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Showplace Performance Centre

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Great venue

We attend Showplace many times a year and find this place a great building for concerts. The... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
maddy a
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Peterborough, Canada
Menopause the musical

We went here on Feb 8. Was a little worried about the no parking situation as I had my mother in... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
kellyvincent071
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Showplace Performance Centre has been Peterborough’s regional centre for the performing arts since October 1996 and has a mission to present, promote, and sustain the performing arts; encourage and support active community involvement; maintain its...more
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290 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 3H2, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We attend Showplace many times a year and find this place a great building for concerts. The acoustics are top notch and the staff and volunteers are very professional and helpful. It is nice being able to go downstairs and have a beverage and visit...More

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Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you, Maddy, for your review. The staff and volunteers are dedicated to making sure our guests have a great experience at Showplace and really appreciate the feedback. (And Theresa is fabulous, we agree!) Hope to see you in the upcoming 18/19 Season!

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We went here on Feb 8. Was a little worried about the no parking situation as I had my mother in law with me. But upon arriving there is free underground parking that was very very close by so that wasn’t a problem. We went...More

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Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

kellyvincent071. So glad that you had a positive theatre experience at Showplace! Our tech people work really hard to make sure the sound is perfect for each show, so your feedback is appreciated. If you liked "Menopause the Musical" you might be interested in "Thank...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

It was a great show she was terrrific, the band was very good their was a tribute to another entertainer however I do not recall who he was he was not on my list of favorite entertainers.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This venue offers a very wide range of highly talented performers. This is a not-for-profit enterprise staffed almost entirely by volunteers. The main auditorium is a former movie theatre and in the lower floor there is an intimate theatre excellent for presenting smaller audiences in...More

Thank Wayne D
Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your review, Wayne. We're thrilled that you know so much about the theatre and are willing to share your knowledge. Lots a great shows to check out in our 18/19 Season!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Always a great place to see a perforance of any kind. all volunteers and staff are great and very helpfull.

Thank Robert L
Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks, Robert L. The staff and volunteers take great pride in providing the best theatre experience possible and really appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very comfortable venue, not a bad seat in the house. However, updating is needed as far as seats & stage. Very worn looking but still worth going.

Thank Ruthie M
Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Ruthie M. Happy to let you know that we will be replacing all of the seating within the next two years.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a good place to go and see a show. My husband and I have been to this place a few times. They show really good shows.

Thank maryireland47
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Showplace is a very nice theatre. It offers many shows for both adults and children. The seating is comfortable and the aisles are spacious which makes it great if you need to get up.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Always come to see Matthew Good. Excellent place to see a concert. So intimate here. This time he actually went to the lobby and sang to people there that were waiting to use facilities or getting a drink at the bar. He told the auidence...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

At a recent show, the place was packed. The venue is quite nice and it is fairly old, I have no idea how old and that may explain the bathrooms. Luckily at the intermission I was quick to the bathroom. On leaving the bathroom, the...More

Thank Ian O
Emily M, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for your review, Ian O. We are reviewing our policies around the bar so as to provide the best service possible.

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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I believe 65 is considered a senior. Perhaps you can find out on their website.
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