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“A Quality Venue”

St. Jacobs Country Playhouse
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in St. Jacobs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This theatre is relatively large but I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. It is designed in such a way that no matter where you sit you feel like you are part of the scene. It is an intimate setting and the play that we saw was very well done.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and felt like a part of the performance from your seat! We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre!

Allan Babor
Marketing & Development Associate
Drayton Entertainment

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been here many times for the shows through Drayton Entertainment. Definitely always amazing. So worth going. I can't say there's ever been a show we've not enjoyed. Excellent!!!

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and continue to come back for more. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre!

Allan Babor
Marketing & Development Associate
Drayton Entertainment

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This venue for live theatre is excellent. There are no bad seats in the house. You can expect to experience professional theatre that is both entertaining and stimulating. The theatre season operates from early spring until late December. You can combine an evening of entertainment with a tour to the famous St. Jacob's Market on the following day.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience from start to finish. Our Box Office staff are also here to help you plan out a trip with overnight accommodations, so you can spend some time in the area and thoroughly enjoy everything St. Jacobs has to offer. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre!

Allan Babor
Marketing & Development Associate
Drayton Entertainment

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Terrific venue to view live theater. All seats offer excellent views of the stage. Accoustics are excellent. Take the kids to see the fall pantomime for an excellent family experience.

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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Playhouse. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and had excellent seats. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre! Our next pantomime is "Cinderella: The Panto", which is on stage November 23 - December 24, 2016.

Allan Babor
Marketing & Development Associate
Drayton Entertainment

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My sister-in-law and brother managed to get us 2 complimentary tickets for opening of "Foursome" play.
Impressed with well-designed accessible theatre, good acoustics and excellent acting. Not very impressed with excessive crude humor.

Thank Ted G
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DraytonEnt, Public Relations Manager at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Thank you for the positive review about St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and The Men`s Foursome. We are glad you were able to join us for an opening performance and enjoyed the venue in St. Jacobs. Some of our comedies and farces do have language/humor that may not appeal to everyone, so we do our best to offer a wide variety of productions such as musicals which focus more on the live music and professional dancing. We look forward to seeing you out in St. Jacobs for another great year of live theatre!

Allan Babor
Marketing & Development Associate
Drayton Entertainment
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