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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

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Address: Appleton, WI
Phone Number: 8448541450
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Great venue!

I've been to the PAC for concerts, plays ands musicals. Love the atmosphere, the sound is amazing. Going back again in February!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to the PAC for concerts, plays ands musicals. Love the atmosphere, the sound is amazing. Going back again in February!

Thank Jlh1021
Schofield, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice place to see a concert . Not much for parking and the beverages are holy crap expensive. Seating is very nice though.

Thank 58Thomas_H
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The PAC is centrally located so was very easy to get to even if unfamiliar with the area. Parking is right next to the theatre as was only $2.00. The theatre is very large and beautiful. Seems that all seats would be good. We were in the first row center of first balcony (there are 3). At times, we had... More 

Thank Cheryl G
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I saw "Kinky Boots" at this facility last evening. We have seen other shows here as well. It is a short, 25-minute drive for us to get here. It is conveniently located in downtown Appleton. There is ample parking. The interior is very well maintained, and easy to navigate. Seating is comfortable. We had orchestra seats, which... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I was just at the Appleton Performing Arts Center to attend the Lawrence Kaleidoscope concert. This place is amazing! Great views of College Avenue and the auditorium itself is simply awesome. i don't think there would be a bad seat in the house. The acoustics are unbelievable. And I'd like to add that the staff and volunteers are always very... More 

Thank Rowing_Queen
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Very nice venue. Friendly staff. Clean. Very cramped in your seat though and on the upper levels you have to pass several people in your row in order to get out. Not bathrooms on every floor. The shows though are amazing and I am so glad to have this venue in my town.

Thank Amanda W
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Wonderful performing arts center. It is a great place to see touring shows. The Marcus Center in Milwaukee is great, but this PAC offers many of the same shows in a great pedestrian friendly downtown with much cheaper parking, two hotels (copperleaf is a favorite,) and lots of restaurants.

Thank Becky W
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I get tickets every year for the PAC. They have a great variety of shows making it well worth the hour drive. Highly recommended indeed!

Thank catsandguitars
Janesville, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We took my 5 and 7 year old grandchildren to The Kidz Bop show and it was wonderful. THe facility was very spacious, easy to get around in and very beautiful. The ushers were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Tina W
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45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Not quite, Ellen Kort, Wisconsin's First Poet Laurette wrote most of the copy that appears in The Art of Labor, a picture book narrative of the construction of the PAC. I just massaged her words and Curt Knoke pictures to make them aesthetically pleasing. As many have said, there's not a bad seat in the place. I've seen many performances... More 

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