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Address: Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1SE, England
Phone Number: 01902 321 321
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Description: The Arena Theatre is one of the West Midlands longest established and most...
The Arena Theatre is one of the West Midlands longest established and most successful small-scale touring venues. Our visitors can enjoy a superbly compact, reasonably priced, state-of-the-art complex. Bright and bold in design, it embraces excellent front of house facilities and two exceptionally relaxing theatres with flexible performing spaces.The Arena Theatre seats 150 and is brilliantly deceptive – seductively drawing its audiences into a more intimate understanding of the play, surprisingly spacious for dance or ballet, funky and unpretentious for hot music. Quality programming has always been of paramount importance to the Arena Theatre and outstanding professional companies, celebrating drama, dance and music, will continue to dominate throughout any given season. The Arena also showcases work by local schools, colleges, students, amateur companies and community events.
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Great little theatre.

We have seen many shows over the year's, and its a great little theatre for the children, and adults its does different show's from stage productions but with a personal touch as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have seen many shows over the year's, and its a great little theatre for the children, and adults its does different show's from stage productions but with a personal touch as the shows we see are ran by the local drama groups and they are always great fun to watch and almost feel part of there production its great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went to see Flexus Dance Collective present a range of contemporary dance in the small studio theatre. It was great. A wonderful evening of entertainment.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A charming little Theatre based in the heart of Wolverhampton. The Arena is a small touring venue attached to the University of Wolverhampton, and i have seen many great plays and armature Musicals at this lovely little theatre. The staff are always friendly and helpful, and greet customers with a smile. The customer service is brilliant, and I have never... More 

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Arena_TheatreUK, Manager at Arena Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Tirips2k15, Thank You for posting this lovely review. All of us here at the Arena are delighted, that you had a wonderful time on your last visit. We hope you continue to visit us, and we promise to keep doing what we are doing. We would very much like to use your review, for Marketing purposes, if that is... More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great little theatre. Always interesting programme. Bar area for before the theatre is small but cosy and coffee etc good.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A sweet theatre with a lovely performance space and nice bar. It'd a shame that this isn't a more functional cafe/bar space outside of performance hours.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lovely little theatre, great for a family visit, friendly staff with a small but well stocked bar , great location as in the centre of Wolverhampton.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Arena Theatre is in the centre of Wolverhampton, with the Civic Centre carpark very close to it. They have a wide range of plays, normally with a quite small cast. We thoroughly enjoying going there - very good value for money, and there is a coffee bar which suits me.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

What can I say about the Arena, they have all different types of plays that some of the larger theatres don't get, it is a small venue and it makes things feel more intermet,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a small studio theatre complex the main theatre holds around 120 but it manages to host a variety of performances from local productions to big names like Steven Berkoff. There is a small bar area and parking is rarely available on street but the council carpark is within 400 metres

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

A perfect night out a excellent cost for all,there is a vast variety of shows to choose from and we have never been disappointed.A great night out for everyone.

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Helen K, Public Relations Manager at Arena Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a review - we're pleased that you like coming to the Arena. Hope to see you again soon! Helen More 

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