The Wilbur, 2009
|Address||244-250 Tremont Street|
|Architect||Blackall,Clarence H.; Haynes Construction Co.|
|Leased by||Bill Blumenreich|
|Current use||comedy and music venue|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|MPS||Boston Theatre MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||
|Added to NRHP||December 9, 1980|
Wilbur Theatre is a historic theater at 244-250 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wilbur Theatre was originally opened in 1914 but was revitalized in 2008. The Wilbur Theatre dwells in the heart of Boston's historic theater district and is known for hosting live comedy and music.
Clarence Blackall built the theatre in 1913. The National Historic Register added the Wilbur in 1980.
In 2007 the theatre was put on the market. Bill Blumenreich, owner of the Comedy Connection, put the building on lease in 2008. It now serves as the new home of the Comedy Connection in Boston (formerly located in Quincy Market), hosting both comedy and musical talent.
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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- Bound for Boston: SFX subsidiary gains legit house American Artists
- The Wilbur Theatre is up for Sale
- Palmer Jr, Thomas C. (August 16, 2007). "Next act awaits the Wilbur Theatre". The Boston Globe.
- Palmer Jr, Thomas C. (March 12, 2008). "Comedy club owner to lease the Wilbur". The Boston Globe.
- Yearbook of the Boston Architectural Club, 1915. Includes illus. of Wilbur Theatre
- George McKinnon. "A born-again Wilbur will celebrate success." Boston Globe, 20 Jan 1980
- Anthony J. Yudis. "Theatre plaza to spotlight the district." Boston Globe, 09 Oct 1983
- Library of Congress. Drawing of Ye Wilbur Theatre, Tremont St. and Hollis St., Boston, Massachusetts, 1927.
- Boston Athenæum Theater History. Wilbur Theatre (1914- ), 250-252 Tremont Street
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