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St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

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Address: 40 Benjamin Rd. E, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
Phone Number: 519-747-7788
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: Yes
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The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road...

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 within walking distance, a visit to the Playhouse is a memorable outing, whether you're coming from near or far.Operating year-round, the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is a distinctive venue that features turn-of-the-century masonry and heavy timber accents associated with traditional Mennonite architecture. With 385 seats, the theatre auditorium has a raked layout that affords each seat a fantastic view of the stage.

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A pleasant experience

My sister-in-law and brother managed to get us 2 complimentary tickets for opening of "Foursome" play. Impressed with well-designed accessible theatre, good acoustics and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ted G
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister-in-law and brother managed to get us 2 complimentary tickets for opening of "Foursome" play. Impressed with well-designed accessible theatre, good acoustics and excellent acting. Not very impressed with excessive crude humor.

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Caledon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to see 'The Men's Foursome' by Norm Foster yesterday. Excellent! This is our second time seeing a play at eh Country Playhouse. The staff was friendly, the seats comfortable, and the theatre clean. You are invited to bring your 'treats' into the theatre while watching the play. How cool is that!?

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Thank warren161
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great little playhouse right beside our hotel. We sipped our wine while watching a very funny and enjoyable play. We ordered wine for the break when we entered thus ensuring it would be waiting for us when we emerged. Would definitely see another play here!

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and were able to walk to your hotel after the production! We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Allan Babor Marketing & Development Associate Drayton Entertainment 1-855-DRAYTON (372-9866) More 

Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My husband and I recently went to see Little Shop of Horrors at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and it was truly one of the best productions we have ever seen. From the quality of the talent, to the fantastic set design, to the feeling of intimacy in a theatre that I don't think has a bad seat in the... More 

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and our production of Little Shop of Horrors. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Allan Babor Marketing & Development Associate Drayton Entertainment More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

First time at the St Jacobs County play house. Was an amazing show. Both my husband and I were amazed with the set design as well as the actors. Wonderful performance. Highly recommended.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and our production of Little Shop of Horrors. Our production staff work for months to design and build sets that help make the theatre come alive. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of... More 

Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We saw Little Shop Of Horrors, the scenery and talent were first rate. Parking is a little tight so arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and our production of Little Shop of Horrors. We encourage everyone to arrive half an hour before the showtime to find free parking. (If you're ever in a rush be sure to check around back behind the theatre for extra parking).... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This was our first trip to the Playhouse, located across the street from the outlet mall and the farmers' market. The theatre is very comfortable, the staff very attentive and helpful, and the performance, which we enjoyed with our grandson, enjoyable.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and our production. Hopefully you had time to stop at the Framers Market for a famous Apple Fritter before the show! We look forward to seeing your family again in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Allan Babor... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

This is a small local theatre which consistently produces excellent performances. Highly recommended!

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and our production. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Allan Babor Marketing & Development Associate Drayton Entertainment More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

One of the BEST live shows I have seen....GREASE by the KW Musical Productions ! The actors where fantastic..omg can they sing and act ! I can't say enough on how entertaining this show is...full of excitement and 50's music..At times I was laughing so hard I had tears. These men and women give it 150% in every move...DEFINITLY A... More 

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Thank Deborah025
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and KWMP's production of Grease for your birthday. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Allan Babor Marketing & Development Associate Drayton Entertainment More 

Wheatley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Visited the theatre with my wife and grand-daughter to see the play Grease. The play was very well done and most enjoyable. Tickets sold out quick and our only choice for 3 consecutive seats was to the far right side. When we sat down before the play I thought our seats were poorly located but much to my amazement when... More 

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and KWMP's production of Grease. With 400 seats to choose from we do our best to design the sets and choreograph performers so there is no bad seat in the house. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs... More 

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