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TAmpa Bay Ballet

Saw the Tampa Bay Ballet performing the Nutcracker. Fabulous production and great venue. My 6... read more

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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This is a great venue for all types of music. Acoustics are fantastic seating very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter C
Bradenton, Florida
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Ruth Eckerd Hall's near perfect acoustics have received rave reviews from artists, technicians and audience members since opening in 1983. Combined with state of the art equipment, comfortable amenities and world class entertainment, it's no wonder...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw the Tampa Bay Ballet performing the Nutcracker. Fabulous production and great venue. My 6 year granddaughter loved it as did the adults in our party

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great venue for all types of music. Acoustics are fantastic seating very comfortable with good sight lines. The faculty is undergoing some renovations which will bring improvements to the facility. The only issue I have is long rows of seating. No break...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw the Florida Orchestra Sunday evening and was blown away. Excellent acoustics. Not a bad seat in the house. Lived in NYC for 50 years, and this venue rivals any hall in the City. TFO is a great orchestra. And the prices are so reasonable....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday marked our first visit to Ruth Eckerd Hall. We saw the second performance of Ron White. They had difficulty parking vehicles while at the same time patrons from the first showing were leaving. The seating, although plush and clean, was reminiscent of flying "coach"...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had purchased tickets to go and see one of our favorite bands, Kansas. The Folks at Ruth Eckerd Hall are helpful, friendly, and accomodating. The Venue is the perfect size to see the performers. This Show was a memorable one, due...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jayne M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Check your $ entertainment values. Yes, place is a bit worn. But the show was great. Backs/drinks on par Definitely will go again traffic & parking handled well

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel43550
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Went to see the Boxer Christmas Special Show last weekend and the seating and sound system was fantastic. Place was packed but still had space and enjoyed the concert. Refreshments were okay, they do have dining before show will try next visit. Great security and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aberts2015
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Easily accessible by main highway Courtney Campbell Highway. Free parking available to front entrance to the hall. Seating is very comfortable with plenty of leg room. Sound system is loud at times and can make it difficult to hear the singer over the musicians. Not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank williamlong1970
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We went to see our first concert here recently. The carpet and seats are very dated and worn. The concrete walls did not give me any hope of the acoustics being decent, but the sound was actually very good. The venue is small, which I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The Ruth Eckerd Hall is a very nice theatre with excellent acoustics. The seats are very comfortable. Parking was very good although there was some wait in leaving the lot.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kimberly K
September 1, 2018|
Response from Theresa W | Reviewed this property |
Row E is the 5th row from the stage, I am not sure what the Parterre is. There is no balcony or side boxes at Ruth Eckhard. The rows just go backwards. It is stadium seating as each row is higher than the one in front of them
Kimberly K
August 30, 2018|
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Response from alozam | Reviewed this property |
There is no standing at all . But if your in god back row you can get up and stand behind your seat to Stretch your legs
Cindy H
April 5, 2018|
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Response from rdivey1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay, when we were there in Feb, it was a mixed dress code, definitely not formal, hope this helps. Enjoy!!