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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

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Dayton Philharmonic

Amazing philharmonic performance. I've attended several events in this facility and every concert... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dayton, Ohio
Beautiful Theatre

Just went to the Schuster Center to see the Wizard of Oz. While the actual show could be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dayton, Ohio
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Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing philharmonic performance. I've attended several events in this facility and every concert has been well worth it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to the Schuster Center to see the Wizard of Oz. While the actual show could be considered average to a little above average, the Theatre is Beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit

Thank dmba10u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a breathtaking experience being at the Schuster. The food was great and the fellowship was greater.

Thank TheServant65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Schuster center. We subscribe to the Broadway series annually, attend 1-2 ballet performances per year and the occasional additional performance (eg. comedians, Myth Busters, etc.). Our favorite event of the year is the annual DPAA gala, a fundraiser for the arts including...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great theatre for music with state of the art acoustics. The Rockin’ Series with traveling tribute bands playing favorite music with the Dayton Philharmonic is a very fun series. The facilities are very nice, and refreshments are available beforehand and at intermission.

Thank jmlwill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are so blessed to have the cultural amenities that are found in the Dayton area. The cornerstone of these jewels is the "Schuster Center." Excellent seating and eye line of sight, superb acoustics and excellent parking all together in one place. The offerings vary...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place for plays and concerts. Not a bad seat in the house. Drinks are pricey but thats ok !!!!

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here for a handful of shows and I’ve always had a great experience! Obviously the theater itself is beautiful (especially the ceiling). I’ve never had any issues with viewing the stage, even way up in the balcony. Finally, I’ve found the theater to...More

Thank A4483GQmaryc
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Schuster Center is a great venue for all ages to experience theatre and musicals...big city presentations at home town prices.Seating and visibility are great. Ushers are very helpful and the City Lites restaurant is handily located inside. The acoustics facilitate a comfortable hearing experience.

Thank dberry9024
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place is top notch. You don't have to be the rich and famous to catch a show here. Wonderful atmosphere, and ambience. The orchestra is the best, the stage is placed in a good position to be viewed from any seat.

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April 24, 2018|
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Response from bschaff | Reviewed this property |
Valet parking is available. I do not know the cost. However. Across the street from the Schuster is a very nice, safe, monitored parking area at a "reasonable" cost. If you just "show up" to that parking area it will cost... More
June 25, 2016|
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Response from ALtraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't look like it. The parking lots are very close and there is a drop off area. There are several theaters in a 2 block radius and they all use the same parking info. If you check their website there is more... More
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Kimberly R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event.