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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

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One of Dayton best

I’m always thrilled to get to go to the Schuster Center. As a driver for a senior center we get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peggy I
This venue "ROCKS"!

We saw "School of Rock" & Jefferson Starship at the Schuster Center.(Two different dates) It is an... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Shari V
Canal Winchester, United States
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All reviews beautiful venue the lion king philharmonic orchestra lower balcony plays and musicals downtown dayton broadway series excellent acoustics great place to see a show during intermission season tickets concert hall no bad seats gem city across the street victoria theater parking garage
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m always thrilled to get to go to the Schuster Center. As a driver for a senior center we get to park the bus out front and they are always so kind and accommodating. I haven’t seen a bad show there yet. One of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Peggy I
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We saw "School of Rock" & Jefferson Starship at the Schuster Center.(Two different dates) It is an amazing venue. The star optics in the ceiling are phenomenal. The seats are comfortable with plenty of leg room. We were in the 5th row for School of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We saw a Christmas show that involved local school and adult choirs. I received the tickets as a compliment from the Schuster. Glad I didn't pay.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Amazing philharmonic performance. I've attended several events in this facility and every concert has been well worth it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dreamer63321376196
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Just went to the Schuster Center to see the Wizard of Oz. While the actual show could be considered average to a little above average, the Theatre is Beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Always a breathtaking experience being at the Schuster. The food was great and the fellowship was greater.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheServant65
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We love the Schuster center. We subscribe to the Broadway series annually, attend 1-2 ballet performances per year and the occasional additional performance (eg. comedians, Myth Busters, etc.). Our favorite event of the year is the annual DPAA gala, a fundraiser for the arts including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great theatre for music with state of the art acoustics. The Rockin’ Series with traveling tribute bands playing favorite music with the Dayton Philharmonic is a very fun series. The facilities are very nice, and refreshments are available beforehand and at intermission.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jmlwill
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We are so blessed to have the cultural amenities that are found in the Dayton area. The cornerstone of these jewels is the "Schuster Center." Excellent seating and eye line of sight, superb acoustics and excellent parking all together in one place. The offerings vary...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doug B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great place for plays and concerts. Not a bad seat in the house. Drinks are pricey but thats ok !!!!

Date of experience: November 2017
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25 April 2018|
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Response from bschaff | Reviewed this property |
Valet parking is available. I do not know the cost. However. Across the street from the Schuster is a very nice, safe, monitored parking area at a "reasonable" cost. If you just "show up" to that parking area it will cost... More
26 June 2016|
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Response from ALtraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't look like it. The parking lots are very close and there is a drop off area. There are several theaters in a 2 block radius and they all use the same parking info. If you check their website there is more... More
26 June 2016|
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Response from Kimberly R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event.