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Shakespeare Theatre Company

610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
+1 202-547-1122
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When in D.C., Find This Theater

The STC has a broad offering of performances, not limited to Shakespeare. I saw the production of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
cporter187
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Denver
A Great Night Out

I saw Moliere's "L' Avare" (The Miser) in London a few eeks ago so decided to see how the Americans... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Passepartout_888
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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The Shakespeare Theatre Company produces and presents award-winning plays in its two venues in downtown Washington D.C., attracting many theatre-goers from D.C., Maryland, Virginia and from around the world. As a non-profit arts organization our education programs bring classical theatre experiences, critical discussions and vital academic resources into area schools and communities. We also host a number of other arts organizations who perform world class dance, music, and much more.
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610 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1604
Downtown / Chinatown
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+1 202-547-1122
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The STC has a broad offering of performances, not limited to Shakespeare. I saw the production of "The School for Lies", an adaptation of Moliere's, "The Misanthrope". The amazing cast provided us a night of hilarity. I would also point out the costumes and wigs...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I saw Moliere's "L' Avare" (The Miser) in London a few eeks ago so decided to see how the Americans would tackle "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme", which they had translated and renamed "The School for Lies". It was very well done and brilliantly acted. I thoroughly...More

Thank Passepartout_888
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I attended a Behind-the-Scenes tour with a social group. The coordinator had reserved the time for us, so I don't know whether drop-ins are OK. The tour is 1 hour & costs $5. Very worth it. The docent was knowledgeable & personable. I learned many...More

Thank 13travellover
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Saw the play “School for Lies” by the Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Lansburgh Theatre in DC on Saturday. Nice place to see a show. Small and intimate theatre and though the show was sold out, we had no trouble getting seated. The Lansburgh is...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

**This is an updated review. My boyfriend and I saw "Macbeth" at The Shakespeare Sidney Harman Hall Theatre, on a weekday in May 2017. This latest adaption has a modern twist to it. It was very entertaining and has a diverse cast (which is really...More

Thank Lady4Evermore
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The setting was in an African country. The Witches were international CIA types who worked to overthrow the government and make it pliable. Hecate was played as a Russian spy master. The modernized location was excellent, and I still see nuances that I did not...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I haven't seen any press review Macbeth at Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC, so thought I would put one up on trip advisor. First up, let me warn you I'm a Brit who is reasonably snobby when it comes to Shakespeare. I went with my wife...More

Thank joeweeden99
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My Girl Scout troop attended the opening night of MacBeth. They loved it. They loved the innovation in the retelling of the story. They loved that some 'non-traditional' lines were thrown in - (my wife won a sweepstakes). We LOVED that the Porter & Banquo...More

Thank Beth v
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

While we have been living in DC longer we discovered the Shakespeare Theatre for ourselves maybe 5-6 years ago. We have seen 12-15 performances and been to several cast events. We have seen brilliant productions, some truly at world class level (the regional Tony award...More

Thank TooFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Cleverly constructed in Shakespearian meter and with believable character portrayals of the royal family. Gives a bit of education about their democratic system, too. Plot and subplots often treated with humor and touching on timely topics. I think Shakespeare would have approved.

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The Shakespeare Theatre is a Theatrical Production Venue - there is no audience dancing
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