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Signature Theatre

Address: 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
Phone Number: (703) 820-9771
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Ranked #14 of 67 things to do in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

One of our absolute favorite theater destinations in the Washington area. We have frequented their productions for almost all of their 25 year history. If you love musicals, you must visit Signature. Sondheim is a staple but so is the development of new work.

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Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Love Signature Theatre - it is in a great location and I have yet to sit in a bad seat. I bought a three show subscription for my parents (who are in their late 80's) and they loved it. The shows were for Sunday matinee's and they were able to go to nearby resturants after for early dinner.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Now in its 25th Season, I've been experiencing Signature about that amount of time as I am a Sondheim addict and they have approached almost all of his works in that time. Currently even though I live in CT I subscribe to a 4 show series and plan long weekends in the area around the shows. The box office staff... More 

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Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The last time we went to a show at Signature Theater we parked in the nearby parking garage per Signature Theater directions & after the show we discovered that our car had towed away! It cost us $140 + cab fare + an extra 2 hrs to get home! When we and the four other couples who had their cars... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 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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164 reviews 164 reviews
50 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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614 reviews 614 reviews
248 attraction reviews
373 helpful votes 373 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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