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Central Square Theater

450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4106
+1 617-576-9278
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Nice little theater!

Had tickets to see Guards at the Taj here -- we had seen it and loved it in NYC so figured we'd see... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Northern_Traveler00
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Boston, Massachusetts
In love with this theater

I happened to walk by this small, almost tucked away, theater on Mass ave and was intrigued by the... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
agibner
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Boston, Massachusetts
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450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4106
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Had tickets to see Guards at the Taj here -- we had seen it and loved it in NYC so figured we'd see it again much closer to home. Theater is very comfortable and quite small -- we were towards the back of the audience...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

I happened to walk by this small, almost tucked away, theater on Mass ave and was intrigued by the poster for Proof and got tickets online! I've been back to see Guards at the Taj since then - and have loved both experiences. The theater...More

Thank agibner
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Central Square Theater interestingly seeks to motivate audiences to think about their provocative new works by contemporary playwrights both up-and-coming and well established. Recently attended the play, Guards at the Taj. I purchased my tickets with Goldstar. Easily found on-street parking in Cambridge. We had...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We really liked this little playhouse as well as the play itself. The venue is small, but sits ~150 people. Most all of the seats have a good view of the stage. The venue has a nice little concession stand that has everything from snacks...More

Thank hdavid1002
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Central Square Theater puts on 6-8 productions a year. It's a small theater. The sets are usually very nice. The acting varies. The shows they produce tend to have a scientific twist and frequently a historical basis. Often the plays bring out prejudice. HOWEVER,...More

Thank DHMBoston
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is a unique venue- seating on three sides of the stage. Very small and we had seats in the back row. Honestly, I would prefer them to the floor seats as you can see the entire stage. Either way, you cannot lose with this...More

Thank Matt D
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Nora Theater Company, Underground Railroad, and the Titanic Theatre Company, to name three, all perform here. Performance space in the Boston area is tight, so it's great to have this busy venue. We just bought tickets for "Copenhagen," and we have seen many other...More

Thank Nancy2005
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

The Central Square Theater is actually made up of two theater companies, The Nora and Underground Railway Theater, and both offer consistently interesting plays, a variety of serious works and comedies, almost all worth seeing. They also have an intermittent series that are related to...More

Thank Paula B
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

This is a very small theater, with a central stage and seating on both sides of the stage. Every seat is good, as you will always be close to the actors. The location is convenient (T accessible) and the theater validates parking for $5 a...More

1  Thank Anne-Christine R
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

My husband and I went to see Cassandra Speaks at this gem of a theater. We have seen many plays here and enjoy the intimate feel of the theater. Depending upon the play, the seating varies, however I have never had a bad seat. Today...More

2  Thank Buttercup92
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