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Unique old building converted into theatre.

We have been attending excellent theatre productions at this location for many years. This is only... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
dkpotter
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Kitchener, Canada
So worth the drive

Professional theatre in a historical building. Truly unique. Why in Drayton? Because in addition to... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
453PaulB
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Waterloo, 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...more
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been attending excellent theatre productions at this location for many years. This is only one location of the many Drayton Entertainment Theatres. Very affordable, great variety of productions, excellent caliber of performances. The theatre is handicap accessible.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dkpotter
DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear you've been attending Drayton Festival Theatre for many years now. We are glad to hear you keep coming back and appreciate the caliber of performances and prices. I'm sure you will join us during the 2019 Season.

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Professional theatre in a historical building. Truly unique. Why in Drayton? Because in addition to the locals there are 300 vacation cottages on Conestoga lake near by.

Date of experience: July 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for your comments on Drayton Festival Theatre. Glad you enjoy the building. We hope you will be back again soon.

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Upbeat no nonsense dancing cause you can with duets and solos that blend and footwork that clicks. Lots of charisma with just the right amount of expected twists and turns from stage to stage and guy to gal and back again. Enjoyed the holidays!

Date of experience: September 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your thoughts on Holiday Inn. It sounds like you really enjoyed the show, particularly the dancing. We enjoy reading your appreciation for the show.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Drayton theatre never fails to provide excellent entertainment and this rocking musical with over 50 songs from the 50's and 60's was the best we have ever seen and heard. The cast of 3 ladies and 3 male singers were outstanding as was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for joining us for Cruisin' Classics. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the show, and the outstanding work of the cast and band. It's great to hear people rave about a show. Thank you for sharing your review of Cruisin' Classics.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

I have been going to Drayton Entertainment Theate for 20years. The shows just keep getting better. The talent is amazing and Cruisin Classics was no exception.All baby boomers should see this show .It was difficult to sit still and not sing along. Loved every fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for being such a supporter for Drayton Entertainment for so long. We do appreciate those that continue to come back year after year. It's nice to hear that you enjoy the shows. So, glad you loved every minute of Cruisin' Classics.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

On Aug. 24/18 took in a musical at the Drayton Theatre. First thing that impressed us was ample off street parking near by. The venue had a large area for refreshments and for mingling before the performance. The musical was excellent with very experienced singer/dancers....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Sounds like you had a great experience when you came to the show on the 24th. It's nice to hear that you enjoy the venue as much as the production. We hope you will be back to join us again sometime soon.

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Part of the Drayton Entertainment theatres, this stately old building was the original Drayton Entertainment location. The organizers are to be commended for making changes that have made it more accessible and inviting. Every show has that Drayton quality guarantee. Local, economical, excellent entertainment. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Drayton Festival Theatre. It is a special building, and community. We are thrilled to hear that others love the theatre as much as we do.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We attended the Drayton Festival theatre to see the play The Birds and The Bees. It was one of the funniest plays we had seen. We couldn't stop laughing. It was a great show and cast did a great job. The drayton theatre is lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed The Birds and The Bees, and you had a great laugh while watching the show. Thank you for also sharing your thoughts on the venue. It is a special building.

Reviewed August 12, 2018

This was an opera house built in 1902 and the town hall but is now a theatre. Yesterday, we attended the play The Birds and the Bees (which has since moved to the Drayton Entertainment theatre in Grand Bend, Ontario.) The comedy play was very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on both The Birds and The Bees as well as the venue Drayton Festival Theatre. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the production. It is great to have others share a few tips to...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

If ever you are in need of good belly laugh then this is a must see show. The action is constant, the dynamics are real life, and the predicaments are classical. Just go with an open mind and enjoy yourselves.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at Drayton Festival Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Sounds like you had a wonderful time at the show. It's great to also hear that you got a good dose of laughter. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on the show. We look forward to entertaining you again in the...More

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Maddinski
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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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