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Address: 1409 High Street, Alameda, CA 94501
Phone Number: (510) 523-1553
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Impressive quality of theatre right here in Alameda!

I recently saw Altarena Playhouse's production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" and was really impressed! It was a great quality production and tickets were only $26, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Alameda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I recently saw Altarena Playhouse's production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" and was really impressed! It was a great quality production and tickets were only $26, and even better, with no additional service fees! It's a small-medium sized theater and this production was in the round (not sure if all of them are or was specific to this... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I have been a season ticket subscriber for several years now, and I am still grateful to have access to such excellent productions for such a reasonable price. The theater is tiny and seating is on either three or four sides depending on the show's staging, so you are up close and personal with everything going on. The musicals in... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

What a great venue. We go to shows here a couple times a year. They put on great shows and you don't have to leave the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This little theatre has been around for some time. It has great performances at a reasonable price and you don't have to drive to SF for entertainment! Save on toll and parking!! It is fairly small but homely atmosphere therefore you can see pretty much where you sit. Sitting is first come first serve. I highly recommend this theatre for... More 

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Alameda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A fun small theater with very good variety of plays each season. I buy season tickets for friends for Xmas presents very year and we make our trips into afternoon outings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I think that the Altarena has been running continuously since the 1930s. Currently they do 5 productions/year. The program for the current season includes, Side Show, Almost, Maine, Patsy Cline, and Boeing Boeing. They have a coterie of core actors, but every production features new faces. We subscribe to seven or eight local theater groups, and are most pleased with... More 

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Alameda, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Amazing what this little theater can do in such a small space. I've been to many plays here and I'm always impressed and entertained.

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Alameda, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is a wonderful live theater in the heart of Alameda reachable by public transportation. The theater is small and intimate and best of all, you can see and hear everything happening on stage. The actors come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and obviously love what they are doing.

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Alameda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A friend invited me to join her to see Rent. Altarena Playhouse is small and intimate. You feel like you are a part of the play. You are no more than 4 rows from the stage. It is in the round so you can see the reactions of others in the audience. It makes it even more enjoyable, because you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Its a small theater but charming and very reasonably priced. All the plays are well done many with live music. I've been a season ticket holder many years and can't wait for the next play. Cookies and coffee at intermission for donation can't be beat.

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