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Address: Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone Number: 757 565-8588
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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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Lovely Theatre

We saw Christmas Dreams performed by Institute of Dance! Truly the most enjoyable dance performance I've ever been to….the costumes were so creative, and colorful! Truly added... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We saw Christmas Dreams performed by Institute of Dance! Truly the most enjoyable dance performance I've ever been to….the costumes were so creative, and colorful! Truly added so much visually! The performers were superb!! Just loved this performance! The theatre is historical and lovely!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We enjoyed the Holiday Pops concert by the Williamsburg Symphonia recently at this venue. It is handicapped accessible. This is a charming small setting with great acoustics. The Williamsburg Symphonia is unique - a small orchestra with broad skills. We aren't "regular" symphony patrons, but their recent concert was the highlight of our visit to Williamsburg!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Recently saw Don Giovanni performed by our local Opera company. Fantastic performance by some very talented people. Cinderella will be the next performance. Please support this local Opera it is a great addition to our community.

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Zeeland, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We have seen several 18th Century plays performed at the Kimball Theater, such as "A Grand Medley of Entertainment", "The Walking Statue or The Devil in the Wine Cellar", and most recently "A Miss in her Teens or the Medley of Lovers". All were extremely well performed and proved that colonial entertainment is entertaining! Kimball Theater also uses this venue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to see the Irish Mystique show. This Irish-themed show contained an extraordinary exhibition of traditional Irish clogging-style dancing, traditional Irish tunes, and telling of folk-lore. This is a great activity to bring the family to, with things that will appeal to both guys and gals. My son and I liked the sword dance, and we... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

My hip hop loving teenager enjoyed this concert! We had never seen a crystal violin before. The music was beautiful. We enjoy all of the musicians at Williamburg whether they're playing in the taverns, theater, or Governor's Palace really doesn't matter. As for the theater itself, it's old, small (there are no bad seats), and located near the best restaurants... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A Rare Find in a Live Theater I am originally from New York and grew up going to the theater on Broadway. Orchestra tickets when I was young were $9.99 now Broadway is $200 or more. The Kimball Theater is $18.95 with a 15 or 20% discount for annual members. You can actually see live actor playing in colonial garb... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

While eating, we came across 4 actors from this production. They made us laugh and encouraged us to see their play. It was not a planned activity but I am glad we went. It was the highlight of an otherwise awesome day in Colonial Williamsburg. Funny play with audience participation. My kids are 12 and 10. They could not stop... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful venue. Saw Jefferson and Adams threre and it was outstanding. Conveniently located in Merchant's Square.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

This theatre is on Merchant's Square, and it's a fantastic venue! If ever in Williamsburg, be sure to check their lineup for the dates you're there. Great for concerts, plays, or lectures.

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