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Pabst Theater

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Address: 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3519
Phone Number: 414-286-3663
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The Capitol Steps Entertained

Tonight's comedic performance produced many laughs. The theater seats were comfortable. A little more legroom would be nice. Refreshments are sold. Parking is available nearby... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight's comedic performance produced many laughs. The theater seats were comfortable. A little more legroom would be nice. Refreshments are sold. Parking is available nearby. Lots of restaurants are nearby. Hotels are nearby.

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Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Good concert venue. Nice convention center. It needed accessible restrooms. Parking options not too bad.

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We've visiting the Pabst on a number of occasions and have sat in seats throughout the theater. Every single seat was great, even the seats on the upper level. Our favorite show was A Christmas Carol and have gone to see this play more than a few times over the years. We enjoyed ourselves on every visit.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Anyone attending an event at the Pabst Theater is aware that the theater building itself is part of the experience. It's a great example of art deco richness and simplicity. Of course, the concert was also good.

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Cudahy, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Classicly beautiful theater that is well maintained. Prices for beverages and coat check are reasonable.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The Pabst Theater is a Milwaukee gem. The space is gorgeous, with original features like the giant sparkling chandelier. They book a great range of performers. This week I saw Josh Ritter, and you could hear every word whether it was a rocking song with the band, or the song he played and sang completely unplugged and without a microphone.

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Lot of history in this place. I was shocked at the size of it. It is enormous. The seats were very comfortable too. Drinks were moderately priced. The will call ticket window is in the back inside the Milwaukee Center building. We stayed at the Intercontinental so it was super convenient to not even have to go outside to enter... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This building is really nice and historical. We saw dave Chappelle show and the seating was comfortable. the higher you go, the steeper the seats are and feel. No pictures allowed.

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Winfield, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This was our FIRST concert at Pabst Theater but I guarantee it was NOT the last. We loved this venue. It is just the right size. We had general admission tickets. The main floor seats fill up but if you are there early, you get a wristband that guarantees you a spot on the main floor. We were able to... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

I've been volunteering here for a few months, and each time I do I am reminded of how beautiful the place is. A variety of performers come through (I've mainly volunteered for the comedians), so there's always something for someone. It's amazing. So much history too.

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