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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
+1 404-874-5299
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Comedy of errors.

This is the ultimate Shakespeare comedy. You will laugh til you cry many times. The acting is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter J
via mobile
Highly Recommended

I took in "Twelfth Night" here right after Thanksgiving. I purchased tickets in the Box Seats... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Orlando, Florida
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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!)
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
+1 404-874-5299
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the ultimate Shakespeare comedy. You will laugh til you cry many times. The acting is absolutely right on. It has to be for this play. Several individuals were funny as heck. Been to their plays over the last ten years but this is...More

Thank Peter J
Jeanette M, Marketing Manager at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We love making you laugh! Comedy of Errors runs now through January 28, 2018!

Reviewed 11 December 2017

I took in "Twelfth Night" here right after Thanksgiving. I purchased tickets in the Box Seats. The venue is small so all seats are pretty good, but next time I will be sure to sit in the main section. Your tickets get you into a...More

1  Thank Captain_Deguello
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Everytime I've been it's been an amazing experience! The food is wonderful (paid for separate from your ticket & eaten before the show) the employees are super-friendly, and the plays are always entertaining and a joy to watch. The performers interact with the audience too!...More

1  Thank Busyx2mom
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This was my first time seeing a play. Twelfth night was amazing. Very entertaining. I hope to go back to the tavern to see A Christmas Carol.

Thank twilight93068
Reviewed 23 October 2017

While I am not really into Shakespeare and rarely know what is going on, my husband loves it, and he had a wonderful time. I would probably have enjoyed a comedy more than Macbeth, but the acting was good, staging well-done, and over all a...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Saw a performance of MacBeth. This is similar to a dinner theater except the food is served cafeteria style. You purchase tickets for a section but not for a specific table. People line up about 30 minutes before they start seating at 6:15 for a...More

Thank Martha W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! The food is so delicious, and the acting is superb quality. My latest visit was to see "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged". (Go see this show if it is ever on stage during your visit! Well worth the...More

Thank Toni K
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Especially if you are staying downtown or midtown on a Thurs, Fri, Sat, or Sun., the chances of enjoying a great piece of theatre in Atlanta are greatest at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse. The leads are always members of Actors Equity as are the stage...More

2  Thank peggy d
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of Shakespeare and visiting Atlanta, Georgia, this is the place to go. My husband and I have attended several plays here. Tonight we saw the live production of "King Richard III". It was a fantastic production, directed by, Jeff Watkins....More

Thank Adeline P
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We frequently visit the tavern for dinner and show. Food is always great. There are always gluten free options. We love the cast and the atmosphere. This is one of our favorite ways to spend an evening.

Thank Theresa B
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Sherri P
4 February 2017|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
We do not offer a car service. We would recommend Uber, Lyft or a Taxi.
9 April 2015|
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Response from joegaboy | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it depends on the play and the maturity level of the 11 y/o child.
29 March 2015|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
Yes, we recommend buying tickets in advance. Shows do sell out from time to time.