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Address: 118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
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Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under...

Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.

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A Place to Remember

The Saenger Theatre is a great opportunity to view a variety of plays, music, and top notch entertainment. Parking can be an issue around the theatre so come early or take a cab... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2015
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Pensacola, Florida
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

very tight seats, not comfortable at all!!!! don't choose to stay high....because you will not see anything ...the artist....nothing!!! and...it makes you dizy to look down so far, but it is beautiful inside, great décor! parking is an issue too!!!bathrooms, try to avoid!!!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Saenger Theatre is a great opportunity to view a variety of plays, music, and top notch entertainment. Parking can be an issue around the theatre so come early or take a cab. Bu, one thing is for sure; the Theatre is a treat in itself.

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Thank 2fortravel
Flushing, Michigan
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217 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Beautiful old theatre in downtown Pensacola. Has been refurbished. Attended a performance of Celtic Woman, and when we booked from home, only a few seats were available in the first balcony on the side. We took a chance and booked anyway, and were not disappointed. There doesn't appear to be a bad seat in the house. Elevator available if stairs... More 

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Kendallville, Indiana
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Saw 2 concerts in this beautifully restored theater. Very nice venue for a variety of shows and concerts.

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Thank Duane B
Irvington, Alabama
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

This theater is beautiful. It was opened in 1925 and before it closed it's doors in 1975, it had been a movie theater as well. It was restored and reopened in 1981 and then renovated in 1995. It is a big, beautiful place to see a variety of venues. There is not a bed seat in the house!

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Thank yoBrookly
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I've really enjoyed the few shows I've been to at the Saenger. It is small and intimate and the two shows I've seen were very well done.

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Yellow Springs, Ohio
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

You can actually see from any seat in the house. Great show the night we went to see The Nutcracker. Walked from our hotel, it's in a great location, surrounded by restaurants and bars!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

The theater was clean, ornate and the staff was very friendly. There were drinks u could purchase downstairs. We were there for Jeanne Robertson and the sound was good. It got a little warmer in there than I think they expected but nothing too bad.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2014

It is nice that this is a venue that follows others who have helped develop and revamp the old downtown Pensacola. A group of us watched "American Graffiti" and enjoyed not only the nostalgia of the movie but the entire ambiance of this tastefully restored theater. This theater caters to not only movies but symphonies,musicals, Broadway shows and many other... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Fantastic venue for symphony, comedy or even movies!! Majestic and wonderfully restored to its original luster. Magnificent!!

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