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The Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 355 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-3806
Phone Number: 317.843.3800
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful concer hall

The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts has exquisite sound in a beautiful building with friendly staff. I would recommend this place to everyone. My husband and our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Hamlet06
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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts has exquisite sound in a beautiful building with friendly staff. I would recommend this place to everyone. My husband and our friends love coming here. I have only a few criticisms. One is that the volunteers don't know where the seats are, and at multiple times send people to the wrong... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have attended numerous events at The Center for the Performing Arts and even served as an usher when it first opened. I can say there really isn't a bad seat in the house. However, some of the higher seats can feel pretty steep. Overall The Center for the Performing Arts (3-theaters The Palladium, The Tarkington and The Studio Theaters)... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you leave the parking garage and walk across Center Green one is able to begin to have their expectations set as you begin to take in the gardens and the architectural detail of the building all under the classical Palladio dome. The greeters and volunteers are very friendly and direct you with precision to where you need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible venue for seeing a concert! Love the hall, the parking, and resteraunts close by. Can't wait to go back. Everyone is so pleasant and makes all of the experience so nice.

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Thank Kim B
Plainfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful concert hall. Have attended many concerts with the Oak Ridge Boys being most recent. Usually sit in the gallery (cheap seat). Free parking in the garage. Just great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Attended a SRO Vikki Carr concert, this place is stunning, and the ushers and staff rocked. If you get a chance to see your favorite singers, this is the place in Carmel, IN!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Terrible acoustic and stage arrangement for this type of artist. I am sound engineer and Carmel raves about the acoustics of this venue. But it is only suitable for maybe orchestra, small plays, small acoustic ensembles, or other un-amplified music. The low end rings out of control and the stage is placed terribly to see anything...in the middle of the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We went with a small group to the palladium for a symphony. We really enjoyed it. The building itself is beautiful and the acoustics are top notch. The whole experience was amazing.

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Danville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

My first visit to the Palladium included the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performing Franck's Psyche et Eros, MacDowell's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Andre Watts, Wagner's Tristan and Isolde, and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet. The ISO never disappoints and the venue was equally impressive. I appreciate the staggered seating, which is a rare venue amenity, but makes so much sense. The... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We went to see a musical performance here for the first time recently, and we will want to return again soon. We went with my sister and her husband since they were curious and wanted to experience this entertainment treat as well. We had previously been to the Indianapolis Symphony on the Circle, and I would say that this facility... More 

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