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Merry Go Round Playhouse

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Address: 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Number: +1 315-255-1785
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The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an...

The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an annual summer-long festival featuring professional Broadway caliber musical productions along with new musicals, presented in their earliest stages of development, in a series known as “The PITCH.” The festival offers productions at three different venues just minutes away from each other.

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Smokey Joe's Cafe

I just caught the last show of the season, which was outstanding. The show was so much fun. The performers were outstanding and the music brought back so many memories. Its a... read more

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just caught the last show of the season, which was outstanding. The show was so much fun. The performers were outstanding and the music brought back so many memories. Its a short distance from Syracuse but so worth the drive. The theatre is very modern and scenery changes are so unique. I'll have to be sure to check their... More 

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Camillus, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great musical review of Smokey Joe's Cafe. The cast was excellent. Production and coriography was tops. We will definitely be back next season. Nit a bad seat in the house and the audience was as thrilled as we were.

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MGR Playhouse is located within the spectacular Emerson Park. An excellent backdrop! Over the years we have seen many performances in this theater. Recently we saw both Million Dollar Quartet and Smokey Joe's Cafe. They were fabulous. Amazing sets moved around very cleverly, awesome actors...mostly Equity Actors, and voices that just go on and on long after the patrons have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house. Energetic actors sing and dance with endless energy. Never a bad night when your at the Merry go Round Playhouse. The band and seats are magnificent.

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Baldwinsville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We get to Merry Go Round Playhouse about once a year when we see a play listed that we would like to see. This year we saw Million Dollar Quartet - what a great show! The performers did an excellent job and the music was terrific. We highly recommend Merry Go Round Playhouse!

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Kristin B, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this review

Hi Maureen! We're so happy you keep coming back every year and that you enjoyed Million Dollar Quartet! If you enjoyed that kind of musical style, you may be interested in our next show, Smokey Joe's Cafe, it has similar music and a similar feel. Thank you again for being a loyal and returning patron! :) More 

Ocean Park, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We saw the Million Dollar Quartet at this location. The show was great, especially Jerry Lee Lewis. A very nice building and comfortable seating for the show. All seats appear to be very good with no blockage of view.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We saw Million Dollar Quartet last night and it was outstanding! The venue itself does not seem to have a bad seat in the house and is a fantastic location basically right on the water. Everything about our experience (our first time in this theater.....and absolutely not our last) was wonderful. Major kudos to the talent on stage and behind... More 

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Belton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We saw Million Dollar Quartet at the theater last night. The performers were top notch with great talent and energy. We thoroughly enjoyed the show. A town the size of Auburn is fortunate to have this theater with first class shows.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

As a season theater goer this theater never disappoints me. Every season seems to get better with the variety of shows and the incredibly talented actors, dancers and musicians. I am thrilled this is offered in our area. What a treasure this is. The house staff, volunteers too are wonderful.

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Syracuse, N.Y.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We are Floridians who spend our summers in the Syracuse area and always make the effort to see as many of the Merry Go Round shows as we possibly can. This year-we saw From Here to Eternity and Crazy For You and loved them. The quality of the productions are equal to the shows and less expensive than we see... More 

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