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Guide To Boston’s Wang Theatre

December 14, 2010 12:36 AM

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(credit: 'twp' via Wikimedia Commons)

(credit: ‘twp’ via Wikimedia Commons)

wangcenter Guide To Bostons Wang Theatre

(credit: 'twp' via Wikimedia Commons)

The Wang Theatre, originally called the Metropolitan Theatre, opened in 1925. The venue has over 3,600 seats and hosts many dance, theater and music productions throughout the year.

The theater has even made appearances on the small screen in the game shows “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy.”

GETTING THERE

270 Tremont Street
Boston, Mass.  02116
617.482.9393
http://www.wang-theatre.com/

The Wang Theatre is located on 270 Tremont St. in Boston. If you’re driving, the theater is located right off The Mass. Pike and I-93.

Parking:

There are several parking lots located near the Wang Theatre: The Tremont Street Garage is adjacent to the Wang Theatre, the Raddisson Hotel on Stuart Street, CityPlace Garage in Park Square, the Kinney Motor Mart on Stuart Street, the Fitz-In Lot on Kneeland Street and the Garage at 100 Clarendon on Clarendon Street.

Public Transportation:

The Wang Theatre is also accessible by public transportation either by subway or by bus. The most convenient MBTA stop is the New England Medical stop on the Orange Line and Silver Line (bus), or the Boylston Street stop on the Green Line.

WHAT TO SEE

The Wang Theatre hosts several world class theater, music and dance productions. Check out the theater’s calendar of events.

The Wang Theatre annually hosts the Radio City Christmas Spectacular during the holiday season, which features songs and dances performed by the Rockettes. Music groups also appear in the Wang’s marquee throughout the year.

To purchase tickets to any event, you can call 1.866.348.9738, visit citycenter.org or visit box office, open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

View: Seating Chart

WHAT’S NEARBY

Drinks

W Lounge

Grab a drink before or after the show at the W Lounge, located across the street from the Wang Theatre. The upscale bar features fun cocktails that are served to you as you lounge on couches and oversized furniture.

Karaoke Anyone?

Limelight Stage & Studios

Inspired by the Broadway show you just saw? Want to test out your vocal chords? Head down the street to Limelight Stage and Studios for a night of karaoke. If you don’t feel like singing, Limelight is still a fun place to have a few drinks and check out the local talent.

Dinner

Flemings

If you’re hungry and are looking for a deal on a light dinner before heading to the theater, check out Fleming’s on Stuart Street for their “5 For $6 ‘Til 7.” Between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., if you eat at the bar, you can dine on burgers and appetizers for $6 each. Menu options include Calamari, seared tuna and Flemming’s Prime Burger.

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