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State Theatre

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Address: 805 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number: 612 339 7007
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Beautiful Theater

We went to the State Theatre to see Lyle Lovett. This is a beautiful, historic theater. Any seat provides a great bore of the stage. Sound was great. Seating is a little tight... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Faith0601
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the State Theatre to see Lyle Lovett. This is a beautiful, historic theater. Any seat provides a great bore of the stage. Sound was great. Seating is a little tight, but that's to be expected in a venue this old.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Went to see Prairie Home Companion performance. An old, but classy venue, seats are tighter than coach on an airline, but good views from most all of them. Forget about the bathrooms at intermission but that is common in older theaters. Plenty of bars and restaurants all around and only a couple blocks from a metro stop

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I've been to many concerts at this theater, and it's holding up well. I would recommend some remodeling with more efficient restrooms and wider seats, but other than that, the decor is stunning and sound excellent. We saw Harry Connick Jr. there -- ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!

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Thank rewinc
Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We just saw Harry Connick Jr. last night and it was a wonderful show. I don't think there's a bad seat in the entire theater. It's a fairly small theater which allows for a more intimate show in my opinion. Although the seats are a bit small and you are quite cozy, they work. The only gripe I have is... More 

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Thank Scott F
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Wow! Just wow! My wife took me to Gentleman's guide to murder and we were blessed to attend this play in this wonderful theater! Great acoustics! Beautiful historic artitecture!

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Thank ryanflaate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic theater!! The architecture is absolutely stunning!! Depending on the show you're seeing I would recommend not sitting in the front row. Second or third row of the main floor would be absolutely perfect.

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Thank Ashley H
Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We attended an R5 concert here and the experience was great. Even though the venue is historic in nature the acoustics were very good even for a pop concert. The only thing that could be better would be the security procedures in getting people into the venue. They would be better served by having at least 2 lines of security... More 

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Thank Randy H
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Loved that we could walk from the Radisson Blu hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Nice play, lots of fun. You can order a drink in the lobby, and they had lots of options.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We really enjoy taking in plays and when they are in one of the old traditional theaters it is extra special. State Theater is one of 3 theaters operated by the Hennepin Theater Trust. We and 2500 of our "friends" saw "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" The play was excellent and very funny. Two things to consider- there... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Very good musical. They started "wanding" people as you come in -- it has to do with the Paris shootings -- sad how we need to deal with others to protect us. Great people working there helpful, friendly and took care of your needs or requests. The Hennepin Theater Trust has done a great job.

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