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Drayton Festival Theatre

33 Wellington S, Drayton, Ontario N0G 1P0, Canada
+1 519-638-5555
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Over impressed

We went to see Holiday Inn and were over impressed. The singing, dancing, sets and costumes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davidmarlenewilson
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Toronto, Canada
Great Little Theatre & Fantastic Show!

We went for our first visit to this Theatre on a Sunday afternoon. It was very cozy in the lounge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MommaBear1113
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Listowel, Canada
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Surrounded by rural countryside, a visit to the Drayton Festival Theatre offers a pleasant drive along quiet roads where common sights include farm-gate signs and roadside stands that will tempt you to stop and make an impromptu purchase of fresh produce, flowers and maple syrup. Occasionally you'll pass an Old Order Mennonite horse-drawn buggy that so eloquently reminds us of life's simple pleasures.The Drayton Festival Theatre is located in a historic 1902 Opera House that contains 375 seats and boasts marvellous acoustics with a main floor and balcony. This celebrated building once served as the Town Hall and housed the Fire Department, Library, Jail, and Council Chambers. With such a varied past, this completely modernized facility is a must-see!
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33 Wellington S, Drayton, Ontario N0G 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Holiday Inn and were over impressed. The singing, dancing, sets and costumes topnotch. As good as anything we have seen in Toronto. Well worth the price of the ticket. This should be playing in a theatre in Toronto for all to...More

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Holiday Inn. It's great to read such a glowing review of one of our productions, and our high standards. We will look forward to having you joining us again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for our first visit to this Theatre on a Sunday afternoon. It was very cozy in the lounge area and prices for drinks and food were fair prices! The building is beautiful inside and out. Very clean. Staff were friendly, but sometimes it...More

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your well thought out review. We are glad you enjoyed all aspects of your visit, from the building to the production. Your thoughts on thoughts on the 50/50 sales will be passed on to the appropriate person. Thank you again for you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a musicals kind of guy ,however Holiday Inn was great ! The singing was toe taping and invigorating .WOW !!!

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed Holiday Inn so much, especially not being a "musical kind of guy". The songs in the show are classics that have really stood the test of time, which might be why they were invigorating.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The singers all had great voices; the dancers moved with speed and flair. the sets were elegant; Loved very minute of it.

Thank John W B
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on this production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. It looks like you enjoyed all aspects of the show, it's great to see people noticing all the bits that really make a show come together.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was some of the most fun I have had in years. My wife and I saw "Holiday Inn", based on the movie of the same name. The cast was phenomenal, the sets and costumes were great, and the price was right. All in all,...More

Thank rpwils0
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad we could be a part of the must fun you've had in years. This is a spectacular company and our costume designer really went all out for this show. It's a show with more costumes than most musicals (one for each holiday).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this at a Sunday matinee and had a fantastic experience. The acting, the costumes, the set and especially the music are all excellent. The story is a bit familiar, but carried interest right to the end. We are subscribers to Mirvish theatres in...More

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your detailed review of Holiday Inn. Glad you enjoyed all aspects of this production. We hope that you will be able to join us again in the near future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed the Saturday night performance of Holiday Inn. The energy on stage and production values were through the roof! In act 2, a scene opened -for Easter Parade and the audience stopped everything by breaking out into applause - an actual show...More

Thank Ro33RoBaby
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed the performance of Holiday Inn. It's a high energy show for everyone involved that's for sure! Holiday in is definitely a feast for the eyes and offers some of thes most memorable songs. We hope you will join us for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked tickets for the exact date of our Anniversary for " Holiday Inn" A very enjoyable afternoon and a great show of an old classic

Thank Clarkwaynewinter
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of you special day. We are so glad that you enjoyed our production of Holiday Inn. We hope you will join us again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a matinee performance with three friends and saw a very lively production of Irving Berlin’s “Holiday Inn”. An excellent, talented cast who provided us with great dancing, singing and acting...an all around entertaining production! We are so fortunate to have so much great...More

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We at Drayton Entertainment are so glad that you were able to enjoy all aspects of Holiday Inn while you were in the theatre. We are also glad that we can bring great theatre across Southern Ontario in all 7 of our venues. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The play, Holiday Inn was pure fun. The actors and musicians are as good as any I have seen or heard in Toronto or New York.The seats are comfortable and the staff is helpful and friendly. The price for tickets is more than reasonable for...More

Thank Don M
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were thrilled to be able to bring together such a talented group of singers and dancers for Holiday Inn. We strive to bring a quality of theatre the rivals both Toronto and New York. We are glad you enjoyed the seats and the show....More

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Maddinski
October 6, 2017|
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Response from DraytonEnt | Property representative |
There are some great places to eat when you visit us at the Drayton Festival Theatre. For a full list of restaurant partners, please visit our website, select the theatre, and click the links titled 'eat' 'play' 'explore'.
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Wilma L
January 5, 2017|
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Good question, Wilma. Yes, there is an elevator at the Drayton Festival Theatre. There is also designated wheelchair seating. We require wheelchair seating to be booked through the box office directly. If you want more... More
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