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Orpheum Theater

203 West Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Central City)
602 534 5600
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Ranked #11 of 128 Attractions in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Historic Sites
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Tempe, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Nice size theatre, there isn't really a bad seat in the house. Very charming. Close access to parking and restaurants. They always have great shows.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I am easy to please but I am picky in certain areas. I have attended The Orpheum Theater on many occasions & have enjoyed the surroundings, looks and feel of it..

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Mesa, AZ
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The design makes it seem that you are outdoors surrounded by a European neighborhood - at least that is how I envision it. We attended the Phoenix Children's Choir performance. The acoustics were verey good and the seats were comfortable.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very beautiful Art Deco venue. We always enjoy the performances there, as the theater is not huge, and the acoustics are good.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

For anyone who appreciates art deco and the era of the great movie theaters, this one is not to be missed. I take every opportunity, as a local, to attend performances in this venue, be they opera or ballet..

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Was there for a graduation in June. Beautiful theater! The space is not the largest, but if you have a small graduation, then it is perfect!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

From an age when Phoenix was literally rising in the desert in the 1920s, the Orpheum theater was and still is a community focal point. The interior lobby speaks of a time before television when entertainment was a special occasion. We live in the nearby Historical District and frequent this venue in much the same way as the first occupants... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

the place was built in 1929 and totally restored about ten years ago. good acoustics and a great place to see a play

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Mesa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Great theater. So glad they have preserved and maintained it. It is beautiful. The acoustics are great and I have always enjoyed every musical or theatrical production I have seen there. It is on the bus line and easily accessible by a short walk from the train.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This theater was saved as an historic landmark, and once inside it is obvious why. The inside of the theater is painted to resemble the outdoors complete with stars in the night sky. I don't know that there are a lot of regular performances in the theater so visitors would have to check on that. I have performed in the... More

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