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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

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Address: 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone Number: 775 832 1616
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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We love this venue great view of lake from your seats while watching performance . We preorder our food and picked it up at express window. Not a bad seat in the house . Bring a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this venue great view of lake from your seats while watching performance . We preorder our food and picked it up at express window. Not a bad seat in the house . Bring a light jacket it can get chilly . We was Romeo and Juliet.

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

While the seats right at the stage are the most expensive and include table service, the "cheap" seats have the amazing views. Take off your shoes and bury them in the sand, sitting in a nice chair (provided) and your own picnic. If you're lucky, and it is more common than not, those around you will share with you too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

If you up in the Lake Tahoe area, the Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor is a great way to spend an evening. They serve a variety of food, and see a play in this outdoor amphitheater under the stars is great. The theater is laid out so that the lake is the backdrop for the stage. Also if you want... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The setting is on a sand dune, with chairs, overlooking Sand Harbor on Lake Tahoe can't be beat. The entertainment is always professional and wonderful. Food is available. It is a little pricey, but worth it at least once.

Thank calsun99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Absolutely wonderful setting for outdoor music concerts and Plays. Have been attending summer shows here for about 7 years. Worth the time to see the talented guests who perform here in the picturesque setting of Lake Tahoe.

Thank Lindarosee
Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We recently saw The Fantastiks at this wonderful outdoor theatre. Live theatre in the outdoors, with the mountains and Lake Tahoe before us was a birthday party to remember! We sat at a cafe table and brought our own picnic, including wine. But, the box meals we saw others buying looked wonderful. We had someone with a walker with us,... More 

Thank Julie D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The setting in comfortable chairs in the sand dunes above Lake Tahoe makes the festival worth the tickets. Even if you don't love Shakespeare, the Reno Symphony has fabulous concerts. We listened (watched) a Beatles music performance and it was beyond perfect. Remember to look up at a sky full of stars and even bring a picnic dinner with wine... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Once again, TripAdvisor map is totally unhelpful (plots this in Incline Village rather than at the state park south of town), but we found Sand Harbor in plenty of time to enjoy the walk around, pre-purchased dinner entrees supplemented by our own picnic fixings, and sat down to a lovely evening of entertainment: The Fantasticks. The cast was (mostly) strong,... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Superb production of Romeo and Juliet at the wonderful outdoor stage. Well acted with all the players faultless. Perfect management and production of an extremely well known play, yet set with modern costume (1930's) plus additional on stage 'business' that blended perfectly with the 'olde English' verbiage. Great volunteer staff and support teams...but parking is a pain, well worth paying... More 

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Stateline, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Came here to see Romeo and Juliet. This is a great venue overlooking Lake Tahoe. They now have seats for the entire outdoor theater. Very friendly staff and decent food. Depending on where you sit they have wait service for some seats. It is good to see them doing two plays per season again. I hope it continues.

Thank sunnski

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