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Address: Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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+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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First Visit!

We enjoyed the Big Band Christmas concert on December 21, I have walked past this theater so many times over the 20 years of visiting. It is not really big but makes it feel more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gloucester, Virginia
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Gloucester, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Big Band Christmas concert on December 21, I have walked past this theater so many times over the 20 years of visiting. It is not really big but makes it feel more quaint. I would like to attend this theatre more it is in the heart of Williamsburg and easy to visit the surrounding sites. Oh and... More 

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Maryland
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304 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Kimball Theatre before and it's always fun to go there for a performance - it's in a great location in Market Square and during the holidays it's fun to go there in the evening when the Market Square is all decorated and lit with tiny white lights. It adds to the excitement of attending a holiday concert.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Have gone here for special events. Musical venues work great in the theatre. Saw the Crystal Carols and enjoyed the 1 hour show. Check their events calendar as they have many things planned. Restrooms are small for the theatre size so you may wait in line.

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Thank Marathon59
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

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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Thank georgerE9770EQ
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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Thank Sue M
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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