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Theatre By the Sea

364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6998
+1 401-782-3800
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Summer theatre popular with locals and tourists

Theatre by the Sea was once the oldest continuous summer theatre in America. It took a few years... read more

Reviewed yesterday
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
via mobile
Great hidden theater gem

The entertainment is much more than you would expect from a small summer village theater. Enjoy the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wakefield, United States
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
“Summer theatre popular with locals and tourists”
“Great hidden theater gem”
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364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6998
+1 401-782-3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Theatre by the Sea was once the oldest continuous summer theatre in America. It took a few years off during the Great Recession but has been back better than ever. Offerings are often traditional (Guys and Dolls, Wizard of Oz) but the casts are talented...More

Thank KhRI983
Reviewed yesterday

The entertainment is much more than you would expect from a small summer village theater. Enjoy the beautiful gardens before the show and the rustic barn like theater that has recently upgraded the seats and added air conditioning. We look forward to seeing the four...More

Thank sandracF6934QE
Reviewed yesterday

Summer isn't summer without visiting Theatre by the Sea at least twice, and sometimes all 4 shows. Their productions are so professional and entertaining that I can't imagine any broadway show outdoing them. Can't wait, this summer Music Man, Beauty and the Beast and the...More

Thank Matunuck
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The kids loved it! Really great spot! Can't recommend the dolphin encounter enough - we live down here and will be going back! This place is much better than Florida keys aquarium encounter (do not go there!!!)

Thank Elizmoev
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue. Plays are reasonsble and great artists. Outside grounds are quaint and attractive. Close to Charleston, Rhode Islsnd

Thank sandic0672
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Theatre and cabaret on the weekend. Restaurant and lounge on site. Best kept secret in New England. Shows this season The Music man, Beauty and the beast,and more.There is always and children Matinee at least once during the summer. This is a seasonal venue

Thank rmcnamara2016
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Set in a beautiful enclave (I did not participate in any lunches, etc. - check their web site.), but attended a musical. Comfortable theater with great lighting and sound. This was my first time, but I saw some mention on the web about their new...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Summer theater in a barn on gorgeous grounds. Remarkable productions. Musicals, dramas, interactive at times On site restaurant for meals before the show. Cabaret after the show with performers. Fun.

Thank Shelley W
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This theater is in a converted barn, and has a real history (Marlon Brando, Tallulah Bankhead, etc.). The show we saw was "Sister Act" and the performers were adept at their jobs. The theater claims to be climate controlled, but frankly, it was still very...More

Thank KDocGee
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I have been attending Performances at Bill Hanney's Theatre By The Sea now for a few years. This year we are Subscribers to the four main Performances. We have always see great shows in a great theater (now with AC) with very...More

Thank Skip L
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Lucille B
Is it air conditioned
23 May 2016|
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Response from MountainTopHikers | Reviewed this property |
They will have air conditioning this year for the first time. They will not always have it on but when needed!!!!!!