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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
Phone Number: 08448001110
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Description: The RSC's recently transformed theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon re-opened...
The RSC's recently transformed theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon re-opened in November 2010. The new building include two theatres, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre, both using a thrust stage. Tickets for RSC performances are available to purchase in advance on the RSC website. Visitors can also experience Theatre Tours, take a trip up the Tower for fantastic views of Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy free exhibitions. You can also book a table for lunch or dinner in the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar or enjoy a light bite in the Riverside Cafe. There is free public Wi Fi throughout the building.
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Had a wonderful evening watching Othello here the other night. I was surprised by how good the seats were even though they were the cheaper 16-25 variety. Can't find any faults... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful evening watching Othello here the other night. I was surprised by how good the seats were even though they were the cheaper 16-25 variety. Can't find any faults with the experience. The venue is easy to locate, clean, the staff helpful. I would definitely recommend the experience to others, especially those that can take full advantage of... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We attended a show in the old theater inside of the theater building. It was a great experience. We felt like we had gone back in time. The setting along the Avon river is also great. I highly recommend taking time to see a show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went to see a production of Volpone this time, but have seen many plays in both the RSC and The Swan. The layout of both thretres make you feel part of the action. The facilities are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We caught Othello by the RSC and enjoyed it thoroughly. Definitely recommended for anyone visiting Stratford!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The backstage tour is fascinating. Small groups with knowledgeable guides. Plenty of chance to ask questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The tour was great. Got to 'tread the boards' and see behind the scenes. Even met Iqbal Khan, the director of Othello, as he was preparing to work a change to an important fight scene. The original text has the direction "(striking her)" in Act 4 scene 1. And this production has had a slap, a punch and now a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We attended a play here recently & it was a perfect venue for a Shakespearian play. It is not a huge venue so best to book in advance of your visit. We did discover that 'obstructed view' meant a large pole right in front of you as opposed to a railing or a small part of the stage not visible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Went to watch performance by Rufus Wainwright. Venue superb, as was performance. Great atmosphere, view and comfortable throughout. In heart of beautiful City too. Alf Moran

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

If you are in England, The Royal Shakespeare Company is a MUST on the experience list. We were there for this year's take on Othello. The theatre experience of watching Shakesoeares words come alive was magical. Our children were mesmerized and in awe of what was taking place. Of course they didn't understand most of the language but that didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I must say that I could not fault the production which was well performed by a talented cast. The theater itself is a large building with seating over 3 levels. I booked seats that didn't have a restricted view for us but they did still require a lot of leaning forward as there is a safety rail to see over.... More 

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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, England
Phone Number: 08448001110
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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