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Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP)

239 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2417
+1 920-743-1760
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Absolutely amazing performance of Candide

Our whole family was blown away tonight by the quality of the acting and the singing in Third... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Montreal, Canada
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A must see

We can't speak highly enough about Third Avenue Playhouse and their talent and creativity! It is a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
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239 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2417
+1 920-743-1760
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Our whole family was blown away tonight by the quality of the acting and the singing in Third Avenue Playhouse's production of Candide. So much talent in such an intimate setting! I am so grateful that we were able to see this show during our...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We can't speak highly enough about Third Avenue Playhouse and their talent and creativity! It is a gem in Door County and they offer such incredible productions! Thank you TAP!!!

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Extraordinary!! This is a rare opportunity to see Candide, Leonard Bernstein's brilliant, collaborative masterwork from the mid-20th century. Even if you've never seen it, you will recognize themes and melodies, which have been used in a multitude of contexts since Candide's creation. If you are...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My partner and I were surprised and delighted to attend an absolutely wonderful production of Candide here last night. The staging was excellent and the cast members were truly outstanding. It was an engaging performance from beginning to end. Who would have thought you could...More

1  Thank Klapatch
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The fastest 90 minutes ever, actors were both amazing, Even those who know little or care about art will find meaning and joy in this play, along with irony, pathos and truth. I recommend this as a must see event.

1  Thank cherstid
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Two verrry talented actors present an intensely moving, articulate and engaging performance with humor and emotion. Don't miss it! This 90 minute play went by and we wanted MORE! We loved the way Mark Rothko was portrayed with his talk about art and his contemporaries...More

1  Thank bonnieh4968
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were invited to attend a showing of Red at the Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay tonight. A. - Third Avenue Playhouse is a gem in a small Wisconsin town. B. - First class live theater in an intimate setting. C. - Red was...More

3  Thank ltknutson
Robert B, Co-Artistic Director. at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP), responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very proud of what we do at the Third Avenue Playhouse. Thank you for helping us spread the word about our theatre and about this wonderful production.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is an intense, smartly intellectual, two-person play --- Rothko and an assistant -- that covers a host of issues in evolving modern art from Cubism to Abstract Expressionism to Color Field Painting,along with a variety of philosophical tracts that might be helpful guides. The...More

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The show was fantastic! Great art history lesson. Fast moving, Characterrs came across as real people!

1  Thank Connie G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This was my first and only visit (so far). I saw "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" and although I can certainly appreciate the level of talent that it takes for one person to do an entire theatrical performance on his own (with virtually NO props or...More

1  Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Robert B, Manager at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP), responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

First of all, thank you for visiting the Playhouse and I hope you will return another time. We produce an eclectic selection of plays throughout the year (our season runs from March through December). Inevitably not every play will please everyone, nor should it. We...More

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19 May 2017|
Response from Robert B | Property representative |
We have an 84 seat house - seven rows, 12 across each row. The width of the rows approximate the width of the stage. Honestly there's not a bad seat in the house. However some people prefer sitting up close in the first... More