Health and Safety, 2022/23 Season

Berklee Performance Center does not currently require masking or proof of vaccination for entry into performances.

The venue and Celebrity Series strongly recommend that all patrons wear a mask.

Updated September 2022.

 

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

Originally designed in 1915 as the Fenway Theatre, Berklee Performance Center was renovated, modernized and reopened by Berklee College of Music in 1976. The BPC has been a Celebrity Series partner venue since 1977.

Plan Your Visit

For security purposes, large bags, backpacks, instruments, and equipment are not permitted, and the Berklee security team will perform bag checks of purses and small personal items. To ensure you are on time for the performance, please arrive early and expect to wait in a brief line. The doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of events. Seating after the performance has begun will be at the discretion of management, and may be delayed until a suitable pause in the performance.

Health & Safety at Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Performance Center has implemented robust safety protocols to effectively protect the safety of the community and keep infection rate low.

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Accessibility

wheelchair icon  Berklee is a fully accessible venue. All seats in the orchestra are accessible for patrons who cannot do stairs. There is a large aisle break before row S in the Orchestra, for those who are looking for an aisle or more leg room. There is no elevator to the balcony. Berklee has a detailed accessibility page on their site.

assistive listening icon  Assistive Listening Devices: They can be obtained either at the box office window, through the house manager, or by asking any usher on duty. A driver's license, passport, or major credit card is required as a deposit and will be returned to the patron when the device is returned.

Access Entrance: The entrance to the theater and box office is located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue near the intersection of Boylston Street in Boston. Accessible street curbs are at the cross streets on either side of the theater: Boylston Street and Belvidere Street. The first floor (orchestra level) of the BPC is accessible to people with mobility impairments.

asl access icon  The Celebrity Series of Boston offers sign language interpretation upon request.* Requests for sign language interpreters must be received at least four weeks prior to the event by contacting Celebrity Series at 617-482-2595 or info@celebrityseries.org. All requests are subject to the availability of an interpreter and provided at the discretion of the management.

*For the first time in 2023, we're committing to American Sign Language interpretation for a slate of performances, no special request needed. Visit our ASL Interpretation page for more information.

question mark icon   For more Accessibility information on this venue, please contact the Celebrity Series box office at 617-482-6661, or boxoffice@celebrityseries.org.

Directions to Berklee Performance Center

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Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

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Parking

Limited metered parking is available on the streets surrounding Berklee College of Music. Parking is also available at nearby parking garages. Save time after the performance by pre-paying, when available. Nearby garages include:

Hynes Auditorium Garage

50 Dalton St.
Phone: (617) 247-8006 

Bring your parking ticket to the house manager at the Berklee Performance Center for validation and receive $5 off.

Prudential Center Garage

800 Boylston Street
Phone: (617) 236-3100
Receive $18 special event parking. 

Customer may receive special event validation at the Customer Service Desk in Center Court or at the garage office on the P2 level upon presenting their event ticket stub. 

Christian Science Plaza Parking

235 Huntington Avenue
Phone: (857) 265-3351 Mon - Fri $15* evening rate. Enter after 5pm.

*Please Note: The evening rate is not available if there is an event at Symphony Hall. The event rate will be $25.

Haviland Street Garage

7 Haviland Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (781) 718-6575

Celebrity Series is not affiliated with these parking options, and parking rates and availability are subject to change. 

Contact

For more information, please contact

Berklee Performance Center Box Office

136 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA
Box Office Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm

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