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Perot Theatre

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Dance recital

Each year our daughter's dance recital is performed at the Perot. It is a beautiful theatre... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2017
Texarkana, Arkansas
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A true treasure from a bygone era

Took a tour of this beautiful old theater in Texarkana and was blown away by the meticulous care... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
Arlington, Texas
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The beautiful restored Perot Theatre, located in downtown Texarkana at 3rd and Main St, has been a landmark since 1924 when it opened as the Saenger Amusement Company's "Gateway to the Southwest" theatre. Fully restored by the City of Texarkana, TX...more
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221 Main St, Texarkana, TX 75501-5602
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Each year our daughter's dance recital is performed at the Perot. It is a beautiful theatre!!!! Comfortable seating. I'm a stage mom, so being backstage a lot, I get to see exactly what the theatre is made of. It is beautiful all around!!!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jeneeclayton
TRAHC_Perot, Public Relations Manager at Perot Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Thank you! Even though you have seen the inner workings, come by during business hours for a free tour. We will give you history along with functional descriptions of what you've seen, and maybe things you haven't.

Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Took a tour of this beautiful old theater in Texarkana and was blown away by the meticulous care and love that has been put into returning this theater to its former glory. The story of how it opened in 1924 and was saved from abandonment...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank silvervalk
TRAHC_Perot, Public Relations Manager at Perot Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review of our theatre! We gleam with pride for many reasons that you mentioned in your review, and we love knowing others see and experience the beauty and history of the Perot Theatre as well. We are thrilled you had...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017

I really enjoyed the show it self but the staff was very rude ... I am definitely willing to travel to another state before I come back here......More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lameshwa A
TRAHC_Perot, Public Relations Manager at Perot Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

We apologize you did not have a customer service experience that met your expectations but are thrilled you enjoyed the show. Due to the length of time from your visit to your review, we are unable to address the customer service issue since staffing has...More

Reviewed November 16, 2016

Formerly the Saenger Theater, built in 1924, this magnificent historic venue is beautiful and functional. The theater is fully refurbished and comfortable but keeps the original design and decor themes. The Perot hosts concerts, off broadway shows, ballets, and other productions. The Perot is one...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kelly O
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My family and I always enjoy the shows that are put on at the Perot! We try to go to a few each year. I would highly recommend it! Fun for all ages!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Linda C
Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife and I attended a concert in the Perot Theatre a couple of years ago. I was surprised by how good the sound system was without blowing your eardrums out and still understand every word. I really enjoyed myself and would attend another concert,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank cmeloy60
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We love visiting here for the variety of shows. Very clean and has friendly and professional staff. It is a great piece of Texarkana history.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LisaM019840
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a restored historical theatre of Texarkana's hay days, maybe even nicer. Thanks to Ross Perot, a native son of Texarkana, and a valiant community effort this theatre is a lovely surprise to first time visitors. The theatre has been beautifully restored ito its...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank mmf40
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This old building has been restored to it's original glamour and a real asset to the city. Such a great place to hold events and the joy of seeing a place like this being saved.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Richard R
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Perot Theater is a wonderful jewel that is very much hidden. The staff is very friendly and well informed and both my 8 year old daughters, husband and I really enjoyed the tour!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jswgibson
DavidM_TRAHC, Public Relations Manager at Perot Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Hey Gibson Family! We loved showing off our "gem of Texarkana"! Please tell anyone coming our way to sop by for a free tour! Perot Theatre Staff

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Chassie L
May 29, 2018|
Response from TRAHC_Perot | Property representative |
I apologize for not responding sooner. I had not idea I could get messages on here. Orchestra O and N are 2 row back from the middle of the floor. They are excellent seats. If you go to our website, you can view the... More
Lawrence K
July 31, 2016|
Response from Luv2Trvl94511 | Reviewed this property |
Google Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council. They'll have the schedule on their site.
July 19, 2016|
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Response from Audrey D |
When we went there were no regularly scheduled tours. We went into the office area and visited with the folks who just offered the tour. It was very informal.