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Opera House

539 Washington St., Boston, MA
617/880-2400
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Ranked #33 of 220 Attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Absolutely the most beautiful theater/opera house I have ever stepped foot in. The attention to detail with the walls, ceiling, and stage really brings you back in time before TV and movie theaters became so popular. I have been to many theaters and Broadway shops in New York. I have seen countless shows around the country but not one compares... More

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Maine
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256 reviews 256 reviews
35 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

we really enjoyed this production. Wonderful dancers, costumes and set. The Opera House is very nice also, comfortable seats and the house is small so you feel close to the production.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Boston Ballet has a few excellent productions each year. The main reason I select which Ballet I attend depends upon the extravagance of the production. The Principal Dancers are the same for each Ballet Performance and they are all very young and immature in their Art. I don't like to go to Ballets which have the same Principal dancers,... More

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Woodbridge, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wonderful place to see Broadway tours. Theater is ornate and beautiful. As special as seeing a show in New York.

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New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was an amazingly beautiful building! I was just thankful to be inside it! My husband surprised me for my birthday with tickets to The Lion King. It was one of my favorite movies and soundtracks as a child, so I was deliriously impressed to say the least. There is just such grandeur in the details that it takes your... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed the "Lion King" this past weekend and the show was obviously held here or I wouldn't be reviewing it;) The building was stunning! I know that they have put a lot of money into the renovations of this building and it shows. The seats were pretty comfortable, typical theater seats and like other reviewers have... More

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Olney, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The theater is breathtaking inside, dripping with chandeliers and very fancy looking. We went hoping to get rush tickets, but those are only available to college students from the area. We did buy "balcony seats" near the back for a 50$ showing of the lion king. Luckily, not a seat in the theater has an obstructed view.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Boston Opera House is a well-maintained, comfortable venue. I really enjoyed a recent trip there. We saw The Lion King, and the play itself was quite good. The venue offered fairly comfortable seats that afforded more leg room than similar venues in the area. We were in the Mezzanine and I thought the views were quite good. We could... More

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Have seen several shows in this venue, most recently the Lion King and the Nutcracker. Beautifully maintained since it's renovation in the early 2000's and the architecture is stunning. If you're seeing a show there however be cognizant of where the sound booth is in relation to your seats-- during the most recent show we went to it cast the... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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105 reviews 105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went to see the Lion King today. This place is SO beautiful. Simply stunning. We sat in the mezzanine right section row L. The actual seat was roomy and I'm not a skinny minnie so this was nice. Unfortuantly the rows were close together so my knees were smashed up against the seat in front of me. I'm only... More

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