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In its storied history, The Emerson Colonial Theatre has debuted such seminal Broadway shows as Anything Goes , Porgy and Bess , Oklahoma! , Born Yesterday , Follies , A Little Night Music , Grand Hotel , and La Cage aux Folles, among others.
Reviving a great theatrical tradition, Boston’s newly restored Emerson Colonial Theatre officially re-opened its doors in July 2018 with the pre-Broadway World Premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical .
Emerson Colonial Theatre, which opened in 1900 with a production of Ben-Hur, is the oldest continuously operated theater in Boston; as well as being amongst the most magnificent, having retained most of its original period details.
A theatre for the community, Emerson Colonial Theatre will once again contribute to the rich cultural landscape of Boston, with a new and varied program of Broadway shows, live music, comedy, and events.
Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access: A stage for everyone.
Our stages are a platform for compelling stories – stories that are for all, by all, and of all. We shine our spotlight on our differences and believe that understanding and celebrating these differences makes us better global citizens. We are passionate about the pursuit of true diversity and equality. We strive to make our venues beacons of these ideals in our communities. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture, one in which everyone can bring their authentic selves. At ATG, we provide a stage for everyone.
ABOUT AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP
Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live experience. That’s why at Ambassador Theatre Group, our mission is to bring the very best in live entertainment to the largest possible number of people. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into an international leader in live theater, music and comedy. We are vertically integrated in the entertainment industry, from producing shows, marketing and ticketing services, to venue operations.
We operate 58 venues across Britain, the US and Germany. Our impact on these venues takes significant investment, in some cities we’ve restored closed and forgotten theatres like the Colonial Theatre in Boston and the Hudson Theatre in New York, back to their former architectural and trading glory. In the US, we run two theatres on Broadway and manage venues in Brooklyn, New Orleans, San Antonio, Detroit, San Francisco, Boston and Sugar Land, Texas. In March 2021, ATG acquired the iconic Fisher Theatre in Detroit, the Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, as well as Broadway programming operation of the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall.
We run some of the world’s most popular theatre ticketing sites. ATG Tickets is the largest Theatre, Arts and Entertainment ticketing operation in the UK and successfully launched in the US in 2017.
Working alongside the world’s leading producers and creative artists, our venues present an extraordinarily diverse range of top-quality entertainment, from long-running hit shows, to star-led productions. Many of these shows are created by our own in-house producers. ATG’s recent Broadway producing credits include Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, the return engagement of the critically acclaimed hit David Byrne’s American Utopia, The Lehman Trilogy and Caroline, or Change. Other recent producing credits in the U.S. include Harold Pinter’s Betrayal; Sea Wall/A Life; Burn This; Pretty Woman; A Doll’s House, Part 2; Dear Evan Hansen; and Sunday in the Park with George. Our stages also regularly feature the world’s top music artists. The mix is completed with the very best comedy, dance, opera, and much more to delight audiences in our venues across the globe.
ABOUT EMERSON COLLEGE
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication, the arts, and the liberal arts - a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has approximately 3,780 undergraduates and 670 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its experiential learning programs in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic. The College has an active network of 39,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit emerson.edu .
Enter Boston's newly renovated gem through the vaulted gilded entrance and feel the glow from the meticulously crafted gold plasterwork and marvel at the exquisitely painted ornamental detail. Indulge in the stylish Ambassador Lounge, and work with an experienced team – Emerson Colonial Theatre is where your next event could be.
For more information about private events, venue rental prices or to inquire about availability, please email ColonialEvents@theambassadors.com .
Emerson Colonial Theatre provides a highly desirable platform for businesses to expand market share, achieve branding opportunities and create goodwill with their customers, employees and our guests.
For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Joey Riddle at email@example.com .
As of October 2022:
Emerson Colonial Theatre – An Ambassador Theatre Group Venue
General Manager – Joey Riddle
Deputy General Manager – Morgan Cates
Director of Marketing and Communications – Meredith Mastroianni
Marketing and Communications Assistant – Nathanial Magoon
Ticketing Director – Molly McCormack Lebel
Assistant Box Office Manager – Casey Prokop
Customer Experience Director – Jill Costa
Facilities Manager – Paul O'Malley
Facilities Assistants – Dan Ek, Michael Riemer
Production Manager – Mercedes Roman-Manson
Assistant Production Manager – Jonathan Lang
Head Props – Patrick Glynn
Head Carpenter – Hunter Wollman
Head Electrician – Kirt Kaminski
Head Sound – Frank Puopolo
Head Flyman – Patrick Colantuoni
Assistant Carpenter – Phillip Higgins
Head Wardrobe – Erica Burke
Chief Usher – Carol Arlauskasy
Assistant Chief Usher – Andrew Gerzon
Assistant House Managers – Amanda Mehlman, Andrew Gerzon
Food and Beverage Supervisor – Brandon Pappas-Davis
Box Office Staff – David Brinson, Caitlin Fitz Gerald, Carolyn Young
Ambassador Theatre Group – North America
Chief Executive Officer – Stephen Lewin
EVP, Content & Creative – Kristin Caskey
Content & Creative
SVP, Music, Comedy and Special Events – Samantha Bullock
VP, Theatrical Programming – Erica Schwartz
VP, MCO Programming – Jason Rio
Producer – Bee Carrozzini
Theatrical Programming Coordinator – Shawn Hamel
Director, MCO Programming – Lynn Forte
Manager, MCO Programming – Jennifer Sonick
Programming and Production Assistant – Ben Fleischer
Director of Finance – Adam Ball
Financial Business Partner – Victoria Griffin
Financial Controller – Paola Sanchez
HR Administrator & Payroll Manager – Carley Fried
Ticketing & CRM
Director of Ticketing – Jonathan Yesten-Thomas
Senior Revenue Manager – Benjamin Simpson
Ticket Operations Manager – Jessica Bettini
MCO Ticketing Manager – Annie Fox
Ticket Operations Specialist – Molly Kilker
CRM Manager – Tim Koch
Food & Beverage
Director of Food and Beverage – Vincent LaRusso
National Food & Beverage Manager – Alana McKenna
Property & Facilities
Property and Facilities Director – Sandra Toste
Property and Facilities Project Manager – Andy Molino
Human Resources Director – Maureen Slattery
Human Resources Assistant – Dominique Saunders
General Counsel/Business Development Director – John Rogers
Business Development Manager – Sally Shen
IT Business Engagement Lead – Alberto Vargas Jr.
Office Manager – Amy Bizjak
Ambassador Theatre Group - Global Senior Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer – Mark Cornell
Group Content & Creative Director – Michael Lynas
Chief Operating Officer – Nick Potter
Chief Financial Officer – John Oldcorn
Chief Human Resources Officer – Sofia Fleming
Chief Customer Officer – Christopher Edgington
Chief Product & Technology Officer – Richard Zubrik