Boston Playwrights' Theatre

949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215


By Public Transportation

On the Green Line, take the B (Boston College) train west, away from downtown. Travel three stops past the BU Central stop to Pleasant Street. The theatre is just past Agganis Arena.

The 57 bus stops right outside the theatre entrance at the Pleasant Street stop (across from Harry Agganis Way).

By Car

From downtown, go past Kenmore Square and follow Commonwealth Avenue west. The theatre is two long blocks past the BU Bridge on the right, just past Agganis Arena.

From the Mass Pike (I-90 East), take exit 18, the Cambridge-Allston exit, and bear to the right (Cambridge). At the second light (do not cross the river), turn right onto Storrow Drive. Take the first exit (Boston University). Turn right. You will come to a stop sign. Take another right onto Commonwealth Avenue. Continue two long blocks past the BU Bridge, just past Agganis Arena.


Boston Playwrights’ Theatre patrons are welcome to park in the garage beneath Agganis Arena next door. Parking is just $2 an hour on most days, but may be as much as $25 during concert events. The lot closes at 11 p.m.

If there is an event either at Agganis Arena or Fenway Park, parking is a flat rate (which varies depending on the event). You can check the Agganis Arena calendar for upcoming events or learn more about parking fees during special events. You may also park at the Babcock Street lot, or at 808 Commonwealth Avenue, across from the BU Bridge. Other metered parking is available along Commonwealth Avenue and side streets.