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Chemainus Theatre

9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 800-565-7738
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Charming and Applause-Worthy

This is a beautiful, small-town theatre, which dramatically (pun intended) increases the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victoria, Canada
Amazing entertainment

Chemainus theatre is a beautiful building in a lovely town with many interesting murals to view... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Chilliwack, Canada
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Vancouver Island's Theatre Destination. We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island. Enjoy theatre to the fullest, with our terrific complements: The Playbill Dining Room, with live music and show-themed buffet; and The Gallery Gift Shop, featuring the art of BC artisans.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dining room” (20 reviews)
“buffet dinner” (18 reviews)
“small town” (21 reviews)
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9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 800-565-7738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, small-town theatre, which dramatically (pun intended) increases the attractiveness of Chemainus and its famous public murals (located about 45 minutes' drive north of Greater Victoria). As a nearby resident, I've enjoyed many performances at this venue, and am always impressed with...More

Thank JWD1964
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Chemainus theatre is a beautiful building in a lovely town with many interesting murals to view. The productions at the theatre are always top notch and worth seeing if you enjoy being entertained. If you take in the buffet, either lunch or dinner, you will...More

Thank O5194IJdonnah
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Attended the English comedy - "Jeeves Takes a Bow". Casting is mix of entry level professionals and seasoned veterans. This theatre knows its community and mature audience crowd so you won't experience any rocking of the boat productions. Our audience laughed and applauded throughout even...More

Thank StravaG71
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was our first time but everything about the experience was great. Staff were very friendly and the play (Jeeves Takes a Bow) was not only very funny but well performed. The surprise was the buffet dinner that we had booked along with the tickets....More

Thank Drew G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The performance we attended - Rock Legends - was fabulous. I wish I could have snuck in a 2nd performance. This review is for the Playbill dining room. It has gone so far downhill. It used to compliment the theatre and now it detracts from...More

1  Thank logger007
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Recently I took my young teen niece to the theatre. The show was The Witch, The Lion and The Wardrobe. It was so well done! It took us on a journey to Narnia. The characters entranced us. We felt like we were going through that...More

Thank Mickey C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We go to the Chemainus theatre a few times a year and are never disappointed with the productions. The talent is always beyond great. there are no bad seats, everyone can see well and the sound is amazing.

Thank georgib43
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were advised by tickets to the theater to see the program Legends of Rock and it was a wonderful program that we really enjoyed. The players were professional and the songs are great and there was humor at had everything that I would love...More

Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely little theatre in a charming small town. A beautiful drive around an hour north of Victoria. We have seen four performances at the Chemainus Theatre and are always so impressed with the quality of the entertainment. First class, for sure! Theatre is such that...More

Thank Hilda B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went to see Rock Legends yesterday. What a great show. We laughed, sang and clapped for the whole show. Had dinner at the theatre dining room. Food was served buffet style. Lots of choices and delicious in a beautiful setting. Highly recommend eatingbthere.

1  Thank Sandra H
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2 April 2016|
Response from rjbuchwald |
Do you have a program of pamphlet onthe shows that are coming up?