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Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

100 South Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501
775-686-6610
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Ranked #6 of 69 Attractions in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Convention Centers
Description: Uniquely designed theater offers most frequent and broadest art presentations available to the community.
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Reno, Nevada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Two theaters, the main one and the underground and I go frequently to both. The acoustics are very good and we have a philharmonic as well as opera, shows, broadway shows, and a variety of music in the main theater and more offbeat performances underground. Easy to park there, and lots of good restaurants nearby in walking distance.

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Reno, Nevada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have had season tickets for Broadway Comes to Reno. We have seats in the first row, center of the balcony. Every show we have seen has been great and the acoustics are wonderful in this theattre.

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Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Pioneer center is such a nice place to see a show, wish they had a more diverse offering, would be a great place for an intimate concert. I like the seats in the balcony, never have to worry about seeing as the seating is stacked like an IMAX theater. They need to add more refreshment stands as the lines are... More

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Fremont, California
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1,579 reviews 1,579 reviews
994 attraction reviews
934 helpful votes 934 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have seen several shows here. Today we saw the well done The Little Mermaid (local ballet and the Reno orchestra,) We have seen in the past theater shows (they put on several each year) and also Blue Man Group. All the seats have a good view of the stage. Locals enjoy going. They have snacks for sell such as... More

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Reno, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I've been a season ticket holder for the Broadway series for many years. There is nothing like Live Performance - it's a shame there are only 5 events a year, but at least we get the chance to enjoy the shows. The theater is centrally located downtown and the staff really make you feel welcome when you are at the... More

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Reno, Nevada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The prices for attending anything at the Pioneer Center are very reasonably priced. Seats are comfortable, and view from any seat is excellent.

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reno
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have been season ticket holders for several years. Almost all of the shows are wonderful. The few exceptions (Hair, Defending the Caveman) are just a chance we take with season tickets. We always look forward to each show and will continue for many more years to come.

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Reno, NV
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Not and avid classical music fan but this orchestra may change that. Wonderful sound and great experience

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Reno, Nevada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I like classical music concerts especially. Unfortunately there aren't enough of them in Reno. But this facility is a good place for them. Very limited parking availability for the handicapped and elderly, unfortunately.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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110 reviews 110 reviews
55 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

HADN'T BEEN IN THE THEATER BEFORE THIS LAST TRIP, went to mama mia, enjoyed the play and the theater.

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