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The Boston Opera House was built in the 1920s as the B. F. Keith Memorial Theatre. It is an excellent representation of the vaudeville circuit palace in a combination of French and Italian styles. The theater has been passed and bought from company to company since the 1960s. In the 1990s, the deterioration of the building accelerated and the theater was listed in the Nation Trust for Historic Preservation?s 11 Most Endangered Buildings. A $50 million restoration was approved in 2002 and was completed on 2004.

The Boston Opera House was renovated to accommodate Broadway tours and some of the parts of the old theater was demolished to make a bigger and better stagehouse. The stage was larger and there were new dressing rooms. Even though there were major changes, the theater looks regal, the acoustics were almost perfect, and the sightlines were such that every seat in the house is a good seat. Everything in the surroundings of the theater was also restored to adopt to the new renovated historic theater.
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