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Address: 804 Washington St, Bath, ME 04530-2617
Phone Number: +1 207-442-8455
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A converted church where cultural events are held year-round.

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We saw the Pirates of Penzance in September and it it is remarkable what they are able to do with local talent. The Orchestra though small was well represented and would draw me... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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ft mitchell, ky
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ft mitchell, ky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We saw the Pirates of Penzance in September and it it is remarkable what they are able to do with local talent. The Orchestra though small was well represented and would draw me back again.

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China, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderfully accessible venue with kind staff and a quaint and intimate atmosphere! An odd smell in the old church, but not a bad seat in the house (so far!) and an attractive location for alternative events! Nice little art gallery on premises. Parking available nearby. Tucked in a beautiful neighborhood with lovely architecture and landscaping.

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Thank imsovexed
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Make sure to take in The Slambovian Circus of Dreams on Oct. 30. I have no idea what that is, but it sure sounds exciting.

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Bath, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

First time at the Chocolate Church had a wonderful evening. The play was excellent seating great. The only negative thing was it was a little chilly they had fans on so take a sweater.

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Bath, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

The Chocolate Church presents many acts, musical, theater, dance in a repurposed 1839 Congregational Church. Acts include Coig, a Celtic group from Cape Breton, Judy Collins, Schooner Fare, Pretty Ladies Sing Soprano, Or Grace Kelly, a terriffic jazz musician with her band. Every seat is good, prices are reasonable, acoustics and lightly are good as is available parking.

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Thomaston, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful performing arts center! We saw Schooner Fare there. The sound was great and there isn't a bad seat in the house!

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Greensburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were in Bath looking for a place to eat lunch and I saw this on my Yelp app. I was intrigued by the name, so we looked for it. The church is exactly the color of milk chocolate, which is how I presume it got its name. The architecture is really interesting, so I got out and took pictures... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015

Paula Cole’s April 2015 concert marked our first visit to the Chocolate Church Arts Center and we loved it. What a great venue! Great seats, great acoustics and perfect for a very intimate performance. A vastly different experience than the State Theater in Portland, and for us, much preferred.

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Garnerville, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

A theater built in the 1800 might be cold but this was cozy warm. The sound of the background music was "away" so we didn't del we were a part of the musical. Voices were lost when they turned from the audience but with only two ceiling miles or was quite good. The volunteer staff were very friendly. It's not... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Church built in the late 1800's that now has concerts. Intimate setting and great acoustics. Melissa Manchester concert was magical. Plenty of free street parking.

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