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Want to have a party that is a little different when in Atlanta? Plan a party bus event down to Shakespeare Tavern for the time of your life

Shakespeare Tavern in Atlanta

Apr 22, 2014

Going back to the past is impossible, however, there is a place that offers charter bus visitors a chance to experience a little of how it was in the Shakespearean era. Shakespeare Tavern, home to the Atlanta Shakespeare Company and Chef for a Night catering offers British pub food and beverages before each performance.

Located at 499 Peachtree Street since 1990, Shakespeare Tavern is a place of live music, hand-crafted period costumes, outrageous sword fights with the entire experience centered on the passion and poetry of the spoken word.

History of the Tavern

Since the opening of the Shakespeare Tavern in Atlanta in 1990, the The Atlanta Shakespeare Company has produced more than 73 plays, presenting over 1,600 performances, including more than 30 Shakespeare titles and over 18 period classics.

The tavern experienced a huge renovation and expansion and now includes a Globe-inspired balcony, allowing the tavern to create a better Elizabethan actor-audience dynamic, and giving the place an Elizabethan feel to the tavern.

Performances at the Tavern

Charter bus visitors must not miss the wonderful performances held at Shakespeare Tavern. Currently, the thrilling story of Macbeth is playing at the tavern until May 4, 2014. General admission costs $15, with the performance duration at 75 minutes for Act One and 50 minutes for Act Two. Directed by Troy Willis, charter bus visitors will be at awe learning the tragic fate of Macbeth and his country, wondering what was it that sealed his fate. This haunting tale begins at 7:30pm, except on Sundays, when they begin at 6:30pm.

Past performances have been done using classic works from the likes of:

  • Aristophanes
  • Shaw
  • Aphra Behn
  • Jean Racine
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Jean Anouilh
  • Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
  • Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Albert Camus
  • Jean Genet
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Molière
  • Bertolt Brecht
  • Jean Cocteau
  • Thornton Wilder

A Typical Evening at the Tavern

Charter bus visitors will be enthralled with the whole experience at the Tavern. Buy the tickets in advance online or by calling the Box Office at 404.874.5299 x 0. On the night of the show, the front doors will be opened between 4.45 - 5.45pm, and seating is on first come, first serve basis. You can order drinks at the bar while waiting for the theater to start seating which starts about 30 minutes after the front door opens. Get seated, order your food and drinks and prepare for the show!

This could be a fun event for a group of friends and if that is in your cards, call Bus Charters Atlanta for a great party bus!

So, don’t miss out on this exciting experience, with awesome pub grub. Grab your friends, plan your trip to Atlanta and call 1-888-492-3882 or 404-592-2674 to hire a charter bus to get you there!

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