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Saw Be A Lion at the Spirit Square Duke Energy Theatre

Well you are a breath away from the actores which can be nice. It's quaint and cozy. We saw a... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
Matthews, North Carolina
Fahrenheit 451 play

Was a nice intimate venue. Sound very good. This particular play has lots of extensive vocabulary... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Gastonia, North Carolina
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Dec 15, 2018
“Saw Be A Lion at the Spirit Square Duke Energy Theatre”
Feb 10, 2019
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Arts center that stages concerts, art exhibits and many performances by the Charlotte Symphony and Opera and Repertory Theater.
345 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2113
First Ward
+1 704-333-4686
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

We had great seats in the McGlohan Theater within Spirit Square. It was a fantastic small venue. The show was a huge disappointment. We had third row seats center. Had great view of the stage. There were six actors and a piano player. The music...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Well you are a breath away from the actores which can be nice. It's quaint and cozy. We saw a performance, but left at the intermission because the seating was SO very uncomfortable! The seats are old and they must not have any cushion on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Was at McGlohon Theatre in Spirit Square tonight for a Taj Mahal concert. He was terrific, but the venue allowed some lady to stand offstage watching and dancing around - very distracting. She should not have been allowed to be there at all, in view...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Was a nice intimate venue. Sound very good. This particular play has lots of extensive vocabulary requiring concentration. Actors did a fine job. Was a different interpretation and presentation of the book than what I had expected. Definitely recommend people go and enjoy. Actors really...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Went to see a small concert there Jesse Cook and the place is awesome ~ it is a small venue ~ like an old church with beautiful stained glass windows and no bad seat in the house and sound was awesome in McGlohon Theater

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Located inside of the Spirit Square Arts Center are the Duke Energy Theatre and the McGlohon Theatre.Both have separate entrances with access to either theatre. Saw a play at the Duke Energy Theatre,the seating is sort of a bleacher type so you're view won't be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MikeTina
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Intimate theater (Duke Energy) without a bad seat, unless you are in one of the squeaky chairs. We really enjoyed our date night here.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Thistish
Reviewed December 23, 2015

We were looking for a special Christmas event to celebrate the season. Was told about this annual event that I never knew about. Loved the music, which varied from traditional Christmas to Gospel and Spiritual songs. We were very impressed with the talent that were...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Andra' E
Reviewed April 28, 2013

excellent venue for an morning, afternoon visit. in downtown charlotte offering walking parks, streets, restaurants and bars to enjoy after the spirit square visit. visitors will enjoy visiting you and charlotte.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank james l
Reviewed April 23, 2012

I believe that the main theater here is probably one of the best places to see a performance, but Spirit Square is far from what it use to be. It seems that Blumenthal is allowing this jewel of a performing arts place to rest in...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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