Best of Boston

2005 BEST Theater, Mainstream

The Opera House

Since it reopened with The Lion King last year, the restored Opera House hasn’t drawn the most inspiring of productions. But it does look great. The 2,600-seat theater is a jewel from the dying days of vaudeville, and it gleams with the sort of Beaux Arts gilt that ought to shame more-modern buildings: chandeliers, murals, even period-style urinals. Now if we could only get some shows to match . . .

539 Washington St. Boston 617-259-3400 bostonoperahouseonline.com/

       

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to remove impersonators or personal attacks, threats, profanity, or flat-out offensive comments. By posting here, you are permitting Boston magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.