Arlington Public News (APN) Feature Story on The Regent Theatre

Jul 09, 2015

When it comes to finding a performing arts center with good shows at an affordable price outside of Boston, your quest might turn into an obstacle course. It doesn't have to be this way... if you know where to look. Over the years, the Regent Theater, an historic entertainment venue located in Arlington Center, has become a favorite rendezvous for both local and international artists, and their audiences.

Concert raises $1,550 for people displaced by Arlington fire

Jun 16, 2015

The latest of local efforts to help those impacted by a devastating East Arlington fire, a benefit concert at the Regent Theatre on Wednesday, June 10, raised $1,550 for displaced families. Tickets and merchandise sales at the June 10 event, which featured several musicians and performers from Arlington and was billed as “Side By Side for Brookside,” supported a fund to help residents find and pay for new homes. Regent co-owner Leland Stein said the theater hosted the event at no charge, a sound engineer worked pro bono and performers donated all proceeds from sales of CDs and other goods.

Ba-da-bing! Bisantz directs ‘Old Jews Telling Jokes’

Apr 12, 2015

So you think you've heard every Jewish joke out there, right? Not necessarily, a fact you'll discover with Old Jews Telling Jokes, Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent's off-Broadway hit playing Arlington's Regent Theatre April 15-May 17.

Boston’s ULTRASONIC ROCK ORCHESTRA To Perform WHO’s 1973 Masterpiece “QUADROPHENIA” In Its Entirety

Jan 27, 2015

For Two Nights Only--Saturday & Sunday, February 6th & 7th At Arlington’s Historic Regent Theatre Huge Rock Band Tackles Rock Opera Pete Townshend called “The Who’s Last Great Album”

Award-Winning Tribute Artist DOUG CHURCH-The True Voice of Elvis-Returns to Historic Regent Theatre

Jan 08, 2015

To Perform “ELVIS BEYOND ‘77” Backed by Boston’s Houston Bernard Band Saturday & Sunday, January 24th & 25th. Exclusive Concerts Will Celebrate Elvis Presley’s 80th Birthday with Elvis Stage Classics PLUS a Special Set of Songs the Rock ‘n’ Roll Icon May Have Performed Had He Lived Beyond 1977.

Hirsh Gardner goes back to the beginnng with upcoming New England reunion concert

Aug 09, 2014

Drummer-producer Hirsh Gardner has been a very busy man these days. Aside from his Cambridge studio chores, he‘s been organizing a reunion concert for his once nationally famous band New England. “Don’t Ever Want To Lose Ya” and many other New England originals will come alive. Gardner and his original three band mates will perform a full concert at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, Massachusetts on Friday, August 15, at 8:00 p.m. New England is one of those bands that have been kept alive on the internet and in the memories of fans.

Tom Rush, On Stage and Screen, Wows at Boston Documentary Premiere

Jul 31, 2014

There was an extra surprise at the Boston-area premiere of the award-winning documentary, “Tom Rush: No Regrets,” at Arlington’s classic Regent Theatre late last month. While a Q&A session was expected at the end of the screening, Rush also treated fans to a three song, 15 minute set (“I don’t do two song sets,” he joked from the stage). Rush then entertained questions from the audience, along with filmmakers Todd Kwait and Rob Stegman, for another 20 minutes.

‘My Son the Waiter… a Jewish (Mother’s) Tragedy’ (5 Stars) by India Pearl

May 02, 2014

If you have ever thought to yourself, "A one-person show? Isn't that avante garde? Won't that be too artsy for me?" I'm here to tell you that you're wrong, and you should go see this show.


Apr 03, 2014


Last Dance Productions presents the Last Waltz LIVE, re-creation of the Band’s classic concert film

Apr 03, 2014

Last Dance Productions is pleased to present the Last Waltz LIVE, a re-creation of the Band’s classic concert film, featuring the Rev Tor Band and friends, at Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA on Saturday, April 5, 2014, as a benefit for Music in Common.

Can You See the Real Me? URO Kicks up The Who’s “Quadrophenia” March 29

Mar 23, 2014

Boston’s Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra – responsible for keeping the songs of Queen, Bowie, Zeppelin and others alive and fresh – are now tackling this most complicated of projects Saturday March 29 at 8 at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. We had an e-chat with URO’s main man Sal Clemente on what this meant and why he and company are staging in.

FUSE Film Feature: Local Rocker Robin Lane and Coming Back Strong “When Things Go Wrong”

Mar 23, 2014

Robin Lane’s story goes back to her ‘60s days as a child of Hollywood glamor, her long tenure as a Boston rock survivor, and her recent renaissance as a musical counsellor for abused women.

Fuse Concert Review (By Brett Milano): “Mission of Burma” — Boston’s Fab Four?

Feb 11, 2014

The celebrated post-punk band Mission of Burma played a benefit show for Somerville Local First at the Regent Theatre. Their instrumental interplay is more intuitive than ever.

Mission of Burma plays benefit show for Somerville Local First at Regent Theatre February 9th, 2014

Jan 15, 2014

Internationally Acclaimed Post-Punk Band's first Boston show in over a year and the only area scheduled performance in 2014

Regent One of Boston’s Top 5 Accessible Live Performance Venues for Families with Special Needs

Jan 15, 2014

Mommy Poppins Boston recently featured the Regent Theatre in an article about live music venues in Boston for kids with special needs in this guest post from Amber Bobnar of, a support and information site for parents of children who are visually impaired

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