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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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Great Venue

First class performances. Never disappointed. Seating was excellent. Acoustics were good. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Great Performances

Great performances, in a delightful setting. Have dinner a Laska's (sp) in Auburn. Also stop/stay... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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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
+1 315-255-1785
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First class performances. Never disappointed. Seating was excellent. Acoustics were good. The acting, singing and choreography were outstanding.

Thank CFIDave
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great performances, in a delightful setting. Have dinner a Laska's (sp) in Auburn. Also stop/stay at Springside Inn.

Thank pvergis
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I like the old musicels like oaklahoma etc. but they put on both new and old shows.this show is suitable for family's with kids from 9 to 90. The playhouse is located in beautiful Emerson park on Owasco lake

Thank owascores
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Season subscriptions available but most shows have seats avail day of performance. Best professional work off Broadway!

Thank paulbE4640MU
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I just caught the last show of the season, which was outstanding. The show was so much fun. The performers were outstanding and the music brought back so many memories. Its a short distance from Syracuse but so worth the drive. The theatre is very...More

Thank EBW47
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great musical review of Smokey Joe's Cafe. The cast was excellent. Production and coriography was tops. We will definitely be back next season. Nit a bad seat in the house and the audience was as thrilled as we were.

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 10 November 2016

MGR Playhouse is located within the spectacular Emerson Park. An excellent backdrop! Over the years we have seen many performances in this theater. Recently we saw both Million Dollar Quartet and Smokey Joe's Cafe. They were fabulous. Amazing sets moved around very cleverly, awesome actors...mostly...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house. Energetic actors sing and dance with endless energy. Never a bad night when your at the Merry go Round Playhouse. The band and seats are magnificent.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We get to Merry Go Round Playhouse about once a year when we see a play listed that we would like to see. This year we saw Million Dollar Quartet - what a great show! The performers did an excellent job and the music was...More

Thank MaureenT7224
Kristin B, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Hi Maureen! We're so happy you keep coming back every year and that you enjoyed Million Dollar Quartet! If you enjoyed that kind of musical style, you may be interested in our next show, Smokey Joe's Cafe, it has similar music and a similar feel....More

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We saw the Million Dollar Quartet at this location. The show was great, especially Jerry Lee Lewis. A very nice building and comfortable seating for the show. All seats appear to be very good with no blockage of view.

Thank TigerRoll
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