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Address: 805 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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A classic venue

The historic state theater is a place that everyone should take in a show..Not a bad seat in the house. An awesome ambiance in a easy to get to downtown area..Parking very... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2014
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Minneapolis
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

Went here for a concert. The theatre ceiling, etc are beautifully restored. Nice sight line and acoustics, but really tight seating. When someone wants to enter the row, there is barely enough room for them to enter even with standing up for them to pass. There is more leg room at both the Orpheum and Pantages theatre which are if... More 

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WI
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The historic state theater is a place that everyone should take in a show..Not a bad seat in the house. An awesome ambiance in a easy to get to downtown area..Parking very accessible and reasonable

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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694 reviews
352 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

If old theaters are your thing, you will love it here! The acoustics are great and the setting is intimate. I have seen Imagine Dragons, Jason Mraz, and Bryan Adams there. All different sounds, all great times. The drinks and snacks you can purchase for the show are overpriced, but parking is normally pretty cheap around the venue starting after... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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211 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Attend one or two plays or shows a year here. Nice location and handy parking. Nicely restored theatre. Great Events.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place to see a concert. Hubby and I saw Boz Scaggs. The venue was gorgeous and ornate. And the sound was incredible. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. With most older theaters the seats are crowded. It didn't feel crowded at all. We traveled 4 hours to see the show. We will... More 

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Albertville, Minnesota
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91 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

The lobby was very eloquent. The theatre has a very comfortable feel and I would recommend seeing a play or concert there.

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Thank Sergeant56
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2014

No bad seats, the architect is gorgeous, we love the two seats and table between, never felt crowded!!!

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Thank Donna B
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Saw a couple of my favorite artists here, never thought they could sound better than they already did, but the state theatre is a beautiful venue!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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85 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Went last night to Sarah McLachlan. It is an ornate theatre and has decent amenities. The staff is pretty serious about taking care of the trouble-makers so the rest of us enjoy our experience. The sound is great and every seat on the main floor is a good view of the stage.

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Love seeing musicals here. Gorgeous old theater. Great sound. Sonderful views of the stage. Long lines for bathrooms at intermission, so make sure you go before it starts.

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