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Thousand Islands Playhouse

185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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Sweet afternoon with the million dollar quartet

On the spur of the moment we decided to take in the Million Dollar Quartet and don't regret the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perth, Canada
via mobile
Beautiful Theatre on the waterfront

Went to a matinee of the Million Dollar Quartet which was excellent. Love the location and there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
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The most scenic theatre in Canada, the Thousand Islands Playhouse has two theatres on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, halfway between Toronto and Montreal, Canada. Featuring the longest decks in the region, The Springer Theatre is an intimate air conditioned vintage "canoe club" - and seats 360 with proscenium style seating. The Firehall Theatre is a heritage building with flexible seating open to innovative staging.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the spur of the moment we decided to take in the Million Dollar Quartet and don't regret the decision at all. The performers were spot on both in their singing and in their performances. An interesting story brought to the stage with great energy...More

Thank Nutmeg1979RR
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to a matinee of the Million Dollar Quartet which was excellent. Love the location and there is not a bad seat in the house. It is not easily accessible for folks with mobility issues - they used to have a golf cart which brought...More

2  Thank JeannieTP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of attending the Moonlit Gala - a fundraising event for the fabulous 1000 Island Playhouse. What a fabulous night. Great food by The Riva, post show and after show. The play was typical top drawer caliber of what can be expected...More

Thank catherine26macdonald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us arrived, after getting great service by the parking attendant, with tickets in hand to see 'Boom'. It turns out the tickets we had were for the night before. Oops on my part. They told us to stick around and they found us...More

Thank CathyC1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great show. Highly recommended. Multi talented single man show with excellent technical support.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended Boom and we were so glad we booked at the last moment. What a wonderful one man show that certainly took us all back in time. Great memories and a show not to miss. Only two weeks left!

Thank InnActive
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We go at least 3 times a year. Never disappointed with the performances. Nice view on the porch overlooking the St. Lawrence .Parking is limited

Thank bandg2
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy seeing shows at the playhouse. Seats are awesome and the location on the water is great. Intermission on the porch is great.

1  Thank supergirlteacher
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Location is as much of a draw as the show! Overlooking the water provides a beautiful backdrop for some great local theatre. Really enjoyed seeing the fast passed comedy: A Grand Time in The Rapids.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This waterfront theatre was one of our highlights in this Thousand Island vacation. Within this air conditioned venue, we were entertained by a performance of "You Are Here". The solitary actress held our attention for almost 2 h. without an intermission. A difficult act to...More

Thank under65
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Just want to know if you can go when it's raining, is it covered?
14 August 2016|
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Response from Bernie1112014 | Reviewed this property |
it is covered, no problem about rain. there is a deck on St. Lawrence for the half time and it is covered
I am bringing my parents to the cruise on Tuesday, August 18th. My elderly father uses a walker, and can only "do" a few steps. He also needs us to assist him in the washroom. We would like to do a cruise of 2-2.5 hours. Is this practical? Do you have handicap accessibility? Will there be a place for him to sit outside part of the time? Should we book now, or just show up on the date? Thank you for your assistance.
26 July 2015|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
In relation to the cruise, I really cannot answer that question. What I can say is that there is a lot of hills around the harbour to walk, and it may be an impediment to your happiness. However, I assume the cruises are... More