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Central Square Theater

450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4106
+1 617-576-9278
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Intellectual and sometimes nerdy theater

The Central Square Theater puts on 6-8 productions a year. It's a small theater. The sets are... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
DHMBoston
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Boston
Not a bad seat in the house!

This is a unique venue- seating on three sides of the stage. Very small and we had seats in the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
Matt D
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Auburn, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Apr 2016
“Intellectual and sometimes nerdy theater”
18 Apr 2016
“Not a bad seat in the house!”
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450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4106
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+1 617-576-9278
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Central Square Theater puts on 6-8 productions a year. It's a small theater. The sets are usually very nice. The acting varies. The shows they produce tend to have a scientific twist and frequently a historical basis. Often the plays bring out prejudice. HOWEVER,...More

Thank DHMBoston
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a unique venue- seating on three sides of the stage. Very small and we had seats in the back row. Honestly, I would prefer them to the floor seats as you can see the entire stage. Either way, you cannot lose with this...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Nora Theater Company, Underground Railroad, and the Titanic Theatre Company, to name three, all perform here. Performance space in the Boston area is tight, so it's great to have this busy venue. We just bought tickets for "Copenhagen," and we have seen many other...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The Central Square Theater is actually made up of two theater companies, The Nora and Underground Railway Theater, and both offer consistently interesting plays, a variety of serious works and comedies, almost all worth seeing. They also have an intermittent series that are related to...More

Thank PSAB
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This is a very small theater, with a central stage and seating on both sides of the stage. Every seat is good, as you will always be close to the actors. The location is convenient (T accessible) and the theater validates parking for $5 a...More

1  Thank Anne-Christine R
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My husband and I went to see Cassandra Speaks at this gem of a theater. We have seen many plays here and enjoy the intimate feel of the theater. Depending upon the play, the seating varies, however I have never had a bad seat. Today...More

2  Thank Buttercup92
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I recently saw "Sila" and was more impressed that I expected to be. First of all, you can take your drinks and nibbles into the theater. There really isn't a bad seat in the place. I agree that drinks are expensive for what you get...More

1  Thank NancyJax
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I suppose if the play you come to see is good the ambiance of the theater doesn't really matter. The play I saw here, though, wasn't that great and the experience as a whole left me unimpressed. The lobby has the feel of a modern...More

Thank RamblinDan
Reviewed 23 January 2013

This small theater seats only 150 people. The audience sits on either side of the stage and looks down on the performance, and is only 10 rows deep. You can clearly see the actor's faces and the acoustics are good. The set design, though simple...More

3  Thank gwardbeeler
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