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Address: 245 Centrum Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1E 0A1, Canada
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An Art Centre a great quality! The seats are very comfortable , there are no "bad" seats, as you have a great vieuw of the stage from every seat!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

An Art Centre a great quality! The seats are very comfortable , there are no "bad" seats, as you have a great vieuw of the stage from every seat!

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Thank LyndaMorewood
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We are at Shenkman pretty often to see everything from the local kid's theatre productions to the Elvis impersonator! The centre itself is very well appointed- plenty of free parking on site (as long as you don't arrive too late!) And seating is adequately comfortable. They have some great programs for kids - a bit heavy on the French programming... More 

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Thank Elemes613
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went to the Shenkman with friends to take part in a beginners pottery class. The class was amazing and we learned about many other continuing education opportunities. There is also some lovely artwork on display. I look forward to exploring more of its' options.

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1 Thank CdnLana
Rockland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent seating, great shows and community oriented. They have the Shenkman Hall and the Richkraft Hall which is used for smaller events or shows. Very friendly staff.

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Thank pregitel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Last week, I bought tickets with reserved seats to the Afro-Cuban show, but Shenkman Centre changed the venue and asked me to come early as there are no reserved seats anymore - general admission only. This is not what I wanted or bought! I wanted a refund, but no refund is offered! Poor customer service! I'm very disappointed. S. L.

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Thank Sylvianne L
Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Lots of variety, decent seats and prices in a lovely complex that reminds one that public places can be function and creative.

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Thank Martha1986
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

The new Shenkman Centre provided a much-needed cultural event venue in the rapidly growing eastern sector of Ottawa. The main theatre seats roughly 1,000 and has all of the technical facilities to handle anything from a magic show to an orchestral or vocal performance. Access from free parking adjacent to the theatre is very simple. The large two-level lobby makes... More 

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Thank Anthony S
Ottawa, Canada
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149 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Great venue in the east end of town. Not a bad seat in the house! Free parking in the back which is such a plus compared to going downtown. love it!

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1 Thank Genevieve61
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

I love theater and for years I've been going to the NAC or Centerpointe theater. I love both equally, the best part of a new, quite large theater is even more plays and musicals coming to the city. When I heard we were getting a new theater and arts centre I was excited. I was not disapointed I remember the... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Seating is very comfortable and viewing from all seats is excellent. Rows are far enough apart so that you do not have to stand when other enter your row. Parking is iffy, so go early.

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