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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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Always a special night

Saw Randy Bachman in the smaller theater. Whatever the event, the Ordway is always a special venue... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reminds me of Metropolitan opera house!

A very beautiful, warm hall with winding stairway to the main lobby area. Lots of red color and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anita D
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saw Randy Bachman in the smaller theater. Whatever the event, the Ordway is always a special venue. Great seating, great accoustics and quality programming.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cmodell2
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very beautiful, warm hall with winding stairway to the main lobby area. Lots of red color and circular shapes make the place cozy and inviting. Nice cakes and cappuccino available.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Ordway is the home of the world renown St Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the intimate theater gives you great acoustics and clean sight lines even from the balcony.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice classic theater. Well kept, clean and comfortable seating. Went for a show and the view and sound were perfect.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brad A
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We traveled to MSP for opera at The Ordway. It's one of the more attractive, of the newer, theaters we've visited. Though the seating seemed a bit farther from the stage than usual, it's due to to the fact the orchestra pit extends out from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mjashaw
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We like that they put on operas that are cutting edge and different from other venues. Totally worth the trip from the East coast for their performances. Very good talent and scenery. Have seen several performances here and always look forward to coming back.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RazrBlzr
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Nice theater with comfy seats. Beautiful decor. Sounds was just OK at the edge of the room. Usher not so friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda T
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Living in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and having the Orpheum theater and the Guthrie theater ( which are both great venues in their own right), some people may forget about the Ordway in St. Paul. The Ordway continually has great shows ranging from local theater...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rehley
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Ordway is beautiful and all the staff is very friendly and helpful. The set design was well done and worked perfectly for this show. The dancing was fantastic and energetic and fun! The costumes were also well done. But I practically cried because the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 66trekkie
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Such a great musical. I loved every minute of it. The theater is nice, clean and very helpful staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
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