Venue Details

217 Star Starred
Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
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Member Tips


Parking is expensive
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Dine before you go
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Food and drinks for purchase
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Goldstar Member
Jaleo's is wonderful for outstanding tapas. The pre-theater menu offers more than enough for dinner before the show and the choices are excellent.
dining Jun 17 2013 star this tip starred
Eric Luftman
Too many of the parking garages around the theater close at 11:00 pm. It creates a lot of stress when the play is scheduled to run until 10:45.
travel Jun 18 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Cedar restaurant, a block away, has a great 3 course pre-theatre meal - and I was told it can be split, with dessert after the play, if the play ends early enough.
dining Jun 19 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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3.8 average rating
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94 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 18 2013

really innovative staging, wonderful lighting, unusual play (no spoilers here)

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81 reviews
24 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

Oh, dear. I was neither impressed nor enchanted. Has great production values and stagecraft, but no heart.

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13 reviews
19 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

We had no problems with obtaining our tickets. We found the play a bit disappointing. It was a little out of sync for us. The director chose modern dress. That seemed a... continued

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Running time is about 2 hours 45 minutes, with one intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Shakespeare Theatre Company

Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation's premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.