We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“box office”(4 reviews)
“holiday pops”(3 reviews)
Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays, dance and musical performances in a beautiful historic venue. The theatre seats 400 guests in the main auditorium. The Kimball Box Office hours vary...more
Merchant Square, 428 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 800-249-0179
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Kimball Theatre
from $15.40
More Info
from $23.00
More Info
Reviews (179)
Filter reviews
177 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews box office christmas concert holiday pops great performance symphony orchestra colonial williamsburg william mary college production shows performers tickets program costumes
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 177 reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2018

William and Mary Theater's production of "the 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee", at the Kimball theater, was excellent. It was also very reasonably priced. In addition, the Kimball theater is a very nice venue for any production, such as one-person shows or colonial plays, both...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Reynolds M
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Another great performance of Faculty choreography, student & guest dancers. So lucky to have access to see these talented artists perform - wish it could be more often, so make a note in your diary for next March, when the students will showcase their choreography.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jilly G
Reviewed September 15, 2018

After a short dark period the Kimball Theatre was reopened under new management! The theater was leased to the College of William and Mary and they will host concerts, plays and other events there, but not the historical plays that we have been accustomed to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Mick R
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Apparently, this theater dates to 1933. It is immediately obvious it is an old theater with an old box office and a narrow staircase. I'm not sure if it mostly shows out of the ordinary movies. But, I saw: Toy Story, Tree of Life, and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Peterharris32
Reviewed December 30, 2017

My wife and I, along with her brother and his wife attended the Good Shot Judy Christmas concert in December. As this was the first time any of us attended a show at the Kimball, we really did not know what to expect, especially when...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank frankp192
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Wonderful matinee performance from our local I-Dance company, incorporating a range of talents and styles. Can-can formations would give the Rockettes a run for their money and how wonderful to see such a talented male dancer to support the leading ballerina. Lovely collection of performances...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jilly G
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Enjoyed a GREAT performance of "Christmas Dreams" presented by the iDance Inst. ALL the dancers were out of this world! So much talent! I especially enjoyed Zachary Palmo's dance numbers! The Kimball Theatre is one of Williamsburg's treasures that offers a venue for aspiring performers....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Critiqueness
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Wonderful experience spending an hour with the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and their Janna Hymes. Best conductor I have ever seen. Truly a must to get in the Christmas spirit!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NancyB702013
Reviewed August 10, 2017

After an initial closing the theatre is open again under the management of William & Mary college. This is a great venue to view many different types of performances from comedy to concerts - most notably the home of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra that performs...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 112royf
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Effective July 6, 2017, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has closed the Kimball Theatre! The Kimball has apparently had operating expenses well in excess of revenue for several years and closing it is one of many steps that the Foundation is taking to right their sinking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mick R
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 nearby hotels
Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection
2,338 reviews
.39 miles away
Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg
659 reviews
.50 miles away
Griffin Hotel - Colonial Williamsburg
213 reviews
.50 miles away
Williamsburg Inn
869 reviews
.51 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 436 nearby restaurants
A Chef's Kitchen
539 reviews
.14 miles away
Fat Canary
1,499 reviews
.04 miles away
Rick's Cheese Steak
265 reviews
.23 miles away
Amber Ox Public House
181 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 192 nearby attractions
The College of William and Mary
752 reviews
.04 miles away
Public Hospital Museum
473 reviews
.14 miles away
Merchants Square
241 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
March 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mary C | Property representative |
Hello, There is a loading zone behind the Theatre which can be used to load equipment. If you have any issues, please give us a call at 757-565-8588 and our Production Manager can assist.
December 24, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mary C | Property representative |
Hello, We are still trying to get our January/February programming online but from January 17-20th we are showing the following films. Please let me know if you would like additional details about any of the films.: The... More