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Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

88 Dalhousie St, Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J2, Canada
+1 519-758-8090
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Love love love this theatre

We attend as many of the theatre offerings as possible. Very diverse shows and all excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan G
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Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
Old Theatre

The theatre may be old in years but offers a beautiful setting for a variety of events. The... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Whiskerskip
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London, Canada
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88 Dalhousie St, Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attend as many of the theatre offerings as possible. Very diverse shows and all excellent quality for a fraction of the price elsewhere. No fighting traffic like Toronto and reasonable parking. Theatre is so beautiful. We feel so blessed to have this wonderful theatre...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The theatre may be old in years but offers a beautiful setting for a variety of events. The restored interior gives you an idea of what the grand theatre looked like in previous times. Ceiling detail and mural are amazing. There is plenty of parking...More

Thank Whiskerskip
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful building with top notch acrostics. A real variety of entertainment/entertainers. Right in the centre of town with plenty of nearby parking. Viewing the ceiling alone is worth a visit.

Thank Dava2014
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great venue with history. We have a dance competition here every year and I just love the old theatre. Wonderful stage a comfortable seats. There is a snack stand which serves refreshments .

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Sanderson Centre is one of the most beautiful restored theatres in Ontario and, at 1125 seats, one of the larger such venues. Formerly the Capitol Theatre, a movie cinema, the interior had been ill-used for decades. The gorgeous ceiling frescos had been painted over...More

Thank philexile1
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Saw Gordon Lightfoot, Holly Cole here..loved every minute of it! Beautiful building and great acoustics...even Holly Cole mentioned the acoustics were better than any place she had played!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Sanderson center is absolutely stunning. I've been in many a theatre and this is up there with the best of them. That being said, being a dance mom I do have to say that this is possibly the worst venue I've ever been to...More

Thank MascaraGeek
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The centre is smaller and well-suited to theatrical or musical productions of smaller scale. Very nice décor and comfortable seating. Somewhat reminiscent of some of the "finer" movie theatres of the "sixties". An enjoyable evening out with lots of available free parking in close proximity.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A very historic building with a capacity for over 1000 yet the feel of a small town theater. Great seating, wonderful acoustics and an exciting assortment of entertainment venue for all.

Thank zigmisiak
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Spent Saturday evening at the Sanderson centre watching Abba bee gees and other great performers Great seats great atmosphere and great show Need a little work on getting people in and out,but all in all a good night, The building is a wonderful piece of...More

Thank steve1336
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Response from Duffers43 | Reviewed this property |
Here are some of the performances- Nov.25 Brantford Music Club, Dec.1- The Nutcracker, Dec.2 Mocha Shriners' Club Magic Show, Dec.9 A Forever Frozen Story, Dec 17 Natalie Macmaster and Donald Leahy, Dec.18 A Christmas... More
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