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Plaza Theatre

1 Civic Center Plz, El Paso, TX 79901-1153
+1 915-534-0600
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Restored but still old...

The good thing about this facility is that it is a fully restored classic theater. The ceilings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
waynerout
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El Paso, Texas
The Renovated Theatre is a Great Spot for Theater and Musical Events

We saw the terrific Carol King show "Beautiful" at the Plaza and it was terrific. Terrific sound... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DEdwardR2016
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El Paso, Texas
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“film festival” (31 reviews)
“great shows” (5 reviews)
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1 Civic Center Plz, El Paso, TX 79901-1153
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+1 915-534-0600
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"film festival"
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"broadway shows"
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"great shows"
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"orchestra section"
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"wonderful venue"
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"classic films"
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"twinkling stars"
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"free tour"
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"celtic woman"
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"sound quality"
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"camino real hotel"
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"heart of downtown"
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"several years"
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"on tuesdays"
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"downtown el paso"
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"convention center"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good thing about this facility is that it is a fully restored classic theater. The ceilings are restored, the floors, the seats. You can see what a 30's or 40's facility looked like. Imagine, a theater with one screen. Unfortunately, the vintage seats don't...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw the terrific Carol King show "Beautiful" at the Plaza and it was terrific. Terrific sound system and the stage management really enhanced the experience. Comfortable seating and helpful ushers too.

Thank DEdwardR2016
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to go to a musical event nice area full of restaurants the theater itself is a the blast from the past, however avoid sitting on the sides in front of the speakers it can be annoying

1  Thank ElPasoMaker
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I attended a jazz/holiday concert by Dave Koz. He was amazing. The sound quality in the theater was exceptional. The seats were cozy and it was difficulty to maneuver through the aisle once people were seated. The architecture and designs were beautiful.

Thank randall1025
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great production but music was overly loud at times. Plaza is a big plus for El Paso and is a great place to go for an enjoyable evening out. Plenty of parking in surrounding areas. Recommend bringing a sweater as air conditioning can be a...More

1  Thank rusty924
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is a lot bigger than what it appears to be. It is nice and clean in the inside, however the seating is extremely uncomfortable and small

1  Thank Adrian2332
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful venue in downtown El Paso. Built around the turn of the century and renovated a few years back. Was turned into a movie house many years ago but then closed and was left vacant for many years. It now hosts concerts and traveling Broadway...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Sat in the orchestra section so had a great view of the show. The theater is very elegant. The third row has more leg room then further back.

1  Thank Rachel E
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The Plaza Theater is an historical building renovated to the grandeur theater it once was. The entire theater is a prime example of how movie theaters were built. Seeing the classic films there is a true experience of how wonderful it was to see movies...More

1  Thank G3742ABlucym
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I remember this theatre as a child. My father's office was close and many times, I would go watch a movie and play in the balcony. The balcony had beautiful red velvet drapes and I acted like I lived in this huge castle. Now it...More

Thank janetlpascoe
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I believe it depends on the performance/performers
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Not sure, I'm not a gun enthusiast, so I wouldn't be looking for that info and I would hope no gun carrying would be allowed. Contact them directly to be sure
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Response from Jesus G | Reviewed this property |
Just across the street ( 60 ft) there is parking lot ($10) , and 2 -3 short blocks South there are some larger parking lots ($5).
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