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American Players Theatre

5950 Golf Course Rd, Spring Green, WI 53588-8036
+1 608-588-2361
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Wonderful Theater

We went to this theater knowing nothing about it and we were pleasantly surprised by both the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dorothy F
Hernando, Florida
One of the best classical theaters in the country, that's all

I've seen 70 plays at American Players Theater (APT) since 1994. That should tell you something... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Central Wisconsin
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American Players Theatre is a professional, classical theater located just outside Spring Green, Wisconsin. Situated on 110 acres of hilly woods and meadows, APT boasts two theater spaces, an 1148-seat outdoor amphitheater and the 200-seat indoor Touchstone Theatre. From June through October, APT produces eight plays in rotating repertory – five Up the Hill and three in the Touchstone Theatre.Central to APT’s mission is a commitment to making these great works accessible to as wide and varied an audience as possible as well as educating younger generations in the joys of these classic plays.With annual attendance of over 100,000 and an annual budget in excess of $5 million, APT ranks as the country’s second largest outdoor theater devoted to the classics.
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5950 Golf Course Rd, Spring Green, WI 53588-8036
+1 608-588-2361
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to this theater knowing nothing about it and we were pleasantly surprised by both the beauty of the theater and how wonderful the performance was. There is both an indoor and outdoor theater located in the woods not far from Taliesin. You park...More

Thank Dorothy F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've seen 70 plays at American Players Theater (APT) since 1994. That should tell you something. Out of the 70, all were great productions (only one was a weak play, in my opinion, but others may have a different view). I attend lots of live...More

Thank SocEric
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A Flea In Her Ear is simply the most entertainment anyone could ask for. The cast is astounding. The outdoor theatre has been completely refurbished and there truly isn't a bad seat in the house. The staff is accommodating and friendly. Be sure to plan...More

Thank Patticakes55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day for a great play Love taking the shuttle Great seats Love the candied pecans and cold water We will be back again

Thank jeanreisinger
Reviewed 1 week ago

APT recently completed an improvement in their stage and infrastructure. This has only enhanced the experience for all attendees. You will find excellently prepared and performed classical theater from Shakespeare, Chekov and beyond. Bucolic setting for a picnic in advance (gas grills available) make the...More

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, one of our sons and I went to American Players Theater (APT) on a Sunday evening this August to watch an enactment of Cyrano de Bergerac. While we cannot speak to how APT's rendition may compare to others since we have not seen...More

Thank Fun-4-Us77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent performance and very accommodating staff. We should be proud to have such a treasure near us.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second Shakespeare play that I have seen this summer. Their performance was brilliant. I really enjoyed the venue, the ambiance, the costumes and the actors. We saw a mid summer night's dream. The actress that played Puck was brilliant. She had us...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel from Chicago to Spring Green, Wisconsin every year to see performances offered by the American Players Theatre. We enjoy theater very much and regularly attend Shakespeare performances in Stratford, Ontario, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and sometimes London, England, among others. The quality of the...More

Thank bge24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this outdoor theatre. What a beautiful canopy of nature to watch a performance. Wish I lived closer to this venue. We we vacationing in the area and just happened upon this theatre and luckily they had tickets available.

Thank 643mary
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Barbara S
7 July 2017|
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Response from TravelDude45215 | Reviewed this property |
It's open air
Susann S
24 May 2017|
Response from Sara Y | Property representative |
Hi Susann, Thanks for your question. In case of inclement weather, we will make every effort to perform, including playing in light rain. Also, we may hold the performance to allow weather to pass. A decision to play or... More
Brianna K
13 March 2017|
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Response from wfbsg | Reviewed this property |
You can check their website for ticket prices. Tickets cost less in September. Whatever the price it is some of the best theater you will ever see.