Wang Theatre

Theater in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Wang Theatre
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Former namesMetropolitan Theatre (1925–1962)
Music Hall (1962–1980)
Address270 Tremont St.
LocationBoston, Massachusetts
Public transitTufts Medical Center (Orange Line)
Boylston (Green Line)
OwnerBoch Center
OperatorBoch Center
Madison Square Garden Company (co-booking)
TypeTheatre
Capacity3,500
Opened1925
Website
www.bochcenter.org
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Coordinates42°21′1″N 71°3′53″W / 42.35028°N 71.06472°W / 42.35028; -71.06472Coordinates: 42°21′1″N 71°3′53″W / 42.35028°N 71.06472°W / 42.35028; -71.06472
Built1923
ArchitectBlackall, Clapp & Whittemore; Multiple
Architectural styleRenaissance
MPSBoston Theatre MRA
NRHP reference No.80000445 [1]
Added to NRHPDecember 9, 1980

The Wang Theatre is a theatre in Boston. It originally opened in 1925 as the Metropolitan Theatre and was later renamed the Music Hall. It was designed by Clarence Blackall and is located at 252–272 Tremont Street in the Boston Theatre District. The theatre is operated as part of the Boch Center.[2] The theatre was designated as a Boston Landmark by the Boston Landmarks Commission in 1990.

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "Improvements in Evidence at the Wang Center Dedication", Boston Globe, December 8, 1983

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