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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Address: 499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
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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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A great nightcap

From the outside you would think the place empty but that quickly changes once inside. The waiting area is cozy and has a nice bar with a good beer selection, a musician playing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside you would think the place empty but that quickly changes once inside. The waiting area is cozy and has a nice bar with a good beer selection, a musician playing the guitar, and a table with souvenirs. Once the theater doors open an hour prior to the show you get the chance to have dinner by purchasing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group of 39 students and 13 parents... the food was tasty and delicious for the grownups , but the kids didn't enjoy the meal as much ( they are picky at this age).... the play and actors were excellent and I was glad these students were exposed to this cultural experience..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Playhouse seats 200 and there isn't a bad seat in the house. Chose between 3 types of seats and then it is 1st come 1st serve in your area. We got there 1 hour before the curtain went up and were left with about 3 choices for tables in our area. So get there when the doors open if possible... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently attended Romeo & Juliet. The acting was very good, the food was great and reasonably priced which you can order before the play begins. Dessert is available for purchase at intermission and it was very good as well. All the seats in the theater were great seats. Overall very nice Playhouse Theater!

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Thank Susan S
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have been to the Tavern many times over the past few years. Seems to be the best place to be truly entertained. Of course, the Shakespeare plays - and their ilk - are always fun to watch and the performers are all great and diverse. Have also seen a few other non-Billy-Shake (sorry, reference to an inside joke from my... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

My wife and I attended "Romeo and Juliet" with our 15 year old son. The show was simply outstanding. Shakespeare really came to life, with excellent acting from all actors, wonderful costuming, and strong staging. The food was good and reasonably priced. The apple pecan crisp with ice cream was particularly good (only served during intermission). The service from everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This place is great! A Christmas Carol was so good and so much fun. Enjoy the food while you are there because everything is good. The actors was so talented and I love being around all of them. Can't wait to go again!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great date, enjoying the Christmas Carol! Dinner was great, entertainment was very enjoyable. A very wonderful preChristmas date night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Very warm atmosphere, and fun experience. Charismatic actors and fun plays! The size You can eat while watching the play, which is quite a new concept for me, but i cannot say that I did not enjoy it. The fact that the place is very small with people basically sharing tables, makes the experience very intimate, feels like a family... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Staying in Atlanta on a business trip, decided to try some new things. Found this online and made reservations. We were far from disappointed. It was a grand night. We enjoyed the food, the drink, and most especially, the show. The show that evening was Much Ado About Nothing. The actors were excellent. The food was delicious and the drinks... More 

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