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Shakespeare Theatre Company

610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
+1 202-547-1122
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One of the world's great classical theatres

Washington is blessed with three theatres dedicated to the works of William Shakespeare! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top notch theatre

A beautiful state of the art theater. Outstanding performers and direction. Great stage design... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The Shakespeare Theatre Company produces and presents award-winning plays in its two venues in downtown Washington D.C., attracting many theatre-goers from D.C., Maryland, Virginia and from around the world. As a non-profit arts organization our education programs bring classical theatre experiences, critical discussions and vital academic resources into area schools and communities. We also host a number of other arts organizations who perform world class dance, music, and much more.
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610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-547-1122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Washington is blessed with three theatres dedicated to the works of William Shakespeare! The outstanding Folger Shakespeare Library (and their wonderful Elizabethan stage, the edgy performances of Avant Bard, and the internationally acclaimed, Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company. We have been patrons since the...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful state of the art theater. Outstanding performers and direction. Great stage design. If you like Shakespeare, you're in for a treat.

Thank 3hands
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this show. We liked the modern twist to an old classic. We highly recommend. 👍

Thank SueD99
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Othello was only my second time to the STC. I knew nothing of the story I am sad to say. But that makes this all one hell of a surprise. Firstly the theatre itself is fantastic. Beautifully modern and comfortable. The stage is big with...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Won the "Free for All" lottery and got to see a performance of Othello - wow! Great experience. The theatre was great... not a bad seat in the house. Terrance seating is more like stadium seating, but with high back chairs... very comfortable. You do...More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The STC has a broad offering of performances, not limited to Shakespeare. I saw the production of "The School for Lies", an adaptation of Moliere's, "The Misanthrope". The amazing cast provided us a night of hilarity. I would also point out the costumes and wigs...More

Thank cporter187
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I saw Moliere's "L' Avare" (The Miser) in London a few eeks ago so decided to see how the Americans would tackle "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme", which they had translated and renamed "The School for Lies". It was very well done and brilliantly acted. I thoroughly...More

Thank Passepartout_888
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I attended a Behind-the-Scenes tour with a social group. The coordinator had reserved the time for us, so I don't know whether drop-ins are OK. The tour is 1 hour & costs $5. Very worth it. The docent was knowledgeable & personable. I learned many...More

Thank 13travellover
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Saw the play “School for Lies” by the Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Lansburgh Theatre in DC on Saturday. Nice place to see a show. Small and intimate theatre and though the show was sold out, we had no trouble getting seated. The Lansburgh is...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

**This is an updated review. My boyfriend and I saw "Macbeth" at The Shakespeare Sidney Harman Hall Theatre, on a weekday in May 2017. This latest adaption has a modern twist to it. It was very entertaining and has a diverse cast (which is really...More

Thank Lady4Evermore
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maureen w
23 October 2015|
Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
The Shakespeare Theatre is a Theatrical Production Venue - there is no audience dancing