Sanders Theatre

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45 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138
ph. +1 617-496-4595

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Feb14Fri
John Pizzarelli
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
Mar12Thu
Aoife O'Donovan
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
Mar18Wed
Chris Thile
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
Mar20Fri
Terry Riley With Gyan Riley: Live At 85! At Sanders...
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
$28-48
Apr10Fri
Brad Mehldau At Sanders Theatre
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
$28-58
Apr12Sun
Zakir Hussain
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
Sanders Theatre

Inspired by Christopher Wren's Sheldonian Theatre at Oxford, England, Sanders Theatre is famous for its design and its acoustics. A member of the League of Historic American Theatres, the 1,000 seat theatre offers a unique and intimate 180 degree design which provides unusual proximity to the stage. The theatre was designed to function as a major lecture hall and as the site of college commencements. Although Sanders saw its last commencement exercise in 1922, the theatre continues to play a major role in the academic mission of Harvard College, hosting undergraduate core curriculum courses, the prestigious Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, and the annual Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony. Many of the most venerable academic, political and literary figures of the nineteenth and twentieth century have taken the lectern at Sanders Theatre including Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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