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“Great Old Style Venue”

Weinberg Center for the Arts
Ranked #9 of 52 things to do in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Housed in a former 1926 silent movie palace, the Weinberg Center for the Arts presents a wide range of dramatic, musical, artistic and educational programs. With world-class performances from September through June each year, this local landmark enhances our area’s cultural life and ensures that the arts remain accessible and affordable to the broadest possible audience. A full listing of upcoming events can be found on our website. Free backstage tours of the venue are also offered on a regular basis.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
Frederick, Maryland
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Old Style Venue”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Weinberg is a great place for multiple venues - great variety of entertainment from concerts, musicals, plays, and classic movies. The old style decor and atmosphere. Great for families, couples, and individuals.

Visited October 2012
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Frederick, Maryland
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91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Classic theatre”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've been going to see The Nutcracker here every December since I was 3! Beautiful, old fashioned theatre...lots of interesting shows year round.

Visited December 2012
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Jefferson
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92 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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“Theater in Frederick”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Weinberg Center for the Arts is the best place in the city to see professional performances. The seating is comfortable and airy. They have a very good line up and most weekends there is something worth seeing at very reasonable prices.

Visited April 2013
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Warrenton, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Awesome Theater”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

It is a throwback to the way theaters used to be in the "golden age" of theater-going. Opulent decor, a balcony, great acoustics, a refreshment counter straight out of the Summer of 1941. You just want to hang out in the lobby as long as possible and drink in the nostalgia.

Visited June 2013
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Gaithersburg, MD
Level 6 Contributor
300 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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“Restored Classic Theater in Frederick, MD”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Last week was the first time I have been in the Weinberg Center in many many years. This visit was to hear a guest speaker in their annual series, and I was pleasantly surprised by what I saw. The Theater appears to have been completely restored to its original beauty, and yet is equipped with all the modern technology needed for modern presentations. The organization that runs the theater does an excellent job, and is very "user" friendly. The interior layout even allows a instant access to the parking garage next door. The orchestra doors on the right open directly into the enclosed garage after the performance. The refreshment stand on the lobby is convenient, efficient, and not overpriced as in most theaters; for example, coffee and sodas were only &1.00.
If you get a chance to see a show, or just to see the inside of the theater, it is worth a visit. Three cheers for the City of Frederick and the private foundation that saved this beautiful facility.

Visited May 2013
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