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Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

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Nice Venue for the Performing Arts

This 1500-seat theatre is slightly bigger than some of the theatres on Broadway. With two levels of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reno, Nevada
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Wonderful staff at Peppermill. Enjoy the food and gambling.

We like to go to Peppermill to stay and gamble. There are many Video Poker machines there with... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
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Non-profit 1,500-seat performing arts venue in the heart of downtown Reno presenting Broadway, ballet, philharmonic, and more. Constructed in 1968, the Pioneer Center is an excellent example of mid-century Populuxe architecture and is listed on the...more
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100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1921
+1 775-686-6610
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This 1500-seat theatre is slightly bigger than some of the theatres on Broadway. With two levels of seating - orchestra and balcony, it accommodates most of the national touring shows. There is plenty of parking across the street under an agreement with Washoe County. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We like to go to Peppermill to stay and gamble. There are many Video Poker machines there with excellent odds.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful Christmas story. The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra sounded fantastic, the performance was executed AVA Ballet Theatre. A traditional Christmas performance.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

We have attended many of the traveling broadway shows and found each one to be a quality performance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chekug12
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Every now and then, there are free family operas held here! My family and I were fortunate to see my father perform in an Italian Family Opera, with the Reno Phil... The venue is gorgeous and has really great acoustics. If you are visiting town,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Saw the Book of Mormon. Great sight lines and sound. Was able to enter a same day ticket lottery and won two tickets $25/each. Front row. How cool is that.!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

So happy to be a subscriber for the 2018/19 season. Book of Mormon was superb and looking forward to the upcoming shows.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I have seen humor, magic, drama and song at this center and continue to be impressed at what a fabulous space it is! The site lines are great, the seats very comfortable and it sets the stage so well. No matter the entertainment, you will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Really well thought out and nicely appointed. Our seats were comfy, lines were short and the concert superb.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been to a wide variety of shows at this venue, from the fruit-spraying antics of Gallagher (dating myself a little), to touring Broadway and Cirque shows and concerts. It's a lovely theater, nicely appointed and maintained, but not pretentious. It is an intimate...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Ray L
March 23, 2018|
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Response from raycarlson62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ray, how can I assist you? Is your group performing at the Pioneer Center?
November 10, 2015|
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Response from RonLeiken | Reviewed this property |
Street parking is available within a few blocks, or there is a large parking lot across the street from Pioneer Center. I never have had issues with finding a parking spot within a few blocks. There are a few restaurants... More