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Grand Opera House

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Address: 818 North Market St., Wilmington, DE
Phone Number: 302-652-1179
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Excellent place to see someone live. Ant seat is great and acoustics are amazing. Cheap convenient parking too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
teresa s
Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to see someone live. Ant seat is great and acoustics are amazing. Cheap convenient parking too.

Thank teresa s
New Castle, Delaware
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect setting for an incredible Opera Festival! Beautiful theater, great acoustics and performances. The Grand hosts much more than opera: comedy, symphonies, dance, rock and roll, jazz, folk music, rising stars and entertainment legends. If you haven't seen a performance at the Grand yet, do soon.

Thank DEFoodLover
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We love The Grand! Every season is filled with more shows we are interested in seeing than we can fit into our schedule. Plus, it's a great local venue with lots of old-time ambience.

1 Thank dlbmcgill
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Surprised my wife with a trip to the opera as an anniversary gift. Saw "Hamlet." Personally, not thrilled with operas, but must admit that "Hamlet" was well done and quite entertaining. Performers were top-notch and had incredible voices. Might even consider another trip. (By the way, my wife was absolutely delighted with the surprise!) The Grand is a little dated,... More 

Thank thebeeve1
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We had great Seats on the balcony. I liked the small opera setting. Great overall place. Only problem was seats a little tight for tall people.

1 Thank aidan c
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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201 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

What better setting for Falstaff than the Grand Opera House. Beautiful building and well maintained. The Opera was terrific!

1 Thank travelingbeachbum00
Middletown, Delaware
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We attended a music concert recently and enjoyed the opening act. this was our primary reason for attending. There were two other acts that followed and the closing act was the main act. However, we noticed that the sound went from very good in the beginning to very poor for the third act. The lyrics of the music being sung... More 

Thank Al M
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86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I have been to many performances at the Grand Opera House. The best place to sit is in Parquet (on the floor close to aisle) Although the performance hall is small and other seats provide good viewing - I find the pitch of the seating to make the seats closer together in the upper levels

Thank SuitcasesPacked
Long Island, New York
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This place was very nice and the seats were great for only $65. I would go here again and again and it was quick drive and nice getaway from NYC where ticket prices are well over $200. I think our whole trip was less than $200. Loved IT!!!

Thank CeeeCeee631516
Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Seen quite a few acts over the years, the Grand is a great place for music. If you like quality sound check it out.

Thank David K

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