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An Authentic Celtic Music Experience

While visiting in Louisbourg to tour the Fortress we discovered this little gem of a theatre. We... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Alberta, Canada
Fun evening

Nice small venue for a show. The night we were there, "Lyrics and Laughter" was performing. They... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Richardson, Texas
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11 Aberdeen St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

While visiting in Louisbourg to tour the Fortress we discovered this little gem of a theatre. We went to two different performances that showcased the Celtic music tradition of Cape Breton Island. All the performers had roots in Cape Breton and treated us to a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Nice small venue for a show. The night we were there, "Lyrics and Laughter" was performing. They were so much fun to watch - what a great show! Their fiddle player was amazing and a good comedian too. They served hot tea and oat cakes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jbmorris77
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We attended the Cape Breton Stomp on July 23, 2018. We had a wonderful time. The skits were hilarious, and the music was moving. I was especially struck by the musicians' deep sense of local pride. I loved hearing their songs about Main-a-Dieu, Hopkins' Wharf,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We went twice to this theatre that Disney built for a movie set then donated to the town. The first show was mediocre pop folk music and the second show was WORLD CLASS fiddling by Jennifer Roland. If one or more of Cape Breton's talented...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LindaLou1954
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Louisbourg Playhouse - it was one of our highlights from our Canada 150 trip. After a fine dinner at the Lobster Kettle, we went to the theatre to enjoy a night of celtic music and comedy called "Cape...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 970wandak
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a quaint, delightful building downtown Louisburg. There is lots of parking just steps away from the entry. The staff is more than welcoming with that good old fashioned Caper hospitality. There is lots of different entertainers on different nights. All are excellent performances. Louisburg...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank norman390
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had tickets to the Louisbourg Playhouse. Two famous people from Nova Scotia were going to sing some neat songs. We had seats at the second row and we had a great view. We had no problems finding a parking. This playhouse was quite attractive...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a replica of the Globe Theatre in London, built by Disney for a movie set and moved from the Louisbourg Fortress to town many years ago. It is comfortable and intimate inside with excellent acoustics, a fine venue for theatre and music. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dickanddoug
Reviewed 3 October 2017

After a long day at the Fortress, we had a great dinner at the Lobster Kettle, then attended a performance of the Cape Breton Stomp at the Playhouse. The Playhouse is a movie replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Stomp is a lively mix...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank StillAqua
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Louisbourg Playhouse twice on a recent trip to the town. We heard Colin Grant and Jason Kemp in a performance of Cape Breton and a Funeral, which was a wonderful set of songs and comedy. Colin is an exceptional fiddler, and Jason...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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