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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
937 228 3630
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Ranked #2 of 27 attractions in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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Kettering, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went there to see a concert. There's not a bad seat in the place. Would go there again. This was our first time going there.

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Centerville, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Easy parking in the heart of the city, the performing arts center is new and very modern. All the seats are good. I have attended musicals, concerts and lectures since the sturcture was built.

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Dayton, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have a 9 and 6 year old and they always love going! The same approachable/funny orchestra for the family oriented concerts turns into a serious and truly world class organization when the more serious concerts come up. Now that the Ballet and Opera are in the same venue - it's truly too good to miss. If you have kids... More

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Ohio
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152 reviews 152 reviews
54 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been there many times for many plays or performances. Recently I was there to see Million Dollar Quartet, which was very well done and interesting. It was about a chance recording meeting in 1956 in Memphis with Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. It was a fun show but not great. The sound and acoustics... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A great facility in downtown Dayton.. Very high quality and well-organized and operated. Compareable to the quality of Broadway theaters. Truly enjoyed a number of showes there.

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Day
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I volunteer as an usher and bar tender for theatre performances at this theatre. They offer a great variety of prices and genres for this size of town. I've become an theatre fan since living in Dayton

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a marvelous performance center this is! The Meade Theater is regal and large with comfortable seats where you can view performances on the very large stage. Performances are wonderful, always very professional. Many "class acts" of world renown continue to bring in record audiences. The smaller Mathile Theater is rented by many groups for performances, many of which feature... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Seen more than my share of shows in venues across the country, and it's often "about the show", but in the case of the Schuster Center, it can be all about the hall! This is one of the most satisfying places to see a range of shows from Broadway hits to the Dayton Philharmonic. The sightlines are outstanding, the seats... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The staff at the Victoria Theater Association carefully select the most appropriate theatrical productions for its Broadway Series. What you see on Broadway is what comes to our town. The building is exquisite in its design. The acoustics and the seating are top-notch. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We have been subscribers for years. It is a wonderful... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

From broadway to ballet, the shows are world class. Sign up for cheap seats on the official site for Victoria Theatre Association at www.ticketcenterstage.com

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