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Louisbourg Playhouse

11 Aberdeen St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1A2, Canada
+1 902-733-2996
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Great venue, lovely people, good entertainment

On a very wet evening we went to this delightful venue to see Island Folk who were great. Not a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Clare B
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
great way to finish our day at Fort Louisbourg

we got lucky and Men of the Deeps were there that night, we had been in the Miners museum in Glace... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
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  • Average4%
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“oatcakes” (17 reviews)
“disney film” (3 reviews)
11 Aberdeen St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1A2, Canada
+1 902-733-2996
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

On a very wet evening we went to this delightful venue to see Island Folk who were great. Not a big crowd (25 max) which was a shame but we enjoyed the singing, the complimentary tea/coffee and oatcakes (which were more like shortbread) at the...More

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 4 November 2015

we got lucky and Men of the Deeps were there that night, we had been in the Miners museum in Glace Bay earlier so it was perfect timing for us. Couldn't believe we could still get tickets that late. Very informative and entertaining concert and...More

Thank prairiefolk
Reviewed 3 November 2015

In the area, and with not much else going on, we were told to go see a concert in the playhouse. I am not a fan of di-diddley fiddle stuff, but I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Alas, there wasn't a big crowd...More

Thank LoftusroadW12
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We asked at the Louisbourg Fortress reception desk if they could recommend any entertainment for the evening. The hostess looked in her book to see what was playing and her enthusiastic reply of "Your in Luck, J P Cormier" is playing at the Playhouse sold...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 14 October 2015

After spending the day at the Louisbourg Fortress,,a motel clerk mentioned to us that there was entertainment at the Louisbourg Playhouse that evening. In fact, apparently there is musical and/or comedic entertainment MOST summer and fall nights at this beautifully built Cape Breton Theatre and...More

Thank BCTraveller89
Reviewed 2 October 2015

If you're in Louisbourg overnight, check the schedule for the Playhouse and definitely go! We booked seats in advance online - every seat is good since it's a theater-in-the-round kind of set-up. Acoustics were very good and they even served coffee/tea and delicious oatcakes at...More

Thank SDinCT
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went to a David Gunning concert here. Fabulous venue! It was transported by Disney to Louisbourg as a thanks for using the Fort in one of their movies. Very intimate and they served complimentary coffee, tea and oatcakes. ( the first time I had...More

Thank travelbugged222
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Keltic Drive was an amazing production. Each of the musicians were multi-talented and did an amazing job. The singing, the fiddle work and the musicians themselves had such a presence onstage and all in all a wonderful evening. Loved the tea and scones at intermission...both...More

Thank Joanelliz
Reviewed 19 September 2015

My wife and I went there to see the Miners of the Deep perform. If is a very comfortable place and the price was reasonable. The Miners of the Deep were wonderful!

Thank Wally M
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We attended a concert with Jennifer Roland. She is a talented Cape Breton fiddle player! The seating is such that everyone has a good seat. The sound reinforcement was not good. Most of the time, you couldn't hear the guitar player and the overall sound...More

Thank Judy J
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