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Mady Centre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1 Dunlop St W, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A1, Canada
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Johnny Cash Tribute

My first time to this concert hall, I must say the acoustics were very good. There is not a bad seat in the house. I found the seats a little uncomfortable , but still an up and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
alconascott
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Innisfil, Canada
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Innisfil, Canada
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first time to this concert hall, I must say the acoustics were very good. There is not a bad seat in the house. I found the seats a little uncomfortable , but still an up and personable place. They have a lovely cocktail lounge to take break during the intermission. I will return to this venue, plus a great... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I attended Soundtracks 11 24 Hour Rendition Sunday January 8th. This place is a very small venue so all seats give a good vantage point. That is the only thing positive about this venue. The sound reinforcement/acoustics are atrocious. I was seated stage right second row and it was difficult to hear the singers. Several times during the performance Carleigh... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Been twice to this theatre to see two different shows. Performances were unique. I would say it's a bit to artsy for my liking. The theatre itself looks bigger on the outside than inside. But it is meant to be for small performances. He building itself is nice and modern. It's something to do in barrie.

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1 Thank schulich
Innisfil, Canada
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279 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Waste of taxpayers hard earned money....bad location...the benches did not offer the best seating also the facility is very small to host enough guests to make it be worth its while...

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2 Thank Valli C
Barrie, Canada
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I will never go back there again. Although some reviewers may call it intimate, that is just theatre-speak for way too small. We went to see the Sears Drama festival play for our children's school and after seeing the venue and spending a few hours sitting in those bleachers, I won't be returning. The lobby is bigger than the theatre.

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2 Thank ResidentofBarrie
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89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Well performed, intimate theatre space, fun evening. The show was an excellent choice for this stage and all actors were extremely good. There are also several excellent restaurants in the area and made for an entire evening of delightful activity. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Murfee
Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I really like listening to music and watching live theatre at the Mady Centre in Barrie, ON. Some great theatre companies perform here, and there is always a selection of live music events to choose from. All the seats are a good view. Seats are a little on the small side for me. Clean, modern and upscale. Worth a trip,... More 

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1 Thank VHW67
Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

It's a small theatre, no parking, have to use township parking. It would have been better if it had been built at Park Place, off of Molsons and Highway 400. More parking , restaurants, easier to get to.

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1 Thank Carol R
Barrie, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

We had a really lovely time here, but as other reviewers have mentioned, it's a tad on the cramped side but great for seeing every square inch of the show

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Thank Amy M
Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

little is correct as the theater is very small. As an audience one feels very close to the performers. The only things is that for people with mobility issues it is less great.

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