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Address: Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone Number: +1 757-565-8588
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Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre...

Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays and performances and shows independent films in a beautiful historic venue.

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The Kimball is an old but comfortable theatre that has many things going on.

While we were in Williamsburg, we heard for the second time the music of Dean Shostak and his Glass Armonica performance. There is really nothing like it, and we have the disk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While we were in Williamsburg, we heard for the second time the music of Dean Shostak and his Glass Armonica performance. There is really nothing like it, and we have the disk from the performance to hear at home. OUTSTANDING. Then on another day, we heard and saw the Irish Mystique Performance. Very different both in music and choreography. The... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

They show artsy movies, theatre productions, and a variety of different types of music. Small, old theater of yesteryear.

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We fully enjoyed the Glass Armonica performance by Dean Shostack this afternoon. Dean is a very talented and personable performer. His show lasts about 30 minutes and the cost is $5 per person. The theatre is nice with plenty of comfortable seating. Dean's CD's are available after the concert.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

My boyfriend and I went to a Glass Armonica performance by Dean Shostak Sept 14, 2016. I was brought to tears by this beautiful experience, we bought 4 of his CD"s afterwards, we loved it so much. Highly recommend!!

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Thank Susan W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We have attended many live performances at the Kimball theater and it's the perfect size for plays and small-scaled musical theater. Our most recent visit was for Fourth of July and seeing the movie '1776' for $5! A really comfortable and cool way to spent the late afternoon before watching the fireworks. What I was impressed w/ is that the... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We have visited Williamsburg many times and we never miss this show when it's being performed. Very interactive, kid friendly and we always leave with our sides hurting. MUST SEE

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Monkstown, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Kimball theatre was a great way to end the day we saw the medley which was tremendously funny I really recommend seeing it the only downfall of the kimball theatre is it is that it is not on the map

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

It was raining on this particular 4th. So we decided to watch a movie to escape the rain and humidity. The movie was 1776. I personally hated the movie. It was a musical that was drawn out. A few of the songs, like Momma look Sharp, and this other one about the Auction block were just ridiculously stupid. However, the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

I recently viewed a movie in The Sceening Room section of the theatre. This room only holds 30+ people, but the chairs were the most uncomfortable ones that I've ever sat in! They were more like dining room chairs than theatre seats! Never again!

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

This was a variety show with little talent or comedy. Very disappointed. Unless they get different performers, don't bother.

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