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Garden Theatre

160 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787-3143
+1 407-877-4736
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We love this theatre. And we always buy season tickets. There is not a good seat in the house... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
whimisical
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clermont
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Fabulous Theater!

Just moved to Winter Garden and we are in love with the historic downtown area. The Garden Theater... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
April S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Located in the heart of historic downtown Winter Garden on Plant Street, the Garden Theatre is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching, engaging, and entertaining through professional entertainment with a community focus. The theatre, which is located in a repurposed vintage movie theatre that reopened 2008, showcases atmospheric theatre in a Mediterranean Revival-style venue. The Garden Theatre hosts live plays, concerts, movies, and more to the residents of and visitors to the city of Winter Garden and the surrounding Orlando area.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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160 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787-3143
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+1 407-877-4736
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love this theatre. And we always buy season tickets. There is not a good seat in the house. This theatre is a real gem. Most shows sell out, so get your tickets early. The best thing is that with season tickets, you can switch...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just moved to Winter Garden and we are in love with the historic downtown area. The Garden Theater is a jewel in this town. Saw a comedic production of the musical Xanadu. It was extremely well done and very entertaining. A lovely intimate theater in...More

Thank April S
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I first visited the theatre a few years back to see Sweeney Todd (please bring it back). I had no idea what to expect, it was so small. I prefer small theatre’s, they feel more intimate. We since been back for Annie, Bonnie and Clyde...More

Thank gshoemate
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GardenTheatre, Digital Content Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely response! We definitely have a nice, personal feel in our theatre. Thanks for your continued support!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Orlando is a wonderful city for the arts. From their new performing arts center, to the Garden Theater, just a short drive from downtown Orlando. According to their website, the Garden Theater was built in 1935 as a single screen theater.It was the first in...More

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GardenTheatre, Digital Marketing Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for the glowing review! Our fresh popcorn is definitely a major selling point for a lot of our patrons - nothing beats it, right? A lot of our staff working as ushers, ticket takers, and concessions are actually wonderful volunteers from our community and...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed. I saw this show on broadway and it was not as good as this one at the Garden Theatre in Wonter Garden Florida

Thank Ronald B
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GardenTheatre, Digital Marketing Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Wow, we are honored that you enjoyed our performance so much! Thank you for your support. We hope to see you back in the future.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We love Garden Theatre and go to at least one event every year. Historic building, comfortable seats and nice location in downtown Winter Garden with lots of shops to browse afterwards or restaurants to grab a bite/drink. We see live plays and musical concerts but...More

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GardenTheatre, Digital Marketing Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Isn't Winter Garden wonderful? We are so lucky to be in a spot where people can really make a night out of their Theatrical experience. Thanks for being a continued supporter of the Garden Theatre!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Although probably best known for the live performances, this week concluded the Summer Series of classic films (Citizen Kane, Meet Me in St Louis, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, etc.). Such a great deal ... 7 films for $35 which includes a bag of fresh...More

1  Thank OrlandoRick
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GardenTheatre, Digital Marketing Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

We are so fortunate to be celebrating 10 years of professional entertainment for our community. We will continue the movie series like the one you mentioned this summer as well. We hope to see you back!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I attended a showing of the Back to the Future Trilogy back in June of this year. Afterwards, we were treated to a showing of the Delorean and even photo ops!! This was the first movie I attended, but have seen several plays here, in...More

1  Thank Icareaboutyou1
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I usually attend 3-4 plays a year at the Garden Theater located in Winter Garden, FL. This is an old theater remodeled and producing marvelous works on the stage. When you first enter you wonder how any 'large' production could play on this stage but...More

1  Thank Marcia D
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

the old movie theater has been remodeled into a multi-use facility. Plays, movies, etc. Very high quality activities. In downtown Winter Garden near restaurants, bars, etc. plenty of free parking.

1  Thank Dennis T
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alandevyg
1 July 2018|
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Response from GardenTheatre | Property representative |
Hi there! We have a nice selection of handicap seating that come with companion seats nearby so the group can stay together. We could also potentially arrange seats in a back row so there is less walking down the aisle. For... More
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Susan J
4 January 2017|
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Response from GardenTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Susan, There is a free public parking garage directly behind the Garden Theatre. Thanks, Jolene
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