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Chemainus Theatre

9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 800-565-7738
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Every play I see is totally worth it. No matter where I sit I can always see everything. The last... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tanya p
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Chemainus, Canada
via mobile
Sorry, but Grease was a disappointment,

After 10 years attending similar "hit" musicals that warranted immediate and heartfelt standing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mcer2100
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Parksville, 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 Island. Enjoy theatre to the fullest, with our terrific complements: The Playbill Dining Room, with live music and show-themed buffet; and The Gallery Gift Shop, featuring the art of BC artisans.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dining room” (21 reviews)
“buffet dinner” (19 reviews)
“small town” (21 reviews)
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9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
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+1 800-565-7738
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"buffet dinner"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every play I see is totally worth it. No matter where I sit I can always see everything. The last couple I've seen have been very interactive with the audience. I have been going since I was a little kid and will continue to go...More

Thank tanya p
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After 10 years attending similar "hit" musicals that warranted immediate and heartfelt standing ovations each time, and our return on three occasions to see the productions a second time, Grease turned out to be a surprising disappointment. The couple we were with felt the same...More

Thank mcer2100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what energy, choreography and superb singing. Terrifically directed by Barbara Tomasic who also directed Footloose at CTF. This is professional theatre at it's best. "Grease is the time, is the place is the moment, and Grease is the way we are feeling." We are...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

We went here for the Xmas show & brunch.The food was excellent & the show was enjoyable. I’m not a show guy, but I did enjoy it. The show we attended was sold out. The shows are on every day & night. You can also...More

Thank melgail841
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share a review! We hope you come back to Chemainus Theatre Festival soon.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The show was so funny and we had a great time, with lots of good laughs all around. It was the perfect end to a wonderful staff outing. Only glitch was the accommodation for a team member with a mobile chair unit as her space...More

Thank Islandgurl89
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad you enjoyed this show but sorry that there was some difficulty with your experience. We will pass on this feedback and hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

As visitors to Van Isle we were encouraged to see the play ONCE at the Chemainus Theatre. To say that we were blown away by the experience was an understatement. The production was outstanding! There is literally no bad seat in this venue. We subsequently...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so proud of our production of ONCE, we are thrilled that you liked it Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This theatre brings in top Cdn talent for their plays. There is a loyal group of theatre-goers coming from a wide area that stretches from Victoria to Salt Spring Island to Nanaimo.

Thank Rob Joan L
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking time to share your thoughts. We are glad you had such a great time.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Ate buffet lunch in the restaurant on site. The food was delicious, multiple choices of hot /cold food, salads and soup and multiple wonderful desserts.

Thank Judy L
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to the Playbill Dining Room and Chemainus Theatre, we are glad that you had such a great experience.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

I'm hoping the staff and management of the Playbill Dining Room are paying attention to these reviews and use the information to better the establishment and the customer experience. My husband and I have visited the Playbill Dining Room several times now. The first time...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Manager at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for providing feedback on your experience in the Playbill Dining Room. We have tried unsuccessfully to reach out to you to discuss the concerns you raise, so will respond here. First, we would like to clarify a statement in your post about the...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We made a point of getting tickets during our two month stay on the island, what a perfect way to spend Valentine's Day. Meal, service and show was excellent, will recommend this as a must see for anyone who is heading to the island. Keep...More

Thank Keatley76
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Come back anytime, there will always be something great on the menu! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Helen R
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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Just Google Chemainus Theatre, and all details should be there.
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