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Altarena Playhouse

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Alameda Resident

Small local theatre is surely welcome! Better than trucking to SF with added expenses. The plays... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2016
Rose L
via mobile
Light in the piazza

Performance was good, difficult for seniors and disabled people to get seating. Holding seats for... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
Alameda, California
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good54%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 3, 2018
“Altarena Playhouse, The Miracle Worker”
Jun 5, 2017
“Elephant Man”
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

If you are looking a a great play that will pull on all of your emotions then don't wait another day. you need to see . THE MIRACLE WORKER. The story of Helen Keller. This theater company did an outstanding performance of this production. If...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This was one of the finest plays that Altarena has produced. the lead actor did a steller performance and received a standing ovation. If anyone has the time and can get tickets this is a must see.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank maggi3191
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Small local theatre is surely welcome! Better than trucking to SF with added expenses. The plays, shows are highly rated! With a small round about theatre, all seats are great! Prices and parking is right on. You need to buy tickets on line then pick...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rose L
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Performance was good, difficult for seniors and disabled people to get seating. Holding seats for friends and family is ok, but a seat should be given up when a person with disability comes in. There where several people with walking problems having to climb up...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank aaiandrea
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Saw "The First Supper" at Altarena Playhouse in Alameda this past weekend. Well written, well acted, humorous, very entertaining, & at a fantastically reasonable price for Bay Area live entertainment (<$20/person)! It's a small, cozy theater, where every seat is a good one, acoustics are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

We have been annual subscribers to this playhouse for several years and can honestly say that we have seen very few plays that did not meet our expectations. They are small and perform their productions in the round. Not a bad seat in the house....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Gary M
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Two friends and I went here last weekend for a staging of "Light in the Piazza." I'm not an experienced theater-goer; I hadn't been to a small theater in ages. I enjoyed myself.The theater accommodates around 125 people. Quite intimate. The lobby area is quite...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank FoodieDoodie58
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice small theater in Alameda. Here you'll find a very good quality entertainment. Live performances are quite professional. Definitely worth the drive from as far away as, say, San Jose Pacifica or Concord.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank 7,268
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We last attended a performance here in mid-December. The show was "Always Patsy Cline" and it was fabulous. The theater is small and over the years the performances have become better and better. We have been season ticket holders for about six years and never...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank BobKatUSA
Reviewed August 13, 2015

I recently saw Altarena Playhouse's production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" and was really impressed! It was a great quality production and tickets were only $26, and even better, with no additional service fees! It's a small-medium sized theater and this production was...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Elicia B
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