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Cozy theater-going experience

I have been a season ticket holder since Signature theater was started. If you like Sondheim, you... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Arlington, Virginia
Marvelous productions

This cozy theater is a gem! I have been to several productions there. They have been musicals, very... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
David R
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have been a season ticket holder since Signature theater was started. If you like Sondheim, you will like Signature because several Sondheim plays are included each year. You will also begin to recognize some of the actors and appreciate their range of talent. If...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This cozy theater is a gem! I have been to several productions there. They have been musicals, very ambitious. Each performance has been excellent. No matter where you sit in the audience, there isn't a bad seat in the theater, and you are never far...More

Thank David R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Signature offers a variety of themes during g the year. BUT have a look when you see a show you do not know, go online and see what the show is about.Garage Parking at Shirlington is easy and free.

Thank Curtis B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We attended a preview performance of Sondheim's Passion. The performance was very well done. The music and singers were excellent. Unfortunately the plot, like many of Sondheim's musicals, is a bit of a downer. Signature is one of the major theater companies in the Washington...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I was irritated because a trip that should have take 20 minutes took more than 90 minutes because of gawkers on the highway. I ended up having to scarf down my grilled cheese and bacon (tasty but how can toasted cheese and bacon not be...More

Thank Locemup
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What an outstanding play. Excellent acting in an intimate setting. The subject is hard to acknowledge—injustice, racism, hope and despair. The minstrel format made it a little more palatable yet nonetheless hard hitting. Don’t miss it.

Thank Headedwestboy
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Signature Theater is known around the world as a great interpreter of musical theater, and as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim. Signature consistently attracts great talent from across the entire eastern United States. I was privileged to recently see new interpretations...More

Thank WashingtonFan
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Saw Light Years here. First time at this theatre.Loved it so much we are going to become patrons. Beautiful and intimate theatre with free parking next door. You can get food and drink prior to the show. Don’t forget to buy one of their huge...More

Thank Shotsie W
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

All seats are good in this small, but very professional theater. Seating on three sides and aisles are used by the actors for entrance and exit. Seats are chairs and each row is on a riser, so everyone can see the stage. We saw Crazy...More

Thank JudyandHoppy
Reviewed December 20, 2017

The current production of Crazy For You is one of the best theater productions we have seen at the Signature. Based on extensive experience , it is actually of Broadway musical quality! The seats in the middle section are the ones to choose in our...More

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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
Yes be sure to let them know when you purchase your tickets so that one is waiting for you when you arrive. Enjoy the sow,
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
The chairs were regular chairs, comfortable enough and no shelf for beverages. Costumes were typical for a play or musical. The theater we were in had a lazy Susan type stage (with half stage behind wall for set changes) and... More