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Amazing Venue!

Bancroft Village Playhouse is a beautiful venue for performances. The volunteers put a lot of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
CanuckSailor2018
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Ottawa, Canada
Get away weekend with friends

'We went to see Freddy Vette and the Flames and it was a great night. We saw them a few years ago... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Norm S
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Peterborough, Canada
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9 Jul 2018
“Amazing Venue!”
18 Jun 2017
“Get away weekend with friends”
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The Bancroft Village Playhouse offers audiences intimate access to live music, theatre and film. Drawing on local talent as well as nationally recognized names and acts, the Playhouse is the heart of Bancroft's Theatre District. With monthly TIFF...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5 Hastings Street South, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
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+1 613-332-8014
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Bancroft Village Playhouse is a beautiful venue for performances. The volunteers put a lot of effort into creating a comfortable and enjoyable experience - such a variety of shows to choose from, something for everyone! Thanks for keeping this gem going, hats off to supporting...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

'We went to see Freddy Vette and the Flames and it was a great night. We saw them a few years ago and we enjoyed them just as much. The theatre is a great venue, very comfortable and intimate and there really isn't a bad...More

Thank Norm S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were very impressed with the improvements to the Village Playhouse. In the last few years, it had started looking shabby and there was a noticeable decrease in the number and quality of the local amateur productions. All the renovations look amazing, sat on the...More

1  Thank otrav
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We have been enjoying shows at this Theatre for just over 20yrs. we always attended the shows in the summer when we were at the cottage. but now it seems 3X overpriced for half the experience. we are very frequent Toronto theatre Patrons and Bancroft...More

Thank we_Canadian_travel
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Local theatre is always a win with me. This place has it all. Great renovated theatre, smal local intimate plays.

1  Thank bananabrianna
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is an exceptional venue for special events, intimate concerts and Summer Theater. There is not a bad seat in the house. A real gem and one of the only opportunities for evening entertainment in the Bancroft Area.

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Reviewed 12 September 2014

Plays are limited to 2 to 4 actors and very funny. I do enjoy the local cultural slant to the entire experience.

Thank Robs68mb
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Always great shows a the Village Playhouse. Comfortable seating and great ambiance. We saw Les Stroud last winter and were blown away by how good the show was. Small room made it very intimate and sound was excellent. Always impressed at the quality of the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I've been taking in a performance or two per season at The Village Playhouse for several years and it's a fun night out. Quality of productions generally quite high for a small-town theatre and some exceptional performances.

1  Thank SolaGo
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I attended two plays this summer and enjoyed both of them. Both very entertaining and funny....lots of laughs! Great for this community and a real treat for visitors...keep up the good work!

Thank Kathio
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The night we were there you could purchase wine and even bring it to your seat if you didn't finish it in the lobby. Very civilized.
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