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Hippodrome Theatre

12 North Eutaw Street, University of Maryland Baltimore campus, Baltimore, MD (Downtown)
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Ranked #28 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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Dover, Delaware
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
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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
22 helpful votes 22 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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586 reviews 586 reviews
176 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
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
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I have seen many shows at the Hippodrome since they renovated and reopened this theater. It has all the charm of an old theater with a modern twist. I think it is worth the increased ticket cost to purchase orchestra seats for more leg room. If you are looking for values, choose the Cloud Seats (top three rows) or obstructed... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

After spending good money to see The Book of Mormon we were stuck under a ventilation vent that was like having an air conditioner above your head. I absolutely froze watching the show. Row Z on the right orchestra on the aisle. There is also a problem on the left side too. Guess they don't care about their patron's comfort.

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