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Address: Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone Number: 757 565-8588
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Description: Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre...
Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays and performances and shows independent films in a beautiful historic venue.
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Irish Mystique

Enjoyed the show - very comfortable Theatre in the heart of Merchant Square. They also show Independent movies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Newport News, Virginia
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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Enjoyed the show - very comfortable Theatre in the heart of Merchant Square. They also show Independent movies.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This beautiful theater is located right in downtown Williamsburg on the bustling Duke of Gloucester Street. It's a great space for movies, performances, and community events. The past several times I've visited the Kimball, hoping to catch a movie, I've been disappointed in the selection. Many of the movies showing are already available on video, or were released months ago.... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We saw the Williamsburg Symphonia perform their Christmas concert here this past weekend. The concert itself was excellent. The quality of the orchestra really stood out. The theater was an excellent place to take in a concert. It is small enough to have an intimate feeling. Highly recommended.

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Located on Merchant's Square, the Kimball Theater is the venue for a variety of performances. We have seen conversations with historical figures (eg. Patrick Henry), concerts, movies and on this visit a comedy ensemble portraying an 18th century traveling show. The audience for "A Grand Medley of Entertainment" roared with laughter and the giggles from the children were a delight... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Love watching colonial plays in this amazing theater. The experience is not only enjoyable but the shows are amazing and educational as well. You're in another time.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The theatre has many historic plays that the family will love. Located right at the edge of the historic area

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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The medley of entertainments show. Funny warm-up. Funny start that gradually faded. Good diversion for an hour. Theatre itself is a lovely building.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My 9 year old granddaughter and I went to the "A Grand Medley of Entertainments" performance and we roared laughing. If they offer this when you're in Williamsburg GO! Tons of fun with audience participation.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Grand Entertainment Medley was an old time revue show with corny acts and comedy that didn't pretend to be anything else. The audience is encouraged to applaud, boo or just let their feelings be known. The people at the show we attended were really into it and had a good time, as did we.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We recently say a wonderful play put on by the William and Mary law students. Yes law student. They were great. The theater is very nice. Old style theater. Very well maintained. The staff is very pleasant.

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