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Address: 118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
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+1 850-595-3880
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Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under...

Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.

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First trip to Saenger Theater in Pensacola

Went to see 'Chicago'. It was wonderful. The theater is very nice. Good view from the balcony, nice restrooms, helpful and friendly staff. Places to eat still open after the play... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Destin, Florida
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Destin, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see 'Chicago'. It was wonderful. The theater is very nice. Good view from the balcony, nice restrooms, helpful and friendly staff. Places to eat still open after the play. Looking forward to my next trip.

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Thank I8175CWcarolyns
Pensacola, Florida
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134 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to the theatre here. We were excited to watch Chicago. I enjoyed the performance immensely however there were several pros and cons to this particular theatre. Pros: there aren't too many bad seats in the theatre. We were off center from the stage but still had a pretty clear view of most of the act.... More 

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Thank Greg2117
kathsum, Public Relations Manager at Saenger Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback. The sound was handled by the show rather than the Theatre so I can't respond to that part of your review. To answer you comments about the seating and renovation needs, our theatre was renovated in 2009. The seating went from an average of 15" wide per seat to an average of 18" per seat. The... More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous, incredible theater! The security was great & efficient, & we were greeted by outstanding & kind staff once inside. Pat, an usher, was so dear & fun to be around while we waited for my husband to park & join us. We'd purchased concert tickets & backstage passes for Miranda Sing's meet & greet months prior to her show... More 

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Thank julezvm
kathsum, Public Relations Manager at Saenger Theatre, responded to this review

Julie, Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We have already had discussions with our volunteer staff regarding non-traditional events such as this and will certainly use your comments for upcoming training opportunities. While some of our greatest accomplishments come from receiving good reviews of the Theatre, we appreciate those that take the time to report areas in... More 

Navarre, Florida
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417 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

Great acoustics, nice sight lines and comfy seats. Saw the Pensacola Opera's AIDA here and it was tremendous. Just big enough but still feels intimate.

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Thank blnavarremary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

This small, but lovely, theater in Pensacola is a little gem. We've attended a few performances here (Alton Brown, So You Think You Can Dance, and The Nutcracker) and have been pleased each time. The sound is great, and I haven't yet found a seat that had a bad view. It is in an area that I feel safe walking... More 

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Ocala, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Went to see a Christmas concert...this place is well restored and Awesome inside. Sound is Fantastic. Love doing business with Ticketmaster. Checking in went a lot smoother than expected.

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Went to see a Christmas concert here the other night. I was very impressed with the entire layout of the theatre. Not a bad seat in the house. While the theatre is old in age, it definitely doesn't disappoint. Would go back. Recommend balcony seating.

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Thank Mags boy S
Memphis
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102 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I attended a concert here and was very pleased. The place is huge and the seating is quite comfortable. I was able to park across the street which was very nice especially since I was alone. The sound was also great. I'd love to attend an event here again. The attendants were also very helpful.

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Thank MemphisRoadie
Panama City Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Beautiful old restored theater in downtown Pensacola. We saw a concert here last night. The staff were very friendly and helpful, sound quality very good bathrooms very clean, and the restoration fantastic! I would see a show here again!

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Thank Mary J
Pensacola, Florida
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175 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I have been to this theatre several times and it is like taking a step back in time to the grand days of theatre. Recently we saw the Russian balatte and it was a grand experience. There is not a bad seat in the house and they font build theaters like Saenger anymore.

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Thank Mike G

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