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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Great show and great theatre

We watched A Jew from Malta last night. This is the first time we have been to a theatre of this genre before. We thoroughly enjoyed our whole night. Great service from all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We watched A Jew from Malta last night. This is the first time we have been to a theatre of this genre before. We thoroughly enjoyed our whole night. Great service from all the staff, with a clean and fresh looking building. The play was fabulous and funny and has opened us up to a whole new experience of acting.... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Have been coming to the RSC performances for years. The theatre is beautifu; the performances invariably excellent. While preferring the technical provision of the RSC theatre, I can't help but love the intimacy of The Swan. The bar is by far superior to the RSC as well.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This venue was perfect. Every seat gave a close and intimate view of the performance. We saw Volpone and as the theatre is set in the round there was an incredible interaction between the actors and the audience. Highly recommended..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I liked the intimacy of this theatre, we sat on 3 rd row and were next to the stage. This has well spaced out seating and the higher tiers look just as comfy as the stalls. The bar area could do with more seating for the interval but this is a general feature of most theaters and it is lovely... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Perhaps seeing a play should be compulsory when visiting Stratford. I was fortunate enough to see "The Jew of Malta" by Christopher Marlowe. This was at the Swan Theatre, which is an intimate venue with a thrust stage. The play is described as a black comedy. Believe me, it is very black with plots and intrigues over other plots and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Went to watch Volpone on press night, was a wonderful atmosphere and great performance. Didn't pay for expensive seats but still had a decent view of the stage.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We saw the Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe performed, which was our first experience with a Marlowe play. It is somewhat similar to the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare and so we were wondering how it would play in modern times. The company performed it sraight as far as we could tell and there were a lot of deaths,... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

An excellent performance, as always. The Swan theatre is one of my favourites. Quite an intimate venue, but still makes the audience feel really involved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was in a play Shakespeare's "Othello". That was amazing to play with modern technology and professional actors. I went to an afternoon play. I was impressed, even now I'm under impression and emotions. How professionally they've worked on their technics and how impressive they make our journey to Othello's world. At the end many were crying. If you have... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great space and most pleasant to visit - do try the experience of an original Shakespeare type theatre

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Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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