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Directions + Parking:
Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)
539 TREMONT STREET
SOUTH END • BOSTON, MA 02116
From Storrow Drive Eastbound:
Take the Copley exit onto Clarendon Street. Continue along Clarendon; at Tremont Street, turn left. The BCA is on the first block on the left.
From Storrow Drive Westbound:
Take the Copley exit and turn right onto Beacon Street. Take the first left onto Clarendon Street. Continue along Clarendon; at Tremont Street, turn left. The BCA is on the first block on the left.
From Route 93 Southbound:
Take the I-90 exit, Exit 20, towards Worcester/Albany Street. Take the Albany Street exit on the left towards South Boston. Turn a slight right onto Albany Street. Turn right onto East Berkeley Street. Turn left onto Tremont Street. The BCA is on the first block on your right.
From Route 93 Northbound:
Take Exit 20 towards I-90. Take the Frontage Road exit on the left towards South Station. Make a slight right onto New Frontage Road/Frontage Road. Turn left onto East Berkeley Street. Turn left onto Tremont Street. The BCA is on the first block on your right.
From the Massachusetts Turnpike:
Take the Copley Square exit. Turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Turn left onto Tremont Street. The BCA is on the third block on your left.
PARKING — Street parking can be difficult to find in the South End. If you are driving and plan to park on the street, we recommend that you arrive 30 minutes early to find a spot. If you are planning on spending the evening in the South End, you may want to consider dining at a local restaurant with valet parking.
Pre-Paid Valet Parking Available for all evening performances, Wednesday through Sunday, starting at 6pm at the Calderwood Pavilion and BCA Plaza Theatres.
Atelier 505 Parking Garage — Located under the Calderwood Pavilion. Enter on Warren Avenue, at the rear of the facility.
Garage at 100 Clarendon St — On Clarendon Street between Stuart Street and Columbus Avenue, just before Back Bay Station. Regular evening rate: $17 after 5pm. Special BCA visitor parking rate: $12 all day Saturdays and Sundays. (Visit the Calderwood Pavilion Box Office to have your ticket validated.)
Shawmut Ave. and East Berkeley St.
Dartmouth Street Garage — 130 Dartmouth St.
Berkeley St. & Columbus — Across from the Salvation Army. Open until 10pm.
136 Arlington Street
107 Arlington Street
Clarendon St. & Stuart St.
Stanhope Street Lot - Stanhope & Clarendon St.
MBTA Orange Line:
Take the T to Back Bay Station. Exit the station on the Clarendon Street side. At Clarendon Street, turn right. Walk to Tremont Street (you will cross Columbus Avenue, Appleton Street, Warren Avenue, and Montgomery Street). At Tremont Street, turn left and walk one block. The BCA will be on the left.
MBTA Green Line:
Take the T to the Copley stop. Walk one block down Boylston Street with the traffic (Copley Square will be to your right) to Clarendon Street. Turn right on Clarendon Street and walk to Tremont Street. (You will pass the Hancock Tower, the Hard Rock Cafe, Columbus Avenue, Appleton Street, Warren Avenue, and Montgomery Street.) At Tremont Street, turn left and walk one block. The BCA will be on the left.
MBTA Bus #43:
The #43 bus travels along Tremont Street between Park Square and Dudley Square. Ask the bus driver for the proper stop.