Find out more about the theatre and book your tickets here at the official box office. ATG operates over 50 venues in Britain, North America and Germany. Boston Public Library, Special Collections. Check out the upcoming event and concert calendar for Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre along with detailed artist, ticket and venue information including photos, videos, bios, and address. The Colonial Theatre was designed by the architectural firm of Clarence Blackall and paid for by Frederick Lothrop Ames, Jr.. In 2003, Emerson College leased the building with an option to purchase it. If you have a promotion code, please enter it here: Emerson Colonial Theatre 106 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Map It Terms & Conditions 106 Boylston Street Emerson Colonial Theatre is the oldest continuously operated theater in Boston. Jersey Boys performance at Colonial Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts, New Orleans, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Colonial_Theatre_(Boston)&oldid=978102005, Infobox mapframe without OSM relation ID on Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2019, Articles using Template:Cinema Treasures theater, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Terms of Use If you have a promotion code, please enter it here. It is a pending Boston Landmark. In the 1990s, Colonial president Jon Platt led a renovation of the Colonial. Emerson Colonial Theatre, which opened in 1900, is the oldest continuously operated theater in Boston. [citation needed] It is located at 106 Boylston Street on Boston Common at the former site of the Boston Public Library. Find out more about shows at Emerson Colonial Theatre, including age recommendations and performance length. Indulge in the stylish Ambassador Lounge, and work with an experienced team – Emerson Colonial Theatre is where your next event could be. [1] Ben-Hur operated with a cast and crew of 350 people and featured eight live horses on stage in full gallop during the chariot race scene. The Colonial has also played host to much larger shows such as Les Misérables, but after the renovation of the newly restored Opera House, some of its typical shows performed elsewhere. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication, the arts, and the liberal arts - a mission informed by liberal learning. Later, the school announced plans to convert the theatre space into a dining hall. A theatre for the community, Emerson Colonial Theatre will once again contribute to the rich cultural landscape of Boston, with a new and varied program of Broadway shows, live music, comedy and events. The Musical' reopening gala performance", "Emerson College strikes deal to reopen Colonial Theatre".