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Eastman Theatre

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Address: 60 Gibbs St, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY 14604-2505
Phone Number: 585.274.1109
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oh wow, this is an amazing theater, filled with so much history, the acoustic is one of a kind. I love it here because this theater nourishes students form Eastmast school of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
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El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

oh wow, this is an amazing theater, filled with so much history, the acoustic is one of a kind. I love it here because this theater nourishes students form Eastmast school of music as professionals musicians, opera singers and performers.

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Le Roy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a recent "Cotton Club" performance by the RPO so much that in standing for an ovation, my phone slipped under my seat and I left not knowing I'd lost it. When I called, ticket office representatives authorized others to look for it and when not successful, gave me permission to enter the theater to search... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a terrible place for a rock/pop concert. The ushers have sticks up their butts. No photography, no video recording, no phones out to see who the obscure opening act is, no talking. Probably no standing or dancing around or singing along. Probably a great place for a play, musical, or opera, but seriously don't come here for popular... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Eastman Theater, given to the University of Rochester by George Eastman, is a true highlight of anyone's trip to Rochester. Recently renovated with greatly improved acoustics, the Eastman theater hosts the RPO, traveling artists, the Rochester Jazz festival and so much more. It is magnificent architecturally exciting, though much changed since its days as a silent movie theatre in... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

The Eastman theater is a beautiful venue with updated seating and sound to maximize the enjoyment of any event that takes place there. My wife and I went to a Holiday concert there in December by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Concert. It was an enchanting evening in a beautiful and elegant venue. If you get the chance to see an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is a wonderful place to hear a concert. There are several halls within the theatre. It is one of Rochester's many assets!

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Rochester, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This hall was an acoustic disaster until its recent renovation. George Eastman did not like bright sound, and had the walls coated with sound deadening material. The sound improved markedly with the first two stages of renovation. Christopher Seaman described it as taking all the coats out of a crowded closet. There is still much to be done, and there... More 

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Brewerton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Saw my son perform with the high school all-state orchestra at the Eastman Theatre. The music sounded amazing! The kids played wonderfully and the acoustics were excellent. Would love to go see another performance in the theater.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Such a beautiful venue to see shows, there does not seem to be a bad seat in the place. The huge chandelier is amazing to look at. The sound is always great too. What a wonderful gift to Rochester from Mr George Eastman. In October I went with a friend to see Kristen Chenowith and it was an amazing show.... More 

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The house built by George Eastman. You can sit in his chair that he sat in the mezzo. Superior acoustics, beauty from a by-gone era, and after the extensive renovation, modernization without sacrifice to the ornate detail. an experience for certain.

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