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Coronado Performing Arts Center

Address: 314 North Main Street, Rockford, IL
Phone Number: 815-968-CPAC(2722)
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Rockford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Other
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Belvidere, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a treat of a theater having been restored to its glorious past. The interior is very ornate, seating is comfortable and plentiful. Parking is in a garage immediately across from the theater. Only wish they would have more quality shows and quality downtown après show places to go.

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A friend and I saw The Long Island Medium here. Awesome experience in a cozy setting. The chairs were comfortable, the sound carried well. Best surprise, more bathrooms that most older theatres.

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Northern Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have attended many shows at the Coronado and they have all been made more enjoyable by the beautiful theatre. I have never had a bad seat and since it is a smaller venue, you have a more intimate experience. The gold gilt and oriental styling are so over the top that it is superb.

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Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Rockford's top-notch theater locale in the center of downtown, the Coronado is an enjoyable space to enjoy live music and public events.

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Durand, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The facilities a very unique and since it is a smaller facility your seats are not far from the stage.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was at the Coronado Theater last week (06/07/14). It was my first time there, and it was exquisite. The theater is Art Deco style: highly decorated and ornate. Red dome, gold columns, great sound, classic. This is a great old theater, made with great artistry and construction.

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Loves Park, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

one of the best restorations of early theaters in the country,great venue for concerts.a must see when in rockford

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Rockford, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Always love the Coronado! Variety of shows is amazing. Always worth the visit. Saw the Symphony today perform with a house full of school children; the kids were truly enjoying themselves. The Symphony is a real gem. Yet, was just there a week ago for a Broadway show. You can always find something to your liking. The theater itself, is... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There are so many events that go on there. We just saw the Rockford Sym Orch. It is a beautiful place and good parking close by.

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a wow moment, the theater is red carpet, mirrors, marble, sculptures, gold ceiling, everything you would imagine of the arts, from plays, musicals, comedy, it's all magical in this wonderful, intimate, dazzling theater. You will feel like an honored quest to watch any performance here. When I was young it was a movie theater, and now completely renovated... More

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