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Address: 128 East Forsyth, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone Number: 904 355 5661
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School trip

Went with a school group & had such a great time! Everything was beautiful! My son & I were impressed with the theater and all the young actors! Loved everything!! Thank you so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Jacksonville
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Jacksonville
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went with a school group & had such a great time! Everything was beautiful! My son & I were impressed with the theater and all the young actors! Loved everything!! Thank you so much for such a wonderful experience!

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Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Beautiful building but the seats leave you with little to no leg room. Enjoyed the concert and would definitely go to another at this venue.

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Jacksonville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Awesome concert and loved this venue! Perfect size for a concert restrooms could be cleaner but everything else was great!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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241 reviews 241 reviews
64 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We are so lucky to have this venue--it's relatively conveniently located (in the heart of a lot of evolving "action"), absolutely gorgeous and never had a bad seat (obviously some better than others, depending on what's important to you). Most every show I've attended has been excellent as far as acoustics go though last night it seemed to be a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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64 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I had the pleasure of attending the B-52's concert at Jacksonville's Florida Theater last evening. The building is exquisitely decorated with high ceilings and multiple levels. There is literally not a bad seat in the house! The staff are very friendly and politely escort you to your seat and answer any questions you have. There are an ample supply of... More 

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Enterprise, Alabama
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We went March 10th the see Three Dog Night. The ushers, especially David, Linda, Steve, and Steve on the Loge level, were great. Also, the man who scanned our ticket in the lobby was very nice and helpful. The artists were great, too. We were so glad to get to see one of my husband's favorite bands. I think the... More 

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Jax, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This old theater has been around for decades. It is beautifully decorated, and is a comfy place to enjoy a show. Staff is helpful and friendly. mynhusband and I have seen several shows there, and there don't seem to be a bad seat in the house. Note on parking....there is a lot a couple blocks up from the theater, if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I took my 7yr old to a show here. Everyone from the ticket office, concessions, to people helping out were so so nice! Obviously these people love what they do. The theater is so well maintained and clean. Every seat had a wonderful view and the acoustics were great. I can't wait to see another show there!

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Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Any more wear & tear, and you might get a run down review. For me, the Florida Theatre is a classic. We enjoyed a fabulous Jackson Browne concert in the first row of the mezzanine and the view was amazing. However the slope of the stairs leaning towards the low railing made it easily possible to fall to the orchestra... More 

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Not a bad seat in the house. Drinks are a bit pricey, but it's a great venue. I have had seats in the orchestra front row, and the very back of the balcony, and I've never had a bad experience

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