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Thousand Islands Playhouse

185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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Enjoyable Theatre

This was the third time we have attended a production here, having gone the past two summers as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Don S
via mobile
Great theatre!

Regulars, and we love the quality of this theatre. We buy seasons tux every year. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy J
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The most scenic theatre in Canada, the Thousand Islands Playhouse has two theatres on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, halfway between Toronto and Montreal, Canada. Featuring the longest decks in the region, The Springer Theatre is an intimate air conditioned vintage "canoe club" - and seats 360 with proscenium style seating. The Firehall Theatre is a heritage building with flexible seating open to innovative staging.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the third time we have attended a production here, having gone the past two summers as well. The shows were all well done and enjoyable summer fare. The theatre is not too big so there are no really poor seats.The location by the...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Regulars, and we love the quality of this theatre. We buy seasons tux every year. The staff are courteous and helpful. This is a fantastic group providing top notch live theatrr

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small theatre and outstanding location right on the water. Love the small seating format allows for great viewing everywhere. We make a habit to make a day of it with shopping in the area, afternoon theatre and dinner. The play Leading Ladies has been...More

Thank canadian-eh777
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the play "Only Drunks and Children tell the truth" It was a very good storyline, dealing with aboriginal children who had been taken out of their homes by the authorities and adopted out, and the problems they faced. There was a bit of...More

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint former rowing clubhouse that is now a theatre. Holds somewhere around 300 people. Very intimate type seatin & setup, no bad seats anywhere, in our opinion. They do have light refreshments for sale, including alcohol, before the show and at intermission. There is also...More

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really loved the show of Leading Ladies at TIP. The seats were very comfortable with good leg room. Great location to enjoy the view from the deck before the show. Booking tickets in line and picking up before show was very easy.

Thank Gypsy25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the playhouse with ourCanadian friends. It was a truly magical experience. We laughed from start to finish. Thank you!

Thank Mrs Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing production at TIP! Super fun! Professional staff and a wonderful small theatre that is great for the whole family. We very much enjoyed a good clean fun laugh... as did the actors! Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Jodi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're on summer vacation, whether boating or camping, you hardly expect to find professional-level theatre, but at TIP you do. Don't expect Hamlet or Macbeth, but if you're up for an afternoon of French farce, this is your ticket to do something unexpected on...More

Thank derek v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thousand Islands Playhouse offers first rate performances to theatre-goers. I have seen professional productions across the province and TIP is always top notch. The sets, costumes and productions do not disappoint. The show we say was very entertaining and the performers earned an enthusiastic...More

Thank Valerie F
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15 August 2016|
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Response from Bernie1112014 | Reviewed this property |
it is covered, no problem about rain. there is a deck on St. Lawrence for the half time and it is covered
26 July 2015|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
In relation to the cruise, I really cannot answer that question. What I can say is that there is a lot of hills around the harbour to walk, and it may be an impediment to your happiness. However, I assume the cruises are... More