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Boston Opera House

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Absolutely fabulous

The renovation is absolutely amazing, grand, and opulent. The seats are very comfortable, and I am... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Boston, Massachusetts
Delightful, more than what I imagined!

This was my first visit to the Boston Opera House, and I was delighted with the staircases... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Providence, Rhode Island
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539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111-1718
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Reviewed yesterday

The renovation is absolutely amazing, grand, and opulent. The seats are very comfortable, and I am moved and inspired by how great it is. Opening night of the Boston Ballet was great. Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to the Boston Opera House, and I was delighted with the staircases, chandeliers, and red carpets. Although this is an older venue, the seats were comfortable and easily accessible. There were ramps to the mezzanine, and many well marked exits....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to a show last weekend at The Opera House. Have been to many shows there & always enjoy it. The staff is welcoming. You’re seated quickly. The venue is beautiful. You feel like you’ve gone back in time. Parking is across the street...More

Thank MGMN27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boston Opera House is home to ballet, opera, and Broadway shows. We went to see The Book of Mormon, which is amazing. But the building itself is worth the trip. Completely restored about ten years ago, it has marble columns, gilded everything, painted ceilings,...More

Thank 31mbel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw book of mormon, great show. Kudos to the organization, lots of ushers, very organised seating for so many. Beautiful building as well. Just a perfect evening. Wish it was closer.

Thank deridder59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always a buzz visiting these opera houses as it takes you back to a time when they were the main form of entertainment. The Boston Opera House does not disappoint when you walk through the gilded splendour of its entrance. We were lucky...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Aladdin was an amazing show. The cast was perfect and it really took me back to my childhood. I’ve seen a few plays here and the venue is also great. It’s roomy, all seats offer good views and the staff is friendly.

Thank RPR84
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Took the family to Aladdin and was impressed with this 90 year old building. The art work and detail was amazing. It was very clean, the staff was very helpful, and I really liked how they had booster seats for the kids. I look forward...More

Thank Jrd P
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Saw “Aladdin - The Musical” last night - by far the most enjoyable show I’ve attended at this beautiful, classic venue. The location is ornate and beautiful, the show was hilarious, moving, and a feast for both the eyes and ears. My kids said “this...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We are a theater loving family. We have a kid who - no joke - will be on Broadway one day (or more). We subscribe to the Broadway on Boston series.nIt is amazing! Incredible shows, insane talent, great house. One annoying thing - they check...More

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Carole S
July 4, 2018|
Response from GloryGirl78 | Reviewed this property |
If I recall they offer pretzels and candies.
June 19, 2018|
Response from Jean L | Reviewed this property |
Complex ? Seating is not my thing....all I can say is this magnificent theater refurbished to a period many years before, to a real feel of the wonderfal past is a gem....how proud Boston is to welcome you to this venue!
June 13, 2018|
Response from AnitaNewportBch | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have never been in the balcony but orchestra seating was fabulous!