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Capitol Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Panto - Naughty version

Panto at the Capitol is always so fun. Non stop laughter. The trees look beautiful. We do this... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Newcastle, Canada
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Great time

Unique Gem in downtown Port Hope, close to restaurants for before or after the show. Good seating... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Mississauga, Canada
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The Cameco Capitol Arts Centre is a professional regional theatre located 1-hour east of Downtown Toronto where you will experience top quality productions and concerts in the historic and picturesque small town of Port Hope. Since 2013, under...more
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20 Queen St, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2Y7, Canada
+1 905-885-1071
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Panto at the Capitol is always so fun. Non stop laughter. The trees look beautiful. We do this annually and will continue to attend.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Unique Gem in downtown Port Hope, close to restaurants for before or after the show. Good seating and good views.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MarianMB
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Always have a great time at this theatre, never have seen a bad play. Will be back in Dec to King Arthur, the naughty version

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

If you are planning a visit to the historic town of Port Hope, ensure you include catching a live show, theater or musical act at the Capital Theater. This place is a gem. Theater has a long history and has been supporting a mainstay of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank timfry59
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Saw "The Little Mermaid" at the Capitol Theatre and as usual, it was FANTASTIC.Wonderful cast and crew, made for a very entertaining evening. Although the entire cast was wonderful my favorite was the gentleman who played "Ursula"....WOW!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Love the Capitol Theatre. Super friendly. Always a good production. Fully licensed for a relaxing beverage.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 900timk
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The Capitol Theatre is Port Hope's own little gem. The Capitol's plays easily rival those in Toronto (and I was a theatre reviewer in the Toronto area for several years). The town is extremely lucky to have it. If you're going to visit Port Hope,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Long wait in line for coffee to find out there was another line to get tickets! No time left. Ran out of popcorn!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Don M
Antonio S, General Manager at Capitol Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Don – we are sorry our system did not serve you well. Our concessions ticket system is a function of the limited space we have available, we can only put two people behind our bar and this allows them to concentrate on serving. We also...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

So happy to see this being preserved in all its glory and showing its support to local theatre and community events! Bravo!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I've been to several shows here now, and they never disappoint. We've seen Beauty & the Beast, Mamma Mia, Oliver, Guys & Dolls, Les Miserables and more. The singing is always fantastic and the acting and set design very good. I was pleasantly surprised at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn H
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10 November 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
There really isn't a bad time to visit. It's a great place to browse the downtown in the summer but it is also decorated for the Christmas season if you like winter outings. There are also a number of restaurants and cafes... More
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
No, afraid not. It was held over but the tickets were gone almost as soon as they went up for sale.
13 April 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
I found that sitting in row 7-10 is an excellent positions to see everything. The stage is a little high but if you can get tickets in those rows you get a much better view. Actually the theatre is not that big so anywhere... More