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Theatre By the Sea

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Address: 364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6998
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+1 401-782-3800
10:00 - 16:00
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Fun and educational!

The kids loved it! Really great spot! Can't recommend the dolphin encounter enough - we live down here and will be going back! This place is much better than Florida keys aquarium... read more

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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids loved it! Really great spot! Can't recommend the dolphin encounter enough - we live down here and will be going back! This place is much better than Florida keys aquarium encounter (do not go there!!!)

Thank Elizmoev
Oxford, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great venue. Plays are reasonsble and great artists. Outside grounds are quaint and attractive. Close to Charleston, Rhode Islsnd

Thank sandic0672
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Theatre and cabaret on the weekend. Restaurant and lounge on site. Best kept secret in New England. Shows this season The Music man, Beauty and the beast,and more.There is always and children Matinee at least once during the summer. This is a seasonal venue

Thank rmcnamara2016
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Set in a beautiful enclave (I did not participate in any lunches, etc. - check their web site.), but attended a musical. Comfortable theater with great lighting and sound. This was my first time, but I saw some mention on the web about their new AC system, so if any of you saw a play there and it was too... More 

Thank Robert K
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Summer theater in a barn on gorgeous grounds. Remarkable productions. Musicals, dramas, interactive at times On site restaurant for meals before the show. Cabaret after the show with performers. Fun.

Thank Shelley W
Grafton, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This theater is in a converted barn, and has a real history (Marlon Brando, Tallulah Bankhead, etc.). The show we saw was "Sister Act" and the performers were adept at their jobs. The theater claims to be climate controlled, but frankly, it was still very warm inside. There is a Bistro on the property that offers a good menu for... More 

Thank KDocGee
North Providence, Rhode Island
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75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I have been attending Performances at Bill Hanney's Theatre By The Sea now for a few years. This year we are Subscribers to the four main Performances. We have always see great shows in a great theater (now with AC) with very multi talented performers. This season we saw what we thought was one of the best... More 

Thank Skip L
Westerly, Rhode Island
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150 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

First, the theatre is now air conditioned, which certainly helps for a matinee on a hot summer afternoon. This addition does not change the ambiance of this quaint seaside theatre. "Sister Act" was performed flawlessly by a talented cast and crew. The dance numbers on the small stage with the large cast were amazing.

Thank kapaugers
West Warwick, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This season was able to see all four plays: Buddy Holly Story, West Side Story, Wizard of Oz and Sister Act. Every play was excellent and exceeded expectations. There is a restaurant on site, Bistro by the Sea, and we have been able to have dinner and see a show all in one location. You will be pleased, excited and... More 

Thank Linda C
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The is an annual event for my family. Love the scenic venue and the cozy theatre atmosphere ! They even have children plays during the days of summer. Pristine location. Every seat in the theatre is a great time. Been going for years.

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