Best Theater in Boston

2015 Best Theater

ArtsEmerson

Boston

ArtsEmerson certainly brings the world to its stages. This season alone, it hosted acrobatic feats from Montreal’s troupe Les 7 Doigts de la Main in Traces; Isabella Rossellini in her…Read More

2014 Best Theater

Huntington Theatre Company

Boston

Boston theater is humming on high thanks to its two biggest companies, both of which send shows to Broadway and garner Tony nominations and awards. But while the American Repertory…Read More

2013 Best Theater

Huntington Theatre Company

Boston

Sure, the A.R.T. may have finished strong this year with the widely acclaimed Pippin, but the Huntington’s shining season earned it a Tony for best regional theater. Its offerings included…Read More

2012 Best Theater

ArtsEmerson

With its three venues—the Cutler Majestic, the Paramount Mainstage, and the Jackie Liebergott Black Box—ArtsEmerson certainly dominates the Theater District, but its artistic reach goes far beyond the city. This…Read More

2011 Best Theater

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge

The A.R.T. has added major buzz to its stages, from Amanda Palmer’s work in Cabaret to a punk musical about Prometheus. Artistic director Diane Paulus has displayed the clout to…Read More

2000 Best Theater

Colonial Theatre

Boston

History repeating: After 100 years of trap doors, fake blood, and on-stage livestock, the Colonial Theatre is still luring Broadway hits to Beantown. Armed with layers of gold paint, all…Read More

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