Music & Theater
in Boston, MA (showing 1 - 12 out of 22)

If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.

Agganis Arena

925 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215   Directions

(617) 358-7000

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Catch the Boston University Terriers hockey team or basketball team in action at the Agganis Arena. If sports aren't what you're looking for, keep your eye on the arena's calendar and you'll see some big names in entertainment on the upcoming performance schedule. The Black Eyed Peas, Sting, Duran Duran, Muse, Bob Dylan, Katy Perry, and Alicia Keys are just a few famous faces who've graced the stage here.

American Repertory Theater

64 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138   Directions

(617) 547-8300

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Enjoy a performance by the talented actors at the American Repertory Theater. The theater has garnered many accolades since being founded in 1980, including a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Most of A.R.T's shows are American plays and musicals or new takes on classic stories, along with some provocative programming that's known to push the envelope. A few past productions hosted by the company include Cabaret, Paradise Lost, Donnie Darko, Oliver Twist, Romeo & Juliet, Oedipus, and many others.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115   Directions

(617) 747-2261

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Music fans will want to keep an eye on the schedule at the Berklee Performance Center. This entertainment venue stays busy, hosting over 200 events annually. Performers include students, faculty, regional talent and talents from abroad, showcasing a variety of musical genres and cultures.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

290 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210   Directions

(617) 728-1600

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The Bank of America Pavilion has hosted some of the world's most famous performers on its stage. This entertainment venue has been rocked by The Beach Boys, Britney Spears, Willie Nelson, Blondie, Pat Benatar, Incubus, ZZ Top, Styx, Stone Temple Pilots, Peter Frampton, A Perfect Circle and many others.

Boch Center

270 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116   Directions

(617) 482-9393

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With two theaters under one roof, it should be no surprise that the Citi Performing Arts Center offers a wide variety of entertainment. The Wang Theatre and the Shubert Theatre host everything on their stages, from cultural presentations to Broadway and theater productions, concerts from world famous talent and other musical performances.

Boston Opera House

539 Washington St
Boston, MA 02111   Directions

(617) 259-3400

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Broadway classics, concerts and cultural productions are regularly scheduled at the Boston Opera House. The venue is one of the city's premier destinations for entertainment, featuring shows like Beauty and the Beast, Riverdance, and Les Miserables, along with performances by the Boston Ballet and much more.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

301 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115   Directions

(617) 266-1492

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Spend an evening enjoying the sounds of the symphony and attend a performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Scheduled performances bring renown classical music pieces to life, including works by composers like Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Strauss, Stravinsky, Debussy and many others. For a special treat, see if there's a tour of Boston Symphony Hall scheduled before the performance you want to see.

Cutler Majestic Theatre

219 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116   Directions

(617) 824-8500

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Opera, dance, theater, music and more light up the stage of the Cutler Majestic Theatre. The entertainment facility features productions of its own and those of touring companies as well. The works presented here are meant to be thought provoking and stretch communication, art and culture beyond the social norms.

House of Blues Boston

15 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02215   Directions

(888) 693-2583

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Head to the House of Blues Boston for good food, good music and a great time. The entertainment venue has presented some awesome concerts since it was founded in the 1990s, with past performers like Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Dave Matthews Band, Foo Fighters, Matchbox 20, Coldplay, 311, Bush and hundreds of other musicians.

Huntington Theatre Co.

264 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115   Directions

(617) 933-8600

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From the classics to contemporary theater entertainment, the Huntington Theatre Co. brings stories to life through the productions on its stage. Since the theater was founded in the 1980s, it has hosted performances of Prelude to a Kiss, Love's Labour's Lost, The Glass Menagerie, To Kill a Mockingbird, A Raisin in the Sun, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Arms and the Man.

Improv Asylum

216 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113   Directions

(617) 263-6887

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Spend the night laughing while enjoying the comedic entertainment hosted by the Improv Asylum. On-the-spot hilarity ensues at the shows here at what's been called “Boston's Best Comedy Club.” You can expect an experience that's like watching Saturday Night Live and Who's Line is it Anyway? combined.

ImprovBoston Theatre

40 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139   Directions

(617) 576-1263

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Live comedy is the ticket at the ImprovBoston Theatre. Stand-up comedians, improvisational shows, and sketch performances are hosted here five nights a week, providing comedic entertainment to thousands of people annually. If you have an interest in being a performer, ImprovBoston hosts classes for those willing to learn.

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