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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
+1 937-228-3630
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Great performances

Great place to watch quality venues. There is no bad seats and the facility is very well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike K
Dayton, Ohio
via mobile
World Class Acoustics and aesthetics

The Schuster is the crown jewel of the Gem City. This performing arts center is spectacular from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
+1 937-228-3630
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to watch quality venues. There is no bad seats and the facility is very well maintained. Some shows can be rather expensive but it is always a good performance

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Schuster is the crown jewel of the Gem City. This performing arts center is spectacular from the glass wall Wintergarden to the 2300 seat auditorium featuring the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance and many Broadway shows. A highlight is the star field set into the...More

Thank T258GIerics
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful venue! Beautifully decorated and very well-kept! The staff is fabulous and every show we've seen has been great!

Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to excellent engineering when this facility was built, there is literally not a bad seat in the house, even when the performers go "unplugged." The first time I visited the Schuster was to see Tony Bennett. Even in the crow's nest seats, we could...More

Thank KeysAuthor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to a couple of concerts and shows here. We were quite surprised by the venue when we first walked in. No matter where you sit, it's a great view. Dress up and really enjoy the night. Apparently, their week daylunches are good...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We attended a children's Nutcracker Ballet performance and later went to a concert there. I love the center because of the interesting architecture, comfortable seating and incredible acoustics. It is a great place for a concert, play, ballet, or whatever.

Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful sound and helpful volunteers for seating. Everyone seems to truly enjoy all the events and special performances that my husband and I have attended throughout the last ten years.

Thank Watercolorblue
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is truly a Dayton, Ohio gem. I have been in many theatres and this is one of the finest. The loading docks are covered and very easy to use and load in and out. The deck is huge. The restrooms are clean. The staff...More

Thank eobert
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My daughter recently was married at the Schuster Center followed by a grand reception. The Event Manager, Teresa, was such a wonderful help along with her staff? Many people described the wedding as flawless. The professional photographs will have the photos ready soon. The Schuster...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This place is truly a beautiful venue to enjoy all types of events. The preferred parking garage is very close to the theater proceeds go back to the arts. All expected amenities were available. The staff does a great job of helping you find your...More

Thank Keochin
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25 June 2016|
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Response from ALtraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't look like it. The parking lots are very close and there is a drop off area. There are several theaters in a 2 block radius and they all use the same parking info. If you check their website there is more... More
25 June 2016|
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Response from Kimberly R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event.