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Symphony Hall: Parking & Directions ›
SYMPHONY HALL
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

DIRECTIONS

By Car:
From the North: Take Route 93 South to Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit.

From the South: Take Route 93 (the Southeast Expressway) to the Massachusetts Ave. exit.

From the West: Take Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit or, from the Mass Pike Extension, take the Prudential Center/Copley Square exit.

By Subway: Take the MBTA Green Line Heath Street/Brigham Circle "E" train to the Symphony stop, any other Green Line train to the Hynes Convention Center stop, or the Orange Line to the Massachusetts Ave stop.

By Bus: Convenient buses include #1, #CT1, #39, and #55. For more options: www.mbta.com.

SYMPHONY HALL PARKING LOCATIONS

The Gainsborough Garage
1 Gainsborough Street
(617) 266-7260


The Prudential Center Garage [website]
800 Boylston Street
(617) 236-3060

Westland Avenue Garage (above Whole Foods) [website]
35 Westland Avenue
(617) 437-7328

Symphony Garage [
website]
41 Westland Avenue
(617) 236-0898

Haviland Street Garage [website]
7 Haviland Street
Boston, MA 02115
(781) 718-6575


Christian Science Center Parking Garage
[web page]
Christian Science Plaza
(entrances on Huntington Ave and Massachusetts Ave next to Horticultural Hall)
$20 Event parking for all Symphony Hall events.
617-450-2000

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Jordan Hall: Parking & Directions ›
NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY'S JORDAN HALL
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

New England Conservatory, located at 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, is one block from Boston Symphony Hall at the corner of Gainsborough Street and is easily reached by public transportation. The entrance to Jordan Hall is at 30 Gainsborough Street.

DIRECTIONS

By Car: Traveling east on the Massachusetts Turnpike, Route I-90, take Exit 22, veer left to the Prudential exit, surface onto Huntington Avenue, continue straight through the light, go under or cross Massachusetts Avenue, and turn left at the traffic light onto Gainsborough Street.

Traveling north on Route I-93, take exit 18 to Massachusetts Avenue and continue north for six blocks. Turn left just before the white Symphony Towers onto St. Botolph Street and go one block to Gainsborough Street.
Traveling south on Route 93, take exit #26 (Storrow Drive). Follow Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square/Fenway exit, and bear to the left towards Fenway. Go to the first light and bear left to Boylston Street Inbound. Go to the third light, which is Massachusetts Avenue, and turn right. Go to the fourth light, which is Huntington Avenue, and turn right. Go one block to the next light, which is Gainsborough Street, and turn left. Jordan Hall is located immediately to your right.

By Subway: Take the MBTA Green Line "E" train to the Symphony stop. Walk one block west on Huntington Avenue, towards the YMCA. Take the first left, onto Gainsborough Street. Jordan Hall is on the right. Note: this station is not wheelchair accessible.ORTake the MBTA Orange Line to Massachusetts Avenue station. Exit the station via the covered end of the platform and take a left onto Massachusetts Avenue. Walk to the first set of lights, at St. Botolph Street. Take a left onto St. Botolph Street and walk to the end of the block. Jordan Hall is located diagonally on the right. Note: this station is wheelchair accessible.

By Bus: Convenient buses include #1, #CT1, #39, and #55. For more options: www.mbta.com


NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY'S JORDAN HALL PARKING LOCATIONS

The Gainsborough Garage
1 Gainsborough Street
(617) 266-7260


The Prudential Center Garage [website]
800 Boylston Street
(617) 236-3060

Westland Avenue Garage (above Whole Foods) [website]
35 Westland Avenue
(617) 437-7328

Symphony Garage [
website]
41 Westland Avenue
(617) 236-0898

Haviland Street Garage [website]
7 Haviland Street
Boston, MA 02115
(781) 718-6575


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Berklee Performance Center: Parking & Directions ›
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

The Berklee Performance Center is located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue, just south of Boylston Street. Situated in Boston's Back Bay, the theater is easily accessible by subway, car, and bus.

DIRECTIONS
By Subway: Take the Green Line to the Hynes Convention Center stop. Exit left onto Massachusetts Avenue and cross Boylston Street. The Berklee Performance Center is about 30 yards from the corner. Consult the MBTA Web site for bus routes and schedules.

By Bus:
Convenient buses include #1, #CT1, #39, and #55. For more options: www.mbta.com.

By Car:
From the West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) east to exit 22 (Prudential Center exit), which begins in a tunnel. When you reach this exit, bear left onto street level and stay left onto Huntington Avenue. Merge into the right lane and turn right at the third traffic light onto Massachusetts Avenue. The Berklee Performance Center is on your right, just past the third light.

From the South: Take Route 93 north (Southeast Expressway) to the Massachusetts Avenue/Roxbury exit (a right-lane exit). Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue at the traffic light. Continue on Massachusetts Avenue. The Berklee Performance Center is on your right, at the intersection of Mass Ave. and Boylston Street.

From North: Take Route 93 south or Route 1 south. These roads converge at Boston's central artery. Follow the signs for Storrow Drive heading west and stay in the center lane. Take the Fenway exit and get into the left lane. Make a hard left onto Boylston Street and continue to the Massachusetts Avenue intersection. Turn right. The Berklee Performance Center is on the left, about 30 yards from the corner.

BERKLEE PERFORMANCE CENTER PARKING
Limited metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the Berklee Performance Center and Berklee College of Music. Parking is also available at nearby parking garages:

Danker & Donohue Garage
341 Newbury St
(617) 536-3380

Fitz Inn Auto Parks, Inc.
53 Belvidere Street
(617) 421-9484

Haviland Street Garage [web site]
7 Haviland Street
Boston, MA 02115
(781) 718-6575

The Hynes Auditorium Garage [web site]
50 Dalton Street

The Prudential Center Garage [web site]
Multiple entrances, see map below or visit web site

Sheraton Boston Hotel Parking Garage
39 Dalton Street
(617) 236-2000

Accessible Parking Locations
Accessible parking spaces are available at all of the garages/lots listed. Accessible street parking spaces do exist in the Back Bay but are extremely limited. At present, eight spaces exist near the theater and are designated by street signs that mark the area reserved for accessible parking. A Disabled Placard may be used in any parking space designated as HP parking. Other parking ordinances may be in effect. All designated parking rules should be obeyed. Massachusetts law allows vehicles with proper Disabled Parking authority to disregard most - but not all - public meter fees. Note, however, Massachusetts Port Authority does not exempt meter fees for Disabled Parking. Do not park in a cross-hatch area (Zebra Stripe) adjacent to an HP space.

This area is reserved for van ramp access.• Two spaces exist on Belvedere Street, near Massachusetts Avenue.
• One space exists on Haviland Street, near the intersection of Hemenway Street.
• Two more exist in front of 15 Hemenway Street.
• One space exists where St. Cecilia Street intersects with Boylston Street.
• Two spaces exist where Massachusetts Avenue intersects with Boylston Street, next to the old bank building.

All of these space are conveniently located within a short distance from the Berklee Performance Center. Please obey all posted signs. Due to street cleaning, public events, snow emergencies or construction, availability and accessibility status of any given space is subject to change without notice.
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THEATRE DISTRICT:

Citi Wang Theatre/Citi Shubert Theatre/Cutler Majestic Theatre

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Opera House: Parking & Directions ›
THE OPERA HOUSE
539 Washington Street, Boston

DIRECTIONS

By Car: From the North:
- Take Rt. 93 heading south
- Take exit number 22 on your Left (note there is no exit #21) for South Station/ Chinatown/ Kneeland Street
- At the 4th traffic light turn Right onto Kneeland Street
- Continue on Kneeland for 3 traffic lights, then turn right onto Washington street
- The Opera House will be on your left just before Felt- Billiard/Lounge.

OR

- Take Route 93 South to Exit 26 (Storrow Drive).
- Take Storrow Drive to the Downtown Exit. Bear to the left across Beacon Street to Arlington Street. The Public Garden will be on the left.
- At the corner of The Public Garden, turn left onto Boylston Street. You will see The Colonial Theatre located 1/2 a block up across from the Boston Common.
- At the light, continue straight and then make a left unto Washington Street.
- The Opera House will be located on your left at 539 Washington Street.

From the South:
- Take Rt. 93 heading north
- Take exit number 20 for I-90/ South Station
- Follow signs towards Downtown/ South Station
- At the 4th traffic light turn left onto Kneeland Street
- Continue on Kneeland to the 7th light and turn right onto Washington Street
- The Opera House will be on your left just before Felt- Billiard/Lounge.

From the West:
- Take the Mass Pike (Rt. 90)
- Take exit number 24A for South Station
- At the 1st traffic light turn left onto Kneeland Street
- At the 5th traffic light turn right onto Washington Street
- The Opera House will be on your left just before Felt- Billiard/Lounge.

From Storrow Drive:
- Take the Back Bay exit where the Arthur Fiedler bridge is.
- Take a short left
- Take a right onto Arlington St.
- Stay on Arlington St. and go through 3 lights to Boylston St.
- Take a left and get in the right lane
- You will pass the Four Seasons Hotel
- Go through 1 more set of lights crossing over Charles Street.
- Go past the Colonial Theatre and the intersection of Tremont and Boylston.
- Take a left onto Washington Street
- The Opera House will be on your left just before Felt- Billiard/Lounge.

By Subway:
RED Line: Take red line to the Park Street Station. Exit station and cross Tremont Street. Walk straight down Winter Street and turn Right onto Washington Street. Continue down Washington Street for a few blocks, the Opera House will be on your right just past Felt (Billiard/ Lounge).

GREEN Line: Take green line to Boylston Street. Exit Station and cross Tremont Street. Turn left on Tremont Street and just after the Loews Boston Common movie theatre, turn Right on Avery Street. Continue for one block and take a Left onto Washington Street. The Opera House will be on your left just before Felt (Billiard/ Lounge).

ORANGE Line: Take Orange Line to Chinatown. If you are coming from the North, turn left, if you are coming from the South, turn right out of the station onto Washington Street and continue for two blocks. The Opera House will be on your left, just before Felt (Billiard/ Lounge).

SILVER Line: Take Silver line to Boylston Street and follow directions for the Green Line/ Boylston Street station above.

By Commuter Rail:
If you are coming into South Station or North Station from the Commuter rail you may travel to the theatre by foot (South Station only) or by subway.From North Station By Subway: Take either the Orange line (heading towards Forrest Hills) or the Green Line (B, C, D, or E train heading Inbound) and follow directions from above.

From South Station By Subway: Take Red Line (heading towards Alewife) to either Downtown Crossing station or Park Street station and follow directions from above.

On foot: Exit station and turn onto Summer Street (away from the River). Continue on Summer Street several blocks and turn left onto Washington Street. The Opera House will be on your right, just past Felt (Billiard/ Lounge).


OPERA HOUSE PARKING LOCATIONS
There are numerous parking garages in the Theatre District and around Boston. Here are a few:

Boston Common Garage [web site]
Charles Street (between Boston Common and Public Garden)
(617) 954-2098

Central Parking System [web site]
17 West Street
(617) 542-1549

City Place Parking Garage [web site]
8 Park Plaza (40 Charles Street)
(617) 723-1488

Lafayette Parking Garage [web site]
1 Avenue De Lafayette
(617) 723-1488

Radisson Hotel Parking Garage [web site]
200 Stuart Street
(617) 482-1800

Millenium Place Garage
at the Ritz Carlton Boston Common
47 Boylston Street (self-park)
Avery Street entrance for valet parking
(617) 574-7252

Information provided by venue
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Citi Performing Arts Center (Citi Wang and Citi Shubert Theatres: Parking & Directions ›

CITI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER:

From the North: Take I-93 South to Exit 20-A (South Station) onto Purchase Street. Continue along Purchase Street, which becomes Surface Artery, to Kneeland Street. Turn right onto Kneeland Street. Go straight for several blocks, and then turn left on Tremont Street. The Wang Theatre is on your left and the Shubert Theatre is on your right.

From the South: Take I-93 North to Exit 20 (a two-lane ramp that services destinations to I-90 East, I-90 West, and the South Station area) follow the signs to South Station by staying straight (signage is labeled 90 West/Worcester and South Station) and going past the left hand exit to 90 East. Approximately 1/4 mile past the 90 East ramp, the two lanes of the ramp will split with the left lane servicing South Station and Chinatown. Take the South Station/Chinatown route to the left. Once on the path to South Station, take a left at the second signal light at Kneeland Street towards Chinatown. Go straight on Kneeland Street for several blocks and turn left on Tremont Street. The Wang Theatre is on your left and the Shubert Theatre is on your right.

From the West: Take Exit 24-A (South Station) from the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turn left on Kneeland Street. Go straight for several blocks, and then turn left on Tremont Street. The Wang Theatre is on your left and the Shubert Theatre is on your right.

From Storrow Drive: Take the Government Center/Cambridge Street Exit and continue on Cambridge Street, towards Government Center. After passing City Plaza, Cambridge Street will turn into Tremont Street, Go straight on Tremont Street past the Boston Commons for several blocks. The Wang Theatre is on your left and the Shubert Theatre is on your right.

By Public Transportation: The most convenient MBTA stops to the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre and the Shubert Theatre are the Orange Line/Tufts Medical Center stop and the Green Line/Boylston Street stop. Both are located one block away from the theatres. The Red Line/Park Street stop is five blocks north of the theatres on Tremont Street.

PARKING:

There are several parking lots located near the Theatres: The Tufts Medical Center Garage adjacent to the Wang Theatre; Theatre District Parking adjacent to the Shubert Theatre; Standard Parking, between the Tufts Medical Center Parking Garage and the DoubleTree Hotel; CityPlace Garage in the MA Transportation Building; 200 Stuart Street Garage at the Revere Hotel; the Kinney Motor Mart on Stuart Street, the Fitz-Inn Lot on Kneeland Street and the Garage at 100 Clarendon on Clarendon Street.



Cutler Majestic Theatre: Parking & Directions ›
Cutler Majestic Theatre
219 Tremont St., Boston, MA

DIRECTIONS
By Car:
From the North: Take I-93 south to Exit #23 (South Station onto Purchase Street). Continue along Purchase Street which becomes Surface Artery to Kneeland Street. Take a right onto Kneeland. After 2 blocks this becomes Stuart Street. When Stuart Street dead-ends, turn right onto Charles Street. Then take another right at the next light onto Boylston Street, then another right at the next light onto Tremont Street. The Theater is in the next block on the right - look for the colorful marquee.

From the South: Take I-93 north to Exit #20 (South Station). Go off exit ramp and bear left immediately following signs for South Station. Go through a couple sets of lights and stay to the right at the split still following signs for South Station. Keep going over ramp until you come to a light. Take a left, turning on to Kneeland Street (after 2 blocks this becomes Stuart Street). When Stuart Street dead-ends, turn right onto Charles Street. Then take another right at the next light ontoBoylston Street, then another right at the next light onto Tremont Street. The Theater is in the next block on the right – look for the colorful marquee.

From the Mass Pike: Take the Copley exit. Go left at the first light, onto Dartmouth Street. Turn right at the second light onto Boylston Street. Stay to the right of the divider. Turn right onto Tremont Street. The Theater is in the next block on the right - look for the colorful marquee.

By Subway: The MBTA Green Line stop is Boylston/Theatre District. When you leave the station, walk downhill to Boylston and Tremont streets, cross Boylston and continue downhill 1⁄2 block. Look for the colorful marquee on the right.

The MBTA Orange Line stop is Essex/Chinatown. When you leave the station, walk to the front of the China Trade Center building. Keep that building on your left as you walk one block along Boylston Street. At the next corner (Boylston and Tremont), turn left onto Tremont Street. The Cutler Majestic Theatre is on the right in the middle of the block.CUTLER

MAJESTIC THEATRE PARKING LOCATIONS

Boston Common Garage [web site]
Charles Street (between Boston Common and Public Garden)
(617) 954-2098

City Place Parking Garage [web site]
8 Park Plaza (40 Charles Street)
(617) 723-1488

Lafayette Parking Garage [web site]
1 Avenue De Lafayette
(617) 723-1488

Motor Mart Garage [web site]
26 Park Plaza
(617) 482-8380

Radisson Hotel Parking Garage [web site]
200 Stuart Street
(617) 482-1800

 

 
 

Sanders Theatre

 

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Sanders Theatre: Parking & Directions ›
SANDERS THEATRE
Memorial Hall, Harvard University

45 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA Sanders Theatre is located between Cambridge and Kirkland Streets in Cambridge, a 5 minute walk from Harvard Square.

DIRECTIONS
By Car:
From the North and South: Take I-93 to exit 26. Keep left at end of ramp and take underpass to Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive approximately 4 miles to Cambridge/Allston. Take the Harvard Square exit. Turn right at end of ramp onto John F. Kennedy Street. Harvard Square is approximately 1/2 mile straight ahead. The Coop is on the left, Out-of-Town News on the right. Continue forward on what is now Massachusetts Ave., stay in the middle lane. At the next light (Harvard Yard is on your right) stay to the right. Take the right under the underpass, follow signs toward Cambridge/Kirkland Streets. Coming up from the underpass, the road splits, stay to the left. This will bring you to a traffic light with Memorial Hall/Sanders Theatre on your left and the firehouse on your right.

From the West: Take I-90 East (Mass Turnpike) to exit 18 (Cambridge/Allston). Bear right after toll booth at end of exit ramp. Turn left after lights (before the bridge) onto Storrow Drive. Take Cambridge/Allston exit (1/2 mile ahead) and turn right at end of ramp onto John F. Kennedy Street. Harvard Square is approximately 1/2 mile straight ahead. Follow the directions from Harvard Square as listed above.

By Subway: Take the MBTA Red Line to Harvard Square. Proceed down Massachusetts Avenue eastward and turn left onto Quincy Street. Sanders Theatre is at the corner of Quincy Street and Cambridge Street.

By Bus: Take the #1 bus to Harvard Square. Proceed down Massachusetts Avenue eastward and turn left onto Quincy Street. Sanders Theatre is at the corner of Quincy Street and Cambridge Street.
SANDERS THEATRE PARKING LOCATIONS

Free Parking for Sanders Theatre performances:

For performances at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, free parking is available for ticket holders at the Broadway Garage at 7 Felton Street, between Cambridge Street and Broadway in Cambridge, MA.

Other parking options:

Charles Hotel
[web site with parking coupon]
1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138


Holyoke Center Parking Garage
[web site]
Harvard Square, Cambridge

Church Street Parking Lot [web site]
41 Church Street, Cambridge

All directions provided by venue.


 

Pickman Hall


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Pickman Hall at Longy: Parking & Directions ›

Pickman Hall at the Longy School of Music of Bard College
27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA

DIRECTIONS
From west of Boston

  • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to exit 18 (Cambridge/Allston).
  • Bear right after the toll at the end of the exit ramp.
  • At the 3 rd set of lights (over the bridge) turn left onto Memorial Drive.
  • After the 3 rd set of lights on Memorial Drive, bear right onto Hawthorne Street (1 st turn possible).
  • At the light, turn right onto Mt Auburn Street and turn left onto Ash Street (1 st left turn possible).
  • At the stop sign, bear slight right onto Mason Street.
  • At the light, turn left onto Garden Street. Longy is 2 blocks ahead on the right.

From north of Boston

  • Take I-93 south to exit 26 (Storrow Drive/North Station).
  • keep left at end of the elevated ramp; follow under pass to Storrow Drive.
  • Continue on Storrow Drive approximately 4 miles to the Harvard Square exit.
  • Turn right onto the bridge at the end of the exit ramp.
  • Turn left at 1 st light onto Memorial Drive.
  • Bear right onto Hawthorne Street (1 st turn possible).
  • At the light, turn right onto Mt Auburn Street and turn left onto Ash Street (1 st left turn possible).
  • At the stop sign, bear slight right onto Mason Street.
  • At the light, turn left onto Garden Street. Longy is 2 blocks ahead on the right.

From south of Boston

  • Take I-95 north to exit 25 (I-90/Massachusetts Turnpike).
  • Follow directions from west of Boston.

Public Transportation
The closest subway/rail station to Longy is the Harvard Square station on the Red Line. Longy is located approximately 10 minutes walking distance from the Harvard T Stop. As you exit the underground T station (near the underground Dunkin' Donuts), cross the street until you are standing in front of the Harvard Coop Bookstore. As you face the Coop's front door turn right and follow JFK Street around until it turns into Garden Street (at the old Burial Ground). Continue up Garden Street, past the Sheraton Commander. The Longy School of Music's Main building is located at 27 Garden Street.

The following bus lines stop directly in front of Longy: 72, 72/75, 75, 74 and 76. All of these bus lines originate at the Harvard Square T Station.

Click here for a map and directions (in PDF) to Longy School of Music.



Parking options:

Charles Hotel
(best for Pickman Hall performances)
[web site with parking coupon]
1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

University Place Garage
[website]
124 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
Entrance: 45 University Rd

Holyoke Center Parking Garage
[web site]
Harvard Square, Cambridge

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