Berklee Performance Center
Berklee School of Music
Opened: 1915 / 1976
Architect: Thomas Lamb
The Fenway Theatre opened as a movie theatre. The Berklee School of Music (founded 1965) purchased the theatre and the adjoining Sherry Biltmore Hotel in 1972. As a completely modernized concert facility, the theatre reopened on April 5, 1976.
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