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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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A Hidden Gem in Auburn

The Merry Go Round Playhouse is a hidden gem of the Finger Lakes. I have been a season ticket... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
katherine f
via mobile
What a Surprise!

My husband and I were staying a few days in nearby Aurora NY and saw that this playhouse was about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam G
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The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an annual summer-long festival featuring professional Broadway caliber musical productions along with new musicals, presented in their earliest stages of development, in a series known as “The PITCH.” The festival offers productions at three different venues just minutes away from each other.
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  • Terrible1%
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6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Merry Go Round Playhouse is a hidden gem of the Finger Lakes. I have been a season ticket holder for years and always look forward to their summer season. Talent is outstanding! Top notch Broadway actors are always performing in some of the best...More

Thank katherine f
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were staying a few days in nearby Aurora NY and saw that this playhouse was about 25 minutes away. We had time to explore so purchased tickets on-line for their current performance, Parade. This musical is based on the real life...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After four years in nearby Trumansburg, NY we managed to get away for a matinee and caught a terrfific performance of "Parade" an underappreciated musical based on real life events and , a graduate of Corbell University just a few miles from Trumansburg. Good staging,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Merry Go Round puts on some amazing and high quality shows! The theater is small and intimate which guarantees you a great view of the stage no matter what seats you get. The grounds that the theater sits on are beautiful and perfect for a...More

Thank Thesuhrs107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The talent at MGR is wonderful. They put in a wonderful series of shoes each season. I am local and have been a season ticket holder for some recent years. I have a 6 yr old and an 8 yr old and we try to...More

Thank silence182
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether your from the area or visiting, The Merry Go Round Playhouse located in the Finger Lakes region has resent broadway plays. Reasonably priced and conveniently located.

Thank Lucille F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great production and super talented cast. Lots of song and dance. A fun story. Now I want to see the movie with Sinatra and Brando. Always a great musical when you leave the playhouse singing a tune. Two thumbs-up and a five star.

Thank Jerry Z
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jerry! We're so happy that you enjoyed Guys and Dolls and hope to see you back at the Playhouse very soon. Thank you again for being a loyal and returning patron! :)

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

First class performances. Never disappointed. Seating was excellent. Acoustics were good. The acting, singing and choreography were outstanding.

Thank CFIDave
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dave! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed Guys and Dolls and our venue as a whole! Thank you so much for your loyalty as a patron, and we hope to see you for many seasons to come! :)

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great performances, in a delightful setting. Have dinner a Laska's (sp) in Auburn. Also stop/stay at Springside Inn.More

Thank pvergis
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We're very lucky to be located in beautiful Emerson Park, and are extremely glad that you enjoy your time here in Auburn! We hope to see you back at the Playhouse very soon; be sure to check...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

I like the old musicels like oaklahoma etc. but they put on both new and old shows.this show is suitable for family's with kids from 9 to 90. The playhouse is located in beautiful Emerson park on Owasco lakeMore

Thank owascores
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We are very proud to provide a wide variety of shows for all interests and age levels, and are extremely lucky to be in such a beautiful location. We hope you'll check out our exciting (and diverse)...More

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