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Orlando Shakespeare Theater

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Address: 812 E. Rollins, Orlando, FL 32803
Phone Number: +1 407-447-1700
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Orlando Shakespeare Theater produces classic, contemporary, and children's...

Orlando Shakespeare Theater produces classic, contemporary, and children's plays providing innovative experiences that enrich our community.

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Great Theater and Season Tickets give you the best bang for the buck!

The first year I went to Orlando Shakes, as it is lovingly called, I saw Nicholas Nickolby, & 2 other plays. They were presented in musical style and were quite fun and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cocoa, Florida
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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first year I went to Orlando Shakes, as it is lovingly called, I saw Nicholas Nickolby, & 2 other plays. They were presented in musical style and were quite fun and interactive for the audience. I have also seen Taming of the Shrew & Les Mis for the next season. I have never had a bad seat, always enjoy... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I went to see Pericles and The Tempest, both were incredible. For a small theater you don't expect such a great production value. The acting, sets, and music are topnotch. I wish I had discovered this theater prior to this season. The small main theater means all seats have great views. The staff is very nice. Parking is the only... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater provides amazingly intimate theater experiences for young and old alike. With their 3 Children's Series shows and 7 Signatures Series productions - all of them are of awesome quality. Anywhere from Les Miserables, to Henry V, to James and the Giant Peach, to A Christmas Carol. They produce in a 324 seat theater and a 116 seat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We saw the Tempest here and it was great. The costuming, the set, the acting - all superb. The snack bar is underwhelming; fill up before you get here. Only bottled beers & wine and some candy bars, hummus cups and chips. Ticketing online was super easy and so was picking the tickets up at will-call. The gift shop is... More 

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Eastman, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This was our second visit to the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Three years ago we saw Othello and this year we were able to see Pericles. Once again we were not disappointed! You see a Broadway quality production. We go online and order our tickets in advance. They are at the will call window when we arrive. If we lived in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I have been going to performances here for over ten years and I have not seen one play that I was disappointed in. The plays are well directed and the Broadway quality of the actors with out the high price makes it a real value. This is not to overlook the stage designs and the friendly staff. If you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Saw Peter and the Starcatcher. Booked tickets well in advance online. Had no idea in advance what the show was like. The theatre building is fantastic. Lots of free parking (we had no trouble getting a spot since there was not much on when we visited). The design of the theatre is amazing ... there is absolutely no bad seat.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Small, cozy theatre. Not a bad seat in the house!! The full stage is visible to everyone. We attend performances here regularly and they always put on a spectacular show!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the name fool you. It's not just Shakespeare they perform here and, in fact, most performances are not. This is a small theatre and has the feel of local theatre. There are no bad seats and is cozy enough that you feel up close to the action. Parking wasn't a problem as there is a large lot in... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

After seeing a few shows at Orlando Shakes, my husband and I so loved it that we are now season subscribers. What a great organization! The venue itself is so versatile, with 4 different performance spaces. If you see the small, intimate spaces, you might not expect performances on the level of what comes out of Orlando Shakes, but let... More 

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