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Small Outstanding Theater

We have had season tickets at Taproot Theater for years. It is located in north Seattle. The plays... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KLK264
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Seattle, Washington
Intimate Theatre, Profound Plays, Great Acting

Last night, we got to see Taproot Theatre's latest production, Camping with Henry and Tom. The... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
dribera
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had season tickets at Taproot Theater for years. It is located in north Seattle. The plays are consistently excellent. In addition, there is free parking and an attached cafe. It is always a great pleasure to attend because of the good service and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Last night, we got to see Taproot Theatre's latest production, Camping with Henry and Tom. The premise is a camping trip with industrialist Henry Ford, inventor Thomas Edison, and president Warren G Harding. Because this review is more about the theatre and you may be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dribera
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Son and I went to a matinee with about 45 other students. It is a small, intimate theater. We saw Civil War Theater. It was a lovely, thought provoking performance. The theater was comfortable and clean. We parked at a nearby parking lot about a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I started going to Taproot about 3-4yrs ago and I try not to miss a show anymore. They do an excellent mix of humor and thought-provoking productions. They even have a "Pay What You Can" night. Heartily recommended. I take my daughters also.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a small quaint community playhouse. I have seen several plays here over the years and have never been disappointed. Love the quality of the performances. Some of the seats are up close, within feet of the stage, where one can get a great...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Son and I went with school to see The Trial of Ebenezer Scrouge. This is a lovely small theater. Intimate setting. Audience blends into the stage. Great cast. Beautiful costumes. It was a lovely performance!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We have been attending performances at Taproot for many years, seeing most shows every season. I appreciate the quality of the performances and of staging and directing. Scott consistently selects scripts that are challenging and uplifting. The theatre has a unique thrust stage which makes...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JTSeattle
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We have been attending the plays at the Taproot for several years and they are always great and a lot of fun. The theater has been remodeled recently and is a very comfortable theater in the round. This year they are celebrating 40 years of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We attended the Cotton Patch Gospel on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Sadly we left at intermission. The characters were flat, the writing was predictable and the energy sagged. We desperately tried to connect with one of the characters and could not. Before we decided to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Intimate live performance of "This Christmas" feels its way through a labyrinth of character portrayals all wrapped around a core story line that seems to be weaving its way toward the ending already in sight at the start. But new twists keep appearing to make...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Taproot Theatre has its own restaurant/coffee bar called The Stage Door. Next door is The Lodge sports bar. One of my favorites is Razzi's Pizza which also offers a very complete GF menu. And, of course, there is the... More
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