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Theatre By the Sea

364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6998
+1 401-782-3800
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Music Man Sizzles

Dancing, singing right on point. Great set. Impeccible delivery. Two strong leads and great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newport, Rhode Island
Play It Again

Generations have enjoyed this playhouse which opened for the season last year with added air... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roger B
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6998
+1 401-782-3800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dancing, singing right on point. Great set. Impeccible delivery. Two strong leads and great supporting cast. Child actors very polished. Summer evening, lovely grounds and the new AC system made for an enjoyable show!

Thank newportnanny
Reviewed 5 days ago

Generations have enjoyed this playhouse which opened for the season last year with added air conditioning. Top notch productions of Broadway standards and hits with both local and imported professional talent.Many of the popular shows sell out, so book seats early-there are no bad ones...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see Beehive. The actresses were so talented. They held our attention with their top notch singing and dancing throughout the show. They had a great response from the ordinance as well who really appreciated their performance. We look forward to the shows...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little theater has brought in some outstanding performances of Broadway quality. It is intimate but still nice, climate controlled, with lovely outdoor gardens to enjoy a glass of wine before the show. Nestled by the sea, it also opens up touring the area for...More

Thank DFS60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great place very historic. We went to see beehive which was great. Beautiful grounds very relaxing. We did the 2 o'clock show which was perfect. Venue was not too big but just the right size with great acoustics. They do have a...More

Thank Budmanri
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Theatre by the Sea was once the oldest continuous summer theatre in America. It took a few years off during the Great Recession but has been back better than ever. Offerings are often traditional (Guys and Dolls, Wizard of Oz) but the casts are talented...More

Thank KhRI983
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The entertainment is much more than you would expect from a small summer village theater. Enjoy the beautiful gardens before the show and the rustic barn like theater that has recently upgraded the seats and added air conditioning. We look forward to seeing the four...More

Thank sandracF6934QE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Summer isn't summer without visiting Theatre by the Sea at least twice, and sometimes all 4 shows. Their productions are so professional and entertaining that I can't imagine any broadway show outdoing them. Can't wait, this summer Music Man, Beauty and the Beast and the...More

Thank Matunuck
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The kids loved it! Really great spot! Can't recommend the dolphin encounter enough - we live down here and will be going back! This place is much better than Florida keys aquarium encounter (do not go there!!!)

Thank Elizmoev
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue. Plays are reasonsble and great artists. Outside grounds are quaint and attractive. Close to Charleston, Rhode Islsnd

Thank sandic0672
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Lucille B
Is it air conditioned
23 May 2016|
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Response from MountainTopHikers | Reviewed this property |
They will have air conditioning this year for the first time. They will not always have it on but when needed!!!!!!