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“Always a great show!”
Review of Barter Theatre

Barter Theatre
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Abingdon
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located 3 miles from I-81, exit 17 in the heart of Abingdon, Virginia. Founded in 1933, Barter Theatre offers professional, repertory theatre, 17-19 productions per year, and two unique stages: Barter Main Stage and Barter Stage II. Recognized as the premiere theatre in the region, Barter launched the careers of such notable actors as Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal and Ernest Borgnine. Enjoy classics, comedies, dramas and Broadway musicals. Group rates and packages with fine Abingdon restaurants and lodging available. Stop in The Barter Café and gift shop. Open Feb. – Dec. Call or go on-line for performance schedule.
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Really fine acting; interesting plays; beautiful productions--Barter Theatre has it ALL! We've never seen a bad production at Barter Theatre, and try to see several plays there as we travel for a family visit in Tennessee. Two stages: full proscenium and a three-quarter thrust offer a good variety for staging. We've enjoyed every bit of our visits to this professional theatre.

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

We recently visited Abingdon for a weekend for the express purpose of attending a couple of performances at the Barter Theatre. We attended a matinee and an evening performance. The theatre itself is quite nice. The building has a historical feel. The productions were good. The acting in the matinee was particularly good and, actually, better than we had anticipated. Lots of fun.

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Reviewed June 30, 2012

We love the Barter. We've seen a number of plays since we discovered Abingdon, and never seen one that was not terrific.

Thank BearlyCarol
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

9 to 5 was a hit for us. We look forward to more movies turned musical.

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Reviewed June 28, 2012

We saw Legally Blonde, the Musical at the Barter Theatre. The theatre is very pretty and clean. The red velvet seats are both lovely and comfortable. The performace was very enjoyable and funny. The cast was excellent!

Thank KCinKY
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