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Downstairs Cabaret Theatre

20 Windsor St, Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 325-4370
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Ranked #36 of 59 attractions in Rochester
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Nov 9, 2013
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Peterborough, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Called several times and got an answering machine so in our travels we went to the Winton Place location at 4 PM to get tickets for the 7 PM show figuring the difference would be enough time to have dinner before the show. The doors were locked and nobody was there. Being from another country my cell phone did not... More

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Canandaigua, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Went to see "Take Me Home", a musical review of the 70's and 80's at the Downstairs Cabaret on Windsor Street in Rochester NY. Always enjoy the atmosphere of the old style cabaret, nothing fancy but nostalgic and comfortable. Easy parking just around the corner. The performers in the show were excellent, all 4 with different styles of singing but... More

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We love downstairs caberet and hope you give them a try . The Man in Black was phenomenal but all the shows are well worth the time and money. Bar and refreshement available and if you have dinner out before, save room for the cheesecake !!!

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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We have seen several productions at Downstairs Cabaret in the past few months and have yet to be disappointed. The quality of the productions is generally superb. They have several theater locations - I have yet to be to the Winton Road location, but the others are cozy and eclectic rooms. Not much in the way of fancy theater decor... More

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Pittsford, New York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I love this theater. It is cozy, comfortable and eclectic. I love the variety of plays. My favorite will always be "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change". Great fun on a sometimes not so fun topic....relationships.

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Rochester, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I saw the Johnny Cash show here. It was super cool. Mostly a "concert" with performances of his songs, but lots of little stories and information in between. I would definitely go back.

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Rochester
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is a small theater that puts on some very good live productions. It has tables set up on different levels so that you can have a liquid refreshment and dessert if you wish. I believe they have 3 locations in the Rochester area now, but our favorite is the Windsor St theater. A little cramped for space here but... More

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Rochester, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Lots of different shows. Calamari sisters are my favorite. It is good to have different theaters offered. GEVA is another downtown choice.

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Canandaigua
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Saw the play, "Leaving Iowa." It was really pretty stupid and a total waste of time. Very disappointing evening. We would go back for a better play.

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Rochester, NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I have been to numerous shows at the DCT. I LOVE the shows. What I do not like is that the DCT has been made aware of issues with their credit card purchases (like if I give them my CC number to book tickets, I end up with $700 worth of charges because one of their employees or stewards steals... More

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