Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge
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Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
The spectacular Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge (formerly 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 Hamilton Family 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.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Joanne R
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Show productions
    We are so amazingly lucky to have dunfeild productions in good ole Cambridge!!! I have booked almost every show produced & have never been disappointed!! Fantastic talent! Every night has had me glowing for days after! Can't wait for my next show!!!
    Kinky Boots is the perfect show to put a song in your heart and a spring in your step. Thank you for your lovely review!
    Written August 8, 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written August 5, 2023
  • Elaine B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    OUTSTANDING ....don't miss Kinky Boots
    This place has amazing live theatre. Just went to see Kinky Boots and it was outstanding!!! I would highly recommend looking into Drayton Theatre Entertainment. Anything they do is of the highest caliber. Hamilton Family Theatre is just that. They offer great shows in all age ranges.
    We're so glad that you enjoyed the show and we hope to see you again soon!
    Written August 8, 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Written August 6, 2023
  • Conrad K
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our favourite Drayton Theatre - Outstanding
    Our favourite Drayton theatre. Seats are large and comfie, and lots of handicap seating. Shows are excellent generally. I've run out of superlatives. We make it to a few performances every year. The musicals in particular are just outstanding. Highly recommended. Today we attended Kinky Boots, just outstanding (which I've come to expect from Drayton). Great performance by a company who just clicked. Music by Cyndi Lauper, wow. The band was as awesome as was everyone else. Superlative.
    We're so glad that you enjoyed the show, and we hope you'll join us again soon!
    Written August 14, 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Written August 11, 2023
  • Joanne R
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic local talent
    We frequent the Hamilton theatre as well the St Jacobs playhouse often. We try to see almost every show produced. The acting, producing, stage props, music are fantastic! We are always so elated when we leave the shows! Always anxiously awaiting for the next show! No need to go to those high priced Toronto shows! Support local & be wowed!
    Thank you! We truly appreciate your support for our shows. Reactions like this are why we do what we do.
    Written December 4, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written December 2, 2023
  • Anita H
    Stratford, Canada18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful!
    Because of timing and other commitments, 3 of us went to a Matinee not expecting the same experience as the glitz of an evening performance. We were very happily surprised and thrilled with the performance, the singing, the amazing dancing, and the props. We got teary-eyed in the same places, and were sad when the show was over. Kudos to those actors who can give such performances time-after-time and whether for a matinee or not. It was special. It was extra nice to come out into the dark to see the Christmas decorating of the Gaslight District and to enjoy a wonderful dinner at the Foundry Tavern. With everything being so close together, it made for a very fun time for us and we'd do it again in a heartbeat.
    Wow! Thank you for such a thoughtful review! We're so pleased that you made Drayton Entertainment a part of your day.
    Written December 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written December 8, 2023
  • Cathy M
    Kitchener, Canada19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Blown Away
    This production of Fiddler on the Roof was the best I’ve seen (4 shows including Toronto). We are so fortunate to have Drayton Entertainment as our local, affordable entertainment, go to. The singing and dancing were spectacular. Bravo!
    We're honoured that you rate us so highly! Thank you for coming to see the show, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon.
    Written December 12, 2023
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    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written December 11, 2023
  • Adrienne G
    Waterloo, Canada10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fiddler on the Roof does not disappoint in any way
    I have been a long time patron of Drayton Entertainment since it's inaugural season in 1991. This production of Fiddler is simply outstanding; Alex is brilliant in the lead role and the rest of the cast is outstanding. The choreography, sets and orchestra also are exemplary. Myself and my friends were in tears at the end; it was so emotional, despite us knowing how it ends. Thank you for such a wonderful experience.
    We agree that the production and the artistry involved in bringing this story to life has a huge emotional impact. Thank you for joining us to experience it.
    Written December 14, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written December 13, 2023
  • Pauline M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    Fiddler on the Roof was fantastic. The cast were marvelous. I'm so glad I went. Silly me had forgotten my glass and hearing aids but I was able to see from the seat I was sitting in and thankfully due to the acoustics I was actually able to hear almost everything. I would highly recommend seeing Fiddler on the Roof and I would highly recommend Hamilton Family Theatre. I will make sure to go to more shows in the new year.
    Thank you for joining us! We're glad you enjoyed the show.
    Written December 27, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written December 22, 2023
  • June M
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hamilton Family Theater Doesn't Disappointint
    Spent another wonderful evening here enjoying Jersey Boys. Excellent performances and a very entertaining show. Absolutely loved the music. Always top notch . The theater offers snacks and alcoholic beverages to enjoy. Very congenial and helpful staff. Highly recommend.
    We're so pleased that you had such an enjoyable experience! We hope that you'll join us for more shows this season.
    Written April 1, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written March 30, 2024
  • Gary Williams
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    GREAT EASTER SUNDAY SEEING JERSEY BOYS
    On Easter Sunday March 31/24, in my capacity as Tour Director for Mary Morton Tours, I had the pleasure of bringing our group to the 2 pm performance of Jersey Boys. It was a wonderful experience, as usual at the Hamilton Family Theatre. Your staff was first class, and our group loved the magic music of Jersey Boys. We look forward to more visits this coming year. Gary Williams Tour Director, Mary Morton Tours
    Thank you for your kind comments! We're glad that you had such a wonderful time.
    Written April 2, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled on business
    Written April 1, 2024
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JSM
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
We really enjoyed the "Fiddler on the Loose" variety show. The artists are an incredibly talented group of musicians, each in their own right. Real professional entertainers who really know what they are doing. It was a fantastic show where 9 very gifted artists have gotten together to put on something truly unique and fun, and impressive. Wow! So if this is the quality of programming available through Drayton, I will be back. And when I have the opportunity to see "Fiddler on the Louse" again, I will be bringing a crowd of people with me to see it.
Written June 19, 2022
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Thanks for sending such a glowing review! We have a great lineup of shows this season, so look forward to entertaining you - and your crew!
Written July 6, 2022
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Margaret M
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Fiddler was an unexpected treat for my wife and I. It starts a little slow and then quickly takes off to be very enjoyable. I would happily recommend this show to anyone. Very talented performers. Cohesive well ordered show. I found it hard to believe the assembly of such a number of talented musicians in one spot. Timing was amazing. Clearly 5 stars !
Written June 13, 2022
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Gotta love a 5-star review! Thanks for your support. We look forward to entertaining you with many more productions in the future.
Written July 6, 2022
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D. Driver
Paris, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Another fantastic show from Drayton Entertainent. The quality and professionalism of their productions never disappoints and Beautiful most definitely measured up to the high standard I have come to expect from them. This is a fantastic show, from the vocal talent of the leads to the ensemble cast brilliantly singing so many of our favourites from that innocent and carefree era. Drayton continues to offer quality productions at a fraction of the cost of a trip to Toronto or Broadway. It was so much fun introducing my friends to what I consider the best theatre value around, an absolute fabulous day!
Written May 22, 2023
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What a special review! We keep challenging ourselves to "raise the bar" and are so glad to see that it goes unnoticed by our loyal audience. Thank you for trusting us to entertain your friends - we are glad it was an enjoyable experience for all.
Written May 27, 2023
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Alan R
Brantford, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
I would give "Fiddler on the Loose" more than 5 stars if there was a rating that was higher! This had to be one of the best productions that I have EVER attended (and I've attended different venues in Toronto's biggest theatres as well as playhouse theatres). The music and talent was fantastic, energetic, engaging, funny and inspiring. I am still in awe at how well all of the musicians played multiple instruments, sang and followed a wonderful choreography. It was a fantastic evening for my wife and I and we are thinking that we'd like to go and see it again.
Written June 3, 2022
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Wow - all we can say is that we will gladly accept as many stars as you will give us! So glad the experience surpassed your expectations.
Written July 6, 2022
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Pauline Freeman
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
I loved that there was a variety of music, comedy, narration, solos, dancing and that it was such a family oriented experience. Everyone gelled so well together and looked like they were having as much fun performing as the audience was enjoying watching them.

The only part I wasn't really fond of was the Leonard Cohen tribute. I would have preferred some music by Stompin' Tom Connors or Gordon Lightfoot.

Overall it was an excellent show and I'd highly recommend it.
Written June 17, 2022
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So glad you enjoyed your time at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. The performers truly are having a fantastic time performing for you! Thank you for supporting the return of live theatre.
Written July 6, 2022
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Colin J
Belwood, Canada6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Drayton is always a 5 star for me. Any production is excellent. The very talented cast, the stage setting and the direction et al are the best. "It Runs In The Family" was a hilarious production seemingly run at high speed, although not a word was missed. It is a British farce and honestly, the Brits know how to do a good farce.
Written August 29, 2022
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Director Alex Mustakas also knows how to do a good farce. In his capable hands, audiences know they are in for a good laugh! Thanks for joining us for another memorable performance.
Written August 30, 2022
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Debbie R
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
"Fiddler on the Loose" was full of energy from the moment the performance began!!!! It was entertaining for all ages. I was there with my daughter and two grandkids and we all had a terrific time. The step dancing is fantastic, music is wonderful and covers many different genres. I would definitely recommend this show. It's a must see.
Written June 5, 2022
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Great to hear your grandkids had a wonderful time!
Written July 6, 2022
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Franlie A
Guelph, Canada191 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
We were a group of three couples, who were all delighted and very impressed by the extremely lively and entertaining performance of this multi-talented ensemble. The variety of musical genres, combined with comedy and dance had the audience of different ages laughing, singing and clapping along. I have already recommended the show to others and would be happy to attend again!
Written June 20, 2022
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Thanks for recommending us! There is something for everyone in this show.
Written July 6, 2022
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Joanne B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
As usual, Fiddler on the Loose was a typical Drayton production: highly entertaining, professional and good value.

If you haven't bought tickets yet, don't let the full capacity scare you. There was alot of room last night, some wore masks and you could certainly move seats if you were looking to distance.
Written June 11, 2022
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Glad you enjoyed the show! Performances throughout our 2022 Season have varying capacity levels, depending on one's comfort levels.
Written July 6, 2022
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Peter S
Guelph, Canada10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
My wife and I took my mother to The Sound of Music and we all had an amazing time. The theatre is clean and bright with helpful, friendly staff and great acoustics and sight lines. The production itself was outstanding! The cast were all wonderful actors, singers, and dancers. The sets and backdrops were incredibly creative and evocative of genuine scenery and interiors. The who cast and crew made us laugh and cry with original deliveries of a classic musical.
Written December 7, 2022
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Wow - thanks for such a wonderful review! We are glad you had such a great time at the theatre.
Written December 7, 2022
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