The Colonial Theatre ~ Boston Tickets
Colonial Theatre – 106 Boylston Street – Boston MA
Boston’s Colonial Theatre, built in 1900, is located in Boston’s Historic Theatre District. For Boston events 2011, we have the entertaining Jersey Boys, Burn the Floor, Hair, and West Side Story. See real time updates below.
[ad#300×250 L-side Margin]The Colonial Theatre Address:
106 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116
About the Colonial Theatre
The Colonial Theatre, built in 1900, is located in Boston’s Historic Theatre District. A magnificent building, rich in history, it is the oldest continuously operating theatre in New England.
The Colonial Theatre Opened on December 26, 1900 with Ben-Hur. The event featured a cast of 350 and a chariot race using 8 live horses! The theatre has hosted many world premieres and pre-Broadway productions.
Some of the famous actors and entertainers who have graced the Colonial Theater are:
Jerry Lewis, Donny Osmond, Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, W. C. Fields, The Marx Brothers, Fred Astaire, Eddie Cantor, Cole Porter, Ethel Barrymore, Tallulah Bankhead, Paul Robeson, Gertrude Lawrence, Ethel Merman, Celeste Holm, Laurence Olivier, Henry Fonda, Helen Hayes, Orson Welles, James Earl Jones, Yul Brynner, Will Rogers, Bella Lugosi, Carol Burnett, Danny Kaye, Vincent Price, Bob Hope, Jessica Tandy, Barbra Streisand, Julie Harris, Katharine Hepburn, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking, Gwen Verdon, Natalie Portman, Carol Channing, Ann-Margret, Mandy Patinkin, Harry Connick Jr, Kelsey Grammer, Bob Fosse Chita Rivera, and Tommy Tune.
Over the years, it is believed that over 40 million patrons have sat in The Colonial Theatre seats and over 500 Broadway musicals and plays appeared on the stage.
The Colonial Theater Parking:
There are not parking facilities directly on the Colonial’s grounds, but there are however numerous parking garages nearby. Please note The Colonial Theater does not validate parking tickets..
Central Parking at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Towers – Located nearby the Colonial on Boylston St.
The Motor Mart Garage – Located near Park Plaza on Stuart Street.
The Radisson Hotel Garage located at the corner of Stuart and Charles St. (open daily)
New England Medical Center – Located next to the Wang Theatre, on Tremont Street.
The Boston Common Garage – Located on Charles St. between the Boston Common and the Public Gardens (open 24/7)
Charles Street Parking – Located in the Transportation building on Charles Street South.
Million Dollar Quartet – Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA October 08-20 2013
Fiona Apple & Blake Mills – Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA Wednesday 10/23/2013
I Love Lucy: Live Onstage – Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA December 3 – 22 2013
Flashdance – Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA March 11 – 23 2014