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Address: 211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 1-505-988-7050
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Description: We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the...
We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the historic Lensic Theater, a cornerstone of downtown Santa Fe since 1931. The Lensic presents and supports local and national artists and serves as a center for education, community and youth events through its accessible and affordable programming.
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Whether it is local music, a road show, a visiting star performance or Met Hd or National Theatre broadcast this is a manageable venue. There is no a frozen yogurt store right... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whether it is local music, a road show, a visiting star performance or Met Hd or National Theatre broadcast this is a manageable venue. There is no a frozen yogurt store right outside the lobby!

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Santa Rosa, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have attended the Lensic for live ballet (Aspen Ballet) talks about global warming and live telecasts from metropolitan operas in New York. There is much much more going on at the Lensic and every taste and genre is satisfied. It has lovely decor inside and a crowd of pleasant friendly patrons. It is always worth checking out whats on... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Nice smallish venue makes performances feel intimate. You are quite up close & personal. Friendly ambiance & down to earth.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had no intention of going here during our visit to Santa Fe; in fact we did not even know about it. But, walking by, and it is only a block from the central plaza, I checked their schedule of events, and they had what sounded like a good concert on one of the nights we were here, so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I received BHTM tickets for Christmas. I loved this venue - I will be checking back regularly for upcoming shows. Great sound - I loved the size and the feel of the venue. We had great seats! I will be back!

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La Junta, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great acoustics and a beautiful old time style make this a special place. We went to a benefit concert, there was a temporary bar in the lobby...I don't know if every show has one. The seats were comfortable, and everyone has a good view. My only concern was a bump in the aisle right when you walk in. It didn't... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We attended a free Christmas concert and really enjoyed it. The space is reminiscent of the old theaters that I love; very well preserved and beautiful interior.

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Staying in a downtown hotel in Santa Fe near the square and walking through the shopping areas on a cold winter day, we noticed the sign at the Lensic listed a New Years Eve concert. Perfect fit for our afternoon and then coffee at Starbucks just down the street. Great looking "old" theater and the folks made us feel right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Have heard many spectacular concerts here and saw circus performances. The acoustic is pleasant and the architecture is Spanish Baroque I believe. Santa Fe Pro Musica and Orchestras play here. A very memorable Bruckner 4th and Beethoven 9th last year. Concerts also at the nearby St. Francis auditorium. Heard all 6 Brandenburgs last winter and will attend the upcoming Royal... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Gorgeous theater in the heart of Santa Fe. Didn't attend a performance, but got to see the inside of this amazing theater. Definitely worth a look!

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Address: 211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 1-505-988-7050
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe

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