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Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall

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Address: 8099 College Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33919-5566
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+1 800-440-7469
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good theater venue

Nice facility. Parking is close, but crossing streets is problematic. Not the most comfortable seating. Good acoustics. They have great national tour shows. Overall, a great... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2017
Naples, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful theater The performance was wonderful. I had such a good time. The only complaint Is getting out of the parking lot. Everyone is in a mad rush to leave. There is plenty of parking and located in a beautiful area. This was a birthday gift for me and quite wonderful and I highly recommend it for... More 

Thank Maria A
Naples, Florida
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369 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the joy of attending an excellent performance of "the King and I" this afternoon in this beautifully appointed venue. The play was also excellent, enhanced by the effective layout of the auditorium and the superior acoustical design. We were able to park close in an open lot, and exit after the well-attended event in less than ten minutes.

Thank Noisefree
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 14, 2017

From off-Broadway Plays, to the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, to various Comedians and other concerts, this venue offers something to please nearly everyone that is a fan of the arts! Bring a sweater; the air conditioning was definitely running on high!

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Paducah, Kentucky
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65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This venue is located on college campus, consequently, tricky to get in and out easily. It has good acoustics but somewhat convoluted access n seating. Performance was entertaining , although not New York Bdwy. Quality. If you go, spring for pricier tickets on lower level.

Thank tommynbonnie
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Attended a Joe Bonamassa concert. This is a beautiful venue with wonderful sound, comfortable seats and other amenities . Seats approximately 2500-3000. Would consider attending future events here

Thank Mark M
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We enjoyed Book of Mormon. Although the theatre is looking dated I thought the seating and sight lines were good. However, it does need more restrooms. But, my major complaint was the parking and the generally unsafe conditions in the parking lot. They desperately need to add security or police to improve traffic flow and protect pedestrians. It takes far... More 

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Naples, Florida
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232 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Nice facility. Parking is close, but crossing streets is problematic. Not the most comfortable seating. Good acoustics. They have great national tour shows. Overall, a great community facility.

Thank Das4545
Delafield, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Really enjoyed the performance of Book of Mormon at Barbara Mann last night. We sat orchestra right and the seats were excellent. The performance was a bit "blue" but very funny and not offensive [at least to us]. B.Mann could use an off-duty police officer in their parking lot after the performance. With all the cars trying to exit and... More 

Thank tarabori
Naples, Florida
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274 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017

I have gone to BB Mann many times over the years. This year I was taken aback by the intensity of the security! What a change from last year. It says so much about the times we live in, and it is very sad. I saw Book of Mormons, which was very good. I had a LARGE man sitting next... More 

Thank waterbaby12016
Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have attended many events at Barbara B Mann and thoroughly enjoyed them. However the ticket office has earned my negative review. I ordered tickets to a performance and chose the mail option for tickets so that I would receive a reminder of the performance. The tickets did not arrive and we did not go. When I received an e... More 

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