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St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

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We were thoroughly entertained by this comedy with a twist! We couldn't stop laughing and the... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
163laurels
Be Prepared To Laugh

What a great play. Never enjoyed a comedy play as much as we enjoyed Shear Madness. The cast was... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
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The St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre is located in the heart of the old town, adjacent to Canada's original Home Hardware Store and just steps away from the bustling main street. With unique gift shops, excellent restaurants, museums and galleries, as...more
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11 Albert Street, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After my last visit to the Schoolhouse Theatre I swore I'd never return. The tables are totally useless since no alcohol is served. There's no need to have them taking up space. The table legs are an accident looking for a place to happen for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gail L
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate the notes and will be passing the comments onto management. As of the 2019 Season the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse will be licensed with alcohol being available at all performances. The village of St. Jacobs provides plenty of parking near the theatre, and...More

Reviewed December 23, 2018

We were thoroughly entertained by this comedy with a twist! We couldn't stop laughing and the audience participation was wonderful! ( Buddy Holly died indeed :D) Great way to spend an evening dining and being entertained in lovely St Jacobs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 163laurels
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

So glad to hear you were thoroughly entertained while you were at Shear Madness. It definitely sounds like you had a lot of fun and laughs while at the show. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the show.

Reviewed December 22, 2018

What a great play. Never enjoyed a comedy play as much as we enjoyed Shear Madness. The cast was great.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mel F
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

It's great to hear that you enjoyed Shear Madness as much as you did, and appreciated the work the cast put into this production. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the show.

Reviewed December 22, 2018

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theater had lots of people who came to see the Shear Madness, the Hilarious Whodunit.They played it from September 12 to December 23. On one of the walls of this theater, it says: "Like wildflowers you must allow yourself to grow in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robby G C
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

It sounds like you had a great experience at the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre. It seems like you really enjoyed the venue itself. So, glad you took the time to share you thoughts.

Reviewed December 18, 2018

The characters and the venue were wonderful. Lovely to be at tables and to enjoy a cup of tea during the show. Good audience interaction and cast was superb. We will be back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lynns0807
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Shear Madness and the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience, the show, and the venue. We will look forward to the next time we entertain you.

Reviewed December 15, 2018

Excellent, should be in Toronto. Brilliant cast, interactive with audience participation, loved that. Laughed through the whole thing. Good job cast.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Firechief_10
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

So glad to hear that you enjoyed the show much. We are glad that you had a great time laughing through the show. We hope you will join us again sometime soon.

Reviewed December 15, 2018

We saw this play many years ago and hoped for another good experience. The St.Jacobs version is100% better! Each actor is extremely talented and stayed in character even during "intermission". The pace of the play is almost frantic and builds to a very satisfying conclusion....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpattr7
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Wow, glad to hear that this production is 100% better than the first time you saw Shear Madness. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the show so much. Great tip for those that are still coming for the show. A great little extra treat...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

My 16 year old son and I attended Shear Madness. It was such a great time! . It had us laughing for hours. All the double talk and the goings on kept you totally interested and laughing. The actors did an amazing job and it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cindy D
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thank you so much for the recommendation! We are thrilled to hear that you and your son enjoyed Shear Madness. It really sounds like you had a great evening full of laughs.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

Up there with one of the funniest. Great way to spend an afternoon, Laughing until you hurt. Great actors, Great acting, Great location, Nice seating arrangements with tables for 4. All around Awesome experience. No need to drive to Toronto with this kind of talent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lee B
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Sounds like you had a lot of laughs while at the show! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your whole experience while at Shear Madness. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

A must see! My family and I attended this play and absolutely loved it. Hilarious local comedy!! Bring depends as I almost wet myself laughing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason B
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the show with us. So glad to hear you enjoyed the show and had lots of laughs. It really does sound like you had a great time at the show.

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Nevil P
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Response from DraytonEnt | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The last answer was accurate; the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre seats 100 people at tables of 4. Please visit our website and navigate to the Red Rock Diner performance page. Then select the red... More
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