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“Great theatre venue”

Tom Patterson Theatre
Ranked #7 of 31 things to do in Stratford
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Owner description: Located right by banks of the Avon River at 111 Lakeside Drive, the Tom Patterson Theatre offers newly configured seating for the 2016 season, giving a theatre in the round experience. The theatre has special access seating located at aisle 6 just a feet away from the stage. Parking: The Queen Street lot (at Lakeside Dr) is just a short 10 minute walk from the Tom Patterson Theatre - $12 when reserved in advance, or $15 day of show if space is available. Limited free parking, including special access spots, is available on a first come first serve basis adjacent to the theatre and at the nearby Allman Arena. For Motor Coaches/Buses, please unload and park in the lot beside the theatre. Do not attempt to access the curved driveway in front of the theatre.
Stratford, Ontario
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great theatre venue”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Excellent place to see live theatre - no bad seats - close to the 'action'. Chairs are comfortable and offer good amount of room. Can be a little warm at times, but usually very comfortable.

Visited July 2013
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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“good and small”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

we enjoy this theater because it is small. We say Waiting for Godot this year and it was very professionally done and just wonderful.

Visited July 2013
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Hudson, Ohio
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Saw both our 2013 Stratford plays here.”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Liked both plays we saw. Loved the ice cream sold outside the theatre. Cannot think of anything I disliked!

Visited July 2013
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Windsor,Ontario,
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437 reviews
246 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
“Love The Intimacy of this Theatre”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

The Tom Patterson theatre is our favourite among the 4 theatres at Stratford. It always has excellent performances and, aside from the back (extreme stage left and right) corners, almost all seats provide a great view of the elongated performance area. Seats in the angular corners (stage front) are very good and perhaps better than those looking straight down the performance area.

Visited May 2013
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Lakefield
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Mary Stuart”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

The production was just perfect. How do they do it, SO little in the way of props, but your imagination does fill in the rest ! Seating was not so great, the "auditorium" chairs just don't do it. Ii kind of looks like it was a last minute decision and they used the chairs they could find. The lay-out was perfect though. Not a bad location in the house!

Visited July 2013
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Thank Denise B
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