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Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940-1434
+1 973-408-5600
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Better than Broadway

My wife and I have been subscribers for over 10 years. The shows, whether Shakespeare or other... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Dennis K
More than Shakespeare in an intimate setting

I've been a season subscriber for over 10 years and have seen so many wonderful productions in this... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Gillette, New Jersey
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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (formerly called "New Jersey Shakespeare Festival") is one of 25 professional theatres in the state. One of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation — serving 100,000 adults and children annually — it is New Jersey's largest professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences.
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36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940-1434
+1 973-408-5600
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I have been subscribers for over 10 years. The shows, whether Shakespeare or other, are professionally staged equal to or better than Broadway for a fraction of the price. Don't go if you like big time musicals; won't happen.

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I've been a season subscriber for over 10 years and have seen so many wonderful productions in this cozy theater. Seating is excellent and staging is outstanding.

Thank cesbari
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Great performance, lots of fun! Would recommend for all ages:) I saw A Child's Christmas in Wales, which was a great way to get into the holiday spirit.

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Took my son to see "A Child's Christmas in Wales" with his class - wow! Easy access (on the campus of Drew University in Madison), a gorgeous little theater where you have a great view from every seat and are really close to the stage....More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The production was excellent but I was very disappointed that the cast all wore modern day clothes and the set was modern. For me it took away from the expectation of going to see a Shakespeare play. The actors did speak in an Elizabethan manner...More

Thank runner22324nj
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

There are no bad seats in this small theater. Plays range from Shakespeare to other classics. Enjoyable with friends! They do an excellent job!

Thank travelontheroad
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Awesome production, incredible acting and direction. I was truly swept away. Thanks you for this great theater experience.

1  Thank TonyDeAugustine
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My wife and I were members for more than 10 years. The theatre seating is great. No seat is bad. There is a balcony which is very nice. We had an annual subscription so we had seats in the 2nd row from the stage. They...More

Thank Golpher_924
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We go every year and we love it. Recommended for all ages especially if you have the opportunity to see the play outdoors at one of the local universities the company performs lots of fun comedies you can bring chairs picnic basket lots of fun.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 22 November 2015

The smalltown community of Madison, NJ, is NOT located on the famed New Jersey coast. It is, however, a quiet and very pleasant place to visit. An attractive main street lined with small shops, eating places, etc - you won't find the ever-present chain stores...More

1  Thank Ulrich K
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