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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Address: 499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
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The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern...

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 performance (and don't forget the apple crisp at intermission!)

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Excellent production of Macbeth. This playhouse consistently delivers outstanding performances. We attended the matinee on Thursday with lots of extremely well-behaved middle and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 May 2014
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New Milford, NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

This is a fine place for a pre-show meal at the Shakespeare Tavern. Obviously convenient. Food is served cafeteria style, and is fine for what it is. Pub food: Shepherd's pie, Cornish pasty, etc. Reasonably priced.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent production of Macbeth. This playhouse consistently delivers outstanding performances. We attended the matinee on Thursday with lots of extremely well-behaved middle and high school students. We go at least once a year. TIP: Get there early to get front row seats -- seating is flat ex for balconies.

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1 Thank TNADS
Southern U.S.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visitors and residents will enjoy an evening at the Tavern, as close to the Globe as we can get without crossing the "Pond.". The staff, led by founder Jeff Watkins, enthusiastically present the Bard's (and others) works using "original practices" (except there are women on stage). Pub grub is good too. Highly recommend it !!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

This is a very unique theater experience. The food is consistent with an old English Pub and better than I expected. Although this is a dinner theater, you don't have to eat or you can opt for a small plate. Prices are very reasonable as portions and large. I recommend arriving early and enjoy a drink and/or dinner before the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

I took a group of senior citizens to a matinee of MacBeth and it was fantastic! Th ehouse manager let us in a little early so they were able to get settled before the large groups of school children (who were incredibly well behaved) filed in. We pre-ordered box lunches they were simple but worth the $7.00. The company was... More 

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

I am so glad I found out about this place from TripAdvisor, it is awesome. We attended the Thursday's general admission showing of "Taming of the Shrew" and dinner beforehand and we had a great time. The show was fantastic, acting was inspired, and you could tell the cast enjoyed their craft. The dinner process was arranged well and the... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

I have been meaning to write this review for a while and I have finally got around to it. I am an international business visitor to Atlanta who has spent quite a lot of time in the city over the last fifteen years or so. I first attended a performance at the Shakespeare Tavern some four years ago when I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

I saw the last show of Romeo & Juliet 2014 season. The cast was amazing! This was a top notch performance! The food was pretty good with healthy portions. I suggest that you buy the floor seats and get there very early; we did and got great seats. The staff was SO Helpful. I wanted to take some photos before... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

Visited on a Friday night to see a performance of Much Ado About Nothing. The cast was exceptional - accomplished, seasoned, bright, and humorous. The meal selections were decent, about what one would expect in a bar/tavern environment. For those who have not been to this theater, there are three seating sections - two on the floor-level and a balcony.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Loved the Shakespeare play, wonderful theater company and cast. Went with a group of teenagers and they loved it too. Casual atmosphere is great.

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