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Showplace Performance Centre

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Address: 290 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 3H2, Canada
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+1 705-742-7089

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Great sound

Always come to see Matthew Good. Excellent place to see a concert. So intimate here. This time he actually went to the lobby and sang to people there that were waiting to use... read more

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Peterborough, Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always come to see Matthew Good. Excellent place to see a concert. So intimate here. This time he actually went to the lobby and sang to people there that were waiting to use facilities or getting a drink at the bar. He told the auidence he loves coming here because it is so intimate and he talks to the audience... More 

Thank YandRgirl
Durham, Canada
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At a recent show, the place was packed. The venue is quite nice and it is fairly old, I have no idea how old and that may explain the bathrooms. Luckily at the intermission I was quick to the bathroom. On leaving the bathroom, the lines were extremely long to use both men's and women's. Arriving at the main floor... More 

Thank Ian O
Destin, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Say The Stampeders and was thoroughly entertained. Good sound, big auditorium and the place was jam packed.

Thank mikegillhoolley
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Amazing place to watch a performance. You get the feeling of intimacy and you are the only one in the audience.

Thank Liz C
Peterborough, Canada
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

the Classic Albums live tribute show doing the Rolling Stone was excellent....after having Sticky Fingers, they did an excellent second set of dozens of Stones hits(they could have done a dozen more) and when they say note for note, close your eyes and you are watching the music of the Stones as if they were there...Great stuff.

Thank slaughter2015
Peterborough, Canada
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It is a great venue for concerts. The sound is great, seating is comfortable, and the price you pay for a ticket is reasonable. The bar prices are excellent. So nice to be able to have a drink while watching a concert,

Thank RKelly_12
Peterborough, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Showplace is wonderful for bringing in great talent. It is reasonably priced and right in the heart of downtown, grab dinner and catch a show.

Thank cbucci
Peterborough, Canada
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Every year in January, and this year, January 27-29th, Peterborough hosts the International Film Festival. The main films are viewed in this Showplace. Seats are comfortable and are covered in a plush material. Even in the balconies, the acoustics are great and one can see the films clearly from any and all locations. No food or drinks are allowed into... More 

Thank 102kwalsh
Peterborough, Canada
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I live in Peterborough. I have been here 2 times. Most events are always sold out. seats are small so if you need larger seats you have to request special seating

Thank Sheila O
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This theatre is premiere. All seats are comfortable, and good. None are too far away or lack good acoustics. One person shows, up to orchestral sized performances come across beautifully.

Thank Doug M

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