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Robsham Main Stage

Robsham Theater Arts Center

The Robsham Theater Arts Center’s premier event space is the Robsham Main Stage,
located on Boston College’s lower campus. The Robsham Main Stage is a large
proscenium-style theater that is the ideal place for mid- to large-size performances. It is
equipped with professional lighting and sound systems, custom draperies and
backdrops and its own Box Office. The Robsham Main Stage has hosts a variety of
dance, music, and theatre performances, as well as classes, lectures, movies, and

Past individuals who have presented or performed on the Robsham Main Stage include:
Bob Hope, Madeleine Albright, Kal Penn, George Takei, Tom Brokaw, Ken Burns, Don Henley,
David McCollough, Cardinal O’Malley, Coretta Scott King (wife of Martin Luther King Jr.),
President Benigno Aquino (of the Philippines), Livingston Taylor, Iron and Wine and Ellis
Paul. Recent theatrical runs held in the theater include “The Tempest,” “Carousel,” “Big
Love,” “Trojan Women” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”  
Robsham also plays host to a diverse array of student cultural events, academic lectures
and other high level events such as convocation, commencement ceremonies and
homecoming activities.

The capacity of Robsham Main Stage is 567, which includes wheelchair and wheelchair
companion spaces as well as limited mobility seats located throughout the venue. The
theater is also equipped with wireless hearing assistance devices that are available from
the House Manager/Box Office upon request.

If you have any questions about the Robsham Main Stage, including how to reserve
the space, please see the link to the Venue Information Packet (VIP) listed below.  If
you would prefer this PDF as an emailed text or have any other questions, please
notify us at and we will be happy to help. Thank you.


Download a copy of the Robsham Main Stage Venue Information Packet.


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