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Arden Theatre Company

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Address: 40 N. 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215.922.1122
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Outstanding production of Macbeth

We have been subscribers to the Arden Theatre for at least eight years and of the more than 35 plays we have seen, only one (The Seafarer in 2009) didn't make us feel that we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been subscribers to the Arden Theatre for at least eight years and of the more than 35 plays we have seen, only one (The Seafarer in 2009) didn't make us feel that we had just seen a fantastic production. Maybe we were not in the mood for that style of play that day, but every other play we... More 

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Just seen jungle book with grandkids at the Arden very good the only thing i didn't like was the drinks and snack that you buy there can not go in the theatre

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Herndon, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We went to the Arden for a performance of "Under the Skin" sponsored by friends of our son's medical school, Cooper School of Medicine. It's a modern, light venue in the middle of downtown. The theater itself was intimate - several hundred people in the audience and the stage comes out and is surrounded by theatergoers on 3 sides, so... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Lovely venue. Good production. Nice location. Highly recommend.advance tickets recc. As many season ticket holders I would suspect since quality is high.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Last week I saw an exceptional performance of Great Expectations at the Arden Theatre. The seating had changed from the previous production and I found myself stepping into a different world. In this world each member of an outstanding cast played at least three or four different roles and did so beautifully. This is what makes the Arden so special.... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Went to see the current production of Great Expectations with a 6 person cast while on a combined business/pleasure trip to the great city of Philadelphia. Didn't know what to expect but had a great evening with barely a moment to catch breath. If this is typical of the productions at this small theatre tucked away in the old city... More 

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Kinnelon, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Wonderful production with creative staging and costuming that enhanced theater experience. This is a repratory theater and cast was outstanding. Theater is a bit old, but you won't care after a few minutes.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

almost all the shows are good to outstanding. Some really good authors are featured. Acting is generally perfect

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Clean and comfortable seats. This venue is absolutely one of the best in Philadelphia. Located near Market Street and very accessible to the subway and bus stops.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

OK, it is all about the play. Really! The Arden Theatre is a great place to see live theatre at its best. There is a room off to the side where skits are performed and or food can be consumed. They also have from time to time theme parties where local establishments feature their wares while people mingle and have... More 

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