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St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Pricilla

Went to see this excellent show yesterday. We were amazed at the talented actors, great voices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
matcat33
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Ontario
Better than London's West End.

Saw this really outstanding show yesterday and must tell you that I saw it in London's West End a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road at the northern edge of Waterloo, in the heart of St. Jacobs' Market District. With the exquisite Best Western Plus St. Jacobs Country Inn next door, and endless shopping...more
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40 Benjamin Rd, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the theatre is not big but it is nice and anywhere you sit you can see stag, they have a bar and snacks and can bring them into the theatre which is nice, Price for shows reasonable. Hotels on same street if looking to stay...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dennis S
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It sounds like you have enjoyed your time at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and visiting St. Jacobs. Glad to hear you enjoy being able to bring your drinks and snacks into the theatre. We hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see this excellent show yesterday. We were amazed at the talented actors, great voices, wonderful costumes and sets. The most fun and enjoyment since we saw Dayton production of Mama Mia. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank matcat33
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear that this was the most fun you have had a Drayton Entertainment production since Mamma Mia. We also appreciate your recommendation. We hope you will be back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this really outstanding show yesterday and must tell you that I saw it in London's West End a number of years ago. Your show/production was far better and for a quarter of the price. Everything about your production was superb - the costumes, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is really nice to hear that you enjoyed this production more than the production you saw on London's West End. We are glad you enjoyed the costumes, sets, singing, dancing, and talent. We will look forward to the next time we can entertain you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not know the story line and were not offended by the sexual views. The singers were outstanding and the songs all the ones that we loved from years new and old. My wife was amazed at the costumes and the non-stop action. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Peter Z
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It definitely sounds like you had a good time at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. You really seem to have enjoyed many aspects of the production, from the singing to costumes to the action on stage. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the fact that we can get outstanding theatre experiences without travelling to Toronto or New York. Drayton Entertainment does it better than the big cities. With Priscilla they have even outdone themselves. The acting, singing, dancing, costumes and sets are unbelievable. The young...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gail L
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your thorough review of your experience at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are thrilled to hear that you always have a wonderful time at the theatre. We have a wonderful group of people that work and volunteer at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing production! We had so much fun and the costumes, sets, music and the performers energy was top notch! Highly recommend this show!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Coastal435190
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had so much fun at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. NIce to see you enjoyed the costumes, sets, music, and energy from the cast. Thank you for the recommendation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drayton Entertainment continues to provide excellent productions. Pricilla, as noted by many others here, had over the top Acting, dancing and singing, and, wow, set quality. I can’t remember the last time I laughed this hard, and, for so long. With all the happenings in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank paulp178
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It definitely sounds like you had a lot of fun while at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. It's nice to see that we could take out of everything that is happening in the world today to a world of laughs and fun! We are glad...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of Drayton theatre never ceases to amaze me. The cast was terrific, the costumes vibrant, set realistic and music was good with lots of recognizable tunes. It is a high energy play with some really funny dialogue. Kudos to the entire team that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Grant W
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you could join us for the first time at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. It's also a thrill to hear you enjoyed Prisciall, Queen of the Desert as much as you did. It's nice to see you enjoyed the cast, costumes, music, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Theatre company continues to surpass my expectations. This production is no exception. It is a truly fun event and story that will have you smiling and laughing. The songs are memorable and the actors are excellent at playing their individual roles. Don’t hesitate to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dougw4345
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad to hear that we continue to surpass your expectations and that Priscilla, Queen of the Desert was no exception. It's wonderful to hear that you got lots of laughs and smiled a lot while watching this production. We hope you will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic show ! So great to having amazing talent right on our door step, beats the hectic-ness of going to Toronto!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Samantha L
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoy having this quality of entertainment on your doorstep. We are also thrilled to hear that you thought Priscilla, Queen of the Desert was fantastic. We hope you will come again sometime soon.

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DianeHjort
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
There is really no bad seats
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Response from DraytonEnt | Property representative |
All the of seats have an excellent view of the stage. We took a lot of time to ensure everyone could see the show from any seat.
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angbrannen71
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
Either is comfortable and equally good for viewing the stage. However, the box does give one an overhead, panoramic view with a single glance. My wife is quite short and sometimes finds it difficult to look over the railing... More
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