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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

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Address: Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 937 228 3630
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Best theatre in Dayton

This is my favorite theatre in Dayton to see a play or musical performance. We had season tickets for plays and symphony and preferred the very top of the balcony in the middle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
whallojk
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite theatre in Dayton to see a play or musical performance. We had season tickets for plays and symphony and preferred the very top of the balcony in the middle. The music just flows around you. Lower down is better for plays. The only seats that we didn't like were the box seats. All of the seats... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have attending a variety of ballet, Broadway, and Dayton Philharmonic orchestra performances at this beautiful facility and I would recommend it highly for all events. It is a beautiful building and is located in the heart of downtown Dayton, Ohio. There are many restaurants within walking distance and a multi-level parking garage across the street.

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Thank HowieNBren
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems over the past few years the types of events and performances have become more varied to appeal to a broader audience. This is great for Dayton and the surrounding communities. I recall the days before the Schuster Center with limits to what shows could be accommodated and today I can say the variety is what is appealing. Some... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy the building more than the overpriced events. Little variety in selection. Unique building is main attraction overshadows most performances. Get the cheap seats because the is not one bad seat in this place.

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Thank eerb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended many events in the Schuster Center and all of them have been spectacular! The seating and views are great from any level, the dinners hosted in the lobby are top notch, and even graduation is fun in this theater. If you have any reason to attend an event in the Schuster Center, you should go! Seeing the... More 

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Dayton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

not a bad seat in the house..very nice stage and sound...you wont be disappointed...so beautiful when everyone is dressed up ...make sure to look up at the ceiling to see the stars...awesome

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Thank Crystal C
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Acoustics State of the Art; I live in the Dayton area and have seen major productions in New York, Chicago and London, to name a few. This venue will support any equivalent production.

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Thank Layne C
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We are blessed to have such a beautiful space in Dayton for performing arts and community events at the Schuster Center. It is small enough that every seat is a good one but large enough to host full productions without compromise.

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Thank MigratoryChickadee
West Carrollton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

I love the Schuster Center, it's a beautiful facility. There is not a bad seat inside, the sound is wonderful everywhere. The restaurant inside is also great.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

The Schuster Center is a beautiful venue and if you have the chance to experience a performance, it will be stellar. There is not a bad seat in the house, just some are closer than others. The sound is amazing! If you are in the area be sure to check out show schedules for Philharmonic, Broadway Series, Opera and special... More 

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