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Natchez City Auditorium

207 Jefferson Street, Natchez, MS 39120
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Tableaux: A Cultural Experience, Disappointing

To be clear, we planned our entire week in LA Plantation country and Natchez Spring Pilgrimage to... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2016
stardust1229
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The Woodlands, Texas
Truly scary and dated Tableaux

I recognize that they're trying to be modern and inclusive and in some ways, you can't believe that... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2016
Zzardvark
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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207 Jefferson Street, Natchez, MS 39120
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

To be clear, we planned our entire week in LA Plantation country and Natchez Spring Pilgrimage to coincide with ability to attend the Tableaux. I have mixed feelings about the 2016 performance of the Natchez Tableaux. I first saw the production in 2009, and was...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I recognize that they're trying to be modern and inclusive and in some ways, you can't believe that this is still going on. But at moments, I thought the Tableaux was one of the scariest things I've ever done. Think Leni Riefenstahl's films of Hitler's...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

In 2000, we went to the Spring pilgrimage but had heard that it had been rewritten. So when we came down to Natchez this year, we decided to see it again. We were glad to see that it was still in the old City Auditorium....More

2  Thank bbrdb
Reviewed June 8, 2014

The date of this particular visit was actually in 1992. This is an annual event that runs for a week in late March and early April each year telling the story of the Natchez Indians and includes the Big Maypole performance for older children and...More

2  Thank Denise W
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great concert during Art Weekend. The place was packed. Every seat was a good seat. Look forward to attending future events.

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Reviewed March 21, 2014

I was prepared to be a bit snarky about this, but it was captivating. Even my jaded 13-year-old son enjoyed it. Sure, it has its hokey moments, but the costumes are lovely and the dancing very well done. Plus, the thought that this community can...More

1  Thank Maybeinerror
Reviewed August 28, 2013

I love the Blufftop area in Natchez. Walk and look at river ..... Great restaurants downtown. Stay at Eola hotel

Thank Pam B
Reviewed June 28, 2013

I like the way the young people do the pageant and they do a nice job. We had never seen it before, and have liked all the special events they have at pilgrimage time.We also liked the satire play they had and the "road to...More

Thank dudleyduffin
Reviewed April 27, 2013

We went to the Confederate Pageant held in Natchez during the Spring, and it was an enjoyable event. Sadly the auditorium wasn't very filled with tourist, however if you want to experience a history of old antebellum dancing of days ago, then book your ticket...More

1  Thank Linda E
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Scenes of Natchez past are presented through the efforts of approximately 300 residents of Natchez. The city auditorium provides a good setting for the presentation with seating on three sides -- box seats on the floor and elevated seats behind. There's probably not a bad...More

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jamiesarah101
Is the Natchez Pageant only during Spring Pilgrimage? Thank you.
April 12, 2015|
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Response from tropicgal |
Yes. The Pageant, or "Tableaux", is only performed during Spring Pilgrimage.
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