Huron Country Playhouse
Huron Country Playhouse
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Located in a picturesque country setting, the Huron Country Playhouse is just minutes from the shores of sparkling Lake Huron in the heart of Ontario's West Coast. This popular vacation destination is full of charm and endless possibilities to discover breathtaking beaches, culinary delights, outstanding accommodations, unique shopping and countless recreational pursuits. In 2011 the Huron Country Playhouse celebrated its landmark 40th Anniversary with an ambitious $4.0 million capital infrastructure expansion and improvement project. Visitors to the theatre can see the upgrades to the front-of-house including new washrooms, lobby, refreshment bar, box office, and gift shop operated by the Huron Country Playhouse Guild, a community-based organization comprised of 90 volunteers.There are 650 brand new theatre seats in the mainstage, and the Playhouse II has been completely renovated, increasing from 150 chairs to a fully raked 300 seat auditorium. Infrared hearing and wheelchair access are available to patrons who require special assistance. A visit to the Huron Country Playhouse takes less than an hour from Stratford, London and Sarnia.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Marissa V
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome! Total entertainment!
    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, was awesome! Definitely a show that could be watched many times and entertain you again and again. So many talented actors, singers and dancers showcasing great tunes from the 50’s and beyond. I had no idea Carole was the writer behind so many number 1 hits. A show not to be missed @ Huron Country Playhouse until July 1, 2023.
    Everyone is floored at the depth and scope of Carole King’s musical canon. What a legend! Thanks for joining us.
    Written June 20, 2023
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    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written June 18, 2023
  • Laurie B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    If you don't have plans to see the Panto “Wizard of Oz” it's a must-do. It was an absolutely amazing show and kept my 5 grandchildren ranging from ages 10 through 4 captivated the entire time. The Huron County Playhouse is a great facility it hosts comfortable seating, great employees and volunteers who are there to keep things organized and running smoothly. Ample parking and washrooms and their ice-cream bars are just the topping on the cake. Well done.
    Thanks for sharing the magic of live theatre with your grandkids. Wizard of Oz: The Panto is a wonderful way for multiple generations to spend time together while being thoroughly entertained. See you next year!
    Written June 20, 2023
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    Visited June 2023
    Written June 19, 2023
  • Wil-Ont
    Woodstock, Canada55 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful Musical
    We really enjoyed the show Beautiful! Talented cast and great crew....Congrats to all! I was a bit concerned with watching seniors enter and exit this theatre, though. Its is not very accessible for wheelchairs and people who use a walker.
    Thank you for joining us for this fantastic show. We look forward to seeing you at future productions.
    Written June 25, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written June 21, 2023
  • sewing53
    London, Canada37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must See
    The play Carol King went beyond my expectations. It was a lesson in pop music history, it was a love story, it was being part of a team and basically it was absolutely wonderful. The staging was excellent and the singer’s voices couldn’t have been more accurate. Huron County playhouse has done it again, brought a world class production to the Grand Bend area.
    Thanks for your "Beautiful" feedback! We're so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself.
    Written July 4, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Written July 1, 2023
  • Ryan R
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wow! Incredible!
    Wow! I am beyond impressed with last nights show of Kinky Boots. Absolutely incredible. A number of us are coming back to see it for a second time. Talent is amazing as is the energy on stage. What a brilliant show! Thanks for bringing it to Grand Bend. Ryan
    What an endorsement! Thank you for joining us for the "dream where glamour is extreme"! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
    Written July 17, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written July 14, 2023
  • Gerry I
    London, Canada3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Time Was Had By All!
    Absolutley amazing! We have been there several times and always had a good time. We went to see "Wonderful", it was great! Too bad the winery next door was closed we wanted to have a couple of drinks about an hour before the show.
    Thanks for joining us!
    Written July 17, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 16, 2023
  • Compass73578
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    MJV
    The show was simply fantastic! We could have come back for a second time. We always enjoy the shows. Have been coming for many years. Never disappointed. The theatre has come a long way from the leaky barn.
    We're so glad that you enjoyed the show! Hope to see you again soon.
    Written July 18, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 17, 2023
  • Coastal12447106189
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exceptional
    I saw Kinky Boots in New York City and this performance was of the same caliber. Exceptional and what amazing talent of the whole cast. A MUST SEE. So much fun and funny and touching. I am never disappointed on the show at Huron Country Playhouse.
    Thank you for joining us and for your kind words!
    Written July 24, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 23, 2023
  • jAN B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth going more than once.
    Saw The Crooner and it was AMAZING. Michael sounded just like the original singers. And all the music I knew and love. And the war songs he sang made me sad as I thought of my Mother and how she would have loved those songs. If you are wondering if you should go to this show, do not wonder, go IMMEDIATELY and order your ticket(s). You will not regret it. Thx for a wonderful musical afternoon.
    Thank you for the great review! Michael Vanhevel is always popular with audiences. We're so pleased you enjoyed the show!
    Written July 24, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 23, 2023
  • Janet B
    New Hamburg, Canada6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss this play!
    Thank you for an excellent, enthralling, brilliant performance of Kinky Boots at the Huron Country Playhouse. The performers were amazingly entertaining. We always leave a Drayton play smiling. Kudos once again on a stellar performance!
    Thank you for joining us. Your kind words have left us smiling!
    Written July 31, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 27, 2023
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Shelly G
Kitchener, Canada69 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Very nice theater. Shows are good quality with lovely sets. Efficient check in service and lovely intermission. Seating is adequate.
Written February 6, 2024
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Linda D
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Just saw "Rock of Ages"............it was phenomenal. Really enjoyed the cast and music. Very well done and quite funny. Would go see it again in a heartbeat!!
Written September 6, 2023
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Thanks for joining us! See you again in 2024!
Written September 11, 2023
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Robert B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
This was our first visit to the Huron County Playhouse, and we saw Rock of Ages which didn't disappoint.
The show was amazing, everything about this show was fantastic; the musicians, the cast, the stage lighting, and even the acoustics were very impressive for an old barn converted into a theatre.

Would definitely recommend this show to anyone, give it try, sit back, and be amazed with this excellent show-rock on!.
Written August 31, 2023
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We're glad you enjoyed your first visit to Huron Country Playhouse, and we hope to see you again during our 2024 season!
Written September 11, 2023
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kim c
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
The show was awesome! Being able to take your drinks into the show is nice!
And how you can pre-order your drinks ahead of time for the intermission !
Beautiful grounds
Written August 29, 2023
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Thanks for the fantastic feedback - we're so glad that you enjoyed yourself at the show. Huron Country Playhouse is a great venue to enjoy a show, as well as the surroundings! We hope to see you again soon.
Written September 11, 2023
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Tom Y
Sarnia, Canada24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Rock of ages was a fantastic show at a fantastic location. The only negative is the single stairs up to the balcony. A definite hazzard.
Written August 24, 2023
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Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. We're so glad that you enjoyed the show.
Written August 28, 2023
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Carrie R
Mitchell, Canada41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Saw Rock of Ages last night. Excellent show. Great music and actors. Not a bad seat in the house. A little cramped inside where the bar and washrooms are but the wait wasn't long. Lots of benches and picnic tables outside to sit.
Written August 24, 2023
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Thanks for taking the time to send a review. We appreciate your support!
Written August 28, 2023
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deb72067679
Goderich, Canada4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Rock Of Ages is a MUST see!!! so so much fun, cast was FAntastic ...
The Venue is great, every seat is a good seat for veiwing and the sound was wonderful as well..
Written August 24, 2023
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So glad you enjoyed the show! We look forward to seeing you at future productions!
Written August 28, 2023
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bruth110286
London, Canada14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
I have been going to Huron Country Playhouse since they first started in the barn. It is the best theatre in Ontario in my opinion. I have been at most of the others but this one is my favourite.
Written August 20, 2023
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Thank you so much for your kind words and your support! We hope to see you again soon.
Written August 23, 2023
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Departure59571342123
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We drove to Grand Bend from Sarnia to see the New Canadian Curling Club at Huron County Playhouse. The set was perfect! There was a lot of physical comedy and each actor performed their role with candour.We had ice cream during the intermission and after the show, drove around the corner to the Dark Horse Winery. Next we had supper at F.I.N.E. I made a reservation a week ago. They open at 5:00 p.m. Food was delicious, cozy atmosphere. Our friends really enjoyed the play, winery stop, and dinner too.
Written August 18, 2023
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Thank you for including us in your plans! We're so glad you had a great time at the show and were able to spend some time enjoying the area. We hope to see you again soon!
Written August 23, 2023
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Shelly G
Kitchener, Canada69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
We have been to the Huron Country Playhouse 4 times now and always enjoy the productions. Talented actors, good music and the ambience is amazing. Saw Rock of Ages yesterday and was worth the drive to see all the shows in this theater. Good job everyone!
Written August 14, 2023
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We agree! - Huron Country Playhouse is definitely worth the drive! Thanks for joining us - we're so glad that you enjoyed the show!
Written August 23, 2023
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