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    The Wilbur Theatre

    246 Tremont Street
    Boston , MA 02116
    617-248-9700

    Website: thewilburtheatre.com


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    The historic Wilbur Theatre is now the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915 but has been recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich starting in July 2008. Most every week features A-list talent in the world of comedy from Joel McHale and Jimmy Fallon to Bill Maher and Joan Rivers; as well as the world of music with Gavin Degraw and Kris Kristofferson to TV...

    The historic Wilbur Theatre is now the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915 but has been recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich starting in July 2008. Most every week features A-list talent in the world of comedy from Joel McHale and Jimmy Fallon to Bill Maher and Joan Rivers; as well as the world of music with Gavin Degraw and Kris Kristofferson to TV on the Radio and Broken Social Scene . The Wilbur Theatre is a must for anyone looking to kick back and have a good laugh or catch top national live music in the heart of Boston's historic theater district.

    The Wilbur Theatre was built in 1914 by the Shubert brothers who named it for their friend and theatre manager A.L. Wilbur. It was built on the site of the former Winthrop School for Girls. The Wilbur was the first Boston theatre to draw its inspiration from American Colonial architecture rather than from European sources. It was designed by architect Clarence H. Blackall. To ensure authenticity, the porticos on the front of the theatre were copied directly from the 1837 Thomas Bailey Midrich House at 59 Mt. Vernon Street on Beacon Hill. This Federal Revival style is characterized by a quiet simplicity and intimate, almost home-like atmosphere. Architectural historian Douglas Tucci said of the Wilbur, "The auditorium is in its chaste way the handsomest of any Boston playhouse."

    Parking Info:
    The Wilbur Theatre will validate patron's parking tickets for $10 parking at the Archstone Garage, The Archstone Parking Garage is located at 660 Washington Street Boston, MA. The Box Office is open Monday through Saturday from 12:00PM to 6:00PM


    Upcoming Events

    Jesse Cook

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    April 16, 2014

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    Robert Kelly

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    April 18, 2014

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    Simon Amstell

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    April 19, 2014

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    Aisha Tyler

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    April 19, 2014

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    Dave Bromberg Big Band

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    April 24, 2014

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    Member Reviews

    • Event Name: Stephen Lynch
      "A laugh riot with all the wicked fun of his..."
      Comment posted by: Clam Chop from USA, Mar 18, 2013

      A laugh riot with all the wicked fun of his Comedy Central specials, but interactive! Lynch and his back-up trio cheerfully defiled pretty much everybody with songs both old ("My Name is Satan"... Expand

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    • Event Name: Standing in the Shadows of Motown LIVE! Feat. Peabo Bryson, Leela James & James Jamerson Jr.
      "Fantastic Show loved the music and everything..."
      Comment posted by: #SITSOML from USA, Mar 07, 2013

      Fantastic Show loved the music and everything they did. Lifts my spirit.

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