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“Local gem with national reputation”

Morris Performing Arts Center
Ranked #8 of 53 things to do in South Bend
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Owner description: The HOTTEST tickets in town are at the MAGNIFICENT MORRIS! Originally opened in 1922, The MAGNIFICENT Morris is listed in the National Historic Register and completed a restoration and renovation process in 2000 of the stage house and interior restored to its original vaudeville splendor. The Morris is the HOTTEST TICKET in Northwest Indiana for live entertainment! The theater hosts a wide variety of concerts, national Broadway touring musicals, symphony..., Dance, comedians, children's/family shows, and is home to the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and Broadway Theatre League. The Morris has a seating capacity of 2,564 and is consistently ranked by Pollstar concert industry magazine among the top 100 theaters worldwide. The Morris has been awarded a "Prime Site Award" by Facilities Magazine for several years (voted on by over 10,000 people in the entertainment industry - booking agents, promoters, talent buyers and special event planners.)
Niles, Michigan
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Local gem with national reputation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

The Morris is one of Michiana's gems! There really isn't a bad seat in the house, even in the 2nd or 3rd balcony. The interior is so beautiful, the performances are top-notch whether it's comedy, a concert or a Broadway musical and the ticket prices are affordable for families. Parking is convenient and affordable and there are several restaurants to choose from within walking distance.

Visited April 2013
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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful Old Theatre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

The Morris was originally built in the 1920s and restored in 2000. It's a great place to see a concert in an intimate setting.

Visited November 2012
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Michigan
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57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“I like this place-too bad it's so far from me.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Great place to hear concerts, see shows, etc. Beautiful theatre. Not too hard to get to. Parking was not an issue. Wonderful building in downtown South Bend. Only sorry it's a bit far to drive, especially when you get out late.

Visited September 2012
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Mishawaka, Indiana
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94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Gem of a smaller City”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

This place was renovated not too long ago. Looks beautiful on the outside and inside. Benn host to many concerts, Broadway shows and other entertainment events.

Visited February 2013
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Rochester, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Morris Perfoming Arts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Went to listen the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, it was very good. We enjoyed so much. Not to mention how beautiful it is. We enjoyed ourselves.

Visited February 2013
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