Pinnacle Playhouse - Belleville, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 44° 09.936 W 077° 23.005
18T E 309442 N 4893028
Quick Description: Live theatre playhouse located on Pinnacle Street in downtown Belleville.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/19/2018 8:23:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMYABM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
The Pinnacle Playhouse traces its roots to 1951, when a local group of amateur drama enthusiasts met for readings at the nearby Corby Public Library (since demolished). They decided to produce a play, such as "The Voice of the People", a play by Robertson Davies. The play was well-received. From that point the Theatre was born. In the next 15 or so years, the troupe struggled, both financially and with suitable locations.

Finally, in 1969 the City of Belleville donated the D.L. Storey Building on Pinnacle Street, which was formerly a Salvation Army Citadel. The theatre currently seats 154.

Since then, the guild has gone on to produce many plays, musicals and theatre-related workshops.
Theater Name: Pinnacle Playhouse

Country: Canada

Address:
256 Pinnacle St,
Belleville, ON CA
K8N 3B1


Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
Repertory, Musicals, workshops


Restored Building: no

Stage Type: Proscenium

Seating Capacity: 154

Special Productions/Events/Festivals:
5 plays a year, on average.


Date of Construction: Not listed

Architect/Designer: Not listed

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