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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone Number: 651 282 3000
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Pirates of Penzance a huge hit

Totally enjoyed my visit. An excellent theater, production, and experience. Plenty of Parking available near by, an excellent snack bar, lovely facility and great show . Seats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Totally enjoyed my visit. An excellent theater, production, and experience. Plenty of Parking available near by, an excellent snack bar, lovely facility and great show . Seats are comfortable and atmosphere lovely. Becoming a season subscriber! Loved the delft cut out and true blue carpet too!

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Des Moines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Pirates of Penzance was simply amazing! The male leads (Brandon O'Neill - Pirate King & Hunter Ryan Herdlicka - Frederick) both have Broadway experience according to the playbill and their vocals blew the roof off! However, the rest of the cast was amazing as well and the vocals of Anne Eisendrath - Mabel were stunningly beautiful! The acting was... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were some of the lucky people who saw THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE last night at the Ordway. What an amazing orchestra and what amazing voices in the principals and the ensemble. It looks like there is not a bad seat in the house! However, iit was difficult to understand the lyrics and some of the lines, and the volume... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

For theatre and special musical programs you cannot beat the Ordway for sound, appearance, seating comfort, friendly and courteous staff. Their program director is well versed in theatre, it's history, and where it is going. The programs they are offering are tremendous, including their "Songbook"series and musicals. We keep saying year after year, we have already seen that play or... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Ordway is a lovely venue. It has great acoustics plus I can get great deals on tickets. They have a wide variety of shows and I always have a great time! I would highly recommend seeing a show here.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been to the Ordway dozens of times and each time I'm impressed anew with what a wonderful place it is to go. This time my friend and I saw a musical play and it was great; the acoustics are amazing.

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Moorhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

always enjoy attending performances that this great venue! I believe there really is not a bad seat in the house!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Last recital of the season, should be a crowd pleaser! Interesting selection of songs and BelCanto arias!

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Rochester, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Ordway is a marvelous large venue and now the more intimate musical hall next door has been completely renovated and is reopened. If you like Broadway music I highly recommend the Broadway Songbook series which has 2-3 shows per year. Park a few blocks away in one of the ramps and enjoy a stroll through Rice Park (a weird... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

An elegant and refined theatre that has hosted lots of great shows over the years. We've been enjoying performances at the Ordway for a couple of decades although we don't come over from the western suburbs as often as we once did since so many of the touring events are held in Minneapolis now. The Ordway stands the test of... More 

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