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Port Theatre Nanaimo

This theatre is downtown and easily accessible. There is parking under the building and at .75 per... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nanaimo, Canada
A Great Place for Entertainment!

I went to this theater a few years back to watch an Elvis impersonator called Ben Portsmouth!! He... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna C
Nanaimo, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
125 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6Z4, Canada
+1 250-754-8550
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This theatre is downtown and easily accessible. There is parking under the building and at .75 per hour the cheapest around. They offer a variety of music and drama, featuring both local and out of town artists. The staff at the events are volunteers and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wsvandrlik
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to this theater a few years back to watch an Elvis impersonator called Ben Portsmouth!! He is absolutely the best I had ever seen. He sang a song that my late husband loved called "If I can Dream" and when I closed my...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to this venue. We had great hopes for a wonderful evening as we really enjoy the music of Tom Landa and his World Music Collective. Unfortunately the sound was truly horrible, too loud and shrill, just terrible acoustics. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We truly enjoy all the music events we have seen at the Port Theatre, the sound is incredible. It is a beautifully appointed venue. A more intimate and comfortable setting for the audience helps build a closer connection with the performers. I love that they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy8992
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Comfortable local theatre venue in Nanaimo BC Usually have very friendly volunteers managing events; for directions, seating, washrooms, general questions. The Port Theatre hosts local and international events such as plays, music, speaking engagements. I have always found seats comfortable, sound & lighting good, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cranberryhill2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The Port Theatre is located right downtown and has a large capacity. Love the TV series Black Books so had to see Dylan do his stand-up comedy routine. The volunteers were friendly and helpful. They also have a couple of beverage bars with decent pricing....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Great seats and the kids had a good time. Finding parking was a breeze so close in the Parkade. Definitely worth the money.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WestCoastBrando
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have been to plays, performances by Vancouver Island Symphony, and paid to see big stars sing here. The acoustics are terrific and the sight lines good from any seat. My chorus holds a show here annually and they help us sell out the 800+...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Glidr
Reviewed 18 April 2018

An amazing theatre in downtown Nanaimo. Seats are very comfortable and sound and lighting are top rate! I have seen everything from rock shows, to comedy, to theatre and this place is great for what ever the show might be, Staff are excellent and very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fishingguy2015
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Port Theater is a great venue that brings a wide variety of wonderful shows to Nanaimo! We are very satisfied members and have seen and heard great music, comedies and drama there!

Date of experience: March 2018
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