In compliance with Governor Baker’s orders, 51 Walden is closed for performances, and all events of the residence groups through the summer have been cancelled or postponed. Please check their websites and our Events page for current information: The Concord Band,The Concord Orchestra,The Concord Players, and Opera51.
Hang in there, we hope to resume live performances soon!
In the meantime, The World’s A Stage Players are excited to announce Concord Players’ first dramatic event this fall with their eighth production, a condensed version of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which will premiere on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Please join us on Concord and Carlisle’s Public Access Channel 8 on Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00 pm. We will also coordinate to have it “premiere” on the Minuteman Media Networks YouTube page also at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020.
The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden is located at 51 Walden Street in Concord, Massachusetts. An historic venue for music, drama and dance performances, it has three resident groups, The Concord Players, The Concord Band, and The Concord Orchestra. Upstairs there is a dance studio which is rented to several instructors who teach classes in creative movement for children, hip hop, yoga, and Irish step dancing. 51 Walden is also home to Opera51, which performs fully staged and costumed operas every year.
51 Walden is a treasured resource for the greater Concord community; it is used by hundreds of musicians, dancers, and thespians of all ages each week. Our audiences are treated to a wide range of concerts and plays throughout the year. If you’d like to contribute to the operation of the building, please make your check payable to 51 Walden and mail it to P.O Box 251, Concord, MA 01742. You may also contribute on-line. Access 51 Capital Campaign has met its goal!
51 Walden, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit tax exempt organization which manages and maintains the building. For further information about how you can help, contact the 51 Walden office at (978) 369-7911, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org