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“Brilliant venue” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Arena Theatre

Arena Theatre
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Owner description: The Arena Theatre is one of the West Midlands longest established and most successful small-scale touring venues. Our visitors can enjoy a superbly compact, reasonably priced, state-of-the-art complex. Bright and bold in design, it embraces excellent front of house facilities and two exceptionally relaxing theatres with flexible performing spaces.The Arena Theatre seats 150 and is brilliantly deceptive – seductively drawing its audiences into a more intimate understanding of the play, surprisingly spacious for dance or ballet, funky and unpretentious for hot music. Quality programming has always been of paramount importance to the Arena Theatre and outstanding professional companies, celebrating drama, dance and music, will continue to dominate throughout any given season. The Arena also showcases work by local schools, colleges, students, amateur companies and community events.
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“Brilliant venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

We came here following an invite from the Asian classical music. A group of 12 of us came from London to this venue we have had a splendid evening the staff helping there couldn't have done enough , parking was easily accessible.
We then went along to the Bilash for dinner read the review.....

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Helen K, Public Relations Manager at Arena Theatre, responded to this review, 21 March 2013
Glad that you had a nice evening at the Arena - hope to see you again soon! Thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Helen
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“One of the best Theatres in the Country”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2013

I have been many times to this Venue. I generally go once or twice a month. Every time it has delivered first class Theatre. Ticket prices are very reasonable and if you buy two or more shows at a time, they are incredible value. The staff are always friendly, the bar is small but in keeping with the venue and the seating is comfortable. The experience as a whole is wonderful.

Visited February 2013
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Helen K, Public Relations Manager at Arena Theatre, responded to this review, 11 March 2013
Hi Brian,

Thanks very much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We're please that you enjoy coming to the Arena and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Best wishes,

Helen
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Wolverhampton
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent night out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

Almost a best kept secret - huge variet of shows in a small, friendly theatre. Check out the multibuy option - its great value theatre without this, with it its exceptional... frinds and I go to many performances during the season - rarely disappointed but whn its so cheap its worth taking the chance ans supporting a myriad of companies, some well known, others not. There is a bar but no food ( crisps and chox maybe)

Visited December 2012
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Helen K, Public Relations Manager at Arena Theatre, responded to this review, 14 January 2013
Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! Hope to see you and your friends at the Arena during our spring season.

Best wishes,

Helen
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Brewood, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“intimate and unusual”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012

This is a small friendly theatre that has tiered seating round 3 sides of the stage. It is friendly and informal and hosts drama, comedy, music and dance performances. I go many times a year because it is very reasonably priced, you always get a good view and the productions are usually of an extremely high standard. Parking is easy nearby. The staff are informative, friendly and helpful and make you feel very welcome.

Visited June 2012
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“excellent service need to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

brilliant atmosphere will be visiting again.wasnt dissapointed.worth every money.
food is lovely
polite staff



Visited July 2012
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