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The Fox Theatre

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Address: 527 N Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1006
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The Fabulous Fox Theatre first opened in 1929 as a movie palace in William...

The Fabulous Fox Theatre first opened in 1929 as a movie palace in William Fox's motion picture empire. The theatre was reopened in 1982, and today it is one of the most exquisite venues in the country to enjoy live touring Broadway shows, concerts, and comedians. We hope you'll visit us for an upcoming show or one of our guided tours!

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Breathtakingly beautiful

This is one of the most beautiful places I will probably ever see. The architecture wonderful crown moldings the gold and rich red blends into a beauty that unfortunately has been... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2013
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is one of the most beautiful places I will probably ever see. The architecture wonderful crown moldings the gold and rich red blends into a beauty that unfortunately has been forgotten, I always enjoy the show but am always drawn to the beauty that surrounds me!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Like other Fox Theatres, this one is beautiful, hosts many great performances, and is a spectacular place to catch a play, musical, concert, etc. As soon as you walk into the lobby, you will be taken back to a bygone era of opulence and splendor. I only give 4 stars because if you really want to see a great concert,... More 

Glensted Mo
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

When for the "Sister's Act". The show was wonderful and the structure is a really beautiful facility. When you visit there, arrive a little early and take time to see all of wonderful architecture. Visit the 3rd floor "Hall of History" with its display of pictures and for shows through the years.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

As a teenager it was a "big deal" to see a movie in downtown St. Louis. The Fox movie theater was my favorite. The highlight came before a movie when this gigantic Wurlitzer organ rose from below the stage with Stan Kann playing. I would see a movie, several newsreels and cartoons for under $1.00; this was in the 50's... More 

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Saint Louis
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Check out a concert or show from this place and you will be amazed! Sound and sights are incredible and look even more forward to go there now that they have remodeled! A little trivia but it once was trying to be bought by Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead! Rock ON!

Thank David E
Saint James, Missouri
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

It doesn't matter what the event (musical, play, concert) - the Fabulous Fox is a wonderful place to see it! Acoustics and seat placement are fabulous - there truly isn't a bad seat in the house. We've been in side orchestra, center orchestra, lower mezzanine, upper mezzanine - they're all great seats. Let your budget be your guide. The beauty... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

What a gem of a place. Was couch surfing in STL and my host happens to work at the fox. Was lucky enough to be given a private tour of the venue. What an absolutely stunning building, stunning architecture. It's apparently the 5th best broadway venue in America. Wish I had more time and could have seen a show but... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

Saw the Hellogoodbye/Metric/Paramore concert on October 30th. I've been here for several plays and musicals in the past, and can tell you it's just a good for concerts too.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

The theater itself is an attraction! They keep it immaculate, and you can tell they recently refurbed the ceiling in the auditorium. It is a wonder just to walk thru and see the history of the building - the seats in the mezzanine were great! A wonderful visit!

Thank scharven
Anna, Illinois
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

A wonderful cultural treasure that everyone should see at least once. The tour was very well guided and educational. The FOX is an architectural masterpiece. It helps you appreciate the old-world opulence and craftsmanship that will never again be duplicated viably. It is definitely a treasure that St. Louis is lucky to have.

Thank Claude W

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