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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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Amazing for a small town

Going to the Shuster is a real treat and is one of the few attractions that attracts many folks to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mortgageman9000
via mobile
Attended the opera Turandot . Wonderful performance

Wonderful performance. Really enjoyed my first real opera performance. Great pre- performance... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
glhrn098
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Clayton, Ohio
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Second and Main Sts, Dayton, OH 45402
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+1 937-228-3630
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"beautiful venue"
in 20 reviews
"the lion king"
in 13 reviews
"philharmonic orchestra"
in 10 reviews
"downtown dayton"
in 23 reviews
"plays and musicals"
in 4 reviews
"jersey boys"
in 4 reviews
"broadway series"
in 8 reviews
"excellent acoustics"
in 5 reviews
"great place to see a show"
in 5 reviews
"upper balcony"
in 5 reviews
"season tickets"
in 6 reviews
"concert hall"
in 5 reviews
"across the street"
in 14 reviews
"no bad seats"
in 6 reviews
"gem city"
in 10 reviews
"parking garage"
in 7 reviews
"victoria theater"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Going to the Shuster is a real treat and is one of the few attractions that attracts many folks to the City. The shows are top notch and there is no bad seats in this venue. Convenient parking is adjacent to the theatre.

Thank Mortgageman9000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful performance. Really enjoyed my first real opera performance. Great pre- performance introduction to the story. The only distract was that the orchestra which is great, the volume often overshadowed some of the vocalists. It also seemed like the kings mic was not working well...More

Thank glhrn098
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They really make the Arts experience great. Loved that you were able to take drinks in to Phantom of the Opera. All the employees seemed friendly and attentive. Place was clean and in good order. Only complaint is there are not enough restrooms or bar...More

Thank Laura F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The theatre is absolutely beautiful. Comfortable seating, helpful ushers and staff. There is a libation bar set up outside the theatre where you con buy a glass of wine, water or beer. They do allow you to take your drinks or snacks inside. The prices...More

Thank Joanie4875
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the building itself is impressive because it looks almost as good as a cultural building in New York. The décor is elegant, the building is clean and the bathrooms stalls aren't clogged. We saw "The Lion King", which was very entertaining but a bit long...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I came to the matinee early and parked across the street at the Arts Garage. It was $7 and could park anywhere. I had lunch at Citilities, which was a very nice experience. The wait staff were busy but very attentive. The food and atmosphere...More

Thank Patty L G
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center is to be considered in quality to be on a national level. From its stunning architecture to its amazing acoustics to the quality of performances that consistently are performed at the center, one is hard-pressed to find...More

Thank Benois D
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We visit the Schuster Center often for concerts and events. While not flawless, it is an excellent arts center for the Gem City. Fantastic acoustics. Ample bathrooms. Very frustrating seating on balcony with no center aisle. Tends to have a mad rush on stairs after...More

Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center is one of several gems of the Gem City. Expect excellent acoustics, impressive architecture, and downtown parking. There is no question that Dayton provides an excellent Fine Arts venue with the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We recently attended a matinee performance of Phantom at the Victoria Theater, part of the Schuster. It was one of the most amazing afternoons I’ve ever spent, and the show, while absolutely stunning by itself, was only a part of it. The building is a...More

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mclimba
24 April 2018|
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Response from bschaff | Reviewed this property |
Valet parking is available. I do not know the cost. However. Across the street from the Schuster is a very nice, safe, monitored parking area at a "reasonable" cost. If you just "show up" to that parking area it will cost... More
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Cheryltsell
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
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Cheryltsell
25 June 2016|
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Response from Kimberly R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the event.
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