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“Great theater.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Arden Theatre Company

Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
215.922.1122
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Ranked #11 of 262 Attractions in Philadelphia
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“Great theater.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

just saw their production of Parade and loved it. The Arden always does a great job. the direction is of the plays is top notch.

Visited October 2013
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“Impressive Theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The production of Parade demonstrates talent in the cast and creativity in staging comparable to the best of regional theater. Many individuals executed multiple roles flawlessly. Characters played well in supporting the leads. Primary actors are outstanding. A creative approach to staging leveraging technology enhanced the visual appeal for the work

Visited October 2013
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“They must like empty seats”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is the only theater in town that does not offer discount tickets on the day of the show. And when you ask, they're kinda snotty about it. It might be a while before my shadow darkens their door. There's plenty of other good theaters in town that are more user-friendly, such as the Wilma, the Suzanne Roberts, Play and Players, the Lantern, the Walnut Street, even the KImmel. I'd suggest if you want a night out check one of them before the Arden.

Visited May 2013
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“Arden is great quality theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

My wife and I are passionate about live performance of all types. Philadelphia abounds in great choices in all kinds of live performance - music, dance, theater. Our favorite arts experience is anything at the Arden. I'd say "broadway quality" except often the Arden is better than the typical big New York show. Small, intimate venue, exceptional actors, interesting plays, and consistently clever staging.

Visited September 2013
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“Grease at the Arden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This modern interpretation of an oldie was very well done, and also very familiar.
Current cast did a great job of singing and dancing.

Visited June 2013
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