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“Little town entertainment with big town talent”

Brockville Arts Centre
Ranked #2 of 43 things to do in Brockville
Type: Other
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Brockville Theater has it all at VERY reasonable priced entertainment. If your looking for an outing to enjoy the ARTS' this is the place to go on the Seaway. Enjoy top notch entertainment with local, national and international talent. This is a DO NOT miss attraction, just 1 hour from Ottawa.

Thank Guy T
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice old theatre with good sightlines of the stage and great acoustics! Very comfortable and intimate setting.

Unfortunately the ushers need some help to figure out what they are supposed to be doing. Repeated pacing the aisles with flashlights at the ready greatly distracted from the show. Getting latecomers to seats in the middle of a song rather than waiting between songs disrupted everyone. Talking amongst themselves during the performance - c'mon folks! We are there for what's on the stage, not to hear about your day!
To sum it up: theatre good; experience average.

Thank Shorty B
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I am from Ottawa and went to NAC there for entertainment. I went to the Brockville Arts Centre first to see a play. I was blown away by how beautful the Arts Centre is. I have seen a movie, one play and a ballet with a Russian dance troupe. It was great. I am seeing Irish Dancing this week and they are a World Class Troupe as well. On weekends they screen Oscar and award winning movies- for $10. I highly recommend the Brockville Arts Centre. It offers world class entertainment in a pretty theatre that is a 14 minute walk from my house! Also the staff is wonderful, all volunteers!

Thank NakedFoodie
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great theatre, good seats, great sound! Check their website for events. They have a great variation of entertainment.

Thank Sandra R
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went there to see "Swan Lake" with the State Ballet of Russia. The theater is bery beautiful, but th seats up in the balcony are not very comfortable. The chairs are too close together - my knees were right up against the seat in front.
For this particular ballet production the stage is too small and when the entire company was dancing the tight amount of space became even more evident. It was obvious that the dancers had to hold back instead of doing their movements full out. Still, it was nice to see a good ballet company perform live.

Thank TrvlngPrncss
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