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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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Beautiful Venue!

We traveled to MSP for opera at The Ordway. It's one of the more attractive, of the newer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Springfield, Illinois
Wonderful Performance Center

We like that they put on operas that are cutting edge and different from other venues. Totally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Anna_LenaH_12
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We attended Mama Mia and the performance in this beautiful, huge theater was fantastic! The ushers werefriendly. As usual ata performance likethis, bathroom and drink lines were long. Folks were grabbing cake at the intermission apparently ordered in advance but we hadn’t been told anything...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chuck G
Reviewed May 5, 2018

If you like classical music and you have not seen Patricia Kopatchinskaja perform live, you should make very effort to do so, Just to listen and observe this truly world class musician is a memory that will remain with you, perhaps forever. Cheers.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank J S
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We went to see The Okee Dokee Brothers with our five-year-old and one-year-old. The venue was very nice, and the acoustics and performances were top notch. The kids had a great time, and I would definitely recommend this place in the future.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank woodinjw
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Classic, old-school theater with a huge open pit to see the orchestra preforming during plays. The best seats will always be the ones up front but the one flaw that we found during Shen Yun is that the first few rows aren't stacked and thus...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tiffany R
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
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