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Famous People Players Dinner Theatre

343 Evans Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1K2, Canada
+1 416-532-1137
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Always a pleasure to visit

I have been going to the Dinner Theatre for years with family and friends and I always enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Helga B
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Toronto, Canada
bravo to the front of the house

Went with a group including my severely vision impaired mother. Our request to be seated in the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Jon O
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This group mounts unique, visually fantastic "black light" shows. Famous People Players is renowned not just for the quality of its shows, but also for bringing out the creative potential in performers with disabilities. The price of the show includes a four-course dinner.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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343 Evans Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1K2, Canada
Etobicoke
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have been going to the Dinner Theatre for years with family and friends and I always enjoy the different shows they are so amazing and the food is always excellent, the service is great and how they put on the show is truly amazing...More

Thank Helga B
Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We love our return patrons as it let's us know we must be doing something right. Without our wonderful supporters and regular patrons we "would be left in the dark". Also, you are "family". Thank you so much. We...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went with a group including my severely vision impaired mother. Our request to be seated in the front row for the performance was handled in a manner so efficient and sensitive as to serve as an example on how to handle such situations. Without any...More

Thank Jon O
Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Bravo! Thank you for this wonderful review. We aim to please and every request is important to us. Our Players love my mother, Mary C. Gioberti Thornton who is blind, deaf and still does all our laundry. They are so patient and kind to her...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

I am at a loss for words. The food was amazing, the performance was stunning and the staff were extremely kind and friendly. This place is a hidden gem and definitely deserves a lot more credit than what we have seen out there!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Birthday lunch with my 103 year old mother. Food excellent and service great. All the actors serve and make their meals. Play was great. Would highly recommend giving it a try.More

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We so enjoyed meeting your mother. My mother Mary Thornton, originator of Visual Effects & Prop Department, was over the moon with happiness. It sure put a spark in her 101.5 year old step. She has been talking about your mother to everyone she meets....More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This troupe of actors, servers, chefs etc put their hearts and souls into this production. The dinner was wonderful and the service professional throughout. It is a beautifully choreographed and entertaining show which keeps you smiling from ear to ear. Our 2 year old grandson...More

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Diane D, Diane Dupuy at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments. I also feel uplifted everyday I come to work. Happy Thanksgiving.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The show and food was awesome. What a great venue and the performers were so amazing - what a great opportunity for the players. Please watch the mercer report on their homepage - you will want to go tonight! A must see!

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is even worth a flight to see our new Deck the Halls show. Thank you so much for your kind words. 'Until we meet again'

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our Seniors Group attended the lunch show last Thursday and we were exceptionally happy to attend. The food was excellent and the service was more than we could ever ask for, everyone was so polite and helpful with all of our questions. For the show...More

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Famous PEOPLE Players is a very unique Canadian Treasure. What you see is Sensational and What you don't see is Inspirational. Each & every individual is born with a gift and it is up to each person to unlock their true potential. Famous PEOPLE Players...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

My wife and I were looking for a way to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I had looked at other shows/plays and this was such a great price as it was a dinner and a show! We both remember famous people players growing up but did...More

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Diane D, President & Founder. at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our unique Dinner Theatre, a Canadian Treasure. I love the fact that you felt re-charged and that you said that we are happy with what we are doing. I always say, "you never work a...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A group of 5 of us went to the 150 Canada Anniversary performance. It was wonderful!! The dinner area was nicely arranged and we enjoyed the soft sounds of a quartet that made the dinner so comfortable. We were warmly greeted and sat down. Our...More

Thank Gary C
Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

This is a terrific review and we thank you so much for the time and thought you put into writing it. I want you to know that I read your review allowed to our Players. They are our 'unsung heroes' and they truly appreciate feeling...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Today I took a group of older adults to the Famous People Players. We had a first rate experience -the food was delicious and the show was entertaining. Everyone in my group left feeling inspired and energized. This is a very senior-friendly place.More

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are thrilled that you had a good time. Our Seniors who come always enjoy the food as it is served HOT! People's spirits always seem to be uplifted when they visit Famous PEOPLE Players. We hope...More

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poppadoug
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Hello. Thank you so much for your interest. For a delicious 3 course lunch or dinner and show: You are best to call in and ask for a Family Package. 2 AD 1 CH = $153.00 + HST = $172.89 1 Student = $62.00 + HST = $70.06... More
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Totally Accessible. My mother is 101 years old still working and would love to meet your mother. Please let me know when you are coming. We will put out the red carpet. We are a Place Where Special Happens and your mother... More
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