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Address: 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone Number: +1 850-595-3880
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under...
Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.
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Sanger - Better Than Ever

The Saenger is better than ever since its complete renovation. It now has room for bigger, more elaborate performances. I am a long time Broadway Series subscriber and enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Saenger is better than ever since its complete renovation. It now has room for bigger, more elaborate performances. I am a long time Broadway Series subscriber and enjoy performances each season. Lots of choices available year round. Don't miss the opportunity to see what interests you most

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Pensacola, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

very tight seats, not comfortable at all!!!! don't choose to stay high....because you will not see anything ...the artist....nothing!!! and...it makes you dizy to look down so far, but it is beautiful inside, great décor! parking is an issue too!!!bathrooms, try to avoid!!!!

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Pensacola, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Saenger Theatre is a great opportunity to view a variety of plays, music, and top notch entertainment. Parking can be an issue around the theatre so come early or take a cab. Bu, one thing is for sure; the Theatre is a treat in itself.

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Flushing, Michigan
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156 reviews 156 reviews
12 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Beautiful old theatre in downtown Pensacola. Has been refurbished. Attended a performance of Celtic Woman, and when we booked from home, only a few seats were available in the first balcony on the side. We took a chance and booked anyway, and were not disappointed. There doesn't appear to be a bad seat in the house. Elevator available if stairs... More 

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Kendallville, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Saw 2 concerts in this beautifully restored theater. Very nice venue for a variety of shows and concerts.

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Irvington, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This theater is beautiful. It was opened in 1925 and before it closed it's doors in 1975, it had been a movie theater as well. It was restored and reopened in 1981 and then renovated in 1995. It is a big, beautiful place to see a variety of venues. There is not a bed seat in the house!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I've really enjoyed the few shows I've been to at the Saenger. It is small and intimate and the two shows I've seen were very well done.

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Gulfport, MS
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

You can actually see from any seat in the house. Great show the night we went to see The Nutcracker. Walked from our hotel, it's in a great location, surrounded by restaurants and bars!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The theater was clean, ornate and the staff was very friendly. There were drinks u could purchase downstairs. We were there for Jeanne Robertson and the sound was good. It got a little warmer in there than I think they expected but nothing too bad.

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Pensacola, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It is nice that this is a venue that follows others who have helped develop and revamp the old downtown Pensacola. A group of us watched "American Graffiti" and enjoyed not only the nostalgia of the movie but the entire ambiance of this tastefully restored theater. This theater caters to not only movies but symphonies,musicals, Broadway shows and many other... More 

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Additional Information about Saenger Theatre

Address: Address: 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone Number: +1 850-595-3880
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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