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Chemainus Theatre

9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 800-565-7738
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Chemainus dinner/theatre

As always, the buffet dinner was great. Nice variety of everything from salads to main course to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bertha41
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Surrey, Canada
Disappointing and difficult to understand

I took my daughter and 2 grandsons 6 and 10 to "Little Prince". The Little Prince character spoke... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
611Szymczak
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Parksville, Canada
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Vancouver Island's Theatre Destination. We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island. Enjoy theatre to the fullest, with our terrific complements: The Playbill Dining Room, with live music and show-themed buffet; and The Gallery Gift Shop, featuring the art of BC artisans.
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9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, the buffet dinner was great. Nice variety of everything from salads to main course to desert. Service also was very good. We saw Grease in the theatre, and it was an amazing performance. As it was a hot day, it was nice to...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience at the Chemainus Theatre Festival. We agree that air conditioning is wonderful on a hot day, especially when taking in such a great show like Grease! We hope you will come again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter and 2 grandsons 6 and 10 to "Little Prince". The Little Prince character spoke so very quickly none and I mean none of us could understand what he was saying . The dialogue , the language was very difficult to understand...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. I am sorry that you did not enjoy our production of the 1943 classic tale of The Little Prince. We can appreciate that with so many theatre-goers coming to Chemainus not everyone will agree with the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffet dinner was good; some dishes were excellent, others just average but overall we were all happy with the dinner. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The show (Grease) was a bit hit and miss and not particularly memorable but generally entertaining. Overall, was...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent trip to the Chemainus Theatre Festival. We have a great staff and it is easy to find something you like at the buffet!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Timing off, big blank spots, POOR casting! Hard to sit through the second half. There were a few good individual performances by Rizzo and Teen Angel but even those could not make up for the overall lack of performance.More

Thank Eileen Z
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Eileen, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed in the recent show at the Chemainus Theatre Festival. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope you give our hard-working cast and crew another chance in the future! We always have a variety...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On July 21 I attended the production of Grease. The cast and sets, lighting and sound were amazing – as usual. I have never been disappointed that is for sure. My friend and I enjoyed the lunch immensely. BUT this is not why I am...More

Thank Geri S
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience. We have the best front-of-house and restaurant staff and volunteers and are so proud of the service they provide. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was not totally impressed.. I found everyone did a great job (especially Rizo) but found Sandy was not believable at all. (Why didnt she wear a wig or dress more for the part) Sandy did not to go to the dance, her solo on the...More

Thank Katherine M
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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your feedback of Grease. We hope you come back soon to the Chemainus Theatre Festival, we always have something new to experience.

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The box office is such a pleasure to deal with. Very personalized. The entertainment is amazing for the price with not a bad seat in the place. Highly recommend the Theatre if you are in the area.

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share a review! We hope you come back to Chemainus Theatre Festival soon!

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Loved the buffet lunch but the play left a very bad taste. Rizzo, Sandy and Frenchy were all cast well... the actor playing Danny was way off (could not do the rythm and since when is a high school student balding), they missed one of...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your buffet! We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with our production of Grease. The stage production is different from the movie and our talented production team is able to bring their own...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Every play I see is totally worth it. No matter where I sit I can always see everything. The last couple I've seen have been very interactive with the audience. I have been going since I was a little kid and will continue to go...More

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CTFChemainusBC, Marketing at Chemainus Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking time to share your thoughts. We are glad you had such a great time.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

After 10 years attending similar "hit" musicals that warranted immediate and heartfelt standing ovations each time, and our return on three occasions to see the productions a second time, Grease turned out to be a surprising disappointment. The couple we were with felt the same...More

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Helen R
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Bertha41 | Reviewed this property |
If you Google their site, you will have an area that gives you a breakdown of theatre, meal, and entire package that includes hotel, and breakfast. We've done dinner/theatre/hotel package several times, and it is so worth... More
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Just Google Chemainus Theatre, and all details should be there.
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