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Signature Theatre

4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 820-9771
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Ranked #9 of 28 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have a subscription to the Signature, even though we live in New york City. We were drawn to a production of a show we love ("Side Show") back in early 2001, and made a special trip to see it. We were pleased and surprised by the professionalism and talent displayed, and became subscribers. We usually take a three or... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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49 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You'd think from the prices of the tickets that you'd be watching a play or musical in a more elegant setting. The theater itself looks shabby with an industrial look. It seems the lobby space and the bathroom was updated but not the theater itself. Time to modernize.

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It was advertised as an Andrews Sisters style cabaret. It was pricey for only 13 songs and one encore. We really enjoyed the singing, but again, $72 for a couple for only one hour was disappointing.

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Alexandria, VA
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246 attraction reviews
363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Thr Signature Theater in Shirlington, Va is a good solid local theater company. It will not displace Broadway and other major venues but it is an enjoyable theater with good plays and musicals performed by actors who have played on Broadway and other major theater locations in the U.S. We have seen performances such as Dream Girls, Elmer Gantry, and... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We've lived in the area for years, but this was our first visit here. We had a very difficult time finding a place to park. We found the theatre 20 minutes before the performance, but after searching for parking, we got to the theatre 2 minutes ahead. All parking was either filled or reserved. We finally found a spot a... More 

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Orange, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We are theater people, and the show we saw was as good as any we've seen off Broadway. Professional on all levels, and a nice break from all the monuments.

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Brooklyn, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The work here is consistently good. The space is well-designed and comfortable. Sight lines are always good. Customer service is strong -- and follow-up marketing is quite good, though persistent (for those who don't care for frequent email updates, beware). This is one of the best theatres in the region. I've never been disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lots of energy and fun. Price was right using Goldstar. It's not the Kennedy Center but you aren't paying those prices either. Seating is ice cream parlor chairs with leaning shelf for beverage on stairstepped platform.

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Washington DC
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Signature is a gem of a gem in Shirlington. They produce shows that could easily go straight to Broadway - I have seen some of the top talent in the East Coast come and give performances. The theater is intimate - you are so close to the performances that you can hardly believe it. I have never seen a bad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I am writing this review very late (June 2012) but am sending it, anyway. We went to see the play version of "Xanadu" back then. The play was entertaining and some of the actors/singers really stood out as being superb (Nova Y. Payton & Sherrie Edelen). However, the male lead actor, in the play, was not that good, to me... More 

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