BPDA approves Fenway Theater plans next to ballpark

BPDA approves Fenway Theater plans next to ballpark

BOSTON — A new theater sharing a lot with Fenway Park has been approved by the Boston Planning and Development Agency.

The Fenway Theater will be built on the 67,400-square-foot triangular lot behind the ballpark at the corner of Ipswich and Lansdowne Streets.

The proposed project will include a new area connected to the back of the stadium's bleachers with concessions stands, restrooms and function space.

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There will also be a renovation to the Fenway garage that connects the two properties.