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Morris Performing Arts Center

211 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1202
+1 574-235-9198
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Best Theater in South Bend

A wonderful place to enjoy either a concert or theatrical performance. A real look at how... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2012
MartySmith
,
Niles, MI
High Class

The most luxurious place with an old-time look. Many performers have come here and been astonished... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2012
Dan A
,
Mishawaka, Indiana
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The HOTTEST tickets in town are at the MAGNIFICENT MORRIS! Originally opened in 1922, The MAGNIFICENT Morris is listed in the National Historic Register and completed a restoration and renovation process in 2000 of the stage house and interior restored to its original vaudeville splendor. The Morris is the HOTTEST TICKET in Northwest Indiana for live entertainment! The theater hosts a wide variety of concerts, national Broadway touring musicals, symphony..., Dance, comedians, children's/family shows, and is home to the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and Broadway Theatre League. The Morris has a seating capacity of 2,564 and is consistently ranked by Pollstar concert industry magazine among the top 100 theaters worldwide. The Morris has been awarded a "Prime Site Award" by Facilities Magazine for several years (voted on by over 10,000 people in the entertainment industry - booking agents, promoters, talent buyers and special event planners.)
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  • Very good9%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great seats” (5 reviews)
“main floor” (6 reviews)
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211 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1202
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+1 574-235-9198
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"beautiful theatre"
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"great seats"
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"main floor"
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"dirty dancing"
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"phantom of the opera"
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"bought tickets"
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"no bad seats"
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"awesome venue"
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"great acoustics"
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Reviewed 3 June 2012

A wonderful place to enjoy either a concert or theatrical performance. A real look at how wonderful theater attendance used to be.

Thank MartySmith
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Reviewed 15 May 2012

The most luxurious place with an old-time look. Many performers have come here and been astonished with the entire theatre.

Thank Dan A
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We went for the first time to Morris to see Blue Man Group. The performance was excellent, the sound is good, and the theater is pretty enough. My husband and I are both thin, but even we were cramped in the seats. Not sure how...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

The inside of the theater is fantastic. Very nice place to catch an event. Just saw Blue Man Group and it was great!

Thank Frank D
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

Best architectural building in DT South Bend. Beautiful inside and out.

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Reviewed 15 March 2012

This is a grand old facility that houses some great architecture and has been very nicely restored. The acts they get here have been steadily declining over the past few years though. You can only have so many black comedy specials and rap festivals before...More

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

Little run down and not a lot of parking for a big place like this. Always smells in their and staff are not friendly

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Have been a Broadway Theater League member for over 25 years. Since the renovation this has been a great place to see live theater and concerts

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

Decent place for theater, musicals, and the like. Since it's a historical building they are pretty strict so the few rock concerts they host have a lot of restrictions on volume, movement, etc. They offer basic concessions, and the plaza in front is nice, especially...More

Thank Danielle W
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Reviewed 14 November 2011

Went to see the Avett Brothers there in January, great acoustics and just a beautiful place.

Thank FezziesCat
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Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with you... More
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Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with... More
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