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About Emerson Colonial Theatre

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson Colonial Theatre is a theater that first opened its doors in 1900. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Emerson College.

Emerson Colonial Theatre Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 1,700, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as Colonial Theater, Emerson Colonial Theatre is an enclosed venue.

Events at Emerson Colonial Theatre

Emerson Colonial Theatre is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for theater, concert, comedy and children / family events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into Emerson Colonial Theatre

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Emerson Colonial Theatre? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.

Security at Emerson Colonial Theatre

Security at Emerson Colonial Theatre is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Emerson Colonial Theatre has a strict bag policy.

Emerson Colonial Theatre Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Visitors must adhere to bag inspection and security procedures. Large suitcases and oversized bags will not be allowed, and there is no facility for bag storage on the premises. Bags exceeding the standard backpack size of 22” x 14” x 9” will not gain entry into the venue. Furthermore, bringing outside food and beverages, including leftovers and take-out containers from restaurants, is not allowed. In the event that food is necessary due to a medical condition, please seek assistance from a staff member.

What to Bring to Emerson Colonial Theatre

When you come to an event at Emerson Colonial Theatre, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.

Is Emerson Colonial Theatre ADA Accessible?

Emerson Colonial Theatre is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, Emerson Colonial Theatre has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.

Emerson Colonial Theatre Experience

Your experience at Emerson Colonial Theatre extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.

Food and Beverage at Emerson Colonial Theatre

Plenty of concessions are available at Emerson Colonial Theatre. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, mixed drinks and wine.

Payment Methods Accepted at Emerson Colonial Theatre

Emerson Colonial Theatre primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Emerson Colonial Theatre accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.

How to Get to Emerson Colonial Theatre

Emerson Colonial Theatre is located at 106 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts, 2116. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

How Early Should I Get to Emerson Colonial Theatre?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Emerson Colonial Theatre, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the curb right outside the theatre on Boylston Street. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.

Closest Bus Stop to Emerson Colonial Theatre

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Washington St & Essex St. This bus station is located 35.9 mi from the venue.

Closest Train Stop to Emerson Colonial Theatre

You can find the nearest train/metro station at South Station (Train Terminal). This station is located 0.6 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

The Emerson Colonial Theatre is located in Boston, Massachusetts, and offers more history than any in the city. In fact, when you compare this venue to any in the country it is easy to see that its history is quite rich.

The Emerson Colonial Theatre opened its doors for the first time in December of 1900. The first production to take place at this venue was Ben-Hur. Since then, the venue has been busy year in and year out.

Some of the most notable productions to take place at the Emerson Colonial Theatre include: Red, Hot, and Blue, Anything Goes, A Little Night Music, The Diary of Anne Frank, High Fidelity, Annie Get your Gun, and many others.

The Emerson Colonial Theatre is historic, but still offers plenty of modern conveniences to visitors.

Facts about Emerson Colonial Theatre



Date Opened:

December 20, 1900

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
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