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Address: 41F Court Sq, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3759
Phone Number: +1 540-433-9189
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Court Square Theater is the premier Performing Arts and Cinema venue in...

Court Square Theater is the premier Performing Arts and Cinema venue in downtown Harrisonburg Court Square Theater was once home to the Rockingham Motor Company (RMC), but in,1998, it was renovated into a theater as part of the Harrisonburg downtown revitalization effort. The architects that renovated the space wanted to retain some of the historic charm and you can still find RMC's name and iconic shields on the exterior and the interior of the building today. Live Theatre, Movies, Concerts, Dance, and Comedy all happen at Court Square Theater. Check our website to stay up to date on what is happening at the theater!

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We have attended music concerts, bands, theater productions and a great variety of different movies normally not shown in your big time local theaters. Small venue.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Beach City, Ohio
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Beach City, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have attended music concerts, bands, theater productions and a great variety of different movies normally not shown in your big time local theaters. Small venue.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've never seen a "bad" movie at CST, but the uncomfortable seats take getting used to. Maybe it's time to have them replaced?

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Attended a theatre production here written and produced by a local artist. Enjoyed the performance. The theatre is cute, seats are comfortable and it accommodates a fairly large gathering.

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1 Thank Jennifer W
Woodstock, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We love CST so much that we volunteer here to help greet patrons and work the "Will Call" table....and there is always a great show at CST. House manager Patrick is a most amicable fellow who works very hard at making sure patrons are well served...the snacks, soft drinks, craft beers and local wines will greet you and all such... More 

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1 Thank Lance B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Tis is a small and intimate theater. Rocking seats are big and comfortable. the proxminity to the stage is perfect for those up close and personal stage scenes. beverages and snacks are available. the shows cost vary but are very reasonable for the quality of the performance. A must do in downtown Harrisonburg.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I am a "local" to Harrisonburg, and this theater is one of our sweetest treasures. I think the entertainment selections are great with a variety of performances for every one...and movies that have depth-appeal ... something not always common in the mainstream theaters. Court Square Theater also has a variety of snacks and beverages to enjoy! It's a hometown hit!

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1 Thank Colleen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This theater has such character! It offers an intimate viewing experience with good sound quality and extremely comfortable seats.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

There is no bad seat in the house because this is a small venue. You can see live shows and movies here. It is right on Court Square with lots of interesting places nearby for dinner and drinks.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We would much rather visit a classic small independent theatre like this one, it was excellent. Clean and simply marvelous decor. A nice little snack stand with reasonable prices. My only complaint is they didn't have fresh popcorn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This was my first time visiting the theatre, and my experience was wonderful. The staff is very friendly, and helpful. The seating is very comfortable and the seats rock like a rocking chair.

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