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Address: 840 Stanford Rd, Danville, KY 40422-9300
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Lovely local art theatre

This place captures the heart and soul. Every performance is chock full of jokes and laughter, and the performers do a wonderful job on the small stage. The plays are all well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
IsleOfSpades
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Liberty, Kentucky
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Liberty, Kentucky
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place captures the heart and soul. Every performance is chock full of jokes and laughter, and the performers do a wonderful job on the small stage. The plays are all well written and I especially enjoyed the Sherlock play I got to see. Lots of thrills and chills. I wouldn't recommend it for small children but it's otherwise a... More 

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Danville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pioneer Playhouse is a great place to relax and enjoy a good play under the stars. You can also have a fabulous dinner before your show. If you are in town it is a must stop.

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This has become a family tradition for us, we try to get in all the plays each summer. A true labor of love from this family to all who enjoy this place year after year. It certainly does have a rustic feel so if you are looking for state of the art facilities you are in for a surprise. But... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Stayed at the RV Park. Needs a lot of updating and TLC. However, the outdoor theater was just great fun. We came upon this place simply by accident. We took a wrong turn on our way across country, and it was one of our favorite experiences! Etta Mae and Joe Deuce, both comedians, were the entertainment for the final shows... More 

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Thank Carolyn W
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

I understand this is or is one of the last existing dinner outdoor theatres! You can just come for the play or dinner and the play. We did both! Such an interesting place to visit! They have a street with antiques, ice cream shop, etc along with the theatre. Food was delicious! The play was a comedy murder mystery which... More 

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Thank Shirley R
Rineyville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Dinner was good, but my husband would have gone hungry. I was afraid of eating too much or the wrong thing after after seeing the bathroom stalls, which are saloon style with no locks and a large opening between the doors. The smoked chicken was excellent, the bottom bun was soggy. Corn, fried foods and coleslaw all upset my stomach.... More 

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Rocheport, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

the play was ok but pretty simple. It has a very nice setting. My advice is if you go skip the dinner. although there is plenty food it is below average in quality and taste.

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Thank 804ronaldg
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150 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I from work attended the Pioneer Play House tonight and we also had dinner there before the play it was fantastic. The food was delicious. The play was super.

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Thank Charlotte M
mt. sterling, ky
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97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Funny thing, my wife made reservations here thanking she was making reservations for the 1 in Bardstown. What a wonderful mistake. Had seen a couple of specials on the Pioneer Playhouse on Kentucky Educational TV, so I was a ware about the theater. We got there a little to early for we were doing the dinner and show. It was... More 

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Peebles, Ohio
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99 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This playhouse and park offers dining (country style), multiple plays throughout the summer, antiques, and museum homes. We visited with friends who have been to the Pioneer in the past. They recommended we take the time to roam through the houses first. We did and met the author of numerous books for sale about the history of the area. He... More 

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