Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock Family Theatre creates intergenerational and multicultural productions that provide a shared experience for the whole family. The Theatre realizes the mission of Wheelock College to improve the lives of children and families. Among increasingly few institutions, they are committed to serving and supporting families of all kinds. They are devoted to the ideal of complete access and reject the notion that the arts should be available only to audiences of privilege.
About Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock Family Theatre has been the Greater Boston area's premier theatre company serving children and families, with professional, affordable theatre that appeals to people of all ages. The Theatre realizes the mission of Wheelock College to improve the lives of children and families. The theatre was founded in 1981 by Andrea Genser, Anthony Hancock, Susan Kosoff, and Jane Staab with the endorsement and support of the Wheelock College President, Gordon Marshall. In the years since its founding the theatre has staged more than 100 mainstage productions — from classic children's shows like Charlotte's Web or Pippi Longstocking, to family-friendly musicals like Peter Pan and The Sound of Music, to thought-provoking dramas like To Kill a Mockingbird that deal with issues of interest and concern to young people. According to the Boston Business Journal, Wheelock Family Theatre is the fourth largest theater company in Boston, ranked by attendance.
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Transportation & Parking
Wheelock Family Theatre patrons are offered discounted parking at the MASCO garage at 375 Longwood Avenue, between Brookline Avenue (Longwood Medical Area) and The Riverway. The garage is located behind Temple Israel and is only a short walk to the front doors of Wheelock Family Theatre.