Arlington Children's Theatre

ACT is an all-volunteer organization, made up of kids, 7-18-year-olds, and their families who have fun and work hard while bringing theater to life. Theater professionals direct the shows. In addition to acting, kids can learn how to create costumes, sets, and props; run crew; or usher. ACT also offers beginning acting workshops for 7-12-year-olds. Shows at several Arlington locations.

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Arlington Friends of the Drama Theatre

The AFD Theatre is among the finest area playhouses for actors, directors, production designers, and audiences to produce and enjoy live theatre. The 194-seat community theatre is housed in a former church. AFD presents four shows each year, usually including comedy, drama, a "smaller" musical, and a major musical.

22 Academy Street

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Menotomy Musical Theatre

The mission of Menotomy Musical Theater is to inspire, nurture, challenge, educate, and empower young artists and audiences through the art of professional musical theater. Rehearses at Together in Motion, 1 Broadway

1 Broadway Arlington MA

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Regent Theatre

Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing arts center with superior acoustics and comfortable seating, "Arlington's Show Place of Entertainment" features film specials as well as music concerts, theatre, dance events, and family entertainment. 7 Medford Street

7 Medford Street Arlington, MA

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True Story Theatre

True Story’s mission is to build empathy and respect in the community through the use of improv to give a voice to individual’s true stories. It works with teen leaders, cancer survivors, activists, philanthropists, and business leaders. True Story Theater offers audiences fresh perspectives, deeper connections, and a renewed appreciation for our common humanity.

21 Linwood St

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