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Plan Your Visit

Alden Theatre Audience; Photo by Lisa Helfert

Directions: The Alden is located within the McLean Community Center at 1234 Ingleside Avenue in McLean, VA. For detailed directions, please click here.



  • The closest Metro station is the West Falls Church station, located five miles from the Alden. Taxis are readily available at the station.
  • Metrobus Routes 15K and 15L, the "Chain Bridge Road" line, travel between the Rosslyn Metro Station and the Alden. Metrobus Routes 23A, B, C and T, the "McLean-Crystal City" Line, travel from the Ballston Metro Station to within 5 blocks of the Alden.
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Parking: Free. Spaces are available in lower and upper lot of the McLean Community Center/Alden. Overflow parking can be found at the Dolley Madison Library.



Wheelchair Seating is available for those who use wheelchairs. Please make arrangements when ordering tickets. A 14-day notice is requested and is appreciated.

Hearing Impaired
patrons may take advantage of the Alden's infrared audio system. It can be used with or without a hearing aid. Please inquire at the Box Office.

For Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities and Other Special Needs
, the Alden asks that requests be made no less than 14 working days prior to performance or activity you wish to attend. The Alden is fully ADA compliant and will make arrangements for reasonable accommodations.

Special discounts: Residents of the McLean Community Center/Alden tax district receive discounts on performances year-round. Call 703-790-9223 or 703-790-0123 for more information on how to receive your discount online. Residents purchasing tickets online or over the phone without using the promotion code will not be issued refunds for the price difference.