Broadway in Boston

Browse the official schedule of all Broadway shows, plays, and musicals in 2024/2025.
Boston is one of the hottest locations for theater events in the US. Maximize your Broadway show experience with our comprehensive theater events calendar for this season! “Broadway Boston” is your guide to Broadway shows in the Boston Theater District. The most complete information about Broadway shows that are currently playing in Boston. The schedule for the theater shows in the city is revised daily.  Get your theatre tickets, all 100% guaranteed, and they may be priced above or below face value. Don’t miss out on your favorite shows this season.

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Upcoming Shows: 514
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    18
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $55
    Avg. price ~ $113
    7 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jersey Boys
    May
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    01915, 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA, US
    Prices from $113
    Avg. price ~ $130
    18 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $55
    Avg. price ~ $111
    6 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $107
    Avg. price ~ $144
    26 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jersey Boys
    May
    19
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sun
    01915, 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA, US
    Prices from $113
    Avg. price ~ $310
    47 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    19
    2024
    3:00 PM
    Sun
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $143
    Avg. price ~ $164
    5 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    19
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sun
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $150
    34 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    21
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $157
    26 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    22
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $143
    Avg. price ~ $164
    4 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    23
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Thu
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $140
    Avg. price ~ $162
    5 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Theatre-Events
    May
    23
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $193
    Avg. price ~ $223
    2 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    23
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $174
    28 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    23
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $77
    Avg. price ~ $141
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    24
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $140
    Avg. price ~ $165
    9 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    24
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $193
    50 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    25
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $140
    Avg. price ~ $167
    9 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    25
    2024
    2:30 PM
    Sat
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $172
    34 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • A Strange Loop
    May
    25
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    02116, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $140
    Avg. price ~ $168
    8 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    25
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $186
    42 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    26
    2024
    2:30 PM
    Sun
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $179
    34 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Come From Away
    May
    28
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    Citizens Bank Opera House | Capacity: 2677
    02111, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $281
    Available Tickets: 400
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    28
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $183
    40 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    29
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $171
    42 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Come From Away
    May
    29
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Citizens Bank Opera House | Capacity: 2677
    02111, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $94
    Avg. price ~ $307
    Available Tickets: 188
    Tickets
  • Toni Stone
    May
    30
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    02115, 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $178
    40 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Come From Away
    May
    30
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Citizens Bank Opera House | Capacity: 2677
    02111, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $81
    Avg. price ~ $313
    Available Tickets: 138
    Tickets
  • Theatre-Events
    May
    30
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $216
    Avg. price ~ $249
    2 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Menopause - The Musical 2
    May
    30
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    01852, 50 East Merrimack St, Lowell, MA, US
    Prices from $44
    Avg. price ~ $308
    Available Tickets: 71
    Tickets
  • Stomp
    May
    30
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    Lynn Memorial Auditorium | Capacity: 2100
    01901, 3 City Hall Sq, Lynn, MA, US
    Prices from $55
    Avg. price ~ $105
    Available Tickets: 423
    Tickets
  • Come From Away
    May
    31
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    Citizens Bank Opera House | Capacity: 2677
    02111, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $296
    Available Tickets: 253
    Tickets
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Best Broadway Shows

So you’re a fan of musical theatre?
Many modern shows and musicals are great. The best Broadway shows are quirky, energetic, and a lot of fun. Whether it’s drama, humor, musicals, or all three, there are plenty of great shows on the Boston stages. Certainly, there are a wealth of popular Broadway productions for the savvy theater lover.

The most popular Broadway shows are stellar examples of theater at their best. Their storylines are rich, and engaging, and will keep you enthralled into the very last moment. They have excellent casts, often including award-winning actors and actresses who know how to put on a show. Their costuming and set design are impeccable, offering a perfect visual complement to whatever scene is being presented. What’s more, many of them include unforgettable musical numbers and jaw-dropping choreography.

Here are the Best Broadway Musicals you must see, ranging from complicated stories with political relevance to lighthearted tales of adventure and romance. Some are brand new, others are timeless, but all are brought to life by the finest performers in Boston, MA.

The most popular Broadway shows includes Hamilton, A Bronx Tale, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, Jagged Little Pill, Hairspray, Frozen, Beetlejuice, Chicago, The Phantom of the Opera, Six The Musical, Aladdin, Lion King, Wicked, My Fair Lady, and more.

List Of Broadway Shows

Toni Stone
Toni Stone
Upcoming Shows: 29
Huntington Theatre at Huntington Avenue Theatre
May 18, 2024 8:00 PM
Gatsby: An American Myth
Gatsby: An American Myth
Upcoming Shows: 75
The Loeb Drama Center At American Repertory Theatre
May 23, 2024 7:30 PM
Come From Away
Come From Away
Upcoming Shows: 8
Citizens Bank Opera House
May 28, 2024 7:30 PM
Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Upcoming Shows: 16
North Shore Music Theatre
Jun 4, 2024 7:30 PM
Girls Night - The Musical
Girls Night - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 1
The Cabot - Cabot Performing Arts Center
Jun 15, 2024 8:00 PM
MJ - The Musical
MJ - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 24
Citizens Bank Opera House
Jun 18, 2024 7:30 PM
Band Geeks
Band Geeks
Upcoming Shows: 1
Shubert Theatre At The Boch Center
Jun 25, 2024 8:00 PM
Frozen - The Musical
Frozen - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 24
North Shore Music Theatre
Jul 9, 2024 7:30 PM
The Queen of Versailles
The Queen of Versailles
Upcoming Shows: 34
Emerson Colonial Theatre
Jul 16, 2024 8:00 PM
Mean Girls High School Edition
Mean Girls High School Edition
Upcoming Shows: 1
South Shore Music Circus
Jul 25, 2024 7:30 PM
Mean Girls Jr.
Mean Girls Jr.
Upcoming Shows: 2
North Shore Music Theatre
Aug 23, 2024 10:00 AM
Shrek The Musical
Shrek The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 5
Emerson Colonial Theatre
Sep 13, 2024 7:30 PM
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Upcoming Shows: 16
Citizens Bank Opera House
Sep 24, 2024 7:00 PM
Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet
Upcoming Shows: 8
North Shore Music Theatre
Sep 27, 2024 8:00 PM
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Upcoming Shows: 3
Stadium Performing Arts Center
Oct 18, 2024 7:30 PM
Titanic - The Musical
Titanic - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 8
North Shore Music Theatre
Nov 1, 2024 8:00 PM
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Upcoming Shows: 24
North Shore Music Theatre
Dec 5, 2024 7:30 PM
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Upcoming Shows: 4
Stadium Performing Arts Center
Dec 7, 2024 2:00 PM
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Upcoming Shows: 18
Wang Theater At The Boch Center
Dec 12, 2024 7:00 PM
Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
Upcoming Shows: 16
Citizens Bank Opera House
Jan 21, 2025 7:00 PM
Funny Girl
Funny Girl
Upcoming Shows: 16
Citizens Bank Opera House
Feb 4, 2025 7:00 PM
Parade
Parade
Upcoming Shows: 16
Emerson Colonial Theatre
Mar 11, 2025 7:30 PM
Back To The Future - Theatrical Production
Back To The Future - Theatrical Production
Upcoming Shows: 16
Citizens Bank Opera House
Jul 8, 2025 7:00 PM
The Wiz
The Wiz
Upcoming Shows: 16
Citizens Bank Opera House
Aug 12, 2025 7:00 PM
Je'Caryous Johnson's Super Freak: The Rick James Story
Je'Caryous Johnson's Super Freak: The Rick James Story
Upcoming Shows: 1
Emerson Colonial Theatre
Apr 11, 2074 7:30 PM

About Broadway in Boston

Broadway, in Boston, is a known street in the city recognized for its theaters and cultural landmarks. This area houses some of Boston’s theaters, such as the Boston Opera House, Emerson Colonial Theatre, and the Cutler Majestic Theatre. The vibrant atmosphere of Broadway attracts theater enthusiasts, visitors, and locals alike. Whether you enjoy timeless musicals modern plays or innovative experimental theater, Broadway, in Boston promises a range of entertainment for all.


Boston Theater District
Boston Theater District

Boston Theater District

The Spotlight on Boston’s Broadway Shows

  • Introduction: Boston’s Theater District – A Historical Overview!
    Boston, a city known for its rich history and cultural heritage, boasts a thriving theater scene centered around its vibrant Theater District. Nestled within the streets of Washington, Tremont, and Boylston, this area has overcome its Puritanical origins – where theater was once banned – to become a hub for Broadway shows and local productions.
  • A Puritanical Past and Theatrical Renaissance.
    Interestingly, Boston’s initial settlers, the Puritans, had prohibited theater, marking a ban that lasted until 1792. This historical tidbit underscores the dramatic shift in the city’s cultural landscape, which saw its first theater only a year later. Today, Boston not only hosts Broadway shows but also serves as a launching pad for many productions heading to New York’s Broadway.

The Crown Jewel: Boston Opera House

  • A Beacon of Arts and Culture.
    The Boston Opera House, also known as the Citizens Bank Opera House, stands as a testament to the city’s commitment to the arts. Opening in 1929 with a focus on vaudeville and motion pictures, it faced a period of closure before being stunningly restored and reopened in 2004. The Opera House, with its debut show being the six-month run of “The Lion King,” is now a buzzing venue for the Boston Ballet and various Broadway productions.
  • The Nutcracker: A Holiday Tradition.
    The Opera House is particularly renowned for its holiday production of “The Nutcracker,” performed by the Boston Ballet, drawing crowds from across New England.

The Historic Charles Playhouse

  • A Building with Many Lives.
    The Charles Playhouse’s story is one of evolution and adaptation. Built in 1839, it has served as a church, Boston’s first synagogue, and even a speakeasy. It wasn’t until 1957, under The Actors Company of Boston, that it took on its current theatrical mantle.
  • A Cradle for Long-Running Shows.
    This Playhouse is the birthplace of “Shear Madness,” a non-musical play that holds the record for the longest-running show in America, having been performed over 13,000 times since its 1980 premiere. Additionally, it has been home to the Blue Man Group since 1995, adding a unique flavor to Boston’s theater scene.

Experiencing Boston’s Theater District

  • Where to Watch a Show?
    With an array of venues, the Theater District offers a plethora of options. “Shear Madness” at the Charles Playhouse is a popular choice, known for its interactive, comedy whodunit style that varies with each performance.

Planning Your Visit

  • Timing and Transportation Tips.
    Boston’s bustling nature calls for careful planning when attending a show. Arriving at least 15 minutes early is advisable, especially when concurrent events like sports games or festivals are occurring. Boston’s compact layout favors walking or using the subway (‘T’) for those staying centrally while driving into the city requires strategic parking, preferably in the large garage under Boston Common for convenience.

Upcoming Shows: Boston’s Weekend Theater Guide

  • “All Shows in Boston” – Your Go-To Resource.
    For those eager to explore Boston’s theatrical offerings, the “All Shows in Boston” listings provide a comprehensive guide to weekend performances across various genres and venues.

Conclusion: A Cultural Tapestry.
Boston’s Theater District, with its rich history and diverse venues, represents a vibrant tapestry of performing arts. From the opulent Boston Opera House to the historic Charles Playhouse, the city offers a myriad of theatrical experiences, mirroring its evolution from a Puritanical stronghold to a cultural powerhouse. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, the theaters of Boston beckon with the promise of unforgettable performances and a glimpse into the heart of the city’s artistic soul.