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Capitol Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Christmas Show

If you are planning a visit to the historic town of Port Hope, ensure you include catching a live... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim F
Port Hope, Canada
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Another Great Production at The Capitol Theatre in Port Hope

Saw "The Little Mermaid" at the Capitol Theatre and as usual, it was FANTASTIC.Wonderful cast and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Cheryl P
Tweed, Canada
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The Cameco Capitol Arts Centre is a professional regional theatre located 1-hour east of Downtown Toronto where you will experience top quality productions and concerts in the historic and picturesque small town of Port Hope. Since 2013, under...more
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20 Queen St, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2Y7, Canada
+1 905-885-1071
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning a visit to the historic town of Port Hope, ensure you include catching a live show, theater or musical act at the Capital Theater. This place is a gem. Theater has a long history and has been supporting a mainstay of...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Saw "The Little Mermaid" at the Capitol Theatre and as usual, it was FANTASTIC.Wonderful cast and crew, made for a very entertaining evening. Although the entire cast was wonderful my favorite was the gentleman who played "Ursula"....WOW!!

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Love the Capitol Theatre. Super friendly. Always a good production. Fully licensed for a relaxing beverage.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Capitol Theatre is Port Hope's own little gem. The Capitol's plays easily rival those in Toronto (and I was a theatre reviewer in the Toronto area for several years). The town is extremely lucky to have it. If you're going to visit Port Hope,...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Long wait in line for coffee to find out there was another line to get tickets! No time left. Ran out of popcorn!More

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Antonio S, General Manager at Capitol Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Don – we are sorry our system did not serve you well. Our concessions ticket system is a function of the limited space we have available, we can only put two people behind our bar and this allows them to concentrate on serving. We also...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

So happy to see this being preserved in all its glory and showing its support to local theatre and community events! Bravo!

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I've been to several shows here now, and they never disappoint. We've seen Beauty & the Beast, Mamma Mia, Oliver, Guys & Dolls, Les Miserables and more. The singing is always fantastic and the acting and set design very good. I was pleasantly surprised at...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The quality and high standard of the performers and shows are second to none and I'd venture to say that they could easily rival a well known downtown Toronto theatre at less than half the ticket price! Proven by the busloads of 'city folks' coming...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

What an interesting theatre! The seats are fairly comfortable with great sight lines to the stage and good acoustics. Saw a hilarious and professional production of 39 Steps----and enjoyed it immensely. Interesting way they do concessions, where you first have to buy a 'ticket' for...More

Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 28 July 2018

For years I had heard people talk about the theatre in Port Hope but it was last summer before I finally experienced it. I have now been to three plays there and they are nothing short of amazing. The actors are professional, top notch performers,...More

Thank Carol B
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Rabbiya A
9 November 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
There really isn't a bad time to visit. It's a great place to browse the downtown in the summer but it is also decorated for the Christmas season if you like winter outings. There are also a number of restaurants and cafes... More
Cindy B
17 September 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
No, afraid not. It was held over but the tickets were gone almost as soon as they went up for sale.
12 April 2016|
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Response from Maggiet1946 | Reviewed this property |
I found that sitting in row 7-10 is an excellent positions to see everything. The stage is a little high but if you can get tickets in those rows you get a much better view. Actually the theatre is not that big so anywhere... More