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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 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 the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows.
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. ATG operates the two venues presenting Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the US: the Lyric Theatre on Broadway and the Curran Theater in San Francisco. In March 2021, ATG acquired the iconic Fisher Theatre in Detroit, the Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, as well as programming operation of the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall.
We run some of the world’s most popular theatre ticketing sites, with ATGtickets.com alone attracting over 40 million unique visitors a year. ATGtickets successfully launched in the US in 2017 and is now serving six ATG venues.
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 current Broadway producing credits include Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker and the upcoming return engagement of the critically acclaimed hit David Byrne’s American Utopia. Other recent producing credits in the U.S. include Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, Sea Wall/A Life, Burn This, Dear Evan Hansen, Pretty Woman: The Musical, A Doll’s House Part 2, Sunday in the Park with George, and Lincoln Center Theater’s The King and I. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
As of March 2020:
Emerson Colonial Theatre – An Ambassador Theatre Group Venue
General Manager – Joey Riddle
Director of Marketing and Communications – Namita Raina
Marketing and Communications Assistant – Julia Murphy
Box Office Manager – Molly McCormack Lebel
Assistant Box Office Manager - Casey Prokop
Customer Experience Director – Alana McKenna
Customer Experience Manager – Jill Costa
Facilities Manager – Paul O'Malley
Production Manager – Mercedes Roman-Manson
Head Props – Patrick Glynn
Head Sound – Frank Puopolo
Head Flyman – Patrick Colantuoni
Head Electrician - Kirt Kaminski
Wardrobe Head - Erica Burke
Head Carpenter – Hunter Wollman
Assistant Carpenter – Devin Higgins
Ambassador Theatre Group – North America
Content & Creative
Vice President of Programming – Mark Perthel
Director of Programming – Tyler Bates
Associate Producer – Bee Carrozzini
Programming Associate – Matthew Tanaya
Assistant Producer – Sally Lindel
Director of Finance – Adam Ball
Financial Business Partner – Vicki Griffin
Ticketing & CRM
Director of Ticketing – Jonathan Yesten-Thomas
Ticket Operations Manager – Jessica Bettini
Ticket Operations Assistant – Annie Fox
Ticket Operations Assistant – Molly Kilker
E-Comm & CRM Manager – Nahir Kass
Digital Marketing Assistant – Tim Koch
Food & Beverage
Director of Food and Beverage – Vincent LaRusso
Food and Beverage Manager - Lian Abad
General Counsel – John Rogers
Director of Technical Production – Steven Ehrenberg
Director of Corporate Partnerships – Steve Wilson
Business Development Manager – Sally Shen
IT Relationship Manager – Peter Kalogiannis
Office Manager/Executive Assistant – Laura Fox
Ambassador Theatre Group
Chief Executive Officer – Mark Cornell
Group Content & Creative Director – Michael Lynas
Group International Business Officer – Nick Potter
Chief Financial Officer – Shanmae Teo
Chief Commercial Officer – Adam Kenwright
Group Customer Officer – Hervé Hannequin
Chief Technology Officer – Alexandra Duncan
Chief Human Resources Officer – Sofia Fleming