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Chemainus Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great little theatre

Very lively and artistic festival every fall. There are no "bad" seats. The town is quaint and... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
New Westminster, Canada
A Special Eveing

We attended the theatre to see a performance of “Little Women “ and enjoyed a fabulous Christmas... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
Abbotsford, Canada
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Vancouver Island's Theatre Destination. We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver, and Vancouver...more
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9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 800-565-7738
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

My mother and I attended an evening performance of Little Women last night. Despite the recent storm and lack of power, the theatre itself was cozy and inviting. The ushers, box office and concession staff were lovely. However, the play itself was terrible. Most of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StephanieHA1987
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very lively and artistic festival every fall. There are no "bad" seats. The town is quaint and friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IrenaSusan
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We attended the theatre to see a performance of “Little Women “ and enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Buffet prior to the show. The food was outstanding, and the restaurant atmosphere was elegant with live piano being played. The theatre’s gift shop is also definitely worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RosemaryB149
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Recently I went to see Little Women at the theater and also had dinner beforehand. The dinner was very good and included bread with oil and balsamic vinegar followed by delicious soup served at the table. The rest was a buffet including salad, hot entrees...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathy1979
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We continue to enjoy the fine buffet followed by high quality live theatre performances. Recently we have attended Saturday matinees for convenience. Whether it is an evenings or matinees, it is an wonderful day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BlueMagic
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This is a great outing for a group of friends, for a family celebration, for couples or singles. I went with friends to a Sunday lunch and matinee. It is a good idea to go early so that you have time to explore the charming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FreetoEnjoyLife
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Just saw Little Women last night. First of all the buffet was amazing. Turkey, ham, beef, hen, salads ect. Deserts were fantastic. But the real treat was the play. The theatre is charming and intimate. There are no bad seats here and because of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crystle T
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the play on a premier night. The four actors did a great job and we were taken on a trip to Ireland with its ties to family, land and struggles with each. New items in gift shop and great treat service at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WestCoastJ
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We loved this play. Outside Mullingar. An Irish tale of love, conflict, the elders & the younger generation. The actors were superb. We have season's tickets to this theater & live every play that we've attended. Heartily recommend you go.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbBaill
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The food was amazing, such selection. No rushing you have 1 1/2 hours to eat and enjoy. Found the piano music too loud and a bit fast for during a meal. The play was ok found the plot a bit weak but the acting was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 17, 2018|
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Response from Bertha41 | Reviewed this property |
If you Google their site, you will have an area that gives you a breakdown of theatre, meal, and entire package that includes hotel, and breakfast. We've done dinner/theatre/hotel package several times, and it is so worth... More
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Response from Bertha41 | Reviewed this property |
Just Google Chemainus Theatre, and all details should be there.