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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 153 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone Number: 802 652 4500
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Ranked #6 of 57 things to do in Burlington
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: An Art Deco landmark in downtown Burlington, hosting the finest international, national, and...
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An Art Deco landmark in downtown Burlington, hosting the finest international, national, and regional performing arts events in its main theater and FlynnSpace, an intimate, 150-seat venue. The FlynnTix Regional Box Office is Vermont's primary ticket outlet for events throughout Vermont, northeastern New York, and Quebec.

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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125 reviews 125 reviews
48 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hampered only by lack of nearby parking on a ten below zero day, The Flynn Theatre was a great place to see School House Rock Live .. Good views from the balcony, pleasant staff, comfortable accommodations. Love to go to The Flynn. Just plan your parking options in advance.

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South Burlington, Vermont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The new seats have more legroom and are comfy , great virew from balcony and main floor ... sound was great for Christmas carol and Ballet.

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Jericho, Vermont, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was a packed house and VSO entertained with a great performance. The soloist for Elena Urioste demonstrated her virtuosity.

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Colchester, Vermont
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

However the Flynn has gotten expensive and leg room has gotten smaller with the much needed new seats. Not sure if they added seats. Snacks and drinks are highway robbery. This is Burlington Vermont not New York city.

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Blonay, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

In town for five nights and was able to get tickets to see Boz Skaggs. It was a great venue and very accessible

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New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've been to the Flynn for a few different shows, it's a nice clean venue, although I don't like the fact that you can't have a drink in your seat. They only allow you to get a drink during break times. They do have a nice variety of different type of shows, and theater as well.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is my favorite theater for a smaller venue. Their programming is wonderful and there is a small stage downstairs where Vermont Stage performs. I love theaters where seeing and hearing the performers is so intimate.

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New York
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180 reviews 180 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My wife and I just saw Los Lobos in this fantastic and beautiful theatre! We had front row seats! It was a great show in a beautiful theater! The theater was remodeled some years again and you can tell there was a lot of pride and love that went into the refurbish. If you get a chance to see a... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I love the shows they have here. My husband is not a big fan of most concert venues, but he loves coming here for a nice laid back show. They also have great theater productions here & many off broadway or touring shows can only be seen here if you want to stay in Vermont. Otherwise you have to travel... More 

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This a great place to see and hear performing arts. The interior has been beautifully restored and a marvel to behold. The space was designed for the pre-amplification era, however. Sitting anywhere close to the speakers in the front makes it difficult to understand vocals in that there is an echo effect that garbles amplified vocals.

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