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Pantages Theater

901 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402
253 591 5890
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Lakewood, Washington
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173 reviews 173 reviews
58 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Our first visit to this lovely theater was exceptional. The house staff is supremely cordial and filled with anecdotal information about the history of this lovely venue. We enjoyed a Friday evening show with a local string quartet followed by an exceptional couple of hours with Judy Collins. Could it get any better? The theater does have an elevator but... More

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Medford, Oregon
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We spent New Year's Eve in Tacoma for the first night celebration. We decided to see music here, and were pleasantly surprised. There is quite a lot of seating, and it is very comfy. The inside of the theater is beautifully designed, and has a charming old time feel. It is worth a visit for anyone who likes visiting historic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I have always love the Pantages and have spent many hours both as an audience member and as a "ballet and theatre mom" down below and behind the scenes.The quality of the entertainment is always the best and the ambience of this theatre is inspirational.

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Seattle, WA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

When I first moved to Washington state in the 1990s, Tacoma was the butt of many jokes. With a reputation (deserved or not) for being a down-on-its-luck port town with strange odors and bad traffic, it wasn't really considered a destination. What a difference a vision and great planning makes! Tacoma now has a thriving theater districts and awesome restaurants... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Visiting the Pantages is always enjoyable. It is a historic building that has been refurbished in the original context, both vision and sound are very good throughout the theatre. The seats are very comfortable, with a lot of leg room. If you have not seen an event there, you have missed something very nice. "Joy Luck Club" is the play... More

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Olympia, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a lovely, classic theatre with good view from every seat. A delightful place to see a play or hear an intimate concert- the Pantages is wonderful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We saw Cyndi Lauper here. We had seats close to the front of the center balcony section. The view was good. The sound was great. The seats were a little cramped and worn out. The venue is fairly small so I can't believe there would be a bad seat in the house. I probably won't pay the premium seating price... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

have seen several acts at this theater. always great staff helping you to your seat and small enough were you are in the nose bleed section. all the seats are wonderful

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Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We see live theatre at the Pantages at least a couple of times a year and we're always glad we did. The theatre is in downtown Tacoma so restaurants & shops are close. It's a beautiful old theatre.

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Seattle, WA, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

In early 2013, we drove from Seattle to the Pantages Theater in Tacoma to see Ed Asner, a wonderful actor and seasoned pro. He performed a one man show as Franklin Roosevelt - great stamina, fabulous performance. The Pantages Theater is a beautifully restored vaudeville-era theater - just lovely. Nice sight lines, great sound, comfy seats. Just small enough to... More

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