Sep 18, 2020
“You can’t keep scratching and clawing forever,” Leland Stein, co-owner of the Regent Theatre, said. The Regent has not hosted any events with live audiences since March 13, putting a real strain on the Medford Street institution that has hosted live performances since 1916. The pandemic has done a number on many businesses, but perhaps none of have been hit harder than theaters specializing in live events, and there is currently no definite timetable for them to resume business.
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Jul 23, 2015
You can see a feline circus performing amazing tricks on-stage right meow in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, and their chief human says they'll be purring all the way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 WonderBaby.org, a support and information site for parents of children who are visually impaired