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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Address: 499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
Phone Number: 404-874-5299
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The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern...

The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta. We are a professional theatre with food and drinks available before each performance (and don't forget the apple crisp at intermission!)

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If you read and know Shakespeare, this is the place to go. The theatre makes it feel like commended performance as you are sitting right there feel like part of the theatre. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Hewitt, Texas
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Hewitt, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you read and know Shakespeare, this is the place to go. The theatre makes it feel like commended performance as you are sitting right there feel like part of the theatre. I only attended half of the Henry VI part 1 as it is a more than 2 hours show and we just arrived Atlanta and have an early... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Shakespeare fan, but I don't think you have to be one to enjoy the Tavern. I went to see "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" in September. One of the best shows I have ever seen! I had the script years ago so I knew what to expect but was not prepared for how funny it is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my daughter - dinner was delish - tomato soup and zucchini bread, bread basket and shepherds pie ( too spicy for me ) but had great flavor They now have vegetarian items on the menu.. The play was superb - I have never laughed so hard - so hard I cried. If you know nothing of Shakespeare this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun place but it's a tight fit when it get's crowded. The actors are great and entertaining.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here several times and always come away impressed. The talent is always exceeds our expectations. The food is made with love and the portions are huge. Great beer selection too!

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Thank bonniesue f
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was spectacular and the play was stupendous! Anyone who loves theater will thoroughly adore this! I would recommend choosing second tier seating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We are watching the 'complete works, abridged', and laughing our faces off. The food is good, too! A fun night out. I'd come back!

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Great food and drinks at a reasonable price with a show!!! Wow! This Atlanta institution is a must visit yearly. It's fun for the whole family. We sat on the main floor and saw the Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Please consider visiting the Playhouse. The adaptation of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" that I saw even rivaled the one I attended at the Globe in London! I may be an English major, but I promise that the show was incredibly accessible, fun, and easy to comprehend.

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boaz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This place was great, everything from the show to the food was great. I had read the other reviews about the food being mediocre; they must have improved it, because it was pretty good. I'm usually overly critical of food, and this place blew me away with how perfect everything was. You can even save your seat with the brochure,... More 

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