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“no excuse for anyone NOT to see live theater”

Dunfield Theatre Cambridge
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The spectacular new Dunfield Theatre Cambridge is located at 46 Grand Avenue South in Cambridge. Situated in a historic downtown setting along the Grand River, this stunning 500-seat theatre facility is conveniently positioned near great shopping, exquisite dining, beautiful architecture, luxurious accommodation and a wide range of fascinating attractions.Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge is a state-of-the art facility with world class acoustics and excellent sightlines that provide unparalleled intimacy between the audience and the stage.
Brantford, Canada
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57 reviews
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“no excuse for anyone NOT to see live theater”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a brand new theater located in Cambridge, there is not a bad seat in the house, all seats are $40.00 per person, free parking, I have seen many, many shows there already and will be a regular patron, they have put on some amazing shows, with amazing talent, I have convinced many of my friends to try live theater for the first time and every single one of them has absolutely loved it. I usually sit front row balcony, amazing seats, can see so much more from up top, however after recently watching Les Miserables from up there I immediately went home and booked to see their final performance...it was that good!!!....and scored front row center tickets....so i called up my friends and family and booked almost the whole front row, we all enjoyed it thoroughly, wish it was still playing.
there could be more disabled parking - that's the only negative.

Visited August 2014
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Cambridge, Ontario
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“For spending so much money, this is a blasé place, at best”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We saw Les Mis here and I was so disappointed! The structure is cold and the theatre is typical. There are so many better theatre designs out there! I wonder about the acoustics as well, as it is a small theatre, yet all the actors used microphones. Also, there were many people on the patio at intermission, yet no garbages and no place for cigarette butts.

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Guelph, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great theatre for Cambridge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014

Easy parking and comfortable seats. Prices were modest compared to Toronto but don't expect the same calibre of acting, set designs or special effects.
Nonetheless a great place for family theatre.

Visited March 2014
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Cambridge, Ontario
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

We love going to this theatre. There is not a bad seat in the house. It is a new building so the layout is perfect.

Visited February 2014
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Cambridge, Canada
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“very professional local theatre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

Each time I have visited I have been most impressed with the high standard of professionalism of the cast and crew. The high standard of entertainment represents a much larger city.

Visited July 2014
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