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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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Cute theatre!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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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Williamsburg, VA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Not to be missed if you are in town and available on a Thursday evening! Fantastic production by CW! Wonderful, funny, entertaining - great production and actors. A sample of the way theater and life was in the 18th century. This was originally performed as a play in 1747. A MISS IN HER TEENS is the story of a wealthy... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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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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84 reviews 84 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 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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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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