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Top Notch Theatre

I was brought to the Brattle Theatre by the films being screened. If you have a love of seeing... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Evan F
Feel the solemnity of Harvard University

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Belkis R
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Apr 24, 2017
“Small local theatre”
Apr 18, 2017
“Top Notch Theatre”
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40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3761
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Saw an interview with Rachel Dratch here for the Women in Comedy Festival. I was definitely surprised by how small and intimate the theatre is. Definitely a bit run-down, but a landmark nonetheless.

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I was brought to the Brattle Theatre by the films being screened. If you have a love of seeing films on the big screen that aren't new releases, you'll enjoy the Brattle. The night visited there was a screening of Gattaca followed by Paul as...More

Thank Evan F
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built Brattle Theater. They have lots of activities there, some of them free. Easy access and friendly volunteer host.

Thank Belkis R
Reviewed 6 November 2016

There's movies of all kinds here. It's the best theater around to discover new gems or revisit old favorites. And the popcorn has real butter for less than chain theaters! Give these wonderful people a try!

Thank Max P
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went to the Fall Focus Film Festival here. The movies were great. The crowd was outstanding. The theatre is comfortable and beautiful. This is well worth a visit or 10!

Thank lovenyc210
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This place is really important! It has curated movies, area talks and presentations. It enriches the community and I wish That i would have attended more! I will in the future.

Thank naturegirlcitygirl
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for a talk by author Lawrence Wright. Drink on arrival from the bar (gluten free snacks available and alcohol). Seating available for (I'd guess) around 300. We sat right at the back, far right, and still we could hear and see fine. If...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Saw "It's a wonderful life " here. Perfect theatre for it . It's smiled with a balcony section - no bad seats in orchestra or balcony seating ! A small bar offering drafts and bottled beer, wine, soft drinks, some snacks ( mostly popcorn )...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing place, really neat place to see films there! We went to see "we have not forgotten Cambodia Rock and Roll." And it was a really neat film and a part of history we never really thought of. The theater also gave it a very...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 14 February 2015

I love the Brattle and I love seeing the old films on the big screen. yesterday we went to the Brattle for the annual Valentines Day showing of Casablanca - my favorite film. I have seen it more then 25 times - about half of...More

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Jeanne T
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Response from Amanda T | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jeanne! We were all in casual wear. Jeans/shorts Enjoy! Amanda