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Bristol Riverside Theatre

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Great place!

Great sightlines, easy to hear, and there's a coffee/soda bar in the lobby - although when we went... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Forked River, New Jersey
Lovely local theater

BRT has a great variety of excellent plays and performances. There are dramas, musicals, musical... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Michelle T
Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
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Bristol Riverside Theatre (BRT) is a professional regional theatre in the historic district of Bristol Borough. The theatre, located in a renovated movie house, combines the excitement of a large stage with the intimacy of a 300-seat theater, along...more
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120 Radcliffe St, Bristol, PA 19007-5012
+1 215-785-0100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great sightlines, easy to hear, and there's a coffee/soda bar in the lobby - although when we went, coffee machine was broken. Friendly staff, easy to reserve tickets. We went for a presentation that started at 5:30, so we were able to park in the...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

BRT has a great variety of excellent plays and performances. There are dramas, musicals, musical performances, and children's theater. It is very convenient and parking is easy!

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a great local theater with good performers . This was a big cast but every one was superb. No bad seats. They always do a superb production. Great stage settings and a flawless show. Seats are close enough that you can identify the...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

Very nice theater. New looking, well kept, friendly people. Rows are on a rising pattern, so you can see the stage over the heads of the people in front of you. The only complaint, a bothersome one, is the seats which are too small, and...More

Thank Jed3
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre's "The Producers" is offering theater-goers another stellar, Broadway-quality production. Under the consistently fine direction of Keith Baker, this comedic musical kept us "Prisoner's of Love" last evening, captivated by the fabulous acting, singing & dancing. Lead actors Danny Rutigliano (as Max Bialystock)...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Just saw Quartet. They did a very good job. This is the second play we have seen here. Jesus Christ Superstar was the prior performance. Both were very well presented. Great location, easy to park and get to the theater. The staff were very helpful....More

2  Thank Don Y
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Just saw "Quarter" at the beautifully-restored Bristol Riverside Theatre and loved this wonderful comedy about aging gracefully. The four veteran actors who peopled the stage were a delight to watch perform & seemed to be enjoying themselves in the process. The play's Grand Finale was...More

2  Thank OldBridges
BRTmarketing, Manager at Bristol Riverside Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I attended a show last week at the Bristol Riverside Theater - " Broadway then and now ". This theater has been beautifully restored inside and out . It's riverside location and patio area are spectacular ! The staff and management at...More

1  Thank MGK79
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We went to see the Simon & Garfunkel tribute show. Seats are padded and relatively comfortable, and stadium style for better viewing. There is a nice little lobby area with seats and a patio in the back. Bathrooms are small but the intermission wait was...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This was a old movie house when I was a kid 60 years ago . Great shows and actors provide a recipe for a great night out . My wife and I have been season ticket holders since it was remodeled into a beautiful theatre...More

1  Thank John R
Management response:Responded May 24, 2017

Thank you so much John!

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Barbara B
June 18, 2017|
Response from BRTmarketing | Property representative |
Hello! It's an hour and 45 minutes (which includes the intermission). I'm sorry if you attended yesterday. I just saw your comment this morning.