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Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts

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Address: 40 Stow St, Concord, MA 01742-2418
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Bldg is an old school refurbished as art center. Lots to look at and 2 blocks from shops and restaurants. Nice size auditorium. Production was excellent. Decent lighting and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Bldg is an old school refurbished as art center. Lots to look at and 2 blocks from shops and restaurants. Nice size auditorium. Production was excellent. Decent lighting and set. Very good acting, super professional. One of my favorite plays for many years and thanks Emerson Umbrella for doing it.

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

An excellent place to visit when in Concord. Art galore, great displays, interesting people. They also have a movie night.

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Stow, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Attended pottery workshop recently and was so pleased with the level of instruction. sTUNNING SHOW OF OIL PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY. eASY, FREE PARKING, CLOSE TO cONCORD cENTER

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Reviewed 7 January 2015

I LOVE getting to events at the Umbrella! The plays always impress, as does the level of art from all the various mediums there. We have found all sorts of art that we cherish, including wearable art! I'm so glad there are "First Thursdays" so that we can see what the artists are up to every month and not have... More 

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

First time seeing a play here. Saw Evita which was fantastic.. All seats appeared to have good views of the stage. Small auditorium so not overwhelming. Acoustics great. Acting outstanding. Only issue was the seats - a little uncomfortable - - used to be an elementary school- we assume with more donations they will be upgraded.

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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

What a fabulous concert at the Umbrella! The Band Poor Old Shine was outstanding. Seating comfortable with good visibility. Easy online ticket purchase, great free parking. Walking distance to beautiful and charming Concord, MA and all its many eateries and shops.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

The Emerson Umbrella embodies a diverse slice of Concord and plays host to many functions important to the town of Concord. I have seen great music here, interesting and beautiful art, had a kid's art party hosted by them, all functions met or exceeded my expectations. The Emerson Umbrella also provides an excellent and important arts-teaching function that is a... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

The theatre is the auditorium of a renovated elementary school. There are also art studios in the building, so there is art everywhere. a wonderful space. and the production of Angels in America was excellent.

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Westford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

The performances are surprisingly well done for being onside of the city. They have won awards and are extremely professional. Art classes and art with the environment classes.

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Acton, MA
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

A great place to see incredible art and meet the artists who ache their studios there year round. Purchase great works of art, jewelry, pottery for yourself and friends.

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