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Colonial Theatre

106 Boylston St, Theatre District, Boston, MA 02116-4691
+1 617-426-9366
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Book of Mormon was fantastic and the beautiful Colonial Theatre

We saw Book of Mormon at the Colonial Theatre. The show was great and the theatre is just... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
wendyf28
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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Grand Old Theater

Grand OLD theater. Lovely décor, gold gilt everywhere. All seats seem to have a good view. We were... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2015
David R
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Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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This grand Victorian theater, built in 1900, today hosts touring Broadway shows and other productions.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
21 Oct 2015
“Book of Mormon was fantastic and the beautiful Colonial Theatre”
27 Sep 2015
“Grand Old Theater”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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106 Boylston St, Theatre District, Boston, MA 02116-4691
Downtown
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+1 617-426-9366
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

We saw Book of Mormon at the Colonial Theatre. The show was great and the theatre is just beautiful. I've heard some people complain about the size/comfort of the seats, but the Orchestra was great and the acoustics perfect. The restroom situation can definitely be...More

Thank wendyf28
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Grand OLD theater. Lovely décor, gold gilt everywhere. All seats seem to have a good view. We were in the balcony and had a perfect view of the whole stage . There are a few seats with views obstructed by posts, but only a few....More

Thank David R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The venue needs work, as noted by many others. The show (Book of Mormon) was great, we'd been unable to see it on Broadway and were happy to go for 2/3 the price in Boston.

2  Thank Opus7
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Front row of the Mezzanine offered decent leg room, The theater itself is old yest still retains its glamour. The acoustics could use a bit of work but overall a delightful theater!

1  Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Since I had such a hard time finding decent information about seating when I booked my seats for Book of Mormon, I wanted to share my thoughts now that I've seen the theater. 1) I'm quite impressed with the view of the stage even when...More

2  Thank Emilie S
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We went to see The Book of Mormon at this theatre. The theate has a great rake and it will mean there is a good view from any seat in the stalls. This old theatre is charming and we were sad to hear it will...More

Thank sa1gon
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The theatre was beautiful and it appeared almost any seat had a good view. The seats however need to be re-stuffed, The one I had was permanent indentation and wasn't supportive at all. The theatre was also very hot, not sure if there was even...More

Thank purebliss1
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Went here to see the Book of Mormon. This is an older theater and is starting to show its age. While a nice venue for seeing a play, the bathroom capacity is limited (and very busy during intermission) and lines to get refreshments are long....More

Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Visited the theater to see the Book of Mormon. It is small. I'm under 5'5" and my knees were touching the seats in front of me. But you expect that in older theaters, as well as the lack of bathrooms. It is pleasant venue overall.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Colonial Theater is one of the oldest in Boston- it opened in 1900. It's a beautiful, intimate theater that allows for an engrossing theater experience. We just saw "The Book of Mormon" here. We sat about 10 rows back- terrific seats for the show....More

Thank thegreatone3182
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Eric V
11 October 2015|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding; I was away for the weekend. Unfortunately, I can not answer your question. I've only been there once, and we sat in the balcony. I am sure you will enjoy the show.
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