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Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

130 North Tryon Street, Lion King Live, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
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Ranked #4 of 36 Activities in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: Presenting the best of broadway close to home. Upcoming events include The Full Monty, 42nd Street and more!
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The performance and performers were very good. The seating is comfortable (seats along the balcony) and perfect for viewing the stage. The access from BOA parking was ideal, since you can walk from the deck into the Duke theater. The only down side was leaving the garage after the play it took 30+ mins. They need a better system to... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wonderful play not to be missed! The Performing Arts Center was beautiful but seating was tight. Also, during intermission there was a long line for the only ladies room located on each level. With that being said I still thoroughly enjoyed the play, the actors were magnificent.

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Concord, North Carolina, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have been doing Broadway Lights for a couple of years now. Every trip is a pleasure. The staff is friendly, helpful, and accommodating always greeting us with a smile. The performances are top notch and we leave anticipating the next time we can go. Everything from parking arrangements to the staff to the shows is done with excellence. Love it!

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134 reviews 134 reviews
8 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Viewing Porgy and Bess was a pleasure…a top act…..but despite over 100 people complaining about it being too cold in the theatre (good orchestra seating in middle), NO one did anything…we saw over 2 dozen patrons leave…..what is going on….management on vacation???

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Atlanta, Georgia
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259 reviews 259 reviews
40 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Broadway program was the main attraction for this theater visit, and the quality of the show and performers was exceptional. The theater is pretty shabby but improvements are scheduled for this year. Limited bar/food items on sale. Parking is only $5 at the Bank of America building, if you pre-purchase an exit ticket from the theater during intermission.

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Pooler, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My friends and I came up here from Savannah to see "We Will Rock You". There really isn't a bad seat in the house, so don't worry about not being able to see (unless someone sits in front of you with a ridiculously large hat or something). I would definitely make the trip up here again to see another show!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We drove several hours to hear the incredible Eddie Izzard at the Blumenthal. We were very pleased that the acoustics and site lines of the Blumenthal were really excellent, which added to the performance greatly. A great place to see shows and acts.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I saw Eddie Izzard perform to a sold-out crowd on 22-May. This venue was perfect for that type of performance. The seating and acoustics were great. I definitely hope to attend more performances here.

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Troutman, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great performance easy to get in and out of. very friendly staff. Will be seeing other shows at this venue.

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Lake Lure, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our first visit to the Knight was for the recent Fortgotten Land and Othello, and we were pleased with the access, facilities, acoustics and seating chart. We chose to be higher up for this ballet and chose seats in the Grand Tier which offer great stage view. The ushers were friendly and helpful, and we look forward to another program... More

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