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McKinney Performing Arts Center

111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney, TX 75069-4339
+1 972-547-7676
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Will NEVER return.

Have only gone there once. Seating was very uncomfortable. You could "rent" a cushion - they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie K
McKinney, Texas
Came to see MPAC's "Peter Pan" - not disappointed!

I brought my children to see MPAC's production of "Peter Pan". I wasn't sure what to expect, as... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Enjoy Our Multi-Purpose Facility McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is a multi-purpose facility available for your special event or meeting. With a variety of rooms for rent at a flexible cost, it’s sure to make your next event historic. The theater in the historic Collin County Courthouse seats 427 for live entertainment including off-Broadway, comedy, theater and concerts. Tickets are available online or by phone at the Emerson Ticket Office. MPAC is in the center of the historic district with a variety of restaurants and boutique shops that make it the perfect destination that is unique by nature! Our Mission The McKinney Performing Arts Center is dedicated to providing the community with a unique and professional venue in which cultural, artistic and educational opportunities are nurtured in a supportive environment.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney, TX 75069-4339
+1 972-547-7676
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have only gone there once. Seating was very uncomfortable. You could "rent" a cushion - they obviously know it is uncomfortable. Should have installed better seating rather than keeping the "vintage" courthouse seats. Acoustics was horrible. Why would you have a preforming arts center with...More

Thank Julie K
Jakia D, Public Relations Manager at McKinney Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Julie, We are sorry to hear that your recent visit to MPAC was not a comfortable and pleasurable experience. I'm happy to report that in November of 2016, MPAC's renown Courtroom Theater received 188 brand new, plush cushions for our original courtroom seats. This,...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I brought my children to see MPAC's production of "Peter Pan". I wasn't sure what to expect, as we've never been to the courthouse theater; however, we were not disappointed! We arrived juat after 7pm for a 7:30 show. We waited in a short line...More

Thank infamousmare
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The city of McKinney has done a marvelous job of keeping the historic structure but creatively re-thinking how to use this marvelous building. It is a great gift to the citizens and used many ways during the holidays!

Thank Gran7
Reviewed 12 December 2016

During the “Home for the Holidays” event in downtown McKinney, we went to the courthouse to watch the play, “A Christmas Carol”! Om: We’ve seen a number of plays at the courthouse – sure it’s a historical site, but for seeing plays and such? It’s...More

2  Thank OmAndNom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

They have done a great job of repurposing this old courthouse. It sits in the middle of the downtown square surrounded by things to do and places to eat or get a drink. We were in the Courtroom Theatre to see Aaron Neville. It is...More

1  Thank Teaxasborn5
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The courthouse anchors the square where we visited for the shopping and restaurants. There is some interesting history there that was uncovered during renovations. They also have public restrooms available.

Thank Bruna F
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

What a great building! As far as historic Texas Courthouses go, this one is unique in its Art Deco styling and beautiful restoration/maintenance. It really seems like the heart of the town, just like it was meant to be when it was built. It's a...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The old courthouse on the square in downtown McKinney is now part of a museum and also an entertainment venue. Movies, dances, plays, weddings, and so much more take place in this wonderful building.

1  Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We went to the Rhonda Vincent concert. First time visiting but it was great. Very good old time auditorium. Cant wait to return!

Thank mugmarine
Aaron W, Manager at McKinney Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2016

Thank you for coming to the Rhonda Vincent concert! We hope you come back and visit soon! We have a full calendar of concerts coming up! Stay tuned.

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Building is in the center of the McKinney town square and always has something going on. Old courtroom has a theatre and you can catch a play, movies are shown periodically and they also have shows and concerts.

1  Thank Tomkphoto
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This is a review for the Collin County Courthouse, not the McKinney Courthouse on the Square
8 July 2015|
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Response from 4c4mu | Reviewed this property |
I was making a statement to the same effect. It wasn't a question. Someone reviewed the actual working courthouse in the area of the MPAC where I had made a review. Was making a correction the same as you. Don't think... More