The Phoenix Dinner Theatre

The multi-spaced MAC (home of the renowned Phoenix Dinner Theatre) offers the opportunity to showcase many projects other than our Main-stage. One Acts, Sketch Comedy, Improvisational Theatre, Stand Up, Concerts, Cabarets, Youth Shows (lunch box theatre series), Puppetry... there is no end to the theatrical endeavours the Phoenix will host over the coming years.

It will be a place of opportunity for Audiences to enjoy and Artists to create. Passion, excellence, appreciation and excitement all entwined with a strong sense of community will embody the spirit of the Phoenix.

Producer: G.W. John
Producer: David Mills

The Phoenix Dinner Theatre, opened in 2004 in St. John, New Brunswick, offers the opportunity to showcase many projects. Its historic environment, newly restored into two astounding spaces, gives way to summer camps, theatre, a partnership with the Boys and Girls club, midget A & AA Saint John Phoenix Flames corporate gatherings, galleries, anniversaries, and concerts.

Off site performances, Fundraisers, Weddings, Receptions, Private or Corporate Functions, can be arranged by contacting our office,  1-506-693-8720.

To see our current show, click here. For upcoming shows, click here.

There are two primary areas for entertaining – Blazedale Hall home of The Phoenix Dinner Theatre – a beautifully appointed theatrical dining room which comfortably seats 217 guests.  Featuring a multi-level stage, sage and mahogany furnishings, Cathedral ceiling, Cassavante organ, black velvet curtains with gold accents and fine English china designed specifically for our décor. The Rose Room – a warm room of lace and roses with hardwood floors, private bar and a burgundy draped stage. Seating for 175 guests.

Historic Hilights:

  • The cornerstone was laid in 1848
  • Originally built as a Methodist Church
  • Survived the great Saint John fire of 1877 and provided sanctuary for the needy
  • Survived 2 internal fires – roof destroyed in 1960 & a chimney fire in the eighties
  • Last served as a Pentecostal Crossroads Cathedral until 2001
  • Was scheduled for demolition and destined to be a parking lot
  • Houses an incredible 1912 Cassavante organ with original gold leaf pipes. The organ is opus #496 of the first five hundred made in Quebec.
  • The history of the fires inspired the selection of the name “Phoenix”
  • Purchased by Garry John and David Mills in early 2004.
  • As of October 15, 2008 we have hosted 45 major fundraisers and have helped to raise over $500,000.00 for the community and various charaties.
  • Over 48,000 guests have been entertained since June 2004..