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The Florida Theatre

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Address: 128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3366
Phone Number: 904 355 5661
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Simply the best

Best venue to see a show. I've seen over two hundred rock concerts in eight different states and this place is the best. Great seats, intimate setting, and world class acoustics... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This once-upon -a-time movie theatre is now showing live musical and theatre productions. The repurposed venue is intoxicating with charm, with its upper and lower balcony and first floor seating arrangements. A few months ago my husband and I attended a 1950's popular vocal group concert group there. Seating was fine for me, but if your partner has long legs,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best venue to see a show. I've seen over two hundred rock concerts in eight different states and this place is the best. Great seats, intimate setting, and world class acoustics. Sit in the loge for the best seats...it hangs over so far that you're almost on top of the stage. Become a friend for 150 a year, and get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Florida Theatre is an incredible historical venue. There is not a poor seat in the house. I highly recommend a balcony seat if you are seeing a multi-member band or stage performance.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a night out here at a comedy show a couple months back. The place has a lot of history. The last time I was here was when my wife was in the Miss Jacksonville contest many years ago. There were to shows going on at the same time but that didn't effect us or the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended the Elvis 60th Anniversary Bash, and enjoyed seeing and hearing Elvis impersonators preform in a historic theater with a large stage! Parts of the Florida Theater reminded us of the Fabulous Fox Theater, in Atlanta, except on a much smaller scale!!

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Thank Beverly H
Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The theater was very nice and the few shows we have seen were great. Just be careful of balcony seats because you don't want to sit right behind the bar that protects you from falling. You won't be able to see a thing.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

it was incredible and such. Great setting for this outstanding performance, it was my first opera and I will go again

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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had never been to a concert here before and I'm glad I finally got to visit. We went to see Lyle Lovett last weekend. We got front row Loge seats, it was wonderful not to have anyone in front of you and no one walking back and forth during the show. It is beautiful inside with the carved, painted... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

One of few remaining venues of its kind left. Opened to the public in 1927, it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many live performances throughout the year.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I have been visiting this place since the 1960's when it was a movie theater. Since, I have attend many shows/concerts here.

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