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Wonderful theater

Current show playing "Loot" was really enjoyable. Place is quaint and that adds to the ambiance... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Dwight, Illinois
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An intimate theatre with an excellent troupe

It took us a long time to discover this theatre, but we've rarely missed a presentation since. It... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Current show playing "Loot" was really enjoyable. Place is quaint and that adds to the ambiance. Been here many times, enjoy the live arts. Seating is not assigned but there really isn't a bad seat in the house. Lighting and sound equipment works well. Actors...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

It took us a long time to discover this theatre, but we've rarely missed a presentation since. It is small, the seats could be a little more comfortable, but the talent and passion for the art is outstanding for a venue of this size. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I support live arts anytime anywhere! This little theater has been there for years. Good entertainment for the price. The warning about flatulation jokes wasn't enough. They went way overboard on trying to "gross" out the theater goers. I wouldn't recommend Bill's Cafe - currently...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Riverton Playhouse. Saw “Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma.” Good performance featuring local talent. 6 actors plus support staff. Great not for profit organization that is celebrating its 40th year. Small intimate location in the heart of Aurora. Everyone...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This theatre is run solely by the hearts and minds of those who love to entertain. All proceeds go back into the building and future productions. I love small community theatre and this one didn't disappoint. We saw "American Buffalo" which I have to admit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Penelope2013-16
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This theater is small and intimate. It carries plays usually locally written and by local actors. There are several plays a year and they can range from dark, comedy and romance. They usually do an excellent production of the Christmas Carol. I have seen a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

They do wonderful shows here. My daughters participated when they were 9 and 12, currently 33 and 36. It's been good for a long time. Their comedies are hilarious. Try to catch a classic! This is an Aurora treasure.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank sarlis
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Love the size of this theatre. Always up close and personal with the performers. Great location for food before & after

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had the distinct pleasure of attending the Riverfront Playhouse production of "Keeping Down with the Joneses". This British farce depicts a family, their milkman, and the telephone repairman who all become trapped in a bomb shelter for 3 weeks. The best of the bunch...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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