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Blue Gate Theatre

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Address: 195 N Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone Number: +1 888-447-4725
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is...

The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is fast becoming a household name in the Midwest, featuring over 280 shows per year with 75 different performers, 3 hit musicals and much more. This year will feature the new musical "The Home Game" based on the new book by Martha Bolton. Also enjoy concerts by multiple Grammy winning performers, hilarious comedians, Southern Gospel favorites and other family-friendly entertainment.

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CAN'T MISS THIS WONDERFUL THEATER!

This a wonderful theaters with live productions for the entire family. I have seen several plays now and have thoroughly enjoyed each and every one. I can't wait to go again in... read more

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Collinsville, Illinois
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Collinsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a wonderful theaters with live productions for the entire family. I have seen several plays now and have thoroughly enjoyed each and every one. I can't wait to go again in the spring to see another one! The actors are well-prepared and very engaging. Don't miss the opportunity to check out the awesome plays offered.

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Morenci, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were able to go see a musical play at Blue Gate. And, we also ate lunch at the Restaurant. The food was very good, and we were served in a timely matter. I also love to order off the menu rather than the buffet, or family style, as we don't eat enough to feel we got our money's worth... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed the play. We play on seeing another show next year. This was our first time at the Blue Gate Theatre.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Super place to stay!!! We'll be back next year with our friends. Good service and food. Friendly and helpful staff

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the Christmas show. The food in the restaurant is delicious and the wait staff are courteous and helpful. The decorations were beautiful!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1. When they display the word for the audience to Sing, they need to use the bouncing ball over the word being sung. This helps the audience to sing louder and better. 2. When the musician Play a song without lyrics they need at least display the name of the song on the monitors. or tell the audience the name... More 

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Marne, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While the entertainment was somewhat sophomoric, it told a good story and entertained. We will return for a "name" entertainer and try again in the Spring.

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Dorr, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Blue gate theatre provides quality entertainment and a great family atmosphere. I have been to a few plays & a couple concerts and have been very pleased with each one of them. Very well done and at affordable prices.

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Yoder, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great weekend with the Blue Gate family. Our room was very nice and clean. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The show we went to was great!! The food was amazing and very fresh!!

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Decatur, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there for our anniversary weekend Nov 27th....seen David Pendalton and he was great...I also loved the fact they had handicapped seating because i am in a wheel chair when i travel like that....thnxs again blue gate theater for making our weekend so enjoyable

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