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Virginia Opera

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boring architecture

I do not want to comment on the opera sung, it was ok but not really special. The building is... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Christina O
Norfolk, Virginia
Hometown Opera

It's great to have a local opera company in Norfolk. They generally do a good job presenting... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2017
Newport News, Virginia
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Oct 1, 2017
“boring architecture”
Mar 18, 2017
“Hometown Opera”
Virginia Opera Association, Inc., in its 39th year of operation, is known and respected nationwide for the identification and presentation of the finest young artists, for the musical and dramatic integrity of its productions, and for the ingenuity...more
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160 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23510
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

I do not want to comment on the opera sung, it was ok but not really special. The building is fairly boring and it is sad not to be able to see the orchestra. and real disappointing is the bar/ food area, it has absolutely...More

Thank Christina O
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

It's great to have a local opera company in Norfolk. They generally do a good job presenting quality performances. The staff also work hard to create a pleasant atmosphere and have a knowledgeable speaker offering a super explanation of the upcoming opera upstairs in the...More

Thank SuzanneSays
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Harrison Opera House: seats about 1300 people, parking was ok to see John Prine in concert. They opened to doors an hour prior to the concert and the bar about a half hour later. Really slow service. Why bother? Bathrooms were clean. It was handicap...More

Thank FredFStone
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Went to see John Prine - the place was VERY HOT inside. The sound system was not good and you had to stand in line for 1/2 hour to get a drink - only one bartender behind the bar - serving warm beer

Thank Tina B
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This place really sucks, the bar took an hour to get one drink and they were out of almost everything. Tried to find seats and ushers are rude, we will never be back for anything here!

Thank Jaxfore
Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went to see Craig Ferguson on Friday 2/6. We couldn't get there until about 30 minutes until showtime, so the traffic was backed up with people waiting to park. Apparently, the venue doesn't have enough parking compared to the amount of tickets sold. We...More

Thank MrJoyboy
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Beautiful architecture and eye pleasing decor. We went to see an English opera and were pleased bu the ample space outside close parking and friendly attendants.

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