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Boston Opera House

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Address: 539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111-1718
Phone Number: 617.259.3400
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see The Jersey Boys. Seats comfortable with plenty of legroom, view from row P was a good one. Bar in the foyer is ok but the decor is amazing. The ceiling is beautifully ornate. Staff were friendly and courteous. Jersey Boys was amazing, singing the songs all the way home

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit here, and was not disappointed. The theater is beautiful, very ornate and worthy of lots of photos!!! The seats were a little confining but considering it is an old theater, you can't really moan about that. Great acoustics. It was a little congested trying to get out, but patience is a virtue, as they say!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing piece of architecture the renovation they did a few years back was amazing. The wood work the carvings. Not a bad seat that I could see. Staff is friendly and attentive. Great place to see a show.539 Washington St Boston, MA 02111 United States

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