The Shubert Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts, is located at 263-265 Tremont Street in the Boston Theater District. It opened on January 24, 1910 with a production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew starring E.H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe. Architect Thomas M. James (Hill, James, & Whitaker) designed the building, which seats approximately 1,600 people. Originally conceived as The Lyric Theatre by developer Charles H. Bond, it was taken over by The Shubert Organization in 1908 after Bond's death.The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. In February 1996, the Wang Center signed a 40-year lease agreement with the Shubert Organization. In November 1996, the theatre reopened after being renovated with the first national tour of the musical Rent.On November 1, 2016, the theater was renamed the Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center. The naming rights to the Citi Performing Arts Center, which manages the theater, were purchased by the Boch family, and it is now known as the Boch Center.Make your Boston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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The view from my seat in the orchestra was perfect, and the theater has a good rake. Staff were friendly and on top of things. Bathrooms were big and clean. Theater doesn't have a good place for a mer... more »
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