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Hippodrome Theatre

12 North Eutaw Street, University of Maryland Baltimore campus, Baltimore, MD (Downtown)
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Ranked #32 of 157 Attractions in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2014
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The seats in the balcony are a bit tight but doable. The Hippodrome brings in some nice shows and it is easily accessible from the Interstates. Since Parking is attached to the theater (usually $8-10), there is no need to go outside the theater's confines. I highly recommend using this garage.

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Finksburg, Maryland
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We've been to the Hippodrome a number of times since it re-opened in February of 2004. They kept the original style which was nice. The view of the stage is pretty good from most areas of the seating. In the balcony seating the space between the rows of seats is a little tight. I'm 5'10" and my knees are practically... More

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Dover, Delaware
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place is beautiful! We saw Sister Act which was amazing. The staff was friendly, and the seats were very comfortable, being anole to eat and drink in the theater was nice too. Only negative thing I can say is that the prices were a bit high at the concessions. A great experience: a must see in Baltimore.

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Woodbine, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

As noted by other reviewers...The Baltimore Grand parking garage is attached to the venue and very convenient, avoid walking too far if you are unfamiliar with the area - this is across the street from some good places AND some bad ones therefore caution is recommended. The inside of the venue is beautiful, but seating is challenging for my long... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I have been to one concert and 2 musicals in the past few years. The renovation is absolutely gorgeous. The really kept with the historic nature of the theatre, but people are taller and bigger than 100 years ago. I am a slender 6'3" woman, and my knees were in the back of the seat in front of me. There... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We have been to the Hippodrome dozens of time, and have never been disappointed. Its so convenient to see a Broadway touring show at this locale. Parking is just around the corner, but be careful - the neighborhood is LESS THAN PRISTINE. The theatre is beautiful, and there are several entrances so you are never stuck on a line. They... More

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Shamokin, Pennsylvania
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This theater is beautiful. Seats were comfortable. Staff was friendly. I'd go to a show again here for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The Hippodrome is a decent venue, near the University of Maryland Medical Center and across from Alewife. Both street parking and garage parking is available. It's not always considered a great area and there aren't many date-ish food spots around, but that's no ding to the theater itself. I'd say the Hippodrome is mid-size, not on the larger end, but... More

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Baltimore, MD
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The theatre is great butIi am not a big person and the seats are a nightmare. Who sized the seats for pygmies?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Saw Book of Mormon this week, great show! Hippodrome venue was easy to get to coming from Annapolis. Parking is just across the street; there are plenty of good inexpensive restaurants nearby. The theater is stunning, and while an old grand building, very well maintained. There are very few if any bad seats in the house. We were mezzanine level... More

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