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A.R.T. - American Repertory Theater

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A Boston Area Treasure

ART generally produces some extraordinary work at a high artistic level. We recently viewed the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Jaggged Little Pill

Such a wonderful place to see a show. All the seats are great and the staff is kind, friendly, and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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The A.R.T. at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work in Cambridge and beyond. The A.R.T. was founded in 1980 by Robert Brustein, who served as Artistic Director until 2002, when he was succeeded...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

ART generally produces some extraordinary work at a high artistic level. We recently viewed the play Endlings. Very high production values but a very flawed, amateurish play.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Such a wonderful place to see a show. All the seats are great and the staff is kind, friendly, and willing to help however they can. The play we went was amazing! Alanis Morrisette play, Jagged Little Pill, brought the house from a mid act...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This place now has nongender bathrooms, including one with stalls and urinals. Women stand inside waiting for stalls while men use urinals in front of them. Humiliating.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The theater was small enough to get info & out of quickly. The Jagged Little Pill Lola’s was outstandingly phenomenal. Casting, Acting, music, creativity was remarkable. The all-gender bathrooms made the intermission bathroom traffic much more efficient than you’d think! I had an amazing time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is an intimate venue- doesn't hold too many people-- and unlike Broadway, there is actually LEG ROOM (which, when you're tall, really matters). Saw "Jagged Little Pill" here and the show was terrific. The venue has a great stage, wonderful lighting, adequate rest rooms,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Attended the world premiere of this musical at this theatre at Harvard. The theatre was comfortable and well designed for this performance but the star of the night was the show! Absolutely spectacular performance of this smart and well written musical based on Alannis Morrissette’s...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 4Doc
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Best musical I have ever attended. It was worth the nine hour drive from Ontario. The entire cast was amazing. Great music. Powerful messages. A must see.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jo-Ann B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My first season with an A.R.T. subscription and so far have seen two shows and really enjoyed both. A good way to get my art on without spending a fortune on theatre tickets. Saw Capote/Warhol which was fascinating. Our first show was a strange interactive...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank gaylel834
Reviewed 21 September 2017

ART is one of the premier theatres in the area. Contemporary theatre, musicals, Shakespeare, student productions, dance, are all part of this great theatre's repertoire. We went to a fine production of The Night of the Iguana with an all star cast and we thoroughly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We saw the last showing of Arrabal on Sunday, at the A.R.T. Absolutely amazing - the standing ovation lasted over 10 minutes!

Date of experience: June 2017
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