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Pabst Theater

144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 (Downtown)
414-286-3663
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Ranked #8 of 92 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great place to see a concert. The only downfall are the bathrooms. Small and not enough. Otherwise it is a beautiful place with great seating and close to hotels and they pour a good drink.

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Green County, WI
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A beautiful venue, but being crammed into the balcony seats left me hoping the comedian would cut the show short. Can't imagine how miserable the tall people felt. The seats are also quite narrow - so if you're on the wider side beware - as you are going to be uncomfortable. The seats on the lower levels might be better.

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Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just saw Lewis Black in Milwaukee. Bleepin great show. His best lines had to do with local and national politics, of course. He said that republicans are stupid and democrats are dumb but... together we agree that congress ain't doin' bleep. 13% of americans thinks congress is doing a good job – but 87%, yep, that's 87% believe they are... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We attended a stand-up comedy show here. Staff was pleasant and the property and rest rooms were clean. I was a little concerned because we had tickets in the second row on the 3rd tier. I was afraid we wouldn't be able to see/hear anything. The view up there was perfect and the acoustics were great. It would be a... More

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Franklin Park, Illinois
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272 reviews 272 reviews
93 attraction reviews
588 helpful votes 588 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A great place to see a concert. Good sound quality and the theater itself is a gem. It is rich in history, and well maintained. It is really great to see places like this that are still around. A must see if in Milwaukee.

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Palatine, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very intimate viewing, great sound, all seats are close to the stage. Attended the concert by Asia. Sound and acoustics were excellent. Close proximity to the stage for most seats. Beer is fairly priced, personnel were very efficient and professional. A great place to enjoy a concert!

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Belvidere, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a great place to see any show. It's historically charming and the sound and sight lines are fantastic. The Pabst is a place to make memories.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Love this place, the beautiful interiors and the sound is just amazing. I have enjoyed several performances here with my most recent -Rodrigo and Gabriela, I think ERASURE is coming in October too :)

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

You will love this theater. The elegance, glamour and amazing performances will not disappoint the pickiest theater goer.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was an experience. It need some preservation shut a very nicely kept place, and a wonderful tour item.

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