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Grand Opera House

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Address: 818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3087
Phone Number: 302-652-1179
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wonderful theater

this is a wonderfu theater: it is a beautiful building, with great sounds, beautiful staging, and fabulous shows; the clientel is wonderful, seating is great, and all the shows... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
danna l
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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times. Go early parking is limited hard to find parking. Seats are very small with little leg room in all the different venues -seats we sat in. Its a beautiful old historial building but views can be obstructed by pillars. It all depends on what seat yoy choose and if you are over 250 pounds its... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a wonderfu theater: it is a beautiful building, with great sounds, beautiful staging, and fabulous shows; the clientel is wonderful, seating is great, and all the shows are absolutely wonderful

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Thank danna l
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was at this Venue to see my daughter (24) who dances for The Delaware Contemporary Dance Theater. Comfortable seating, great leg room, and great visual from any seat in the house. I will definitely be back.

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Thank Dorthea H
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local treasure. Sometimes my last minute plans included a show or performance at the Grand. Reasonably priced, quality acoustics, friendly staff, all equals to a perfect evening.

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Thank Ron42955
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific place to see any performance! I have had seats downstairs, front, back, balcony, it makes no difference it is a very intimate venue with great sight lines. And the ticket prices are very reasonable. Parking nearby is not a problem. Have dinner and see a show. Support the Arts and local businesses.

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Thank G S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Awesome acoustics. Great seating with good view of stage. The opera was wonderful. Set design, singers, acting, all superb. Wonderful experience!

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Thank SANDI T
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I've seen a comedy show, an acoustic soloist competition, and Sawyer Fredericks here within the last 6 months. The Grand rocks! Who needs Philadelphia when there are so many options right here in Wilmington?

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Thank kallive
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

It would be difficult, maybe impossible, to find a better small venue for live music. The architecture is lush & beautiful, the acoustics are superb, and the history of the building is impressive.

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Thank nancyacarmine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I attended "The Jungle Book," part of the children's summer series, with my two young children today. Frankly, the experience was just sad. I am currently an early childhood educator and have a professional background in educational theater. I think exposure to the arts is vital, and I expected some noise and engagement from the young audience. But the shouting... More 

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Thank Adrienne H
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Truly a Grand old venue that host everything from the Delaware Symphony Orchestra to Blue Grass greats/

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