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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
+1 937-228-3630
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A beautiful place to see a Broadway play. It has comfortable seating, and parking nearby. Shows... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nan A
NYC, United States
Great venue for all kinds of productions

I've seen Broadway productions, ballets, and philharmonic performances here. The acoustics are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Becky A
Dayton, Ohio
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Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful place to see a Broadway play. It has comfortable seating, and parking nearby. Shows are always wonderful.

Thank Nan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen Broadway productions, ballets, and philharmonic performances here. The acoustics are great, and it's a beautiful facility. I've also attended a wedding here. Lovely!

Thank Becky A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attend many artistic perfromances at the Schuster Center throughout the year. We are season ticket subscribrs to several of the DPAA performances. We also enjoy the Citilites Restaurant, when we can remember to call for reservations!!

Thank bschaff
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We have seen many venues but our own Schuster Center is in the top ten. Excellent parking in the garage across the street, plenty of security, marvelous volunteers to help find your way, incredible sound(!), and Neal Gittleman!

Thank cgplott1151
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Schuster is awesome and the Christmas windows are a must... I remember the originals at Rike's for many years a favorite for Daytonians of all ages; Rike's was razed and the Schuster was born on the site. One of Dayton's pride.

Thank 956chantalw
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I have sung in this venue in over 20 performances with the Dayton Opera and seen numerous performances here as well. It is a very modern theater with excellent acoustics that can be technically altered for the type of performance...i.e. opera to rock or theater...More

Thank Laurel T
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My husband and I have attended many productions at the Schuster Performing Arts Center as well as attended a wedding reception. The productions have been just incredible and the seats, even though sometimes we have been high up, allowed us to see clearly what was...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I took my family to see a show last month and my girls still talk about how much they loved going to the Schuster! Everyone was so nice, and the seats just couldn’t be beat. We will definitely be going back again soon!

Thank Carla W
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I enjoy the experience and the music. The seats are very nice and comfortable and not a bad seat in the entire center.

Thank smhpony
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've been at the Shuster many times and continue to enjoy each time. My wife and I were just there last week. Great time.

Thank Paul H
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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.