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    The Wilbur Theatre

    246 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116

    Phone: 617-248-9700   |   Email

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    The historic Wilbur Theatre is the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915, but was 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. The Wilbur Theatre is...

    The historic Wilbur Theatre is the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915, but was 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. 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."



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    Parking Information:

    The Wilbur Theatre will validate customer parking at Archstone Boston Common Garage located at 660 Washington Street. Parking is just $10.00 when you enter after 5:00 pm and exit before 6:00 am weekdays, and all day Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 am to 6:00 am.


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    Upcoming Events

    Frank Santos Jr.:R-Rated Comic Hypnotist - After Dark Show

    July 11, 2015

    Steve Earle & the Duke

    July 14, 2015

    Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon

    July 17, 2015

    Tom Segura

    July 18, 2015

    Thunder From Down Under

    July 31, 2015

    Marcus Latrell's Patriot Tour Presented by Never Quit

    August 1, 2015

    Steve Kimock & Friends

    August 6, 2015

    Justin Hayward

    August 21, 2015

    Michael Blackson

    August 22, 2015

    John Hodgman - Vacationland

    September 12, 2015

    Doug Loves Movies

    September 12, 2015

    Anjelah Johnson

    September 18, 2015

    Kevin James

    September 18, 2015

    Kevin James

    September 19, 2015

    Kevin James

    September 19, 2015

    Home Free - Don't It Feel Good

    September 23, 2015

    Yo La Tengo

    October 3, 2015

    Winery Dogs

    October 5, 2015

    Dave Davies

    October 8, 2015

    Margaret Cho

    October 10, 2015

    Gary Gulman

    October 16, 2015

    Jim Gaffigan

    October 28 - October 29, 2015

    Jim Gaffigan

    October 30, 2015

    Last Comic Standing

    October 31, 2015

    Frankie Valli

    November 6, 2015

    Frankie Valli

    November 7, 2015

    Frankie Valli

    November 8, 2015

    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

    November 9, 2015

    Paula Poundstone

    November 13, 2015

    Paula Poundstone

    November 14, 2015

    Natasha Leggero

    November 14, 2015

    Jim Jefferies

    December 3 - December 5, 2015

    Chris Botti

    December 6, 2015

    Acoustic Squeeze: "The At Odds Couple"

    December 10, 2015

    Monterey Jazz Festival

    February 9, 2016

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