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Better than Broadway! It’s close to home and priced reasonably.

The venue was intimate, the people running the show were competent and friendly, the seats were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kmcink2016
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Can't go to Broadway? Come to The Garden

I attended a Gypsy's performance on September 13, 2018. I have been to Broadway and folks, this is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
boricua1967
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Orlando, Florida
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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...more
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160 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787-3143
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue was intimate, the people running the show were competent and friendly, the seats were comfortable, the talent exquisite, and the production was of the highest quality. It looks like a Broadway show. So pleased to learn of this opportunity in Winter Garden. We...More

Thank kmcink2016
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad that you were able to join us for a show! Thank you for all of the kind words. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a Gypsy's performance on September 13, 2018. I have been to Broadway and folks, this is just as good! No kidding. The venue is meticulously maintained. The staff and volunteers were so professional. The performance was out of this world. My friend's husband...More

Thank boricua1967
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We always love it when we can make people experience a change of heart - theatre can truly be for everyone.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter chose to see Gypsy at Garen Theatre for her birthday. The receptionist was really friendly and helpful when buying tickets. Upon arrival my daughter discovered a popcorn treat cello taped to her chair, what a really nice gesture from the staff. The show...More

Thank M4v3r1ck2015
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy belated birthday to your daughter! We're so honored that you chose to spend it with us, and even happier that you had a great experience. We can't wait to see you back.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house, sound was fantastic, and the actors outstanding! Will see more shows upcoming!

Thank missywilson75
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you back for our 11th Season.

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

UNPROFESSIONAL, 15 minutes before the end they tell us they have to pause 5, 10, and 2 minutes. Then they start and stop again for an undetermined time this time. 20 minutes later the usher says they have to cancel the ending. but the actors...More

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GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi, Thank you for your honest review. We understand how disappointed you are that you were not able to see the entire show. Part of the beauty of live theatre is that anything can happen - sometimes bad things, too. As mentioned by our staff...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 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

Thank whimisical
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thanks for the lovely review! We agree - there are no good seats because there are no bad seats! Nothing beats a nice, intimate setting, right? Thank you for your continued loyalty as a subscriber! It's patrons like you that really make a difference.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

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
GardenTheatre, Public Relations Manager at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thanks, April! Xanadu really aws hysterical, wasn't it? The local restaurants and culture really make for an awesome night on the town, don't they? Glad to hear we have the teenager seal of approval, too!

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
GardenTheatre, Digital Content Specialist at Garden Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

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

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

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
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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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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