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  • The Queen of Versailles

    Jul 16 - Aug 24, 2024

  • Shrek - The Musical

    Sep 13 - 15, 2024

  • Six

    Dec 3 - 29, 2024

  • Kimberly Akimbo

    May 6 - 18, 2025

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The Queen of Versailles

July 16 - August 24, 2024

Broadway royalty Kristin Chenoweth is set to be reunited with Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz for this brand new musical, coming to the Emerson Colonial Theatre this summer! Based on the incredible documentary of the same name, Chenoweth will portray Jacqueline Siegel, wife of businessman David Siegel as the couple set out to build their own version of the titular French palace in Orlando, until the 2008 recession turns their dream into an abandoned nightmare. Michael Arden steps up to direct a book by written by Lindsey Ferrentino, with Schwartz adding his magic to the score.

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Shrek - The Musical

September 13 - 15, 2024

Join Shrek, Fiona and Donkey in this magical musical theatre version of the Oscar-winning Dreamworks animation. Following the same story beats as the movie, this Tony-winning show features original songs from Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home), and a book by Pulitzer winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole).

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Six

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December 3 - 29, 2024

Henry VIII's six wives are stepping out from his shadow and into the spotlight! Created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, this musical celebration of 16th-century girl power debuted on the West End in 2018 to fantastic reviews. With an infectious songbook and costumes to make Gaga jealous, this outstanding and multi-award-winning show pushes the boundaries of musical theatre. Nominated for ten Drama Desk Awards and the recipient of two 2022 Tony Awards!

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Kimberly Akimbo

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May 6 - 18, 2025

This shining musical from Jeanine Tersoi and Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire is going on a national tour across North America. Launching in the fall of 2024, this tour gives wider audiences a chance to enjoy the heart and hilarity of this poignant new musical. Mark your calendars, do not miss this hit show!

Emerson Colonial Theater

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106 Boylston St, Boston, MA 2116

  • Year opened: 1900
  • Capacity: 1700
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

The oldest continually operating theatre in Boston, The Emerson Colonial first opened in 1900 with a spectacular production of Ben Hur, which required a cast and crew of 350 people. Due to its size, it continues to this day to host big scale touring shows which struggle to find venues large enough in other cities.

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