Theater District
Don't miss a spectacular tribute to the golden age of circus. Photo courtesy of Boch Center.

CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age Of Circus Brings Its Exciting Vintage Big Top To Boston

When you think “circus,” you can’t escape the elephant in the room. Literally. No animal has been so closely identified with these playful performances as this gentle giant. But because of society’s grow...


Women in comedy festival

Big Talent Comes to Beantown with the Women in Comedy Festival

Recent years have seen the beginning of a renaissance with regards to women in comedy. Comedy films like Bridesmaids or The Heat have proven themselves as financial and critical successes, and the upcoming Hot Pursuit, Spy,...



Downtown Boston Skyline

Chronicling Downtown Boston’s Resurgence

Here at the Voice, we take notice when Downtown Boston gets noticed.  And look who’s noticing now…none other than the venerable TV newsmagazine Chronicle. The channel 5 program has been a Boston viewing staple for more tha...


Bille Nye

Bill Nye at Wilbur Theatre

The bow-tie wearing Science Guy who was such a vital part of 90’s childhoods has returned to the spotlight with a vengeance!  Originally trained as a mechanical engineer (his first major contribution to science was creat...



Seared Maine diver scallops

‘Troquet Au Coin’ Means ‘Dive Bar,’ but Downtown’s Troquet is Anything But

My preparatory reading for Troquet left me presuming that the food would be pretty good and that the wine would be even better. I was pleasantly surprised.


The Wilbur Theatre is bringing big names to Boston

Comedy Shows in Boston Highlight Hollywood Stars

Beginning this week, a slew of Hollywood's A-list comedians will make appearances at the Wilbur Theatre, performing comedy shows in Boston.



Jacob Wirth

Jacob Wirth: Over 150 Years of Old-World German Eats

    It's everywhere I turn. I go to Bliss at the W for a massage, I walk by Jacob Wirth. I visit the theater for Blue Man Group, I walk by Jacob Wirth....


VIP swag from last May's Boston Calling.

2014 Happenings in Downtown Boston Not to be Missed

You've seen every flick at the AMC. Cheered on all the sports teams (and have the swag to show for it). You're ready for a change-up on the event front...



Once the Musical will run at Boston Opera House January 7-19.

Once the Musical Takes the Stage in Boston

Confession: I don't always take kindly to musicals. Once the Musical, on the other hand, could make even me a believer.


Penn & Teller

Madness Meets Magic with Penn & Teller at Boston’s Shubert Theatre

Our theater scene hasn't seen the funny side of magic in over 10 years. But it's finally back. Local boys Penn & Teller bring their irreverent brand of...