These are the main venues for Kitchener-Waterloo area performance and entertainment (Kitchener-Waterloo Cultural Venues & Theatres maps by area):.
FoundLocally provides information or links to listings of Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph area entertainment events.
Centre in the Square
101 Queen St.
(519)578-1570 Toll Free (800)265-8977 Fax (519)578-9230
The Centre In The Square is one of North America's most expansive, acoustically-superior performance halls, with 2,047 seats each with unobstructed views of the stage, one of the largest in North America. It has state-of-the-art sound, lights and theatrical systems and entertains 150,000 audience members each year attending events that include dance, opera, symphony, international stars, children's performers, mega-musicals, comedians, to magic and more. Past performances include: Chicago, Cats, Lily Tomlin, Bill Cosby and many more.
The Church Theatre
1376 King St. North
St. Jacobs ON
no phone number provided
Drayton Entertainment / Drayton Festival Theatre
33 Wellington St. S., Box 10
Drayton, Ontario, N0G 1P0
(519)638-5555 Toll Free (888)449-4463 Fax (519)638-5575
Professional theatre at an affordable price at 3 area venues: Drayton Festival Theatre;
King Street Theatre
36 King Street West
Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3
This 2002-opened theatrical entertainment facility houses everything under one roof and features a 383-seat changeable performance space popular with dance, theatre or music performances.
Kitchener Public Library
85 Queen Street North
Serving this community for well over 100 years, and houses a diverse collection of more than 300,000 materials and circulates over 800,000 items each year.
Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex
400 East Ave.
(519)741-2544 Toll Free (800)265-8977 Fax (519)741-2649
Location for ice & sports events as well as concerts, trade and consumer shows, exhibitions, training sessions, and religious gatherings.
122 Frederick, Kitchener, ON N2H 2L9
The theatre seats 143 in its standard set-up but it can accommodate up to 159 people. Risers help provide good sightlines for all patrons. The space is a traditional black box. It features a modified sprung-floor stage. Recent users include J.M. Drama, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Silly People, Numus, Waterloo Dance Frontier and Nash the Slash.
River Run Centre
35 Woolwich Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3V1
519-837-5662 toll-free 1-877-520-2408
Along the picturesque Speed River in downtown Guelph, this world-class performing arts facility that has three adaptable multi-purpose spaces: Main Stage capacity 785, Co-operators Hall capacity 225, Canada Company Hall.
Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie St.,
(519)752-9910 Toll-Free (800)265-0710 Fax (519)752-1866
The 1919 Sanderson Centre features a fully-restored 1,133-seat theatre used for Broadway, Concerts, Musicals & children's shows.
St Jacobs Country Playhouse /Schoolhouse Theatre
519-747-7788 Admin 519-747-0688 Toll Free: 1-888-449-4463
11 Albert Street, St Jacobs
This historic 1867 schoolhouse provides a versatile performance space and reception facility.
Stratford Festival of Canada
55 Queen St., P.O. Box 520
(519)271-4040 Toll Free (800)567-1600 Fax (519)273-3731
World-class theatre running in repertory with productions on 4 stages. Shakespearean drama, contemporary drama, comedies, musicals.
The Walters Family Dinner Theatre
R.R. #3, Bright ON
20 Minutes west of Cambridge
(519)463-5559 Fax (519)463-5559
The picturesque Walters Family Ranch provides a country dinner buffet and a first rate show!
Waterloo Entertainment Center
519-883-0300 Fax: 519-653-1747
24 King N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2W7
This facility has a 236 Seat theatre, with thetrical lighting, sound system and a licensed bar.