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Finished nine years before the Civil War and opened in 1852, The Music Hall, now named the Orpheum Theatre has played host to some of the world's most renowned musical talents. As the birthplace of The New England Conservatory and The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Orpheum boasts such events as the premiere of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto and lectures by Booker T. Washington and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Located in the historic Back Bay, the Berklee Performance Center is at the core of Boston's entertainment and cultural community. Many excellent restaurants and hotels as well as the Prudential Center, Fenway Park, and the Hynes Convention Center are within walking distance.
The Berklee Performance Center is easily accessible by public transportation, with parking available in neighboring garages.
Acquired by Berklee College of Music in 1972, the performance center has undergone extensive renovation resulting in a technically advanced, acoustically superior venue. An attractive alternative to convention centers and hotel spaces, it houses a variety of special events such as conferences and film screenings as well as plays and concerts. The center contains 1,220 seats, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, and a full range of multimedia capabilities. Its relationship with Berklee College of Music affords professional quality recording of events and concerts.
The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston is one of the nation's foremost not-for-profit performing arts institutions. As guardian of The Wang Theatre and The Shubert Theatre, The Wang Center honors all aspects of performing arts. Dedicating The Shubert Theatre to not-for-profit arts organizations; collaborating with esteemed not-for-profit colleagues, including Boston Ballet, Boston Lyric Opera, Fleet Boston Celebrity Series; and providing accessibility to both Theatres for Suskind Young At Arts, The Wang Center's educational outreach initiative, are all powerful means to fulfill a mission. Wang Theater is one of Boston's premiere theatre venues.
The present day Opera House opened its doors on October 29, 1928, then named the B.F. Keith Memorial Theatre, built to honor "the father of vaudeville" by his business partner Edward Albee. The theatre became part of a national circuit of grand theatres, built to support vaudeville in it's prime. Vaudeville soon declined in popularity with the advent of motion pictures. The theatre went through many transitions throughout its history, becoming a venue for first-run movies, concerts, and Opera. It was in 1978, when the theatre was home to The Opera House Company of Boston, that the name was changed to The Opera House.