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Boston Center for the Arts

539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
+1 617-426-5000
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The Who & The What

Watched the play in the Calderwood Pavilion. Brilliant production all round. Acting, content and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Pam H
Settle, United Kingdom
via mobile
High Quality Theater

Saw 'The Who & the What' at Calderwood Pavilion while visiting from NYC. The production values were... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Brooklyn, New York
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12 May 2017
“The Who & The What”
8 Apr 2017
“High Quality Theater”
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539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
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+1 617-426-5000
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Watched the play in the Calderwood Pavilion. Brilliant production all round. Acting, content and sets. Lovely theatre. Not too big, comfortable and in great condition.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

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...More

Thank pghgrl_ny
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...More

Thank Karen T
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...More

Thank MarianneRemark
Reviewed 30 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!...More

Thank pmg57
Reviewed 30 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.

Thank Steve S
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...More

1  Thank bsandrs
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...More

2  Thank krapug1
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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