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Christmas time at Lexington Opera House

This venue, as mentioned by others, is old and nicely restored and has elevators. They offer a coat... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Heidi B
The Nutcracker

Great time! Parking is the worst part, be sure to leave early and expect to pay around $10. Not a... read more

Reviewed December 30, 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 January 3, 2019

This venue, as mentioned by others, is old and nicely restored and has elevators. They offer a coat check and the first and second (I wasn't on the third floor) each have a bar area, and you can take your drink into the performance area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Great time! Parking is the worst part, be sure to leave early and expect to pay around $10. Not a bad seat in the house! Friendly staff

Date of experience: December 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank retireetraveller47
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!

Date of experience: November 2017
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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.

Date of experience: January 2018
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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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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!

Date of experience: December 2016
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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