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Arlington Friends of the Drama

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Address: 22 Academy St, Arlington, MA 02476-6436
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This theater group is one of the oldest in the country with many talented volunteers involved. The quality of performances is usually top rate. Anyone can be involved if... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Deb W
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Arlington, MA
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Arlington, MA
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This theater group is one of the oldest in the country with many talented volunteers involved. The quality of performances is usually top rate. Anyone can be involved if interested as they are also very welcoming to new volunteers. The price is right also as becoming a member ensures you a ticket for each show and it is definitely cheaper... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the performance and the entire cast did a great job. It was an excellent show and I loved the music and story by Peter Allen.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

This small, local theatre group that says it dates back to 1923 is a gem. My wife and I often attend shows there and most recently attended their current production of "A Chorus Line". We have seen this show elsewhere a few times. This production was better and more finished and professional than any of the others we have seen.... More 

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Arlington
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Saw "Legally Blond" last year and "Avenue Q" this year - both excellent productions and tickets are a great value. Theater is small and intimate. Space is a little old, but not uncomfortable.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

This theatre group owns it's own theatre, which is a renovated church. Very quaint, air conditioned, comfortable, not a bad seat in theatre. Very talented people work on these shows and have won many awards. Check it out!

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Thank Debw223
Arlington, MA
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

This local theater and the Friends Group that produces performances is a great way to enjoy first class live entertainment of plays and musicals at modest cost. Try it, you'll like it!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

This is a neighborhood treasure that sometimes delivers great performances, and other times misses the mark. If you can be a good sport, it's well worth taking a chance--some of the performances have been amazing, and it's a lovely intimate setting for seeing a play or musical.

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