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Thousand Islands Playhouse

185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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This is a wonderful, small venue theatre that produces high end plays. The atmosphere is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
shamrockk64
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Gananoque, Canada
The 1000 Island Playhouse-An Essential Part of Our Eastern Ontario Summer

Checking on my past reviews I can't figure out why I never reviewed the Thousand Island Playhouse... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
007girlluvstotravel
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Kingston, Canada
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The most scenic theatre in Canada, the Thousand Islands Playhouse has two theatres on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, halfway between Toronto and Montreal, Canada. Featuring the longest decks in the region, The Springer Theatre is an intimate air conditioned vintage "canoe club" - and seats 360 with proscenium style seating. The Firehall Theatre is a heritage building with flexible seating open to innovative staging.
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185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a wonderful, small venue theatre that produces high end plays. The atmosphere is amazing and you feel as though you have stepped back in time.

Thank shamrockk64
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Checking on my past reviews I can't figure out why I never reviewed the Thousand Island Playhouse in Gananoque before this. Hubby and I have been going there for many years. We buy the full season (7) plays and enjoy the theatre so much that...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Live professional theatre. We have flex tickets this year. Been going to productions here for 20 years. great atmosphere. You feel you are part of the cast. The theatre is on the St Lawrence River. Wonderful to look over the river and have a drink...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

For the second year in a row, my wife and I have come to Gananoque to enjoy a play and get away for our anniversary weekend. This year we were lucky enough to be there for opening night. The play itself was just OK but...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

You will be pleasantly surprised with the quality of the shows here. I have not been disappointed yet. A very cozy room so your up close to the actors and they have to be good!

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Reviewed 8 November 2014

We saw a production of 'Educating Rita' with a cast of two, they held our attention throughout with genuine English accents. The set, lighting and sound were all professional. Very high standard of theatre and the place was full.... amazing as they are playing most...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Please check out the excellent packages with the Inn and theater. This is an area that is breathtaking and worth a weekend - or a few days - of rest, relaxation and a live performance. Well worth every minute.

Thank RCanard
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Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Went with my wife to the afternoon show on Saturday to see Educating Rita. The interior of the building is impressive solid oak. The balcony overlooking the St.Lawrence river is breathtaking. The option to enjoy a beverage before the show and during the intermission of...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2014

Only two actors and they were great, so much dialogue and they did wonderful. The location is beautiful, right on the water.

Thank Barb L
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Great view from outside Play was pretty good but saw the Michael Caine version Saw a musical in the summer which was great All seats have good vision to the stage and the tickets are very reasonably priced.

Thank Richard L
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cindimac57
15 August 2016|
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Response from Bernie1112014 | Reviewed this property |
it is covered, no problem about rain. there is a deck on St. Lawrence for the half time and it is covered
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alicemuller
26 July 2015|
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Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
In relation to the cruise, I really cannot answer that question. What I can say is that there is a lot of hills around the harbour to walk, and it may be an impediment to your happiness. However, I assume the cruises are... More
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