Boston’s Oldest Continuously Operating Theater Goes Dark

The Colonial “has weathered world wars, economic downturns, and changing tastes. But it now faces an unexpected shutdown because of failed negotiations between Emerson College, which owns the Colonial, and Broadway Across America-Boston, which has presented such popular touring musicals as “Mamma Mia!” and “Sweeney Todd” while leasing the 1,704- seat theater over the last decade.”

Source: Boston Globe 07/06/11