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Amazing performance, needs updating.

Looks nice at first, but definitely some work needed when you look at walls with paint pealing and... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Jasmine G
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West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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Law school graduation!

Very beautiful theatre with alot of gorgeous decor. Very comfy, although narrow seating. Restroom... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
ZanyOArvada
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Colorado
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The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. As New England’s largest cultural venue, the Boch Center is home to theater, classical and popular music...more
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I heard Boy George and The Culture Club were coming to Boston and decided to get tickets for myself and a friend. I had never been to the Wang Theater and decided to get balcony seats. The theater is beautiful and there are no bad...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Looks nice at first, but definitely some work needed when you look at walls with paint pealing and not lined up correctly with adjacent non-painted structures. Concession stand staff was less than friendly. Sound of Music performance was great, as to be expected.

Thank Jasmine G
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This theater is gorgeous, there is no doubt about that. However, we got left center balcony seats (row AA, almost at the ceiling) and there was NO RAILING for the stairs. The individual stairs were also quite a bit more narrow and taller than your...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very beautiful theatre with alot of gorgeous decor. Very comfy, although narrow seating. Restroom placement has a lot to be desired, however. Ushers were a bit rude for this event.

Thank ZanyOArvada
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Saw-"The Sound of Music"...afternoon matinee show. It was AMAZING!!! The theater was run well and was very clean. The staff was MORE than accommodating. The show itself was surprisingly Great!!! It is hard to go from such a well-known movie to a play-This was done...More

Thank pennylouf
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I've always loved attending plays at the Wang Theater. It is a beautiful, old theater with outstanding architecture. Recently I was there for "The Sound of Music". It was the perfect place to see this wonderful performance. Our seats were in the orchestra section; they...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Saw Sound of Music. Very good but this review is for the Wang Center itself, not the show. Very distracting! People were walking in looking for their seats ten minutes into the show. Ushers were walking around with flashlights. If you sat near the rear,...More

Thank jon r
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I've been here for several performances and I absolutely love the architecture and feel of this fabulous and glamorous theatre.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I finally got to enjoy the Wang. We had center seats in the mezzanine and it was a perfect evening! Yes it is snug and the lines for the bathroom can be long. This is more than made up for by the charm of the...More

Thank Eeepee98
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Theater is old and uncomfortable. Sound system is poor. Compared to my recent trip to Disney World this theatre is from another century. The family next to us lost a cell phone down the heating vent under the seats. They were told this happens often...More

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It was warm and humid the day we went including some rain. However inside it was fine no issues.
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