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Derby Dinner Playhouse

525 Marriott Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129-3099
+1 812-288-8281
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A pleasant evening

They serve a home cook kind of meal, nothing particularly outstanding from buffet lines. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wyosoldier
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Good dinner and show

We enjoyed a decent buffet dinner and the cast put on a good show. We plan to go back again, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott R
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Scottsburg, Indiana
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  • Average9%
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A 500 seat dinner theatre featuring Broadway Musicals, Comedies, Concerts, and Children's Theatre. A freshly prepared home-style buffet is included in the ticket price. Located just minutes from downtown Louisville, KY, free parking and AAA...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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525 Marriott Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129-3099
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+1 812-288-8281
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"fried chicken"
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"salad bar"
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"served buffet style"
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"carved turkey"
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"green beans"
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"christmas carol"
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"during intermission"
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"ticket price"
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"musical numbers"
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"wizard of oz"
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"buffet dinner"
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"professional level"
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"season tickets"
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"an enjoyable evening"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They serve a home cook kind of meal, nothing particularly outstanding from buffet lines. It is a theater in the round so you will sit around the play and all seem to have a good view. They start out with some music numbers and go...More

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Cindy K, General Manager at Derby Dinner Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the comment and I'm happy you had a nice time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a decent buffet dinner and the cast put on a good show. We plan to go back again, this is a great place to take a group of people!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I have been season ticket holders for many years. We go to the Sunday matinee which includes a lunch buffet and the performance. The food is pretty good for steam table fare. Salad bar is small but the ingredients are fresh and...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Group went to see Mamma Mia, the performance of the actors were very good. The buffet was very good, the pasta casserole was excellent as well as the other buffet dishes. Highly recommend the playhouse.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a most delightful evening in March seeing Mama Mia! at this location. Let’s face it, dinner theater does not have the best reputation. Food is buffet and generally mediocre at best and the talent is also right up there with the food. But...More

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Cindy K, General Manager at Derby Dinner Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for the nice comments. We are happy that you had a good time and enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a local production company. They use a lot of local talent which is wonderful. The tickets run around $45 a person. We saw Mama Mia on a Thursday night. The place was packed. The buffet is very average and most dishes were empty...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The Mama Mia show was fantastic. Great talent, great singing. I would come to see this show again. The food was good. The first trays put out on the buffet, were all over cooked. I suggest waiting a bit for fresh trays to be put...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have the season pass and enjoy an evening out with the other moms in our group. The food is good, desserts are always yummy and a nice selection of special drinks to enjoy during the show.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We saw the play Funny Money there in February. We knew nothing about the show but it was extremely funny, well acted and enjoyable. The food, while plentiful (buffet) is just okay. Nothing outstanding but still filling and perfectly acceptable. The staff do an excellent...More

Thank Jeff R
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Our group went to this playhouse and we seen A Christmas Carol the Musical and the show was very good but the food not very good at all. However the show was very good and perfect for holiday season. We really did enjoy this show...More

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Cindy K, General Manager at Derby Dinner Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for your review and your nice comments on our production. I will be sure to share them with our staff. We try to provide a variety of foods for every taste on our buffet. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy it and...More

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Angela W
8 April 2018|
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Response from shesaysso | Reviewed this property |
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Michelle S
12 February 2018|
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Response from JGanote | Reviewed this property |
They are really careful about selling seats with obstructed views. Depending on their sets. Some tables aren’t available because of obstructions. Not a bad seat in the house.
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tpeters94
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If coming to the Saturday Matinee for our main stage performances we begin serving at 11:45am. If coming to the Saturday Lunch performance for Children's Theatre we begin serving at 12pm.
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