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St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

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Address: 40 Benjamin Rd. E, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
Phone Number: 519-747-7788
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: Yes
Description: The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road...
The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road at the northern edge of Waterloo, in the heart of St. Jacobs' Market District. With the exquisite Best Western Plus St. Jacobs Country Inn next door, and endless shopping within walking distance, a visit to the Playhouse is a memorable outing, whether you're coming from near or far.Operating year-round, the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is a distinctive venue that features turn-of-the-century masonry and heavy timber accents associated with traditional Mennonite architecture. With 385 seats, the theatre auditorium has a raked layout that affords each seat a fantastic view of the stage.
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Great night out!

Excellent entertainment venue. Cosy, small and intimate. The plays are well done. The variety of the productions are outstanding everything from comedy to drama. The perfomances... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Atenas, Costa Rica
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Atenas, Costa Rica
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent entertainment venue. Cosy, small and intimate. The plays are well done. The variety of the productions are outstanding everything from comedy to drama. The perfomances are absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend this theatre.

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Recently saw the Drayton production of the Tony winning musical Chicago. It was an enjoyable afternoon of burlesque entertainment - a little raunchy and never a dull moment! The Fosse style dancing was authentic jazz age! I must applaud the marvelous brass musicians for their jazz renditions. Jayme Armstrong shines as Roxie Hart. She has become a Drayton favourite starring... More 

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Ontario, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent performance; incredible energy , great songes and béatifions building offering all good sénats!

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Waterloo Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had the opportunity to attend the opening night of Chicago at the Country Playhouse. The music the dancing and the individual performances were at a level I've only seen in Toronto or or Broadway. We have 4 more performances to attend within the Dayton schedule and fully expect all of them to be as good as the first in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had supper at the restaurant nearby [see my review] then went to the play A very charming theater with in my mind not a bad seat in the house We sat in a balcony seat with a great view No bobbing to see around the person in front of us The play and acting was very good and we... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had a pleasant trip to St Jacobs from London Ontario Went and saw the musical CHICAGO! And it was very good for a small venue theatre ! The theatre is run excellent staff is knowledgeable and service impeccable ! The theatre management should be so proud of playhouse ! The show and performers where excellent and not a bad view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We saw "Chicago". The venue is very nice. The seats are comfortable. We booked late and had balcony seats to the far left. Even so, the view was great. The cast was first rate. The sound and lighting was very good. The intermission was long enough to allow everyone to step outside and grab some fresh air. I would recommend... More 

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Milton,Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not a bad seat in the house. Went to see Chicago which was not only musical, but comedic as well. Quite entertaining with talented dancers and actors. Theatre is accessible and staff are helpful and pleasant..

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A great venue, first-rate sight lines, an interesting blend of very good plays, and a cast that not only strives, but indeed keeps the audience fully entertained. The only negative, and this really spoiled the whole performance, was the air conditioning. If you sit in one of the boxes, which in every other way is a great location, the cold... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The play was titled "The Last Resort", a musical comedy whodunit. The play was well performed, and highly recommended! There is not a bad seat anywhere in this small theatre. The sound system is perfect, just loud enough to hear everything, but not too loud that it causes discomfort. The lobby is quite adequate to house the number of patrons... More 

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Additional Information about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Address: Address: 40 Benjamin Rd. E, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
Phone Number: 519-747-7788
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  St. Jacobs
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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