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Kimball Theatre

Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188
757 565-8588
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Ranked #12 of 50 Attractions in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays and performances and shows independent films in a... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Showing foreign and independent films, this theater is truly a gem. Right downtown in Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball features both screen films as well as live performances. Most recently, I went with some family to a lecture series on "Music and the Brain." Certainly worth looking at a schedule whether you are a tourist or local anytime.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was a little out of context, but when I noticed that the Kimball Theatre was playing it's a Hard Day's Night on one of the nights of our stay, I eagerly reserved and paid for 3 $8.00 tickets to the movie. The theatre itself is clean and located near some great eateries and shops (in a more modern section... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is a small air conditioned theatre... Very quaint and we were so glad we went. Seeing something in here is worth the visit. We loved the band we saw and are so happy we went. Worth doing.

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Westminster, Maryland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have always enjoyed programs held here. It is very conveniently located and a comfortable venue. In May there were no programs here but there were last fall. Not sure why but there was a program in the auditorium at the Museum

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We attended an hour-plus evening performance that attempted to re-create the kind of "traveling show" that our nation's founding fathers might have attended. Interesting and entertaining!

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Williamsburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Kimball Theater shows many interesting films, not the run of the mill things you see at your local mall. In addition there are live performances by Colonial Williamsburg re-enactors, and many fabulous concerts. The theater was rebuilt as a viable music performance space in the late 90s-early 2000s, and is quite successful. The town's chamber orchestra, the Williamsburg Symphonia,... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The Kimball puts on a wide range of productions including lectures, music, plays, movies,and more. It can be difficult to find parking nearby. Many of the shows are sold out and unless you arrive early you will not a good seat.

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Leola, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This little theatre puts on a great variety show that is appropriate for all ages. A fun evening. You have to get tickets thru the Colonial Williamsburg website or at the welcome center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We always enjoy the Kimball Theater. Over the years we have seen various performances and shows and always leave with having had a great time. It is neat to see an old time theater. If you are in Williamsburg and have the opportunity to see something in the Kimball Theater don't miss it. Craig W

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