Plaza Theatres

Plaza Theatres at Boston Center for the Arts

The Plaza Theatre and Plaza Black Box Theatre are located beneath the BCA Cyclorama. These underground theatre spaces have been home to some of Boston’s most innovative artists and arts organizations for decades.

The Plaza Theatre is 5,118 square feet, and the Plaza Black Box Theatre is 1,200 square feet. The Plaza Theatres have hosted artistic events like BCA’s Theatre, Dance, and Music Residency performances and popup performance series like #HellaBlack and She Said.


Plaza Theatre

Capacity: 142 persons (fixed seating)

Amenities:

  • Assistive listening devices
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Dressing rooms
  • Lighting and Sound packages
  • Optional Sprung Dance floor

Ideal for:

  • Performances
  • Concerts
  • Release parties
  • Workshops
  • Auditions/rehearsals
  • Reception events

Black Box Theatre

Capacity: up to 90 persons (depending on the configuration of space)

Amenities:

  • Assistive listening devices
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Dressing room
  • Sound and Lighting packages
  • Optional Wenger seating riser system

Ideal for:

  • Performances
  • Concerts
  • Release parties
  • Workshops
  • Auditions/rehearsals
  • Reception events 
  • Experimental work

For more information and booking-related questions or inquiries for the Plaza Theatre or the Plaza Black Box, contact the Boston Center for the Arts Venue Services Team at 617.456.1138 or theatrerentals@bostonarts.org.