Boston, MA – Citi Performing Arts Center, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions, has announced a strategic partnership with ParkWhiz, the nation’s largest on-demand parking app and reservations platform. ParkWhiz will provide a fast, efficient way for Wang and Shubert Theatre patrons to easily find available parking within walking distance of their destination. User-friendly tools will allow customers to secure guaranteed parking for any performances and events held at the Wang and Shubert Theatres.
“As a provider of world-class entertainment, we are always looking to make the arts more accessible to our patrons, and this new partnership with ParkWhiz will help us do just that,” said Josiah A. Spaulding, Jr., President & CEO of Citi Performing Arts Center. “Our patrons will now be able to quickly find open and affordable parking options and reserve a parking spot ahead of time, allowing them to conveniently plan a night out in Boston’s Theater District.”
ParkWhiz, the leader in event parking, has been helping fans get to venues since 2006, offering parking at more than 500 venues across the US. ParkWhiz partners with ticketing departments, teams and venues alike. ParkWhiz has already partnered with world class venues in Boston such as Citi Performing Arts Center, The Wilbur, Orpheum Theatre, Paradise Rock Club, and Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. ParkWhiz has seamless integration with Ticketmaster to offer venues the easiest quickstart program available by offering discounted parking during checkout on Ticketmaster.
“Providing our fans with this service decreases traffic congestion and simultaneously decreases stress,” said Larry Hall, SVP of Ticket Operations for the Indianapolis Colts. “We want to continue to improve the best game day experience in the NFL and ParkWhiz does just that.”
Click here to learn more about ParkWhiz.
About Citi Performing Arts Center:
Citi Performing Arts Center, which includes the Wang and Shubert Theatres, is one of the nation’s foremost nonprofit performing arts institutions. As New England’s largest cultural venue, it honors all aspects of the performing arts offering theatre, opera, classical and popular music, comedy, dance, and Broadway musicals. Its education/public programming initiatives present the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek Boston. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Boston’s historic Theatre District, Citi Performing Arts Center offers a diverse mix of educational workshops and community activities; collaborates with artists and local performing arts organizations; and, acts as a champion for the arts in the Greater Boston community by aggressively helping to make the arts an integral part of the community’s collective, daily experience. For more information, please visit citicenter.org .
PRESS RELEASE Release Date: May 18, 2016
Contacts: Michelle Chapman | Citi Performing Arts Center | 617.532.1210 | Mchapman@citicenter.org