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St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

40 Benjamin Rd, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
+1 519-747-7788
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Wonderful Venue, Terrific show.

We recently attended the play Little Mermaid which was outstanding at st Jacobs playhouse. Little... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bigdoubled71
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Little Mermaid was a hit!!

I took our 4 yr. old granddaughter to see Little Mermaid last week and she was enthralled with the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
vickimY4150HF
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Listowel, Canada
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The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road at the northern edge of Waterloo, in the heart of St. Jacobs' Market District. With the exquisite Best Western Plus St. Jacobs Country Inn next door, and endless shopping within walking distance, a visit to the Playhouse is a memorable outing, whether you're coming from near or far.Operating year-round, the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is a distinctive venue that features turn-of-the-century masonry and heavy timber accents associated with traditional Mennonite architecture. With 385 seats, the theatre auditorium has a raked layout that affords each seat a fantastic view of the stage.
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40 Benjamin Rd, St. Jacobs, Ontario N2V 2J9, Canada
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+1 519-747-7788
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently attended the play Little Mermaid which was outstanding at st Jacobs playhouse. Little Mermaid was very enjoyable with fabulous costumes and a great music performance. St Jacobs playhouse is a wonderful venue to watch a play with a the seats having great views....More

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Reviewed yesterday

I took our 4 yr. old granddaughter to see Little Mermaid last week and she was enthralled with the performance!! She thought Ariel was beautiful, Prince Eric was handsome and she loved watching Sebastian! The singing and acting were excellent and it was amazing how...More

Thank vickimY4150HF
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We saw The Little Mermaid at the St Jacob's Country Playhouse and it was better than some of the shows I've been to in Toronto. The playhouse is small and as such all seats have a fairly good view. The staff were friendly and it...More

Thank Pauline M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our 4 year old triplet grandchildren to see The Little Mermaid on Wednesday. wow. Fabulous costumes..a cast of about 30 ... great music...The kids asked if they could see it again. (no, but it confirms they loved the performance) Not a huge theatre...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great theatre with no bad seats. Well done by very professional actors. Old style comedy with a healthy dose of pure corn. I loved it! Just what I needed to take us back to a gentler time with old values and thinking. You did it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy the shows that Drayton Entertainment puts on. The Rainmaker was a romantic comedy and the acting was very professional. We always book our shows early in the year and get wonderful seats.

Thank Marion P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The play, The Rainmaker, was a cute story but kind of empty. Actors were pretty good at their craft. A standing ovation seems to be the norm these days rather than for an exceptional experience. The Playhouse is pleasing to the eye, and beautiful inside....More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first half was slower moving but the 2nd half was so funny and the audience entered right in. Terrific afternoon

Thank 850joan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I attended The Rainmaker at the theatre. The play was enjoyable, cute one liners. We enjoyed the actual theatre, comfortable chairs, great seats. Would definitely plan to attend if we are in the area again

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best shows ever staged by Drayton Entertainment -- and I've been attending since Day One in 1991. Jackie Mustakas and Paul McQuillan are outstanding in the lead roles of this timeless romantic comedy. These two played the same roles impressively...More

Thank HotelierJohn
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your reflections on both of our productions of The Rainmaker. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the more this time around. We appreciate hearing the feedback. We hope will see you again soon.

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angbrannen71
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
Either is comfortable and equally good for viewing the stage. However, the box does give one an overhead, panoramic view with a single glance. My wife is quite short and sometimes finds it difficult to look over the railing... More
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Keith r
April 18, 2016|
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Response from RetiredLass | Reviewed this property |
If you google Drayton Entertainment, it will give you the list of theatres and what is playing in the present season.
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