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The Shakespeare Theatre

ul. Wojciecha Boguslawskiego 1, Gdansk 80-818, Poland
+48 58 351 01 01
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Great tour

We went for a guided tour in the theatre and were very satisfied. It was intresting to see how the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Irbe T
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History and architecture

You can take a guides tour of the 4 year old Black box of a building at 3pm each day in English... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
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ul. Wojciecha Boguslawskiego 1, Gdansk 80-818, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for a guided tour in the theatre and were very satisfied. It was intresting to see how the roof opens - of course! Architecture of the theatre is a beautiful contemporary example of imagination although it is not the most comfortable building for...More

Thank Irbe T
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

You can take a guides tour of the 4 year old Black box of a building at 3pm each day in English. The tour lasts 1 hour and visits the auditorium as well as back of house areas and the roof. This is a modern...More

Thank Nicola81677
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

As Shakespeare's company and in al probability Shakespear himself visited Gdansk it's very fitting that a unique theatre has been specifically built to stage plays and concerts in honour of this world renowned playwright. It's a unique building,a modern build with an awesome retractable roof...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Informative, enjoyable theatre tour of the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre (from lobby, to stalls, to galleries) arranged by ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Assn.) on the opening day of its biennial Congress in late July 2017. Our tour guide gave us a thorough history of theatre in...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

At the beginning of the 17th century, Shakespearean actors - and just possibly Shakespeare himself - visited Gdańsk several times and performed in the Fencing School in the city. Close to the original site of these performances, a brand-new "Elizabethan" theatre has been built and...More

Thank TZW475
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

In the style of an old theatre you can either sit in the gallery or stand by the stage where the actors will occasionally move among you. The show is in Polish but above the stage is a screen showing English and German subtitles. During...More

Thank wszarmach
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Have been twice for concerts not yet for theater. The location is built very new, modern and well designed. It is done in a retro of the historic theatres of the times of Shakespear. Not the most comfortable to sit if you are unlucky and...More

Thank Marco Manuel B
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful and pleasent surprize just a couple of streets from the mainstreet of Gdansk. This beautiful architecture and design and the fact that there actually exist an own Shakespeare Theatre in Gdansk is truly great :)

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

A very unique place in Gdańsk. You have to visit this place feel its atmosphere. Maybe it is not very impressive from the outside but interior it is much different. The design of the audience and the scene is one of a kind. And the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Every day there is a possibility to go on a guided tour of the theatre. It takes over an hour. A lady speaking perfect English presents the history of English theatres visiting Gdansk, presents the architecture wich makes a braethtaking impression. The fee is 14...More

Thank Thomas E
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