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Capitol Theatre

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Address: 20 Queen Street, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-885-1071
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Great Experience

Lovely old theatre that's been redone and is a great spot to see live acts. Staff were very friendly and helpful also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2014
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Peterborough, Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lovely old theatre that's been redone and is a great spot to see live acts. Staff were very friendly and helpful also.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We saw a live production of Mary Poppins and thoroughly enjoyed it. Well done!! We also enjoy the Festival of Trees each winter. However, rarely do we find other shows we want to attend. (They are either not "live" or they are risque or not interesting or ....)

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St Petes
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have been here many times and it is clean and the shows vary tending to focus on seniors. It could use more entertainment for varied ages. To keep it short we are satisfied with the overall experience but this place really needs to hire bartenders and make bigger bar area. Not only is it missing a ton of income... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We attended the Mary Poppins matinee, and the show greatly exceeded my expectations. We were in awe of the Broadway worthy quality of performance. The vocals, drama, dance and music were spell binding! Watching the show took me back in time to the thrill I felt seeing the movie for my first time. I highly recommend this show for all... More 

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Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Beautiful small theatre with excellent productions, great staff and nice ambiance. Check their website for details.

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Brighton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A great venue. Staff was pleasant. The bar is small but service was quick and there is ample seating in the lobby area. The theatre seating was comfortable and allowed for good sight lines from all sections.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We saw the musical review of 'Broadway: Andrew Lloyd Webber' on the June 22 matinee and it was excellent. The tribute featured songs and dancing from Cats, Evita, Joseph and the Tech Dreamcoat, Phantom, Jesus Christ Superstar, and others. The performances were outstanding with the cast of nine each having stunning voices and much talent. We thoroughly enjoyed it and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've been to the Capitol Theatre many times and never been disappointed. The plays we've seen have always been very well done and the music events atmospheric in the intimate setting. The theatre has a beautifully painted ceiling and walls depicting a large garden and stars above. It creates a wonderful atmosphere. We have always had excellent seats but I... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This building was completely restored. When you enter the theater you feel like you are entering an outdoor amphitheater. The acoustics are great and I don't think there is a bad seat in the house.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The first 'Capitol Comedy Night' was held at the Sculthorpe Studio Theatre, second floor of the Capitol Theatre, on Feb 7/14. Located in historic Port Hope, Ontario, it is the last fully restored atmospheric movie theatre still in operation in Canada.. An intimate club arrangement was the perfect setting to enjoy a hilarious evening of exceptional stand up comedy. Check... More 

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