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Boston Center for the Arts

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Address: 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
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Very Good Community Arts Hub

Staying in the City and looking for live theatre we came across the Boston Center. Really friendly community arts hub set in Tremont Street. Easy access, many cafe and restaurant... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw 'The Who & the What' at Calderwood Pavilion while visiting from NYC. The production values were top notch: the sets were great, the tech was great, the sound was great. Very nice theater. Comfortable seats and a decent amount of space to navigate the rows. New Yorkers can be snobs when it comes to theater (our bar is high!),... More 

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Boston
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

I recently saw the Amadeus play at Bostons Center for the Arts and enjoyed the experience tremendously which was totally unexpected. I've watched many shows at the Opera House or similar venues which I could only afford to sit far away. At this small affordable place and not so top-notch yet very good performers, I was able to sit in... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The new Monica Giordano play "From the Sea to Somewhere Else" at the Boston Center for the Arts through July 23rd explores magic of many kinds: fairy tale magic, magician's magic, but mostly the magic of theater. This fast paced, entertaining show is appropriate for all ages. The boy Jack meets the mermaid Marissa when both are children by the... More 

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Lancaster, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

***** Five Stars!!!!! Do not miss this show. The leads, the ensemble, the music, direction, and staging are fantastic. If you've seen the show elsewhere, give yourself a treat and see this production and this cast. If you've not seen Violet, do, now. But Hurry! It closes this week, Sat. Feb. 6.

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I went to a performance here last night with my wife. We enjoyed the show entitled milk like sugar. The cast was excellent and we much enjoyed the show. I recommend this venue.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2015

Staying in the City and looking for live theatre we came across the Boston Center. Really friendly community arts hub set in Tremont Street. Easy access, many cafe and restaurant facilities nearby in a buzzing area. There were several events in progress on the day we visited and this project rightly deserves support. Oh, and the Speakesy Theatre production set... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

If you are a fan of live theater, do not miss checking out the Boston Center for the Arts, (BCA) on Tremont Street in the bustling South End. The BCA is made up of a number of theaters and performance spaces, and just about any type of live theater is bound to be playing. From brand new productions making their... More 

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