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Lexington Opera House

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Old, but Beautiful

We attended the Jersey Boys at the Lexington Opera House and enjoyed it immensely. The performance... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Michael A
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Lexington Opera House

Beautiful building to attend a special event. Helpful, kind staff to direct you and to answer... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2018
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Meticulously restored 1886 opera house hosts Broadway Live and Variety Live series, as well as concerts and local arts performances.
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1205
+1 859-233-4567
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We attended the Jersey Boys at the Lexington Opera House and enjoyed it immensely. The performance was great and was enhanced by the wonderful old opera house. The seating capacity makes for an intimate experience. The sound is great and everyone is so helpful. We...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed March 4, 2018

enjoyed musical Jersey Boys here. An old theater, nicely redone, not ornate, main floor seating ok, not bad, just not good. Fairly small seats with little padded support, pretty tired by end of performance. Acoustics seemed quite good for such an old venue, the musical...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Beautiful building to attend a special event. Helpful, kind staff to direct you and to answer question. Seating doesn't seem overly tight or crowded. A wonderful environment to enjoy a special event!

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is a classy little theater tucked away in a neat city with plenty of character. Seating is comfortable - views are great - staff is helpful.

Thank mjstooks
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue. It only seats a few hundred, the acoustics are outstanding, and there are no crowds We saw the band St Paul and the Broken Bones and the Sound of Music the next Both performances were made even better because the...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Have been there several times and sat in different sections. All the seats have a great view. The sound system is very good.

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Love the building, we've seen Rent, Cabaret, and several other shows here. Great acoustics, great seats.

1  Thank Bobby A
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I've been coming to the Opera House since I was a small child and have always had a wonderful time! The shows are always beautifully done and the staff is incredible. Definitely a Lexington gem!

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is a GREAT venue to see a show! There's not a bad seat in the house (thought I prefer the lower level as I am scared of heights-no; this isn't that hight but still..) I have been to see concerts, plays and readings and...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed July 5, 2017

I have been to the Lexington Opera House many times, but recently to see the Midtown Men, which was an awesome show for anyone. I enjoyed it so much more since I had seen the band back in the 70's. The acoustics are great, the...More

Thank Joe C
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Response from mjstooks | Reviewed this property |
There’s public paid parking in front of the Lexington Hyatt... there’s also side streets with plenty of paid parking lots or meter parking on the street. It’s a very condensed area with plenty of parking within 10 minutes of... More