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Arden Theatre Company

40 N. 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-922-1122
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40 N. 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Arden Theatre consistently produces excellent work! I've enjoyed numerous shows over the years and am always impressed with not only the performances but also the imagination and execution of the staging, set design, wardrobe and direction. Truly worth a visit.

Thank Betsy O
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Arden, located in Old City, is a small venue with excellent sight lines and shows sure to entertain. Discounts at area restaurants are offered with ticket stubs. If you are in Philadelphia before June 24, check out Gypsy.

Thank pjmwjr58
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Wow! what a treat! to see this amazing, innovative, delightful, clever, entertaining "American Revolution!" The actors are superb, the dialogue funny and witty...we didn't want it to end. It is a short run...only until June 11....you really don't want to miss it.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Do not miss a children's production at the Arden Theatre! We have thoroughly enjoyed each and every absolutely clever production we've seen. The acting is amazing. The set production, lighting, etc are so uniquely ingenious that not only can they compete the technology kids are...More

Thank Nici V
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My friend and I teach Shakespeare, so we ventured out to the Arden to watch A Midsummer Night's Dream. It was perfection. The theater is fun, funky, and comfortable, and the actors were second to none. The entire experience was phenomenal.

Thank ErinnElisabeth
Reviewed 9 February 2017

a larger theater for some shows, a smaller one upstairs for more intimate shows. Acting is always good, staging always innovative. Most plays have been excellent, some less so. This is more than a theater. They do outstanding outreach, community work, teaching and camp. Their...More

Thank sgptraveller2014
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Arden, almost without fail, put on excellent productions with talented actors. I have seen comedy, intense drama, eclectic and artistic productions and musicals. They have all been done exceptionally well. One can see and hear from any seat in the house, and the seats...More

Thank Phyllis64
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We have been to the Arden many times over the years, both by ourselves and with our children and grandchildren. Every show we have attended has been sparkling. Adult or children's theater offerings, each one has been memorable. The cast is always spot on and...More

Thank MsPastryChef
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Five friends thoroughly enjoyed "The Legend of Georgia McBride" and would see it again.. theater is conveniently located to restaurants and parking.

Thank floss757
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went and saw Stupid _____ Bird here and it was awesome. Really nice and clean. Seats were comfortable and it was really fun! It was the first play I have ever been too and it was a good place to go.

Thank McKinnon E
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