Visual and Performing Arts

Theater Seats

Live Performance

There are many opportunities to see live performances is Worcester and the Boston area. You'll find everything from professional theater to concerts and sporting events.


The DCU Center
The DCU Center (formerly the Centrum) is a venue for top concerts by such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, No Doubt, and Billy Joel, as well as sporting events, such as NCAA basketball and hockey tournaments.
50 Foster St. in downtown Worcester

Foothills Theater
Located in the soon-to-be-renovated downtown, and easily accessible by bus, is a small, intimate theater known for producing quality plays and musicals, such as "Ms. Saigon," "Titanic," "Forever Plaid" and the classic "To Kill a Mockingbird."

Mechanics Hall
This is located downtown on Main Street and is one of the world's finest concert halls, internationally regarded for its superb acoustics. Mechanics Hall is home to the Worcester Music Festival, the oldest music festival in the nation.

The Palladium
Located on Main Street and easily accessible by bus. Here you will see acts such as: Godsmack, Korn, Moby, and many more.

Redfeather Theatre Company
Redfeather Theatre Company is a group of artists dedicated to providing daring professional summer theatre to the Central Massachusetts region.

Tuckerman Hall
Home of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra
Corner of Salisbury and Tuckerman Sts.

Worcester County Light Opera Company
21 Grandview Ave.
From comedy to tragedy, classical to contemporary, musical to non-musical, WCLOC, founded in 1937, produces a wide array of theatrical works. WCLOC has also been privileged to produce new plays written by local playwrights, giving talented Worcester County residents the opportunity of having their local works produced, showcased, and critiqued.

Beyond Worcester

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Bank of America Pavilion
290 Northern Ave.
Boston, MA 02216

Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachussetts Avenue.
Boston, MA 02115

Citi Performing Arts Center
(formerly the Wang Center)
270 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116

Hatch Shell
On the Esplanade
Boston, MA 02114

Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center
85 W. Newton Street.
Boston, MA 02118

Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory
30 Gainsborough St.
Boston, MA 02115

Lowell Memorial Auditorium
50 E Merrimack St.
Lowell, MA 01852

Melrose Memorial Hall
590 Main Street.
Melrose, MA 02176

New England Conservatory of Music
290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square.
Somerville, MA 02148

South Shore Music Circus
130 Sohier St.
Cohasset, MA 02025

Symphony Hall
Home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops
301 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

TD Banknorth Garden
Causeway St.
Boston, MA

Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
885 S Main St.
Mansfield, MA 02048

Walker Memorial Morss Hall
Performing Arts Location, Concert Hall Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307