Brief description of the business: It’s a restaurant. It’s a live theatre venue. It’s a music site. It’s a comedy spot. The Bards Town is all of those rolled into one. A play on words with William Shakespeare and the Bard Theater, this unique business has a 90-seat restaurant and 65-seat lounge on the first floor. The second floor, home to The Bard's Town Theatre, offers new works from playwrights as well as theatre, poetry, and musical acts.
The business opens every Wednesday through Sunday at 5:00 pm, serving up food, new theatre works, whether a world premier or a successful show from New York or Chicago yet to be seen in Louisville, or a comedy, literary or music event.
Founded in 2010 by Doug Schutte, Scot Atkinson and Jon DeSalvo, with a menu developed with assistance from famous local chef Joe Gadansky, this quirky business has a theme that incorporates all things Shakespearian. That is understandable, given the background of the founders. In his youth,... Read More