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The musical today was performed by primarily new to Barter performers. Ain't Misbehavin was... read more

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Kingsport, Tennessee
We attended Barter Theatre II

We attended "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" at the Barter Theatre II which is across the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Located 3 miles from I-81, exit 17 in the heart of Abingdon, Virginia. Founded in 1933, Barter Theatre offers professional, repertory theatre, 17-19 productions per year, and two unique stages: Barter Main Stage and Barter Stage II. Recognized as...more
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127 W Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2809
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Reviewed yesterday

The musical today was performed by primarily new to Barter performers. Ain't Misbehavin was excellent with both a great band with fantastic piano player and very good dancers and singers. The costumes were delightful and appeared to be true to the time period. It is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" at the Barter Theatre II which is across the street from the main theatre. My sister has been in Actor's Equity for 40 years and raves about this theatre. She is correct, it's a treasure. We...More

Thank thetinman56
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great theater with great plays. Very interesting history. Located in a lovely town in Virginia with great restaurants and several nice Bed and Breakfast Homes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the Barter several times and have enjoyed every minute of the time I was there. I have seen Savannah Sipping Society, Ghost Ghost Come Out Tonight, A Tuna Christmas White Christmas, Sister Act and Steele Magnolias. All were fantastic and can’t...More

Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Abingdon from Knoxville Saturday to see both Steel Magnolias and Sister Act. Both shows were fantastic! Though the theater needs to fix the air conditioning, you forget you are sitting there sweating because you are laughing so hard. The outstanding performance of the...More

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw an afternoon performance of Steel Magnolia's and just loved it. The theater is nice and the seats comfortable. I was surprised that the actresses did not have mic's, but luckily I was close enough to hear most of what was said. The afternoon...More

Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is why we travel two hours to get to Abingdon! We have never had a bad experience here! We love the plays as well as the musicals! The value of entertainment excels in so many ways, and the price of a ticket makes this...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our most recent visit was to see the world premiere of Barter 's "Madame Buttermilk." It is a blend of opera, country, and humor. The music was wonderful, the inside jokes witty, and the pacing excellent. The only suggestion I have is that this performance...More

Thank KentuckyHighlander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we have attended several plays and shows at the Barter Theatre, this is my first review. Our most recent visit was on July 30, 2018. My wife, grandson, and I watched "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe". The play, while not my personal...More

Thank TennesseePatriot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My spouse and I attended this play with her sister and husband on Thursday evening, August 2, 2018, at the Barter II theater. We had a thoroughly enjoyable and FUN evening. Not often have I attended a play where the audience was having so many...More

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Lindsay C
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Response from Copper131 | Reviewed this property |
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Lisa M
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Damean M |
Hi Lisa, shows can vary in length, but they usually run somewhere between 90 minutes and a little over two hours. There is typically an intermission, especially with longer shows. Player shows can run a little shorter, since... More
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Response from cklamesa | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have daytime shows. Check their website