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Shakespeare Theatre Company

610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
+1 202-547-1122
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Nice theater

The theater has great frontage of the street. All glass window/doors. The lobby is not to big... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2015
Burbank, California
Shakespeare Free for All Festival

I'm not giving 5 stars because the play (A Midsummer's Night Dream) was free (during the two-week... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
Washington, DC
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-547-1122
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

The theater has great frontage of the street. All glass window/doors. The lobby is not to big but intimate. There is a gift shop as well. Mid size theater. Every seat in the theater is good seat. Shakespeare Theatre Company - Washington, DC, United States

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

I'm not giving 5 stars because the play (A Midsummer's Night Dream) was free (during the two-week annual "Free for All" festival), but because the play, the production, the facility, the seating, and the staff were all top-notch "even though" it was free. We got...More

Thank citysuburb
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I’ll try to divide this review into two. First there is the theater and then there is the particular show. I went to see the Man of La Mancha. The theater was great. The seats were mostly good, it might be a medium sized theater,...More

Thank Rollie B
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I bought a ticket and provided a phone number. I then got three robo calls from the theatre, two of them after I figured out how to tell them to take me off their phone list. It's obnoxious that this theatre uses robo calls for...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

We've been to the Shakespeare theater several times and usually we enjoy it. The venue is conveniently located, all (or almost all the seats) are excellent. The staff there is very friendly and helpful. The events are well-organized. However, I STRONGLY caution you to call...More

Thank JeffreyTC
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Potter Potter a 2 man show performed by the writers is a greatly abridged version of all 7 of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter Books in a mere 110 minutes. Absolutely delightful. The entire audience was in stitches from the outset to the conclusion. Don't...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I got tickets for "The Potted Potter" at the Shakespeare Theatre. We were happy to see that even though we were seeing a Harry Potter spoof, they still offered drinks, though they were small. The meeting area before you go into actually...More

Thank Cozmo1968
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Year ago we were annual subscribers to the Shakespeare Theatre. After seeing the same productions over and over ... we chose not to renew. Life intervene ... other Theatre groups gain recognition and one "forgets" about the quality of the Shakespeare Theatre. Like prodigal children,...More

Thank Wineaux FromAlexandria
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Having seen the original Man of La Mancha on Broadway a hundred years ago and loving it back then I was not sure how it would replay for me so many years later. Let me tell you it was extraordinary!!! From the orchestra to the...More

Thank Robertkohn1234
Reviewed 14 April 2015

I used to have season tickets at the STC, but got tired of Shakespeare productions. Now, the theatre has branched out, doing musicals like this one and other types of plays. For example, we have tickets for the Harry Potter production in June -- "Potted...More

Thank cfuller603
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maureen w
23 October 2015|
Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
The Shakespeare Theatre is a Theatrical Production Venue - there is no audience dancing