Friday, January 25, 2013
The show starts at 8 p.m. tonight at the Arlington Friends of the Drama.
Today is Friday, Jan. 25. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) “The 39 Steps” opens tonight at the Arlington Friends of the Drama, 22 Academy St. “Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have ‘The 39 Steps,’ a fast-paced whodunit. This award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters, and a good old-fashioned romance. Catch this great cast and fun for the whole family!” Tonight’s show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Read more. 2.) Arlington High School’s Battle of the Bands is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Regent Theatre. Tickets are $10 today, $12 at the door, with all proceeds going toward the high school’s STAND club, which raises awareness and funds for …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Performances run through Sunday, Nov. 11.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Arlington Friends of the Drama's final show of the season is a comedy based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Carl Reiner.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The following is from Arlington Friends of the Drama. Arlington Friends of the Drama (AFD Theatre) presents its final show of the season, “Enter Laughing,” with performances June 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. and June 3 and 10 at 4 p.m. at the AFD Theatre on 22 Academy St. in Arlington. Tickets are $20. “Enter Laughing,” a heart-warming valentine to the world of theater, is based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Carl Reiner, depicting his own introduction to live theater. Reiner is a well-known actor, director, comedian and comedy writer, as well as a producer of TV comedies. The novel was adapted for the stage by Joseph Stein. Plot Summary Set in the Bronx in the late 1930s, the comedy tells the story of young David Kolowitz who wants to …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The Arlington Friends of the Drama production runs through Sunday, April 15, at the AFD Theatre on Academy Street. Showtimes and ticket information are at the bottom of this article.
Editor’s Note: The following is a press release from Arlington Friends of the Drama (AFD Theatre): Arlington Friends of the Drama (AFD Theatre) presents the greater Boston community theater premier of “Grey Gardens.” Edith Bouvier and Edie Beale, the most unique, eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, are brought to life in the riches-to-rags story of just how far American royalty can fall. A documentary made in 1976 examined the women's remarkable personalities, simultaneously eccentric and electric. The women fascinated America and the documentary developed something of a cult following, who admired the women’s staunch insistence on being themselves in the face of adversity and non-acceptance. In addition, “Little Edie” had …