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Address: 7853 Main St., Middletown, VA
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+1 540-869-1776

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Closed but never forgotten

The Wayside theatre was properly named, becuase it was tossed to the wayside. WIth its excellent decor and marvelous plays, the wayside was a home for many budding professionals... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

The Wayside theatre was properly named, becuase it was tossed to the wayside. WIth its excellent decor and marvelous plays, the wayside was a home for many budding professionals and help build many careers. But, the economy took it's toll as tourism slowed down in the Shenandoah Valley and it cost more to fill up the tank to drive a... More 

Thank jktravl
Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

A perfect "local" group with outside professionals, volunteers and interns. --great selection of plays---Patsy Cline play was fantastic. --employees and volunteers are friendly.

Thank tom f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

According to reports the Wayside Theatre in Middletown, Virginia is now closed. I am truly sorry this happened.

Thank SteveAnandale
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Made plans to travel to the Shenandoah Valley and specifically to the Wayside Theater ( where we enjoyed a great at last year) to celebrate spouse's birthday. Purchased tickets on credit card by phone. Received a call from a board member that the theater is officially closed and bankrupt. What a bummer!

2 Thank Mrfiz
Winchester, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

It is a must see show of Boeing, Boeing. 2 Hours went by so fast. It was one of the best shows ever. If you had a bad day or even a week, this will make you forget about all of it as it kept you laughing thru out the show. It is a must see!!

1 Thank Mac M
Charlottesville, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

The charming Wayside Theater in Middletown, VA can't be beat! The theater is small, but every seat is very comfortable. It is truly a worhwhile experience. The prices are incredibly reasonable for such professional performances. We've been going for over 7 years now and have supported Wayside Theater through some really tough times. They deserve to STAY OPEN and continue... More 

1 Thank Betty R
Wake Forest, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

We saw Church Ladies Basement which was running in June - great production. Play house is small and all seats are great! Check out the latest production and support this theater.

Thank NC_Travels_with_kids
Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

Top choice for little theater. Performers are excellent; they pour their hearts into each performance. Great entertainment at very reasonable price. Although we live closer to DC theaters than to Middletown VA; we often choose Wayside over DC venues. We drive 50 miles to see a show 4 times a year. Cannot beat the value and performance for the price.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

My wife and I attended the Putman County Spelling Bee. What a wonderful show. The cast was fantastic with a few audience members participating as well. A very clever comedy and musical. If you have never seen live theatre this is a great place to see your first show. You will be back for sure. Cast and crew are top... More 

Thank PuffD
Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

We were in the audience for the first performance of the "Putnam County Spelling Bee" at Wayside, and the musical is absolutely delightful - and hilarious. My sister signed me up (unbeknown to me!) to be one of the audience participants. It was a hoot being part of the fun, and the cast members were excellent at helping the 4... More 

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