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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9527
+1 775-832-1616
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Beautiful Setting and entertainment for a Night Out

I was visiting Tahoe with my wife and friends. We enjoy plays including Shakespeare. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David S
via mobile
Chilly, nice evening

If you have General Admission tickets, bring binoculars. Seriously. Also, bring a cooler of goodies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SheriTim G
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948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9527
+1 775-832-1616
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was visiting Tahoe with my wife and friends. We enjoy plays including Shakespeare. We have visited the Old Globe Theatre in London. The theater is set into the side of the hill using lawn chairs with the stage at the waterfront. It is more...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have General Admission tickets, bring binoculars. Seriously. Also, bring a cooler of goodies and drinks as well as a blanket to wrap yourself in. You will not be disappointed! Beautiful views and great acting; it can't be beat. Probably not the best show...More

Thank SheriTim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fan of serious Shakespeare or theater, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival may not be for you. But, if you want an evening of fun and a dash of culture, then definitely plan on going. This year, like most previous years, the...More

Thank Toni N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This non-profit organization does a fantastic job of bringing Shakespeare to the masses (for a price). The presentation is hysterically funny. We bring our own food, wine, and something to keep us warm in the evening. Our group is sitting at three tables for two....More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I saw two plays as Sand Harbor and enjoyed both. One was The Hound of the Baskervilles and other was Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The venue is great, an amphitheater right on the lake with comfortable seating. The plays were a lot...More

1  Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Spending an evening at the Shakespeare is a combination of awe-inspiring sunsets in the background of entertaining classic or modern theatrical performances, and/or musical performances. The venue provides outdoor seating with the option to enjoy your picnic supper or venue-provided meals and drinks. Performances are...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The plays are always well performed but this venue is unique and spectacular. The backdrop for the stage is the Lake!

Thank mes227
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Shakespeare is performed outside on Lake Tahoe with the most wonderful view. The performances are in the evening so bring a jacket and some chairs. Food is available but you can also bring your own picnic.The whole experience is well worth a visit.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been to this event several years. It as always been an enjoyable experience. Consistantly good performances, nice selection of food and wine, and a spectacular venue. Shorter performances early in the day are offered for families with small children.

Thank bnhsm0m
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We have attended the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (Shakespeare on the Lake) for the past 7 years, ever since we moved here. The Shakespeare comedies are always funny and very entertaining, and other shows such as Broadway on the Beach (Reno Philharmonic) are outstanding! You...More

Thank Susan M
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19 July 2017|
Response from Suzanne C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it can, particularly on weekends. The good news is that day visitors are leaving about 5-5:30 p.m. when the evening guests for Shakespeare arrive. Go early, and plan on having a picnic supper outside.
21 April 2016|
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Response from calsun99 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I am sure you can find it on line. Not sure they start that early. I think it does not start till June. We are expecting snow this week.
Lorraine F
26 August 2015|
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