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Showplace Performance Centre

Closes in 23 min: 10:30 - 17:00
Open today: 10:30 - 17:00
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excellent staff and volunteers

wonderful venue, great foh staff - super helpful. Clean, easy parking close by. Highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FlopSweat
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Quito, Ecuador
Great Little Theatre

I say small because there is not a bad seat in the house, you are never too far away from the show... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Rick K
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Peterborough, Canada
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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 2 weeks ago

wonderful venue, great foh staff - super helpful. Clean, easy parking close by. Highly recommended! Great spot to see a show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FlopSweat
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I say small because there is not a bad seat in the house, you are never too far away from the show not to enjoy it. A little tight at intermission in the lobby, line ups are not long for beverages and restrooms.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rick K
EmilyM5259, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you so much for the great review, Rick. Just a reminder that you can also use the Nexicom Studio at intermission; it too has a bar and will give you a little more space. Hope to see you again in the upcoming 2018/19 Season!

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Showplace is a great place to see any type of show. There is not a bad seat in the house. The staff are very helpful and courteous, and the bar prices are not outrageous like other places. I really enjoy going to Showplace, and I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 210amelias
EmilyM5259, General Manager at Showplace Performance Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review, Amelia. The staff and volunteers are dedicated to making sure our guests have a great experience at Showplace and really appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you again in the 2018/19 Season!

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maddy a
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kellyvincent071
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joan J
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank maryireland47
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