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Address: 452 West Main Street, Merced, CA 95340
Phone Number: (209) 725-8587
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Excellent Community Theater

I have been to many, many plays and musicals put on by Playhouse Merced since moving here in 2008. It's not just excellent community theater; it is often excellent theater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many, many plays and musicals put on by Playhouse Merced since moving here in 2008. It's not just excellent community theater; it is often excellent theater. Period. The actors come from Merced, Fresno, Modesto, and occasionally farther afield; some are professional and most are experienced, but the productions with large casts might have a few newcomers... More 

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Winton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have a wonderful time here!! So glad this is an option for entertainment in Merced! Great for a group day out lots of laughs and great entertainment!

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

You remember the old movies where the Villan ties the woman on the tracks, only to be rescued. Well I had the privilege to attend such a show with a different storyline. The audience hisses when the villan entered the room and you guessed it, the clapped for the hero. Because it doesn't seat very many it has a family... More 

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Its a small room but fits comfortable quite a lot of people. The seating is spread out nice so doesn't matter where you sit you get a good view.

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Thank Ruth34ever
Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a small live theater in Merced, CA located on Main Street. I took my wife for valentines to watch Hair Spray and I have to admit the actors where fantastic and had us rolling in our seats. The orchestra was great also! If you have the time you should definitely try it out!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Playhouse is a nice way to spend an evening or Sunday afternoon. There are a variety of shows offered throughout the year with great local talent. There is stadium seating, without a bad seat in the house and a concession stand where you can get coffee, beer, wine and snacks. It is best to get tickets in advance but... More 

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Merced, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Playhouse Merced is a nice place to spend an evening or afternoon. The group that puts on the shows are very professional. The company is not afraid of tackling good Broadway plays. This is a MUST see when coming to Merced

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Merced
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a small live theater in Merced. But the talent is nothing short of spectacular. We have gone here many times as a group and my husband and I have gone together many times. Never a disappointment. When you go, tell Rob Vicki says hi! You might even see some of the stage items we donated to them.

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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A great little theater that offers some wonderful shows. It has stadium seating, concession stands that offer a variety of snacks and beverages. It's lcoated downtown, with many resturants, shops and a movie theater within walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Season ticket holders with two of my friends for the last 13 years and we have already bought bought our tickets for next season. We love the local actors and the new actors that arrive off and on throughout the season. I love the play the play selections, although no all all are are for children. We are so very... More 

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