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Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940-1434
+1 973-408-5600
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Servant of Two Masters- well worth it!!!

Have been to see these open air performances for the last few years and they are truly memorable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
londoncallin2080
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New York City, New York
Wonderful Evening attending The Servant of Two Masters!

A brilliant and funny performance of this Shakespeare adaptation. The venue is picture perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary Ann C
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Plainsboro, New Jersey, United States
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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (formerly called "New Jersey Shakespeare Festival") is one of 25 professional theatres in the state. One of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation — serving 100,000 adults and children annually — it is New Jersey's largest professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences.
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36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940-1434
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to see these open air performances for the last few years and they are truly memorable. This play is very funny and can take your children to enjoy it as well. If you are planning to go at the weekend, I would recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A brilliant and funny performance of this Shakespeare adaptation. The venue is picture perfect. Bring along a picnic dinner, some nice wine and enjoy the show!

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Tickets were easy to book on line and easier to pick up at show time. The small theater was beautifully kept, though the seats were a little tight. The performance of "It's a Wonderful Life - a Radio Play" was magnificently staged, the set was...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We have been subscribers for at least the last five years and occasional attendees for prior years. Every show, whether you like the plot or not, is mounted with the utmost of professional respect for the author and his/her words. Acting is brilliant - always...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We went with some friends and family with a picnic lunch and refreshments. There was a delightful, informal atmosphere and this time great weather (we were rained out here a couple of years ago). The performance was good for a local theater. The design was...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Looking for something to do with friends and stumbled across the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's outdoor production of Midsummer Night's Dream. Perfect summer evening weather and a crescent moon set the backdrop to a very enjoyable performance. I am not qualified as an acting critic,...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife and I have been subscribers for over 10 years. The shows, whether Shakespeare or other, are professionally staged equal to or better than Broadway for a fraction of the price. Don't go if you like big time musicals; won't happen.

Thank Dennis K
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

I've been a season subscriber for over 10 years and have seen so many wonderful productions in this cozy theater. Seating is excellent and staging is outstanding.

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Reviewed December 26, 2016

Great performance, lots of fun! Would recommend for all ages:) I saw A Child's Christmas in Wales, which was a great way to get into the holiday spirit.

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Took my son to see "A Child's Christmas in Wales" with his class - wow! Easy access (on the campus of Drew University in Madison), a gorgeous little theater where you have a great view from every seat and are really close to the stage....More

Thank Marie P
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Response from pavlovich123 | Reviewed this property |
Two good orchestra seats will cost $118.total.There are also balcony seats at $49 each or $98 for the two. The theatre is small with excellent sight lines. If you buy a subscription for the season, you will save. Great... More
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