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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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Always great!

We have been here on a few occasions and my wife has season's tickets with her friends. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom W
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Auburn, New York
Broadway on the lake

This use too be an old Merry Go Round , changed into a Beautiful theatre on Owasco Lake. The talent... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
billsF1382AZ
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Auburn, New York
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The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an annual summer-long festival featuring professional Broadway caliber musical productions along with new musicals, presented in their earliest stages of development, in a series known as “The PITCH.” The festival offers productions at three different venues just minutes away from each other.
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6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here on a few occasions and my wife has season's tickets with her friends. The productions are always top notch; we are lucky to have this venue in CNY!

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tom, thank you so much for your kind words. We are lucky to have wonderful patrons like you! We will continue to bring top notch productions to CNY, and hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This use too be an old Merry Go Round , changed into a Beautiful theatre on Owasco Lake. The talent is top notch its like you are on Broadway!

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, we are so happy that you love the venue. We're a little biased, but we think our talent is top notch too! Hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent quality of entertainment. A must do. No bad seats in the house. Excellent sound quality. A+

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brenda, thank you for the stellar grade! We work hard to be A+, and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself. Hope we can entertain you again!

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went to see Ghost at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and we all thought the performance was absolutely fantastic. The acting, singing and choreography were outstanding. The theater is small and intimate which guarantees you a great view of the stage no matter where you sit....More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for this wonderful review. We don't think there is a bad seat in the house either! We are so glad you think we're fabulous, we work hard to present the best performances we can. Hope we can perform for you...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I traveled from Oneonta to Auburn to catch one of the final performances of the theater season at the Merry Go Round Playhouse. We opted this year to see GHOST, the musical version of the Swayze-Demi Moore hit of years ago. I...More

Thank Bob and Joan
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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bob, we are so glad that you and Joan enjoyed Ghost. We are very proud of all our productions, and we're happy that this one connected with you. We will have more amazing productions in 2018, and we hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent show. Gooooooo! Any theater production they present is superb. A must to do event, no matter what time of year. And the lake and surrounding area, welcoming.

Thank Lorrie C
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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lorrie, thank you so much for your endorsement. We strive for excellence in all that we do. We agree that everyone should gooooooo to a production. We hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Totally fabulous amazing awesome show (GHOST) we ever seen. My husband and I have seen shows from NY Broadway to the Alabama theater in MB SC and the show (Ghost) and its cast is the 2nd best show we ever seen! (Carol King Beautiful) is...More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Janice, we are so glad you enjoyed Ghost! We work hard to present the best show possible, and we're honored that we rank so highly! We look forward to performing for you again!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The Merry Go Round Playhouse is a hidden gem of the Finger Lakes. I have been a season ticket holder for years and always look forward to their summer season. Talent is outstanding! Top notch Broadway actors are always performing in some of the best...More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for this lovely review, Katherine! We are very proud of our talented casts and crews, and are even more thrilled that loyal, returning customers such as yourself enjoy our performances! Thank you for your continued patronage and for your kind words :)

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

My husband and I were staying a few days in nearby Aurora NY and saw that this playhouse was about 25 minutes away. We had time to explore so purchased tickets on-line for their current performance, Parade. This musical is based on the real life...More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so honored that you made us a part of your plans Pam! We are very proud of our production design and all aspect of our productions. We work hard to present the best performance possible. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself, and...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

After four years in nearby Trumansburg, NY we managed to get away for a matinee and caught a terrfific performance of "Parade" an underappreciated musical based on real life events and , a graduate of Corbell University just a few miles from Trumansburg. Good staging,...More

Thank David B
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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello David, thank you for your kind words. We work hard to present top flight productions. It's great that you discovered a local connection in "Parade". We are so happy that you are now a fan of us, and we are glad that you plan...More

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