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Thousand Islands Playhouse

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Shirley Valentine

Show Shirley Valentine at the 1000 Island theatre in Gananoque. The play was an emotional awakening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Verona, Canada
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A gem of a theatre!

We thoroughly enjoyed a one woman show: Shirley Valentine! The actress was extremely talented and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise C
Saint John
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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...more
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185 South St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1A1, Canada
+1 613-382-7020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Show Shirley Valentine at the 1000 Island theatre in Gananoque. The play was an emotional awakening and the comedic timing was impeccable

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a one woman show: Shirley Valentine! The actress was extremely talented and had the audience in the palm of her hand. I’ve seen dozens of plays here over the years and have rarely been disappointed. I no longer live in the area...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Do not go if you’re a prude. But if you love to laugh and want to be mesmerized by two exceptional actors, this is one of the best Little theatre plays we have seen!!!

Thank lisanigh
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Set in a pub / wine bar in Edinburgh Scotland, with various forays around the town, this show tells the story of a thirty-something couple who meet, are strangely attracted to, and repelled by, each other, while the hurly-burly of life and longing wash up...More

Thank Alistair T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We hold seasons tickets and so far have not been too pleased with any of the plays. A lot of the acting is great but not much of a story with most of them have way toooo much slap stick comedy, which is not very...More

Thank Sansail
Reviewed 21 August 2018

It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed a 1 hour trip there. Its beautiful, full of history, old buildings

Thank faizi102
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Saw a Midsumemr night a play with songs. Two actors only play runs 90 minutes no intermission. Enjoyed it. Theatre is small, chairs not very comfy. Great location for a theatre right near the water. Parked nearby on side street and shirt walk. Booked tickets...More

1  Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Thousand Island Playhouse is a beautiful, dockside theatre in Gananoque overlooking the St. Lawrence River. It was established in 1982 when Greg Wanless and a group of passionate community members purchased the site, then home to the Gananoque Canoe Club, from the local Rotary and...More

1  Thank burr6013
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The play was cute and funny, Acting was well done although a few too many slapstick injuries. Not a bad seat in the place and everything was easily heard, Setting on the river is amazing and cocktails very reasonable , Well worth the 30 minute...More

1  Thank Les B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing the Actors and Actresses put on a fantastic show would see it again. The Play House is amazing love going there.

Thank Sherry9555
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Natallia S
17 July 2018|
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Response from Veronica L | Reviewed this property |
The shows seem to change every six weeks so its appropriateness for children is dependant on the subject matter of the show. Children would like the theatre itself, the outside terraces looking over the harbour and the big... More
5 July 2018|
Response from Holly G | Reviewed this property |
Yes the theatre is air conditioned to a comfortable temperature. You won't need a winter coat. We were there on the 30th of June when the outside temp was over 30 degrees C. Shorts and a shirt was good enough inside.
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