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“Orpheum Theater Tour”
Review of Orpheum Theater

Orpheum Theater
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$15.00*
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Phoenix Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Ranked #29 of 233 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Tours are offered and not to be missed. They very informative re planning, construction, and renovation. Having gone to school with daughters of one of the original creaters made it even more meaningful for me as well as havingseen my first stage play (Oklahoma) there. That was more than 50 years ago. I loved this beautiful theater then and still do.

Thank Marilyn K
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Wow. First time at the Orpheum theater. This place is a classic, ornate old school venue. Beautiful! dating from the turn of the century. The theater itself is a destination. And we loved Fiddler. Certainly know the story and music, but seeing it again after a long time renewed its timeless message. It was performed beautifully.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

As you step into the Orpheum prepare yourself to step back in time to its 1929 grandeur and glory days. This beautiful and historic Phoenix theatre is unparallelled in beauty and style in the southwest and is strictly first class. Elegance abounds this Grande Dame and one can't help but cast their eyes at murals, ornate gold stage facade, elliptical red staircases and gold leaf columns. The ceiling is hand-painted depicting a sunset turning into a star-lit night sky. From the moment you admire the ornate exterior frieze, to the time you step into the Spanish Baroque style lobby and cross the mezzanine inspired by an Italian Davanzati Palace you'll be enchanted. We saw STOMP there on 1-30-13, which was an amazing performance. See our review of the performance on Tripadvisor.

2  Thank JWArizona
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Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful theater with great seats throughout and a fantastic sound system. We found the seats to be a little narrow, but comfortable nonetheless. For larger people, however, they are a little challenging.

Even the back row of the balcony provided a good view, plus the seats are a little less worn than those in the more used forward rows.

With it being around 1300 seats, you really can't go wrong with the cheaper balcony seats.

1  Thank AZ4JZ
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

This Theater is hard to describe as it is so beautiful. The lower level has 27 rows, then there is a balcony which has another 10 (not sure, didn't count them) rows. Both levels are very nicely done. The interior is artfully done with a ceiling painted like the sky. Ushers are friendly and helpful. We saw Jackson Browne there Feb 12th, and the concert was fantastic. I wouldn't hesitate to attend another event here knowing that there really isn't a bad seat in the house. Parking is also easy as there are several nearby lots that average about $5 to park.

Thank Seasonista
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