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Address: 795 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2741
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Avoid back row seating

Excellent excellent productions!! Putting on fantastic shows with talented folks Can only do small shows cause of smaller space but attention to detail makes it worth it... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
amanda s
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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Just saw the play “The Flight Before Christmas” at Blackfriars Theatre in Rochester New York. It was listed as a comedy, which I should have immediately triggered my senses. What could possibly be funny about an airplane crash? And what makes this funny because it happens on Christmas Eve? Well the answer is as simple as the play turns out... More 

Thank rnapier77
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent excellent productions!! Putting on fantastic shows with talented folks Can only do small shows cause of smaller space but attention to detail makes it worth it for,sure! Cost of tickets is pretty high priced in my mind...but they own and support the building plus have paid staff...so ok....I just have to be selective in which shows I can afford... More 

Thank amanda s
New York State
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our family of three went to the theatre to see "The Wedding Singer" this summer. it was a great experience. Theatre is small enough to give everyone the best seat. You can also see the love for the arts from everyone associated with the performance. I hope this place is around for a long time!

Thank MKKB217
Henrietta, New York
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We went to The Blackfriars theater for a matinee to see the play Proof. The actors were terrific and the producer Brian did a fabulous job. There were wonderful acoustics in there.

Thank momma225
Denver, Colorado
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101 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

It's a pretty small theater (only about 100 people) and a lot of the shows are lesser known shows, usually put on by students or theater groups. You won't see any grand productions here, but the shows they do have are always good, the tickets are cheap, and since it's small, there are no bad seats. Generally there are opportunities... More 

Thank Icarus4335
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent theatre with excellent performance. Nice, intimate venue. Highly recommend this theatre for people looking for good entertainment.

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Aurora, Colorado
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226 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Went for part of the Fringe Fest. Very affordable! Not like the big cities. No bad seats. Only holds about 100 people.

Thank Bob B
Spencerport, New York
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We have been season ticket holders in the past and recently enjoyed a Fringe Festival performance (#theskinnyinside) at Blackfriars Theatre. It is a small venue - but there really isn't a bad seat in the house. We loved most of the performances we attended last season and really enjoyed the most recent Fringe Festival event at Blackfriars. We will definitely... More 

Thank SilpadaGirl
Rochester, New York
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Enthusiastic actors, always good seats, convenient location. Very reasonable prices. They always do a good job

Thank Linda E
Rochester, NY
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314 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

HoteL Baltimore. I absolutely LOVE this place!! Local actors at its finest. We purchased season tickets this year and am happy that we did. The sets, the actors, the venue is perfect. Very intimate and you can see the hard work and love that is put into these plays. I would recommend the plays at Blackfriars to anyone. We see... More 

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