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Alabama Shakespeare Festival

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Address: 1 Festival Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
Phone Number: +1 334-271-5353
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Description: The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, located in Montgomery - Alabama's state...
The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, located in Montgomery - Alabama's state capital - is a fully professional regional theatre that produces around ten productions each season in association with Actors' Equity Association, The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and United Scenic Artists union. Productions of Shakespeare are at the artistic core of the company. Broadway musicals, children's productions, American classics and world premieres round out the annual offerings at ASF.
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Broadway in Montgomery!

This is a world class theater with excellent productions. The acting is superb. I have never been to a show and left disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Montgomery, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a world class theater with excellent productions. The acting is superb. I have never been to a show and left disappointed.

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Alabaster, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My wife and I caught a matinee of "A Christmas Carol" the weekend of our 20th wedding anniversary. Everything about this theater is fantastic. It's a nice size (not too big, not too small) and I don't believe there's a bad seat in the house. I've seen many adaptions of this Dickens classic and was wondering how this production would... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Saw "The Importance of Being Earnest" and enjoyed the show. Don't book a balcony seat if it's not a big crowd. They'll close it and make you sit 'orchestra'. Good acting, nice sets but they need one of their many benefactors to spring for a new sound system. There was an irritating buzz in it the whole show.

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Hayden, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went here on school field trips multiple times and love it! The shows are great and the actors and actresses are very talented.

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Georgiana, Alabama
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We really enjoyed this play. This one took place in a smaller theater in the basement, and was more interactive for the children. I don't think they did a good enough job with the advertisement, because I was expecting a more elaborate production upstairs, like Mary Poppins. I think it would have been nice to know in advance what to... More 

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Tallahassee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We saw Always, Patsy Cline, and enjoyed it. The performers were excellent, and the theater-in-the-round venue is fa-bu-lous--not a bad seat in the house. The grounds, too, with bronze sculptures and lovely open spaces, are a treat. The theater is modeled after London's Globe Theater, and the attendant told me that they even imported some of the materials from England... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

took our two grandchildren to see A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Our seats were perfect. The theatre is lovely, lovely, lovely. Very tasteful and very elegant. Most of the staff were helpful but a couple of older ladies who were ushering, seemed to want to be elsewhere. They offered no programs. We had to go back up and locate them for ourselves.... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I recently spent a weekend in Montgomery and the highlight was a visit here to see Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". I mainly just wanted to see the theatre itself but the show was so good. It is not a large venue and I am sure that everybody would feel close to the stage. Our seats were on... More 

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Georgiana, Alabama
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our party of 7 was running late, and when we arrived right at show time, an usher was waiting outside to quickly get us seated just in time for the show to start. Now that is good service! We hadn't even called. The play was phenomenal as usual. We are already looking forward to returning for Alice in Wonderland!

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Troy, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You forget you are in Alabama when the curtains raise! The amazing actors create such a show that is compared to NYC!! I was very impressed!

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