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Wilbur Theatre

Wilbur Theatre

Comedy Club, Music Venue, and Theater
Downtown Boston, Boston
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8.4/10
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  • Shannon K.
    "Awesome spot to catch a comedy show"(6 Tips)
    Tanya L.
    "Great balcony seats."(9 Tips)
    Dom P.
    "Great, intimate spot to catch some stand-up comedy."(5 Tips)
    Bill B.
    "The Wilbur Theatre has the best stand up comedy in Boston."(2 Tips)
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  • Alyson H.
    Sound isn't the best if you're right up front. Staff will give you a hard time for taking photos so be subtle about it. Venue best for seated Older Person events; it can't handle rock shows.
    Alyson Hell · August 16, 2014
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  • Liam N.
    2015 Best Comedy Club: "Big enough to command a prime Theater District spot but cozy enough to feel like an intimate club, the Wilbur has blossomed into Boston’s premier place for biggish-name comedy"
    Liam Nee · August 11, 2015
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  • Jennifer L.
    The Wilbur is a great place to see non-music shows, particularly comedy shows; but the floor seats close the stage are a pain. Balcony seats are best, but don't offer all that much leg room.
    Jennifer Leonard · May 2, 2011
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  • Kevin S.
    Agreeing with Emily about comedy seating. I had seats right next to the stage and I was miserable. Would have enjoyed the show a lot more in comfy balcony seats.
    Kevin Sanborn · November 29, 2010
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  • Dom P.
    Seating is a bit tight, but the venue brings in quality artists to make it worth the minor discomfort. Great, intimate spot to catch some stand-up comedy.
    Dom Portalla · October 27, 2011
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  • Frank
    Gorgeous theater and the best place in Boston for world-class comedy. Floor seating is the way to go. Balconies have zero leg room.
    Frank · May 5, 2014
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  • Comedy Central
    The Wilbur Theatre is hosting an exclusive free Kroll Show and Workaholics Sneak Peek Party tonight (1/16/13) at 9pm. Let's celebrate and #GETWEIRDWILBUR!
    Comedy Central · January 16, 2013
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  • Caitlyn H.
    The staff is super sweet and friendly, really cozy cool place to check out comedians. Womens bathroom is tiny but kind of adorable.
    Caitlyn Hall · April 30, 2012
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  • Maria D.
    Definitely try to get floor seats or balcony seating - the Mezzanine has very uncomfortable and tight seating for anyone over 5'2".
    Maria DaRocha · December 8, 2014
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  • Emily Y.
    Mezzanine or Balcony seating is must for the comedy shows. Don't get squished into those tiny seats & tables on the ground floor.
    Emily Yeager · August 16, 2010
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  • Capt Awesome
    Its got some cute waitresses, bit the place is cold n drafty...most of the seating is crowded and sucks. Wayy better comedy venues in NYC
    Capt Awesome · January 29, 2011
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  • M Lauren H.
    One of Boston's best theaters. There are so many good shows produced here you may have to take out a loan to see them all.
    M Lauren Hill · January 16, 2013
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  • Amy A.
    It is so unbelievably hot in this place that it is unbearable. Second time that I have almost walked out because if the heat. Paying too much to not have the temp control. Melting....
    Amy Allen · November 30, 2013
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  • Massachusetts Convention
    Boston Common Garage is a short walk from the Wilbur Theatre. On weekends and evenings (after 4PM) parking is just $11.
    Massachusetts Convention · March 30, 2011
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  • AskMen
    Aziz Ansari Dangerously Delicious Tour - His standup shows this weekend should draw on all of his funny characters (January 30th to February 1st). Read more
    AskMen · January 27, 2011
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  • Tanya L.
    cool club, bar location was awkward though causing lines throughout the theater. Great balcony seats.
    Tanya LaClair · January 31, 2011
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  • Julian W.
    There is really no bad view from the Balcony. I prefer it to being far back and underneath.
    Julian Weisser · November 24, 2011
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  • Deanna M.
    the balcony seats were so comfortable! staff was professional and very helpful.
    Deanna M. · January 29, 2012
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  • Betsy S.
    If you're tall, don't sit in the balcony seats. Long legs don't work in balcony seats.
    Betsy S. · December 30, 2012
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  • parker j.
    New Year's Eve 2014 Party at Wilbur Theatre - Boston, MA early @ Tuesday December 31, 2013.Grab Your Tickets @ http://tinyurl.com/lucnpne
    parker jayden · December 18, 2013
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  • Enig M.
    Common Sense: Try to be seated in the middle, the acoustics are much better
    Enig Mue · July 17, 2013
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  • Daniel T.
    Great for a comedy show. Even the seats in the back felt close.
    Daniel Tewfik · March 23, 2013
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  • Bill B.
    The Wilbur Theatre has the best stand up comedy in Boston. Check http://www.TheWilbur.com for a updated show schedule
    Bill Blumenreich · February 25, 2011
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  • Rachael
    The Wilbur has A+ social media marketing! Look for the signs for the show's official hash tag.
    Rachael · November 3, 2012
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  • VH1
    If you want food, you’re in luck. It’s in Chinatown, so everything around is a good option. – Tucker B.
    VH1 · July 21, 2010
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  • Gopu M.
    The balcony seats were bad at all. The Machine exceeded my expectation
    Gopu Menon · September 29, 2013
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  • Dennis S.
    Make sure to bring padding for your ass cuz the seats are worse then when I was in elementary school.
    Dennis S · June 12, 2010
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  • Brett J.
    Don't sit in the table seats up front. You'll hurt your neck!
    Brett Joss · May 2, 2014
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  • Kelsey S.
    Check out DeadBeat at the China Pearl to keep dancing after DSO! It's free and till 2 am!!!
    Kelsey Schur · June 2, 2012
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  • Peepers24
    Miss the old Domenics across the street. Loved their pizza, and Domenic was great
    Peepers24 · February 2, 2012
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  • Mike C.
    Small and intimate venue. Was great to see Frank Caliendo's comedy show.
    Mike Callahan · March 1, 2015
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  • Timothy M.
    The seating here is way to close for comfort, but always has the best shows
    Timothy McCarthy · February 1, 2011
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  • Em R.
    $43 for two drinks!!!! Outrageous! Drink before or after but not there!!!
    Em Russ · July 17, 2013
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  • Jennifer C.
    Great intimate venue for comedians!
    Jennifer Carrigg · February 4
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  • Shannon K.
    Awesome spot to catch a comedy show
    Shannon Kelleher · October 25, 2014
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  • Jenny
    most 4/20 unfriendly place in Boston to see a hip hop show.
    Jenny · March 4, 2014
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  • Dany C.
    Best stand up comedy venue! Comedian D.L. Hughley's live show was epic!
    Dany Carlo · September 16, 2012
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  • Diana C.
    Eric stonestreet n Jesse T. Fergerson was a great funny show Happy happy Birthday Jesse
    Diana Chabot · October 23, 2012
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  • Jared B.
    Beautiful, intimate theatre!
    Jared Bamford · October 9, 2013
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  • Mick
    $66 for 2 beers & 2 mixed drinks- load up on nips before heading in-
    Mick · September 29, 2012
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  • Kathryn V.
    Great comedy shows here!
    Kathryn VanderWyk · March 22, 2014
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  • Peepers24
    We saw Lisa Lampanelli. Very funny show
    Peepers24 · January 30, 2012
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  • Charis J. D.
    Da floor iz da place 2 b!
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  • David V.
    Great place to watch a show.
    David Vincent · December 16, 2012
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  • Michael B.
    Bathroom is way downstairs
    Michael Boyle · March 3, 2013
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  • Karen F.
    Seeing The Cult
    Karen Frascona · August 14, 2014
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  • SchoolandUniversity.com
    Boston common garage? Read more
    SchoolandUniversity.com · October 23, 2013
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  • Matthew P.
    Drinks are so expensive here. beware!
    Matthew Pires · June 12, 2015
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  • Jackie d.
    amazing venue
    Jackie de Haan · June 27, 2015
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  • Raheem M.
    Freaking awesomE!
    Raheem Mohammed · April 6, 2013
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  • Barry F.
    Great time with @KathyGriffin
    Barry Farrington · October 26, 2013
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  • Jeremy G.
    Worst bar service idea ever
    Jeremy Gilson · December 20, 2014
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  • Sonia H.
    Seats are tight
    Sonia Harris · August 18, 2013
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