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Boston Opera House

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Address: 539 Washington St, Boston, MA
Phone Number: +1 617-259-3400
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Nutcracker supern

Went for the Nutcracker first time in this theater and it was a beautiful well maintained theater, looks like most seats have a great view. The theater was very well organized... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the Nutcracker first time in this theater and it was a beautiful well maintained theater, looks like most seats have a great view. The theater was very well organized. Worth the $$

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had one night left in Boston and we decided to take in a show. Jersey Boys. The show was fun and a good excuse to spend a night sitting after walking all day.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

From my first concert to today, I am awed by the splendor and majesty of the Opera House. I imagine patrons of another era in formal dress to match the magnificence of the Opera House. Today, as it was then, the venue is ideal for theater. Parking is readily available as is public transportation.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

No need to post photos, because others have posted so many and it STILL doesn't do justice to how beautiful this theatre is. I've been twice in the last year and am simply awestruck. Aside from the beauty and majesty, the management seems to really have things in hand. There are PLENTY of staff to guide you and assist in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

The opera house is beautiful and well worth a visit. They have high quality productions. The seats are small and tight. On a recent visit, I was disappointed that patrons were allowed to be seated after the show began. This was quite disruptive and made the first 10 minutes much less enjoyable. The woman who directs visitors in the women's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We love this show; saw it in Vegas a few years ago. The Boston version was terrific, but the stage can't compare with Vegas (I believe it is a "permanent" show there. The props were a little hooky and the actors act as stage hands between scenes. Having said that, you go for the play and the music both of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

While spending a week in Boston, we attended Jersey Boys at the Boston Pera House. The architecture alone is worth the price of admission! It is a must see if you go to Boston, and a great way to spend an evening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went to see Jersey Boys with a packed house. Seats were comfortable not too much leg room but enough. And it seemed most seats had a great view of the stage. The inside is absolutely gorgeous and lobby is spacious. The rest rooms are down stairs and never enough ladies room stalls but line moved quickly. There were bars set... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

1st timers to BOH. Easy entrance.. bit crowded .. took a few minutes to get to our seats..but the staff was friendly and helpful.. this place is well maintained, clean and inviting. Looking forward to attending more shows here..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

On Sunday, October 16, saw Jersey Boys at the Boston Opera House. What a show. It was the fourth time we have seen this show. This was the BEST. The part of Frankie Valli was played by Jonny Wexler, who knocked it out of the park. The rest of the cast also did a great job. Seeing how Frankie Valli... More 

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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