With space for just over 2,700 guests, Boston's Orpheum Theatre offers a uniquely close setting in which to see live performances from a wide range of multi-talented musicians. A historic edifice in the heart of downtown Boston, the Orpheum Theatre hosts dozens of acclaimed acts each year, including Cage The Elephant and Foals on May 4. Read through the guide below for more details on this enduring concert hall.
Orpheum Theatre Boston Seating Information
Three main levels exist to this notable theater, the first being the orchestra level directly in front of the stage. This area is divided between left, left center, center, right center, and right sections. Next, the mezzanine hosts a smaller number of seats in the same designated sections (left-right). Finally, the highest level from the stage is the balcony level, also divided into left-right sections.
A series of box seats may also be available during Cage The Elephant and Foals, with boxes A-C available at the front sides of the orchestra section and boxes D-F open in front of the balcony.
Orpheum Theatre Boston General Information
At most concerts, cameras are permitted, but they must be non-professional only, and no video or audio recording devices are allowed. Orpheum Theatre prohibited items include backpacks, cans, and glass bottles. Children under two are usually admitted without a ticket.
Orpheum Theatre Boston Parking Information
Though this venue does not own a parking garage or lot, there are a variety of private parking garages located near the Orpheum Theatre. There may also be street parking available downtown.
Public transportation options also run near the theater, with red, green, and orange line stations near the venue.
Orpheum Theatre Boston Gate Times
For most concerts, Orpheum Theatre doors open 45 minutes before the performance begins.
Orpheum Theatre Boston Accessibility
Accessible seating is available at the Orpheum Theatre for guests with limited mobility, hearing, and vision. There are also accessible restrooms on the lower level, and drop-offs may be coordinated directly with the venue staff.