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Address: 20 Windsor St, Rochester, NY 14605-2935
Phone Number: +1 585-325-4370
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Went to see Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche and laughed out loud most of the evening. Intimate setting and because of that and sound system, actors need to allow the audience to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 May 2016
Cherie1971695
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Went to see Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche and laughed out loud most of the evening. Intimate setting and because of that and sound system, actors need to allow the audience to finish laughing before moving forward with the next line. There were moments where it was over acted and the humor was lost but overall, worth the time and... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

Called several times and got an answering machine so in our travels we went to the Winton Place location at 4 PM to get tickets for the 7 PM show figuring the difference would be enough time to have dinner before the show. The doors were locked and nobody was there. Being from another country my cell phone did not... More 

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DownstairsTheatre, Marketing at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, responded to this review

We are so sorry you had a terrible experience! We hope you give us another shot! Please call to get $5 off your next tickets! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

Went to see "Take Me Home", a musical review of the 70's and 80's at the Downstairs Cabaret on Windsor Street in Rochester NY. Always enjoy the atmosphere of the old style cabaret, nothing fancy but nostalgic and comfortable. Easy parking just around the corner. The performers in the show were excellent, all 4 with different styles of singing but... More 

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DownstairsTheatre, Marketing at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Mention you left a review to receive $5 off your next ticket purchase! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

We love downstairs caberet and hope you give them a try . The Man in Black was phenomenal but all the shows are well worth the time and money. Bar and refreshement available and if you have dinner out before, save room for the cheesecake !!!

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DownstairsTheatre, Marketing at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Mention you left a review to receive $5 off your next ticket purchase! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

We have seen several productions at Downstairs Cabaret in the past few months and have yet to be disappointed. The quality of the productions is generally superb. They have several theater locations - I have yet to be to the Winton Road location, but the others are cozy and eclectic rooms. Not much in the way of fancy theater decor... More 

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DownstairsTheatre, Marketing at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Mention you left a review to receive $5 off your next ticket purchase! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Pittsford, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

I love this theater. It is cozy, comfortable and eclectic. I love the variety of plays. My favorite will always be "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change". Great fun on a sometimes not so fun topic....relationships.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

I saw the Johnny Cash show here. It was super cool. Mostly a "concert" with performances of his songs, but lots of little stories and information in between. I would definitely go back.

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Thank you so much for your review! Mention you left a review to receive $5 off your next ticket purchase! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Rochester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

This is a small theater that puts on some very good live productions. It has tables set up on different levels so that you can have a liquid refreshment and dessert if you wish. I believe they have 3 locations in the Rochester area now, but our favorite is the Windsor St theater. A little cramped for space here but... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

Lots of different shows. Calamari sisters are my favorite. It is good to have different theaters offered. GEVA is another downtown choice.

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Canandaigua
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

Saw the play, "Leaving Iowa." It was really pretty stupid and a total waste of time. Very disappointing evening. We would go back for a better play.

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DownstairsTheatre, Marketing at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, responded to this review

We are so sorry you didn't have a great experience with "Leaving Iowa." We have a large variety of shows and hope you give us another shot. Mention you left a review to get $5 off your next tickets. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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