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Famous People Players Dinner Theatre

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Address: 343 Evans Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1K2, Canada
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+1 416-532-1137
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This group mounts unique, visually fantastic "black light" shows....

This group mounts unique, visually fantastic "black light" shows. Famous People Players is renowned not just for the quality of its shows, but also for bringing out the creative potential in performers with disabilities. The price of the show includes a four-course dinner.

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Very humbling experience! Hats off to the whole cast and crew. We all enjoyed the food and the show🎬🎼🎭 A must see. Thank you Diane Dupuy for taking the time to autograph your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Gian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very humbling experience! Hats off to the whole cast and crew. We all enjoyed the food and the show🎬🎼🎭 A must see. Thank you Diane Dupuy for taking the time to autograph your books.

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Oakville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated Valentines Day dinner with my husband & daughter at Famous Players Theatre. What a great tasting meal and absolutely fantastic "Go Wild" show. The puppets were totally incredible and the performers were so amazing. It is really worth going to see the show. Especially inspiring when you learn that most of the performers, servers and kitchen staff have special... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing entertainment. Kids also are learning valuable skills for future employment opportunities.The staff are a dream t deal with accommodating and helpful. I would recommend this for an eveing out or office party. Superior entertainment service and food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came last night and it was amazing. Loved it. Honestly didn't think the show would be that good but I was wrong. It was incredible, super inspiring and the dinner was amazing yum. I will be back and will recommend it to my family and friends. Thank you!!!

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate your feedback and take every comment seriously. We look forward to your return. It is you the customer who keeps our 42 year history alive. Thank you. More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a group of 20 of us went. I had no idea what to expect as I had never heard of Famous Players before. I was blown away. Not only was it a great night out and the food was excellent, but the show was professionally done and most of all what Famous Players stood for and the work they did... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit but definitely not my last. Our group enjoyed a weekday lunch and theatre performance. I had the salmon dinner. Delicious. Beautifully prepared and served. The show was spectacular. So much talent. Great costumes and choreography. A unique experience.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Never felt so good supporting a good cause. A great quality show. Support staff is highly motivated and you can feel they really enjoy their work

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dinner a 3 course menu was included although limited in choices. Steak or salmon or vegetarian. We had the steak and salmon. Both were very good. Then before a lovely piece of cake and coffee are served your taken into the theatre. They explain how it works and that almost everyone involved from the kitchen to servers to performers are... More 

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful review. It is PEOPLE like you who make the Famous and Players possible. We rely on our Dinner Theatre ticket sales to support our Exceptional Achievement and Educational Programs. We hope to see you again. With appreciation. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have intended to see a production here for some time --scheduling family is always tricky My teenage granddaughter and I finally went. What an amazing afternoon! The lunch was very good -- limited pre ordered choices, but tastefully presented. I had the salmon -- it was perfect! My granddaughter had the chicken and it was also very good. The... More 

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Diane D, President & Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review. We will look forward to meeting you again. Our upcoming 2 shows are Running Wild and Made in Canada (Celebrating our Sesquicentennial) Enjoy your day. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I have known about this theatre company for quite some time, trying to coordinate schedules was a challenge.. Decided to make it part of our holiday celebrations and so happy we did.. We chose to do a lunch performance. The meal was enjoyed by all, ages ranging from 10-67, and the performance kept even the skeptical teenager spellbound . We... More 

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Diane D, President and Founder at Famous People Players Dinner Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. It excites us when we captivate the skeptical teenagers. We have an amazing Student Co-operative program and as well students can earn their High School Community hours at Famous PEOPLE Players. Many of our staff have come through our Educational Programs. Happy New Year from all of us at Famous PEOPLE Players. More 

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