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South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

The Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, located in the vibrant South End neighborhood, provides a home for artistic innovation, including new play development by the Huntington; helps to build and diversify audiences; creates more opportunities for youth and community outreach; and expands the existing BCA complex to include more performance venues for Boston’s smaller arts organizations.

The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA is the result of a joint venture between the Huntington Theatre Company and the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA). The Calderwood Pavilion — housing the 370-seat Virginia Wimberly Theatre and the Nancy and Edward Roberts Studio Theatre (with flexible seating and a maximum capacity of 250), as well as rehearsal halls and meeting spaces — is the first new theatre built in Boston in more than 75 years. The Huntington Theatre Company manages the facility and programs it cooperatively with the BCA.


Virginia Wimberly Theatre

A state-of-the-art proscenium theatre with a capacity of 370, this space is ideal for performances, concerts, and dance presentations.

Nancy & Edward Roberts Studio Theatre

An intimate, flexible space that can comfortably accommodate your performances, conferences, and catered affairs.

Carol G. Deane Rehearsal Hall

Located on the second floor of the Calderwood Pavilion, this angular room features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tremont Street. Though specifically constructed for rehearsal use, this room is the perfect place for a reception, conference, meeting, luncheon, seminar or audition space.

Nicholas Martin Rehearsal Hall

Located on the second floor of the Calderwood Pavilion, Martin Hall is an irregular rectangle with angular walls and floor to ceiling windows on one wall overlooking Tremont Street. It is a flexible performance venue with seating capacity for 50 people.

These facilities are available for rent at commercial and non-profit rates, subject to scheduling availability.

For more information and booking-related questions or inquiries, contact Venue Management at 617-933-8671 or


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