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Orpheum Theater

1 Hamilton Pl, Boston, MA 02108-4701
+1 617-679-0810
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A truly horrible venue if you have any standards at all

My wife booked this as my birthday treat to see the Tedeschi Trucks Band. First of all if you have... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Richard H
Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States

My husband and I attended a show at the Orpheum and were very disappointed. Run down, dirty seats... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Katrina O
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1 Hamilton Pl, Boston, MA 02108-4701
+1 617-679-0810
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

My wife booked this as my birthday treat to see the Tedeschi Trucks Band. First of all if you have to drive in then getting to nearby parking is challenging on a Saturday night. Once you get in the venue the place resembles a gothic...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My husband and I attended a show at the Orpheum and were very disappointed. Run down, dirty seats, over serving alcohol. Guests were talking, standing, during the show. We had to stand the entire time to be able to see. My husband attends 20+ shows...More

1  Thank Katrina O
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Small size provides a great way to see a concert and the location was convenient (although a little quirky) Sound was good. However, it is unfortunately pretty rundown. Seats are really tight and uncomfortable. You'd think with the ridiculous drink prices they charge that they...More

1  Thank KristinL70
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I went to the Orpheum for a concert last week. It's very small so even the bad seats are decent. The seats were so disgusting that I didn't even want to sit down- these seats made public transportation seats look pristine. Thank goodness I didn't...More

1  Thank Yara T R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The Orpheum Theater is a shell of its former glory, as one of the oldest theaters in the US. It is in serious need of some renovation and TLC. My SO and I came here to see Moscow Ballet's touring Great Russian Nutcracker performance earlier...More

1  Thank ratedbyhanna
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a classic venue and a wonderful place to see shows - great alternative to a big stadium - provides a very intimate setting. However, the venue has tragically fallen into such a state of disrepair that it's almost difficult to sit through a...More

1  Thank dalcy3
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After recently returning to the area after a decade long hiatus, I had the opportunity to, once again, see a concert at the Orpheum. If you are purely interested in modern conveniences and cutting edge electronic trickery then this grand old lady is not for...More

1  Thank FrankJ50
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So many great shows have passed through this place. It feels cozy while still holding large crowds. Great acoustics but small seats. Make sure you like the people next to you.

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the Orpheum. I read the other reviews about its state of disrepair, but that's not what I would choose to talk about. The bathroom was clean my event priced beer (always expensive no matter the event or venue)was cold and fresh. I love...More

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I went to see Puscifer here VIP. I was able to get close to the act and interact with it in spectacular fashion. The architecture and the building itself are old, but it gives it character. If a performer you have is coming here and...More

Thank RickandAli
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Beth S
27 August 2015|
Response from Funky401 | Reviewed this property |
The green line to park street is right next to the venue, orange line to downtown crossing is close also.