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Address: 325 State Street, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: (860) 444-7373
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Screenings of Oscar nominated films

We go to the Garde occasionally for tours of Broadway shows and ballet, but this time we went to see the screening of Selma. This is such a wonderful home town theater, we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Barbara G
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Connecticut
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Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We go to the Garde occasionally for tours of Broadway shows and ballet, but this time we went to see the screening of Selma. This is such a wonderful home town theater, we were delighted that at the start of the showing Mr. Siegel celebrated his wife's birthday! The beautiful renovations of this historic theater make it a lovely space.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I like to see the ballets performed here, as well as The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. Something definitely worth the venture, and yes it's hard to find street parking but it's downtown New London.... all part of the charm

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Franklin, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've seen many shows at this theater. Located in downtown New London, it's easy to find (although good luck finding parking) and surrounded by lots of restaurants- so you can eat before the show! Their entertainment varies to music, plays. dance and even classis movies and shows for children. There is something for everyone!

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Mystic, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to The Garde last week to see the traveling Broadway show "Jekyll & Hyde". It was spectacular. Talented, enthusiastic and professional actors gave us a great performance. The theater is magnificent, the price for live theater is very reasonable. Don't miss an opportunity to see a show at The Garde. wow.

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New London, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The revamp on this theatre is amazing! All the hand painting in morroccan style is beautiful. And who doesn't like a glass of wine during the movie? Sitting in the balcony really gives you a great movie experience, but sit on the main floor for live shows.

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New London, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Garde Arts Center is a classic spot in Downtown New London CT. They provide a beautiful space to watch movies, fundraise for the community & showcase amazing performances. A must visit during a stay in New London

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New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is absolutely the best place to enjoy a film. It is state of the art digital with incredible surround sound. Once you see a film here you won't go anywhere else. The stage shows are awesome. Great talent and presentation.

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New London, Connecticut, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This Arts Center is a beautiful place to attend great plays, symphonies or just a movie. It's located in downtown New London and there are also great restaurants nearby to start off or end the event.

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Groton, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I have been tithe Garde on numerous occasions to see several different plays, musicals, and once a movie and have always been extremely pleased and more than delighted with my visit. I love going to The Garde during the Christmas season, as they always decorate with style and grace, just beautiful. I took my ten year old daughter and four... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The Garde is such a warm and welcoming place. My children love to go there for the special events and always have a great time.

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