With social distancing measures and the ongoing ban on larger public gatherings, it remains evident that the Theatre and our Main Stage productions must remain on hiatus for the unforeseen future.

The Playbill Dining Room is open Friday and Saturday evenings for dinner. Check here for the menu. When the Public Health Order Restrictions are ted, we nticipate the Playbill Dining Room will reopen, and the Cabaret performances will resume. Please check back for regular updates. Be well and stay safe.

The Gallery Gift Shop is open.  For current hours, please check here.

How do I find out about what’s happening at the Chemainus Theatre?

The best way to hear about any new events is through our E-Newsletter. You can sign up here.

Will the entertainment be in the theatre?

All performances have been cancelled in accordance with the recent public health order. If you have tickets to any performances you will be contacted soon with your ticketing options.

The Playbill Dining Room will be open for dinner on select evenings.

The box office is unable to accept incoming calls at this time, and are working remotely with limited staff. Please email us at boxoffice@chemainustheatre.ca with your questions. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we respond to your inquiries. Be well and stay safe.

Is dinner a buffet?

We are offering a 3-course plated menu, with your choice of starter, main entrée and dessert. Complement your meal with a beverage from our specialty menu of wines, beers, and estate ciders.

Do I order my dinner in advance?

You can order your meal selection with your server once you are seated at your table.  The menu is posted on our website and in the lobby for your review.

How early should I arrive?

Please arrive as close to your seating time as possible to avoid gathering in the lower lobby. You may be asked to wait outside until your table is ready.

Can I book a Playbill Theatre Getaway Package?

If you feel like getting away from it all, we are pleased to offer our famous Playbill Getaway Packages. Enjoy a night’s stay in a well-appointed suite-style hotel room at the award-winning Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn (includes complimentary full breakfast, high-speed internet, an indoor pool, exercise centre, and convenient parking).  Please call the box office to book your Playbill Getaway Package at 1-800-565-7738.

What are your COVID-19 safety protocols?

In keeping with the directives from WorkSafe BC and the official Public Health Order, we are taking some important precautions:

  • All dining staff will wear masks. Guests are not required to wear masks however it is recommended in the lobby and Gallery Gift Shop.
  • Tables are spaced at an appropriate two (2) meter distance from other tables
  • There will be a three (3) meter separation between the performer and all patrons
  • Designated separate entrance and exit for the Playbill Dining Room
  • Guests will be required to wait at an appropriate two (2) meter distance in all areas where cueing is required
  • We have a hand sanitizing station for guests and staff when they enter the front door, as well as additional hand sanitizing stations throughout the facility
  • Signage is posted at the entrance of the dining room to ensure that no one with symptoms of COVID-19 or who has contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 will enter the venue.

Read our full COVID-19 Safety Plan.

More questions? Contact us at info@chemainustheatre.ca or 1-800-565-7738.

How do I contact the Chemainus Theatre?

We are working remotely with limited staff and thank you for your patience as we respond to your inquiries, if you require assistance, please email boxoffice@chemainustheatre.ca.