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Shakespeare Theatre Company

610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
+1 202-547-1122
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Terrific and Very Friendly Theatre

We visited to see a production of Potted Potter. Sat at the back under the Circle - Row T. Good... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Helena L
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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Great views in mezzanine

Mezzanine seats still have great views down on the stage at an affordable price. It's a modern... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Turner S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The Shakespeare Theatre Company produces and presents award-winning plays in its two venues in downtown Washington D.C., attracting many theatre-goers from D.C., Maryland, Virginia and from around the world. As a non-profit arts organization our education programs bring classical theatre experiences, critical discussions and vital academic resources into area schools and communities. We also host a number of other arts organizations who perform world class dance, music, and much more.
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610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We visited to see a production of Potted Potter. Sat at the back under the Circle - Row T. Good sight of the stage. Good leg room. Very helpful and friendly staff. Theatre is easy to find and very accessible via metro. Everyone of the...More

Thank Helena L
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Mezzanine seats still have great views down on the stage at an affordable price. It's a modern theater but has an historic fell inside. Cheaper than Kennedy Center shows and with an intimate vibe.

Thank Turner S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I like this medium-small venue. I don't think there are any bad seats and they are each quite comfortable. Staff is very polite, more so than several other local venues. Only downside on this recent visit is it was uncomfortably warm. Granted it was quite...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our first time to the Shakespeare theater, specifically the Lansburgh at 425 7th St NW. Really enjoyed the ease of getting into the theater. We were in the boxes in BB19, 21 and the seats were an excellent view with plenty of room. Nice not...More

Thank ron c
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Washington is blessed with three theatres dedicated to the works of William Shakespeare! The outstanding Folger Shakespeare Library (and their wonderful Elizabethan stage, the edgy performances of Avant Bard, and the internationally acclaimed, Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company. We have been patrons since the...More

Thank Scott B
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

A beautiful state of the art theater. Outstanding performers and direction. Great stage design. If you like Shakespeare, you're in for a treat.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this show. We liked the modern twist to an old classic. We highly recommend. 👍

Thank SueD99
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Othello was only my second time to the STC. I knew nothing of the story I am sad to say. But that makes this all one hell of a surprise. Firstly the theatre itself is fantastic. Beautifully modern and comfortable. The stage is big with...More

Thank Matt K
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Won the "Free for All" lottery and got to see a performance of Othello - wow! Great experience. The theatre was great... not a bad seat in the house. Terrance seating is more like stadium seating, but with high back chairs... very comfortable. You do...More

Thank USMEagleFan
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The STC has a broad offering of performances, not limited to Shakespeare. I saw the production of "The School for Lies", an adaptation of Moliere's, "The Misanthrope". The amazing cast provided us a night of hilarity. I would also point out the costumes and wigs...More

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The Shakespeare Theatre is a Theatrical Production Venue - there is no audience dancing
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