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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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A wonderful evening

Last summer I saw The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Owasco... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kathleenn253
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Utica, New York
Cornerstone of the Cultural Community

The play house shares culture with the small towns of the surrounding area. I grew up watching... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
femmechaude
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The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an annual summer-long festival featuring professional Broadway caliber musical productions along with new musicals, presented in their earliest stages of development, in a series known as “The PITCH.” The festival offers productions at three different venues just minutes away from each other.
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  • Terrible1%
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“owasco lake” (13 reviews)
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6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
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+1 315-255-1785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last summer I saw The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Owasco, NY. The theater is very unusual. It is very rustic and only seats about 500 people. Every seat is great. The scenery was terrific and the acting and singing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The play house shares culture with the small towns of the surrounding area. I grew up watching future stars of the stage. There is always variety of types of shows. The summer nights are always cool and enjoyable. Worth the money to support this cornerstone...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Every seat is a good seat. Always great shows. Easy parking right at the building. Very safe area. Well worth the price.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We have been here on a few occasions and my wife has season's tickets with her friends. The productions are always top notch; we are lucky to have this venue in CNY!

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Tom, thank you so much for your kind words. We are lucky to have wonderful patrons like you! We will continue to bring top notch productions to CNY, and hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This use too be an old Merry Go Round , changed into a Beautiful theatre on Owasco Lake. The talent is top notch its like you are on Broadway!

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello, we are so happy that you love the venue. We're a little biased, but we think our talent is top notch too! Hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent quality of entertainment. A must do. No bad seats in the house. Excellent sound quality. A+

Thank Brenda A
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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Brenda, thank you for the stellar grade! We work hard to be A+, and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself. Hope we can entertain you again!

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went to see Ghost at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and we all thought the performance was absolutely fantastic. The acting, singing and choreography were outstanding. The theater is small and intimate which guarantees you a great view of the stage no matter where you sit....More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello, thank you so much for this wonderful review. We don't think there is a bad seat in the house either! We are so glad you think we're fabulous, we work hard to present the best performances we can. Hope we can perform for you...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I traveled from Oneonta to Auburn to catch one of the final performances of the theater season at the Merry Go Round Playhouse. We opted this year to see GHOST, the musical version of the Swayze-Demi Moore hit of years ago. I...More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Bob, we are so glad that you and Joan enjoyed Ghost. We are very proud of all our productions, and we're happy that this one connected with you. We will have more amazing productions in 2018, and we hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent show. Gooooooo! Any theater production they present is superb. A must to do event, no matter what time of year. And the lake and surrounding area, welcoming.

Thank Lorrie C
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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Lorrie, thank you so much for your endorsement. We strive for excellence in all that we do. We agree that everyone should gooooooo to a production. We hope you will join us again!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Totally fabulous amazing awesome show (GHOST) we ever seen. My husband and I have seen shows from NY Broadway to the Alabama theater in MB SC and the show (Ghost) and its cast is the 2nd best show we ever seen! (Carol King Beautiful) is...More

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Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Janice, we are so glad you enjoyed Ghost! We work hard to present the best show possible, and we're honored that we rank so highly! We look forward to performing for you again!

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