm. I had box seats... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tharrity
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Our Mission The Boch Center is a nonprofit innovator and guardian of iconic venues, providing arts, entertainment, cultural, and educational experiences to the greater community. Our Vision The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. Through numerous education and community outreach initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships, the Boch Center strives to inspire and ignite greater appreciation for art, culture, and creativity. About the Boch Center The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. As New England’s largest cultural venue, the Boch Center is home to theater, classical and popular music, dance, comedy, opera, Broadway musicals, family entertainment, and more. Located in Boston’s historic Theater District, the Boch Center also offers a diverse mix of educational and community outreach initiatives, including the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek Boston; collaborates with artists and local nonprofit arts organizations; preserves historic venues; and acts as a champion for Greater Boston’s arts and cultural community.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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270 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-5692
Downtown
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270 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-5692
+1 617-482-9393
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting theater....... only real complaint was the seating!!!!!!!! Absolutely no leg room and seats are soooooo cramped together, you end up with back ache and cramping from not being able to move!!!!!!! Worse than any plane! Advise: order front row seat tickets in front of...More

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw Shen Yun at The Wang Center. It is a gorgeous theater with old world charm. I had box seats and it was a fabulous show!

Thank tharrity
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went there for the first time this weekend to see Elf the Musical, it was awesome! The venue is beautiful and the people that work there were great. They handle the rush of everybody going in last minute right before the show started really well...More

Thank MattD1125
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The transformation from "Wang" into "Boch" center is proceeding as expected. The building has tremendous historical significance, so visit while you still can, before it is fully destroyed. The ambiance, alas, is already gone. They recently installed cup holders in already-cramped seats and changed concession...More

2  Thank Orserio
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Had a wonderful experience watching a theatrical production here. Beautiful architectural master piece in the middle of the Theater District. The seats are a little small, but still a wonderful experience.

Thank davisjd2017
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful theatre. It has been remarkably restored. The sound system excellent. Keep in mind it's a 1920s movie palace and in balcony tighter leg room.

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I thought it was pretty awesome to be behind the scenes at the Wang Theatre! I love theatre so I’m biased, however movie buffs may enjoy as well since scenes from Ghostbusters, Witches of Eastwick, and American Hustle were all filmed there. Designated as a...More

Thank sunshower82
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Wang is lovely. It's in the heart of the Boston Theatre District and the architecture is beautiful. They have some special events which will give you a chance to really admire the building itself apart from the huge throngs that are present for regular...More

Thank EmmeMED
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It's now the Boch Center-Wang Theatre. Beautiful venue, it's the tight seats for width and leg room that are an issue. Can get uncomfortable as the performance goes along. Parking prices vary, so investigate before driving in. Ticket service fees really add to the total...More

1  Thank BOSTRVLR14
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Saw the Alvin Ailey Dance Company perform. Wonderful show. Have seen several shows at the Wang over the past decades. It has always been a gorgeous theater and it doesn't disappoint today. The seats however are disappointing. They are new seats. The sitting surface is...More

1  Thank lovesroads
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Maria C
9 November 2017|
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Response from CaliforniaGirl500 | Reviewed this property |
I typically arrive at any theatre 30-45 minutes before the curtain.
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Melissa C
25 September 2017|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
Agree with other comments. Go early and use the Tufts Medical Center parking garage. Reasonably priced.
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Nick M
2 May 2017|
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Response from Khalif S |
Nick, I was there for a Hans Zimmer concert and I'm a bigger guy and was sitting on the floor just to the right of the stage. I'm 5'10" 260 with a 38 inch waist and the seats were incredibly small. The arm rests and cup... More
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