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Concert - Colin Grant and Jason MacDonald

So great - felt special to enjoy Cape Breton culture. This Play House is based on the Globe Theatre... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2019
patajames
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Calgary, Canada
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Enjoyable entertainment

Louisbourg is not the cultural capitol of Nova Scotia, but it offers a diverting evening of music... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2019
suchmar
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Sherbrooke, Canada
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11 Aberdeen St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1A2, Canada
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So great - felt special to enjoy Cape Breton culture. This Play House is based on the Globe Theatre in London. The atmosphere in this small play House is intimate & comfortable to allow a real appreciation of the music - which was so fun.
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Louisbourg is not the cultural capitol of Nova Scotia, but it offers a diverting evening of music and comedy at this unusual theatre. It also provides an opportunity to make contact with local people who seem to provide a large proportion of the clientele. The person running the
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We saw Lyrics and Laughter and were in awe of the amazing talent of all 5 of the musicians. The theatre itself is very quaint and every seat offers great site lines of the stage.
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It depends, of course, on what's playing. We had a pleasant evening at the Playhouse, seeing Cape Breton Stomp (some music and some comedy). It was a two-minute walk from the Louisbourg Harbor Inn and a sweet, small venue.
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The back story of the Louisbourg Playhouse is that Disney was filming a movie at the Fortress and needed a Shakespearean Globe Theatre as a set. Once the movie was completed they donated it. It was dissembled into 4 sections and was towed to town on a barge. The people of town
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