Boston is one of the oldest cities in the USA with a rich economic and social history. The city’s fascination with science and arts and its role in the American Revolution is reflected in the culture of the city. Boston, the economic and cultural hub of New England, is the academic centre of America. The city is culturally significant with the development of its many theatres. Rent a cheap Boston car rental to travel throughout the city and soak in the sights of its history .
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater
This magnificent theater is in the forefront of improving the contemporary art scene in Boston and also in bringing women into politics, the two dreams of Barbara Lee. The theatre has a seating capacity of 325 and is adorned with glass walls adding to its beauty. With cheap transportation with your Boston car rental you can easily drive to 100 Northern Ave. for a show at this grand theater.
The Boston Opera House
The theater with a 2,600 seat capacity is a destination in itself. A $50 million renovation project in 2004 restored the oak paneling, grand staircases and Carrara marble helping it regain its regal appearance. The various gold faces on the ceiling and lush paintings add to its grandeur. Seeing shows here is a wonderful experience as every seat provides flawless viewing due to the great sightline and excellent acoustics made perfect with the new design. Located at 539 Washington Street, the venue is host to Broadway musicals, popular and alternative musicians and operas. Parking facilities are available at the Downtown Crossing area for the theatre district and for your Boston car rental.
The Colonial Theatre
The Colonial Theatre is located in Boston's Historic Theatre District. It is among the oldest and leading theaters in New England. Get a glimpse of the latest technological advancements in the theater industry by watching a Broadway show here. It also hosts various world premiers, and acts as a window to the theater culture of Boston. Car parking for your Boston car rental can be arranged at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Towers on Boylston Street.
Wang Theatre & Shubert Theatre
The Wang Theater at 270 Tremont St and Shubert Theatre at 265 Tremont Street are the two venues used by the non profit Citi Performing Arts Center for its theater and performing arts. The Center joins with the Boston Ballet, Bank of America Celebrity Series and Commonwealth Shakespeare and Boston Lyric Opera for training and workshops in performing arts. Wang Theater and Shubert have a capacity of 3,600 & 1,500 seats respectively. Other leading Broadway companies, and other concerts by eminent artists and operas are also organized here.
First Night Boston
Boston makes your New Year's night a celebration of happy and memorable events. The countdown to New Year is preceded with some 250 exhibitions and performances by local and globally renowned performers. This includes a Grand Procession with fireworks at the start of the new year reflecting the stars above and happy faces below. This show is an exciting and cheap way of celebrating New Year’s Eve.
Sowa Holiday Market
The Sowa Holiday Market brings together the joy of shopping and festival at SoWa's Cathedral High School Gym, 74 Union Park Street. The annual festival in December features fashionable and exotic items: jewelry, silk screened T shirts handbags, pottery, baby clothes and many other things at great cheap prices. The products are from gifted artists and designers from New England. The event is also close to some of Boston’s most spectacular shopping and media centers.