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My wife and I renewed our subscription this year; and boy, are we glad we did. They produce a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Annapolis, Maryland
Great venue, fun shows

We got a season subscription with a couple of friends and found the venue with a marvelous design... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rockville, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I renewed our subscription this year; and boy, are we glad we did. They produce a variety of productions (we've been to 2 so far) and all of the acting is quality. We plan to renew again next fall

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cookiebob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the production of "Anything Goes" at The Fichandler Stage, 'which is four-sided auditorium, steeply raked seating tiers'. With this type of theater in the round, there are no wheelchair accessible seats close to the stage. We had Aisle 1 seating which had four...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Califanna348
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got a season subscription with a couple of friends and found the venue with a marvelous design that makes you feel “in the play”. So far the plays and the acting have been excellent. They manage the logistics very well although the parking lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We finally got a subscription to Arena Stage, and we were treated like royalty! Front row seats, and personalized note, and a good production (Turn me Loose). Parking is quick and easy (but only for pre-payers on the day we visited). We did not eat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loribbb
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Molly Smith brings cutting-edge plays that exhibit and encourage inclusion. I have been a season subscriber for several years. We just saw the superb "Turn Me Loose" at Arena Stage on Saturday. It is, as most of the plays at Arena Stage are, a "Must-See."...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Germany1966_12
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Enjoyable experience, friendly staff, excellent show. Every seat feels close to the stage. Sound is excellent and atmosphere comfortable. Nice to be downtown with good restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We went to a play on a week night at the Arena Stage. It is a safe feeling neighborhood as we got out around 10:30 and had to walk about a half mile back to the hotel. There was a lot of foot-traffic in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarkLaurel
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I am writing this review mainly to warn people to find another spot to eat before or after the performance. Arena Stage is a venerable Washington DC arts venue with reliably professional performances. When booking tickets online you are given the option of reserving parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great location, beautiful theatres, easy to book, only hurdle is parking but can book nearby garages. Lots of good restaurants close by on waterfront

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marcella S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Good 1. The play and theater were wonderful. Bad 1. The food was horrible. I would not recommend the dinner option. 2. Parking is scarce. I had to valet park my car and fight to get to an attendant after the play.

Date of experience: April 2018
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31 August 2016|
Response from Austinpower312 | Reviewed this property |
Contact the theater directly, I am a patron and not affiliated with the theater.
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Response from MJS658 | Reviewed this property |
Areana Stage has parking under the building. Unfortunately, when I was there, you couldn't get in the garage more than an hour before the performance. Parking was $12. We went early so that we could have a lite lunch and... More