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RBTL's Auditorium Theatre

885 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2723
+1 585-222-5000
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Beautiful venue

We visited this historic landmark theater in downtown Rochester again this year for our daughter's... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Larry W
Rochester, New York
Brit Floyd Concert

Great venue,No bad seats.Good parking options and lots of cool places to eat nearby. Brit Floyd... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Walworth, New York
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The Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL) owns and operates Rochester’s Auditorium Theatre. The Auditorium Theatre is home to a full season of touring Broadway shows, and also hosts a number of live concerts, comedy and dramatic events throughout the year. RBTL’s mission is to provide opportunities for all people to experience, understand and enjoy the best in arts and performance through its education programs, events and activities. To fulfill its mission, RBTL strives to offer diverse performances that reflect the highest standards of excellence, and to make those performances accessible to the broadest possible audience.
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885 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2723
+1 585-222-5000
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We visited this historic landmark theater in downtown Rochester again this year for our daughter's dance recital. It is a beautiful theater and structure inside, with all the high vaulted ceilings and carved frescoes in the wall and ceilings. (Although we could not see the...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great venue,No bad seats.Good parking options and lots of cool places to eat nearby. Brit Floyd was everything I hoped it would be.A nice mixture of newer and older Pink Floyd songs done well.

Thank ddiffenderfer2017
Reviewed 4 April 2017

While the venue itself is delightful and a treat for theater-goers, and the staff seem lovely, their policy on dealing with disruptive audience members needs review. The following happened during a Friday night performance of Wicked in 2017. A group of women in the center...More

Thank AshOfRoses
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this weekend to see Riverdance. Great performance at a classic venue. Always enjoy visiting this theatre,

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a great venue for shows. There is a broad range of seating available. Only complaint is that I wish there were more women's bathroom stalls as at intermission there is a huge weight to get in. The volunteers that seat you and scan...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've seen a number of shows at the Auditorium Theater. Yes, it's old (I prefer classic), and there's is a lot of history here. I've found the Loges to have excellent sound quality and a perfect view of the stage.

Thank rjfmkt
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Attended a Steely Dan event here, and sat in the balcony. The place is immaculate, and very well maintained; impressive old structure. The stairs are not consistent, and we saw ~2 dozen folks stumble climbing the stairs. The seats are vintage (pre-morbidly obese America) and...More

Thank elbojbb
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Wurlitzer theater organ in the Auditorium theater is an outstanding example of the silent movie theater organs. The 4-manual 23-rank Wurlitzer organ was formerly housed in the RKO Palace in Rochester. Concerts are held September through June through the Rochester Theater Organ Society. The...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is an old-style theater that has probably seen better days, but is still nice to have in a city this size anyway. It's got lots of beautiful old fresco-style wall art, the high balconies, and thickly=carpeted hallways. The kids love performing (dance recitals) in...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My wife and I went to see Dirty Dancing last week and while the show was entertaining enough I couldn't get completely into it due to the extremely tight fit seating. With my back firmly against my seat, my knees were still pushing into the...More

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12 February 2017|
Response from rjfmkt | Reviewed this property |
no there is not an elevator