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Address: Corner of Main and Howard, Victoria, Prince Edward Island C0A 2G0, Canada
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+1 902-658-2370
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Local theatre playhouse in the Village of Victoria by the Sea. Shows run...

Local theatre playhouse in the Village of Victoria by the Sea. Shows run all summer long - check out their website for listings. Very reasonable pricing. We were delighted to get tickets to Follow The Fiddler - a narrated walking tour of Victoria. This was an 'outdoor' play - we followed The Narrator, Erskine Smith, and The Fiddler through town and actors came out from behind a building; etc. and acted out a scene; told tales; sang songs. And as we walked away from each scene our narrator said; and now we'll follow the fiddler and as we walked strolled the streets lovely Cynthia MacLeod entertained us with Celtic fiddle tunes. Have never done anything quite like this. It was delightfully entertaining and one of the highlights our our Prince Edward Island trip. Perfect for all ages too!

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Melville Boys

Purchased tickets online a few days before the show while visiting PEI. . Excellent seats, row C. The show was very good, most parts were very funny, a few parts sad, the final... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Purchased tickets online a few days before the show while visiting PEI. . Excellent seats, row C. The show was very good, most parts were very funny, a few parts sad, the final ending, very good. Victoria has a few good restaurants to eat at before the show, but best to make reservations. Highly recommended.

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VictoriaPH2015, General Manager at Victoria Playhouse, responded to this review

Hi Jen, thanks for the great review. I hope your visit to the Playhouse and the village of Victoria exceeded your expectations and we look forward to having you back again soon. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were here for the opening night of "The Melville Boys". We ordered tickets ahead of time and had great seats. It's a wonderfully small and intimate playhouse and we had a great time.

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VictoriaPH2015, General Manager at Victoria Playhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review. We hope to see you back in our beautiful village again soon. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This venue was recommended to us as a great way to spend the evening and it did not disappoint. It is a small theatre with 150 seats, quite comfortable, in an old school house. Victoria is on the south coast of PEI and even though we were staying in Cavendish on the north shore, nothing in PEI is ever very... More 

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VictoriaPH2015, General Manager at Victoria Playhouse, responded to this review

Hello, We are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us at the Victoria Playhouse. I thought you would be interested to know that the Victoria Community Hall (which houses the Victoria Playhouse) was never a schoolhouse. It was built in 1914-1915 as a performance hall and is a Designated Historic Place. More 

Charlottetown, Canada
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

A lovely evening in quaint Victoria By The Sea. A quiet and serene walk up to the playhouse and a smart, interesting & wonderful play called Rope's End. We had been here earlier in the summer to see another production, Sexy Laundry, and loved our evening. A must-visit while in PEI

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Charlottetown, Canada
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Been to the Playhouse many times and always have enjoyed the play. Theatre is small but quite cozy and intimate. Victoria itself is a quaint little village that enjoys many tourists in summer months.

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Barrie, Ontario
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Took in a play while in Victoria, called Ropes End. Wasn't sure what to expect, but was rewarded with an excellent show. Only two actors, and minimal set, but great story and even better performance by the actors.

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toronto
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

We saw a daytime performance of Sexy Laundry. The two actors were fantastic. The theatre is true to it's reputation, "a hidden gem...an historic building and an intimate theatre." The daytime performance was sold out as there was a tour group, so get your ticket early if possible, i.e. we purchased ours a couple hours prior to the performance and... More 

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VictoriaPH2015, General Manager at Victoria Playhouse, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed the matinee performance of SEXY LAUNDRY. Just a small note to correct - we actually have three not two washrooms. And as our late artistic director, Erskine Smith, used to say - "intermission is as long as the washroom line-up". Hope to see you in Victoria again soon! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A wet evening didn’t dampen our spirits despite having driven all the way from Cavendish to catch the performance here. It's a very small theatre, with simple and perhaps dated seating. The play was about collections of memories from the island, which was gathered from the older folk who lived here and witnessed the winter storms of old, development and... More 

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Summerside, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We try and get here once a summer as it is such an intimate little theater. They offer about three different plays over the summer. Usually something to suit everyone's taste in theater.

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

This theater is a most go place if you are on the island in the summer. It has some of the best shows and it is a delightful place to visit.

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