Designed and constructed as Americas first civic playhouse the building today known as the Boston University Theatre was the first taxexempt theatre established in the nation. Construction having begun in 1923 it was formally opened with Sheridans The Rivals on November 10 1925. The architect was J. Williams Beal Sons.
The Huntington Theatre Company, in residence at Boston University and now in its 24th season as Boston's leading professional theatre, is experiencing a period of robust artistic and institutional growth under the leadership of Nicholas Martin, Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director, and Michael Maso, Managing Director.
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