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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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Guys live Dolls

Great production and super talented cast. Lots of song and dance. A fun story. Now I want to see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jerry Z
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Camillus, New York
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Great Venue

First class performances. Never disappointed. Seating was excellent. Acoustics were good. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CFIDave
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The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is an annual summer-long festival featuring professional Broadway caliber musical productions along with new musicals, presented in their earliest stages of development, in a series known as “The PITCH.” The festival offers productions at three different venues just minutes away from each other.
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6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great production and super talented cast. Lots of song and dance. A fun story. Now I want to see the movie with Sinatra and Brando. Always a great musical when you leave the playhouse singing a tune. Two thumbs-up and a five star.

Thank Jerry Z
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jerry! We're so happy that you enjoyed Guys and Dolls and hope to see you back at the Playhouse very soon. Thank you again for being a loyal and returning patron! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First class performances. Never disappointed. Seating was excellent. Acoustics were good. The acting, singing and choreography were outstanding.

Thank CFIDave
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Dave! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed Guys and Dolls and our venue as a whole! Thank you so much for your loyalty as a patron, and we hope to see you for many seasons to come! :)

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great performances, in a delightful setting. Have dinner a Laska's (sp) in Auburn. Also stop/stay at Springside Inn.More

Thank pvergis
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We're very lucky to be located in beautiful Emerson Park, and are extremely glad that you enjoy your time here in Auburn! We hope to see you back at the Playhouse very soon; be sure to check...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

I like the old musicels like oaklahoma etc. but they put on both new and old shows.this show is suitable for family's with kids from 9 to 90. The playhouse is located in beautiful Emerson park on Owasco lakeMore

Thank owascores
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We are very proud to provide a wide variety of shows for all interests and age levels, and are extremely lucky to be in such a beautiful location. We hope you'll check out our exciting (and diverse)...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Season subscriptions available but most shows have seats avail day of performance. Best professional work off Broadway!More

Thank paulbE4640MU
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind feedback! We are extremely proud of our talented casts and crews who truly do create our own "Broadway in the Finger Lakes!" We hope you are able to catch some of the 2017 season shows, running now through...More

Reviewed 21 November 2016

I just caught the last show of the season, which was outstanding. The show was so much fun. The performers were outstanding and the music brought back so many memories. Its a short distance from Syracuse but so worth the drive. The theatre is very...More

Thank EBW47
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great musical review of Smokey Joe's Cafe. The cast was excellent. Production and coriography was tops. We will definitely be back next season. Nit a bad seat in the house and the audience was as thrilled as we were.

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 10 November 2016

MGR Playhouse is located within the spectacular Emerson Park. An excellent backdrop! Over the years we have seen many performances in this theater. Recently we saw both Million Dollar Quartet and Smokey Joe's Cafe. They were fabulous. Amazing sets moved around very cleverly, awesome actors...mostly...More

Thank Laurie P
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Laurie! Thank you so much for this fantastic feedback! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experiences in our beautiful Emerson Park location. We're very lucky to have these wonderful facilities, as well as our top-notch casts and crews who continue to awe us...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house. Energetic actors sing and dance with endless energy. Never a bad night when your at the Merry go Round Playhouse. The band and seats are magnificent.More

Thank Tina P
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tina! We are thrilled that you've enjoyed your experiences at the Playhouse! The energy of our performers is truly astounding - we can hardly keep up with them! Thank you very much for being a loyal and returning patron, and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We get to Merry Go Round Playhouse about once a year when we see a play listed that we would like to see. This year we saw Million Dollar Quartet - what a great show! The performers did an excellent job and the music was...More

Thank MaureenT7224
Kristin B, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Hi Maureen! We're so happy you keep coming back every year and that you enjoyed Million Dollar Quartet! If you enjoyed that kind of musical style, you may be interested in our next show, Smokey Joe's Cafe, it has similar music and a similar feel....More

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