The 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 Wilbur was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and designated as a Boston Landmark by the Boston Landmarks Commission in 1987.In 1998 SFX Entertainment (now Live Nation) bought the Boston theater properties of Jon B. Platt, which included the lease on the Wilbur. The lease ended in 2006.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.Further reading 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 1983Images
Here at the Banana Hammock, we aim to provide a safe space for people to come together and enjoy the art of human expression.
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We are a group of friends who jam-out at An Tain on Tuesdays! In the spirit of our open-mic roots, new comers are welcome to come plug in, and contribute to a fun night of music and cheap drinks. All genres are welcome, or just swing through to listen and hang out!