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Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center

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What a great hidden gem. We absolutely love the Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center. Amazing... read more

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Sanford, Florida
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My favorite is the Sanford Jazz Ensemble. Live 18 mmember orchestra. Live music, fantastic... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
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201 S Magnolia Ave # 203, Sanford, FL 32771-1321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great hidden gem. We absolutely love the Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center. Amazing volunteers running the venue and great shows. Keeping it in Sanford. We truly love it.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

My favorite is the Sanford Jazz Ensemble. Live 18 mmember orchestra. Live music, fantastic! Another favorite are the mystery plays. Excellant actors.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

So ppl from Athens Theatre in Deland told us about this historical down town arts center. We were able to snag front row tix to see Tribute band “All Hearts” for of course , one of the greater bands in my day. Heart ❤️. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This venue is a favorite of us locals, offering many shows and attractions that appeal to a wide audience: Film Shorts event, classic films such as Wizard of Oz on the big screen for $5 (!), Theater, and more. Sanford is such a great waterfront...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mzbook
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We love going the the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center for all sorts of entertainment. From locally produced plays and musicals, to tribute shows and classic movies, this place never disappoints. The building is a beautifully restored classic theater, and is constantly undergoing improvements and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This theater holds a variety of performances and shows. I had NO IDEA it was so close to Orlando. And it's right downtown, where there are many art shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. Such a quaint little city! You can actually take the train from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ATAJanie
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Second time seeing a performance there. Both were great. We like to dress up, go out to dinner and a show. They hit the Mark. Have seen. Vox audio and The games afoot. Can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank brew m
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Four times a year the Sanford Jazz Ensemble gives performances here for $15. They are quite talented and it is a nice way to spend the afternoon. It is open seating and tickets are available at the box office before the performance with no service...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford is Seminole Counties best kept secret! I am a regular patron here because they offer a wide variety of programming and I enjoy the quaint environment. I have seen everything from The Nutcracker, Agatha Christie and Sherlock...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kitra W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a fantastic venue to enjoy the arts. Visited last month and saw a great live band, Simply Tina. The sound and lighting system is also spot on.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Karena K
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Joan A
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I'm a local, so I don't pay much attention to nearby hotels. There may be some on 17-92 in Lake Mary.