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The Florida Theatre

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Address: 128 East Forsyth, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone Number: 904 355 5661
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Good place to see comedians on tour or shows.

Saw a great standup comedian here about two months ago. First time I was in the theatre. Was easy to find parking next door, very short walk. Nice theater, not too big so all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Christopher K
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Saw a great standup comedian here about two months ago. First time I was in the theatre. Was easy to find parking next door, very short walk. Nice theater, not too big so all the seats really were very good.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a cozy, history rich venue. Reminiscent of what movie theaters used to be (velvet curtains, magnificent friezes , woodcarving, tiered balconies. Even though movies are seldom shown here, it is a fantastic live music/ performance and theater venue. The acoustics are superior, the seats comfortable and viewing more intimate in the front half of the downstairs and the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Such character in a classic and charming theater. Acoustics were amazing. Of course, you are never disappointed by The Outlaws and Blackhawk in concert!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Classic old-time theatre. Good seating options. Great bars. Great assortment of entertainment. Parking is better than it used to be. Needs MORE BATHROOMS.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Been to several concerts at this theater. It is quaint with nice decorations pulls in some good names and is easy to get to and get out of . Small enough that is is not a hassle

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A beautiful theatre that has been preserved perfectly as it was the day it was built, the most special thing about The Florida Theatre is it's history with Elvis Presley where he got in trouble in 1956 and the Judge threatened to put him in jail if he moved in any way on stage during the six shows he did... More 

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My granddaughter has yearly ballet recitals at the Theatre...wonderful stage. Friendly staff, easy access downtown Jacksonville, loads of good close parking. Seats are also comfortable.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I just went to the lynard skynard concert here, great show, beautiful place, love it. Drink prices high as expected

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Southport, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Historic, Intimate, of the gilded age. Saw the final show of the Magicians convention. Show was so so, but the Theatre was nice

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Jacksonville
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Step back in time as this theatre is strikingly beautiful and ornate. Great overhang and not a bad seat in the whole house.

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