Colonial Theatre

Boston, MA

106 Boylston St.
Boston, MA
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Venue Info

BUILT: 1900
CLOSED:

SEATING CAPACITY: 1700


Other Names

    No other names listed.

Trivia & History

The oldest continuously operating theatre in Boston.


The theatre went dark in 2011 because the presenter, Broadway Across America, ended its relationship with Emerson College, the owner of the building. BAA began booking shows into the Shubert and Boston Opera House instead.


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Performance History

Dreamgirls (Touring Revival, 2009)
National tour
2/2/2010 - 2/14/2010
Spring Awakening (National Tour, 2008)
National tour
4/28/2009 - 5/24/2009
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (National Tour, 2006)
National tour
5/1/2007 - 5/13/2007
M
Monty Python's Spamalot (National Tour, 2006)
National tour
3/7/2006 - 4/15/2006
Sweet Charity (Broadway Revival, 2005)
Tryout
3/15/2005 - 3/27/2005
P
The Producers (2nd National Tour, 2003)
National tour
6/17/2003 - ?
Ragtime (National Tour, 1998)
National tour
1/20/1999 - 3/28/1999
P
Peter Pan (National Tour, 1989)
National tour
12/19/1989 - ?
Into the Woods (National Tour, 1988)
National tour
10/10/1989 - 10/22/1989
C
Cabaret (Post-Broadway Revival Tour, 1989)
National tour
12/5/1988 - 12/31/1988
Gigi (Touring Revival, 1984)
National tour
12/4/1984 - 12/16/1985
C
Chicago (National Tour, 1977)
National tour
9/12/1977 - ?
Hellzapoppin (Closed on the road, 1976)
Tryout
1/4/1977 - 1/22/1977
Seesaw (National Tour, 1974)
National tour
4/15/1974 - ?
Cyrano (Original Broadway Production, 1973)
Tryout
3/22/1973 - 5/5/1973
Comedy (Closed on the road, 1972)
Tryout
11/6/1972 - 11/18/1972
1776 (National Tour, 1970)
National tour
7/10/1972 - 8/5/1972
1776 (National Tour, 1970)
National tour
7/12/1971 - 8/21/1971
Follies (Original Broadway Production, 1971)
Tryout
2/24/1971 - 3/20/1971
Man of La Mancha (First National Tour, 1966)
National tour
3/9/1970 - 3/28/1970
Dear World (Original Broadway Production, 1969)
Tryout
11/11/1968 - 12/14/1968
Half a Sixpence (Broadway Production, 1965)
Tryout
3/15/1965 - 3/27/1965
Irma La Douce (National Tour, 1962)
National tour
1/4/1962 - 1/20/1962
Kwamina (Original Broadway Production, 1961)
Tryout
9/27/1961 - 10/14/1961
Gypsy (1st National Tour, 1961)
National tour
4/24/1961 - 5/13/1961
Once Upon a Mattress (First National Tour, 1960)
National tour
2/27/1961 - 3/18/1961
Do Re Mi (Original Broadway Production, 1960)
Tryout
11/29/1960 - 12/18/1960
Rumple (Original Broadway Production, 1957)
Tryout
10/5/1957 - 10/20/1957
Candide (Original Broadway Production, 1956)
Tryout
10/29/1956 - 11/17/1956
Kismet (Original Broadway Production, 1953)
Tryout
10/19/1953 - 10/31/1955
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
10/1/1951 - 10/20/1951
Brigadoon (National Tour, 1948)
National tour
12/26/1949 - 1/14/1950
Carousel (Original Broadway Production, 1945)
Tryout
3/27/1945 - 4/15/1947
A Connecticut Yankee (National Tour, 1944)
National tour
4/17/1944 - ?
S
Show Boat (National Tour, 1929)
National tour
5/6/1929 - 6/15/1929
Guys and Dolls (National Tour, 1992)
National tour
3/1/1993 - ?
Carnival! (1st National Tour, 1961)
National tour
3/1/1962 - ?



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