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Opera House

539 Washington St., Boston, MA
617/880-2400
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Ranked #33 of 212 Attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Went to see Phantom and totally enjoyed the complete experience. The architecture is amazing. The interior is like a Greek or Roman palace its so ornate. Not a bad seat in the house. We had a great time and the Phantom of the Opera was exceptional

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We saw one of the last shows of Phantom, and it was wonderful. The gentleman playing the lead was terrific, Raoul was also exceptional, the understudy was playing Christine and she was just a bit overwrought in the role...her voice was lovely, she just over played some scenes (this was the fifth production of Phantom I have seen, including the... More

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Houston, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
49 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I went here for Phantom of the Opera and the Opera House itself was as spectacular as the performance! You know in those movies or games that took place in the 1700s, the opera houses were elaborately and elegantly decorated? Expect the same for Boston Opera House, and get ready to be blown away by its beauty! Despite its antique... More

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Moretown, Vermont
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My daughter and I went to see Phantom for the first time "live" and were blown away. The theatre looks amazing on the inside. Definitely sweeps you back in time. We sat mezzanine left in the G row and we able to see, hear and feel everything. The sets were unbelievable, my favorite is where the Phantom takes Christine down... More

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked to see Phantom of the Opera from the UK and booking tickets from the UK always seems to be a problem - as we don't have a Zip Code, but I won't hold this against the venue. The collection of tickets was painless and they answered e-mails to sort out the booking extremely promptly. I booked assistance tickets... More

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you love beautifully restored/maintained theatres, then the Boston Opera House does not disappoint. Book some theatre tickets to see the beautifully restored theatre. If sitting in the lower levels, make sure to make your way up to the highest level during intermission as the ceiling is absolutely stunning!

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Orlando, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

First visit to see Phantom of the Opera - stunning theater! We had mezzanine seating excellent view of the production.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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145 reviews 145 reviews
47 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If you are in the theater to see a show be sure to come early and awe at the beautifully restored theater. The ceiling is a work of art. The acoustics are incredible. All the seats have a great view of the show.

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Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

No better venue to see The Phantom of the Opera...gloriously ornate, well maintained opera house. Tickets were purchased way in advance, did not disappoint.

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North Waterboro, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

6-28 matinee. Only the actress that played Christine D delivered. The phantom had a good voice but did not know how to use it - did not act well - was not menacing at all when the role called for it. I do not want to insult theses folks - but it was not a production that was worthy of... More

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