the strand theatre

20 Years In One Night | June 18

Kirk Franklin comes to Boston! 20 years in one night, world tour. 

When: Sat, June 18 5-10pm

Where: Strand Theatre,  543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125


  •  $75 Orchestra
  • $50 for the mezzanine
  • $40 for Lower Balcony
  • $30 for the Upper Balcony


Ticket Locations

Lawson Barbarshop 1979 Columbus Ave
617 524-9404 

Strand Theatre Box Office
Hours Tuesdays 4PM
Fridays 4PM-8PM

Boston Ballet at the Strand Theatre | April 8

The Boston Ballet’s Department of Education & Community Initiatives is thrilled to present the 7th annual performance of Boston Ballet at the Strand Theater!

Boston Ballet’s annual performance features an exciting repertoire that includes selections from their season and original works performed by Boston Ballet’s company, Boston Ballet II, Boston Ballet School, and students in the Department of Education and Community Initiatives.
Tickets are ONLY $10 and include entrance to an interactive pre-show event. This is always a great event for families and a unique opportunity to rethink ballet and see what the Boston Ballet has to offer!

When: Friday, April 8th

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd Uphams Corner, Dorchester >> Read More

Community Chamber Concert | March 6

Community Chamber Concerts build personal connections to the BSO and orchestral music, allowing community members to become more deeply engaged with the BSO over time. 

BSO Program:

HAYDN: String Quartet in b-FLAT, oP. 76, nO. 4 "Sunrise"

BRAHMS: String Sextet No. 2 in G, Op. 36


BSO Musicians:

Jason Horowitz and Julianne Lee, violins

Daniel Getz and Rebecca Gitter, violas

Oliver Aldort and Blaise Dejardin, cellos


Where: The Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125

When: Sunday March 6,  3:00 PM


To Reserve Free Tickets call 617-266-1200 or 888-266-1200

A coffee and dessert reception for the audience and musiciand will follow the concert. 

Sankofa | Feb 27

Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts presents Sankofa: Past, Present and to our Future.

Take a journey through the art of dance to never forget the ones of the past, to celebrate the ones of today and to build the ones of tomorrow. 


When: Sat, Feb 27 at 5:00pm

Where: The Strand Theater, 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For ticket information please contact, or call 617-282-4561

Boston Baroque Community Concert | Jan 3

Boston Baroque presents a free Community Concert at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester, in the heart of Upham’s Corner. Nominated for four Grammy Awards, Boston Baroque performs Vivaldi's "Four Seasons."  Snowstorms, freezing ice, rain, falling leaves and the hot summer sun are all depicted through gorgeous music. It's a wild, fast piece that will have everyone tapping their feet. The concert is free, but tickets are required.


When: Sunday, January 3, 2016 2PM

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester

Tickets can be reserved online, by emailing your name, address and requested quantity of tickets to or by calling 617-987-8600 x.413.

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Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre "The Nutcracker" | Dec 11-20

José Mateo Ballet Theatre is thrilled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary season by bringing its treasured production of The Nutcracker to the beautiful Strand Theatre. This family-friendly, intimate production will debut new sets and gloriously refreshed costumes for a one-of-a-kind Nutcracker experience!



Friday, December 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm & 5:30 pm

Friday, December 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm & 5:30 pm

Where: The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd

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A Community Flea Market | Nov 14

The Strand Theater present A Community Flea Market. Come and find treasures! Bargains galore for everyone - Browse their tables! One of a kind, vintage jewelry, clothing, handbags, books, shoes, kitchen and home furnishings.

When: Sat Nov 14 10:00-3:00pm

Where: Strand Theater Lobby 543 Columbia Road Dorchester, MA


Vendors Welcome
For space information call Alene at 617-635-1407

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre "The Nutcracker" for School Groups| Dec 16-18

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre is offering three daytime performances of its professional production of *The Nutcracker *for school groups.  These performances are a wonderful opportunity to introduce young people to the performing arts through an engaging, accessible, and fun production.

Wednesday, December 16
Thursday, December 17
Friday, December 18

10:00 am

The Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125

Tickets are $10 per student, teacher and chaperone

For more info :



West Side Story | Oct 23, 24 & 25

The Fiddlehead Theatre Company Presents West Side Story

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern day New York City, as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musicals presented.

Only Three Remaining Performance Dates:
October 23, 2015 at 8 pm

October 24, 2015 at 8 pm

October 25, 2015 at 2 pm

Where: The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA

For More Information : or call 617-514-6497.  >> Read More

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