is now the ultimate destination for comedy and music in Boston. The theatre was originally opened in 1915 but has been recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich starting in July 2008. Most every week features A-list talent in the world of comedy from Joel McHale and Jimmy Fallon to Bill Maher and Joan Rivers
; as well as the world of music with Gavin Degraw and Kris Kristofferson to TV on the Radio and Broken Social Scene . The Wilbur Theatre is a must for anyone looking to kick back and have a good laugh or catch top national live music in the heart of Boston's historic theater district.
The 2013 Show Schedule is sure to impress, including musical acts ranging from the Beatles' cover band The Fab Faux (June 29), Tommy Emmanuel (June 20), and Chris Isaak (July 11) to comedy acts like Spank: The Fifty Shades Parody. This November features a brilliant line-up of comedians at the Wilbur including Drew Carey, George Lopez, Joan Rivers, and Bill Cosby.