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Charline McCombs Empire Theatre

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Address: 226 North St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210 226 5700
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Great place

Just very beautiful in there and the performers are real close. In the back rows you still can see the performers. Not real close but you still can see great

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
Patsy F
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Gonzales, Texas
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Gonzales, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Just very beautiful in there and the performers are real close. In the back rows you still can see the performers. Not real close but you still can see great

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a great place for music. You will not be far from the performers wherever you sit. But be forewarned. It is an old theater. This means a lot of stairs and bathrooms all the way in the basement. There is one elevator, but it gets busy. So just go light on the liquor at the bars (on several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I went to the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre to see Tracy Morgan the comedian. The theatre is small but beautifully done. Every seat in the theatre has a great view. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. I would definately go back to this theatre for another venue.

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is the backside of the Majestic Theater and was only for blacks back in the day. Awesome renovation of the original artwork and wall treatments. It is going to get a new name soon so look for that.

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Bulverde, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Charlene McCombs Empire Theatre is such a jewel tucked quietly away in San Antonio. We love to attend shows at the theatre because it is so very easy to access and move around in. We owe a dept of gratitude to Charlene for saving this wonderful place.

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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Smaller than the Majestic but regal none-the-less. Great intimate venue for comedians and small bands/solos since you feel up close and personal.

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Bulverde, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Not only have we seen many shows at the theater, we have performed on stage many times. We just love the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre and are so glad it was saved and restored. It is a San Antonio Jewel.

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