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Merry Go Round Playhouse

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021
+1 315-255-1785
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Ghost - A Memorizing Experience

My wife and I traveled from Oneonta to Auburn to catch one of the final performances of the theater... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob and Joan
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Oneonta
Ghost, the musical (superb)

Excellent show. Gooooooo! Any theater production they present is superb. A must to do event, no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorrie C
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Palmyra, New York
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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 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled from Oneonta to Auburn to catch one of the final performances of the theater season at the Merry Go Round Playhouse. We opted this year to see GHOST, the musical version of the Swayze-Demi Moore hit of years ago. I...More

Thank Bob and Joan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent show. Gooooooo! Any theater production they present is superb. A must to do event, no matter what time of year. And the lake and surrounding area, welcoming.

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally fabulous amazing awesome show (GHOST) we ever seen. My husband and I have seen shows from NY Broadway to the Alabama theater in MB SC and the show (Ghost) and its cast is the 2nd best show we ever seen! (Carol King Beautiful) is...More

Thank 694janice
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Merry Go Round Playhouse is a hidden gem of the Finger Lakes. I have been a season ticket holder for years and always look forward to their summer season. Talent is outstanding! Top notch Broadway actors are always performing in some of the best...More

1  Thank katherine f
Meara M, Marketing at Merry Go Round Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for this lovely review, Katherine! We are very proud of our talented casts and crews, and are even more thrilled that loyal, returning customers such as yourself enjoy our performances! Thank you for your continued patronage and for your kind words :)

Reviewed 16 July 2017

My husband and I were staying a few days in nearby Aurora NY and saw that this playhouse was about 25 minutes away. We had time to explore so purchased tickets on-line for their current performance, Parade. This musical is based on the real life...More

1  Thank Pam G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After four years in nearby Trumansburg, NY we managed to get away for a matinee and caught a terrfific performance of "Parade" an underappreciated musical based on real life events and , a graduate of Corbell University just a few miles from Trumansburg. Good staging,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Merry Go Round puts on some amazing and high quality shows! The theater is small and intimate which guarantees you a great view of the stage no matter what seats you get. The grounds that the theater sits on are beautiful and perfect for a...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The talent at MGR is wonderful. They put in a wonderful series of shoes each season. I am local and have been a season ticket holder for some recent years. I have a 6 yr old and an 8 yr old and we try to...More

Thank silence182
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Whether your from the area or visiting, The Merry Go Round Playhouse located in the Finger Lakes region has resent broadway plays. Reasonably priced and conveniently located.

Thank Lucille F
Reviewed 23 June 2017 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 26 June 2017

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! :)

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