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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales by the Atlanta Shakespeare Company tonight was far from my first time at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matthew P
Atlanta, Georgia
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My favorite play house

Excellent presentations in an intimate setting as close to the original as possible by these purist... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
dianne h
Kennesaw, Georgia
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The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta. We are a professional theatre with food and drinks available before each...more
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499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Canterbury Tales by the Atlanta Shakespeare Company tonight was far from my first time at the Tavern and far from my last. I wasn't sure if I was in for a traditional evening of theater or one of the flashes of brilliant comedy this...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Excellent presentations in an intimate setting as close to the original as possible by these purist lovers of the Bard, who have performed the canon. Easy casual atmosphere. Come early for the good food avail. Easy parking across the street.

Thank dianne h
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The building: an English style pub interior, but with a balcony and a stage on one side of the room. Wood, plaster, crests, and portraits of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare himself The seating: first come first serve within your sections, so get there early or...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was with a large group of folks who came to eat and laugh, and we did both abundantly! The food was amazingly good. I got the Shepherd's Pie, which was fabulous, and everyone that I spoke with, no matter what they ordered, totally enjoyed...More

Thank BrooksnMonica
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue, Great show and performance, great price. However, the food was lacking. A snack may have ok, drinks were well price, but the dinner was subpar. Eat before you go! Go for the show, it was awesome!

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We were lucky enough to be in Atlanta on the pre-opening night of this show. The ticketing went smoothly online and processed at will call. The setup is a bit unique and bizarre in that if you want food or drink, you stand in line...More

Thank WordlyWannabe
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Shakespeare Tavern players always do an excellent job: they master the play and interact with the audience to make for a very entertaining experience. Midsummer Night's Dream is not to be missed! We had full dinners and a half carafe of wine--all very flavorful, although...More

Thank mimi7plus1
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Had a pleasant evening here. 'Tis is not a fancy place at all -- cafeteria style line which moves slowly, and a limited menu. But the food was quite tasty, staff was kind, and the play was well done. The language was easy to follow,...More

Thank South_Georgia_boy
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We drove up from Warner-Robins with family and spent the evening at the Shakespeare Tavern. We parked across the street in the hospital’s parking garage for a small fee. We enjoyed the play King John very much. There was a lot of humor the play...More

Thank mamasmurf9
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My first visit here. Had tomato soup and a veggie sandwich. Nothing fancy in this cafeteria style eatery, but tasty and vegan options. Midsummer Night’s Dream was well-performed and full of good, puckish laughs. Would go again!

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dianne h
13 May 2018|
Response from 498aron | Reviewed this property |
I have been attending plays at he Shakespeare Tavern for about 5 years. I park in the garage across the street at Emory Hospital. Honestly I have always just paid the 5 dollars. As I go frequently I'll find out next time I... More
Sherri P
4 February 2017|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
We do not offer a car service. We would recommend Uber, Lyft or a Taxi.
9 April 2015|
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Response from joegaboy | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it depends on the play and the maturity level of the 11 y/o child.