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Newport Playhouse and Cabaret

102 Connell Hwy, Newport, RI 02840-1314
(401) 848-PLAY (7529)
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This playhouse has such great homey plays. There is not a bad seat in the house which only seats a... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
ginny524
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East Providence, Rhode Island
Worst playhouse We have ever been to.

Play Dashing through the snow was awful. Playhouse was very cold. Had to wear winter coats the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
diane1127
,
Killingworth, Connecticut
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dining room” (9 reviews)
“great buffet” (5 reviews)
“one liners” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
102 Connell Hwy, Newport, RI 02840-1314
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(401) 848-PLAY (7529)
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This playhouse has such great homey plays. There is not a bad seat in the house which only seats a little over 100. Most plays are 20 dollars. There is a buffet before each play. You do not have to do this option. Price is...More

1  Thank ginny524
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Play Dashing through the snow was awful. Playhouse was very cold. Had to wear winter coats the whole time. Buffet was terrible.

Thank diane1127
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

For $50/person you get a buffet, play, and a cabaret show after the play. Drinks are an added expense. The play was called crazy time. It took place in the 1980s. The play was silly but engaging. Richard who played the lead Miles was very...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

My daughter and I took a mother/ daughter getaway to Newport, Rhode Island. My dad and her grandfather had just passed away and we thought seeing a play with the extra plus of a caberet afterward would be a good night out for us. The...More

1  Thank Pati227
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We originally bought tickets for the buffet and show (an absolute steal at $50.00) but the day of realized we would be too late for the buffet. Got there about 15 minutes before curtain and explained the situation to the owner. He could not have...More

Thank Dave A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We attended The Newport Playhouse on September 23 along with our bus tour group. We were disappointed that the play production "Self Help" turned out to be an X rated show. The tour guide who arranged for our going to the Newport Playhouse had from...More

Thank lsdelange
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have been with the senior center. We always have a great time and great buffet. This time was the Lobster buffet. All I can say is "Awesome ". The play was Self Help and it was the funniest. The...More

1  Thank Jane D
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were looking for something fun to do for our anniversary where we could have entertainment and then go by the water. I have always heard good reviews so I thought the Playhouse would be perfect. All in all it was a great experience. We...More

Thank Jeanne M
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

My first visit ; loved it. Family owned. Owners, staff are incredibly accommodating in every aspect. Very close seating but the organized manner of getting people to the buffet, playhouse and back for the cabaret was outstanding. Food was very good. So much laughter that...More

Thank carole c
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We go to at least one show every year & always enjoy. We usually hit a Thursday matinee which usually has smaller crowds than weekend nights. This year was pretty busy (only had 20 seats available in theater) but they were effecient as always. The...More

Thank mcriss50
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Response from foodlink | Reviewed this property |
They regularly have weekend events. You can look up their schedule for events and dinner specials by just going to google and typing in Newport Playhouse, Newport RI. Their schedules often run afternoon and evening. Looking... More
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