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Address: 118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
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+1 850-595-3880
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00

Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under...

Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.

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Lovely theater in a nice area

This small, but lovely, theater in Pensacola is a little gem. We've attended a few performances here (Alton Brown, So You Think You Can Dance, and The Nutcracker) and have been... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small, but lovely, theater in Pensacola is a little gem. We've attended a few performances here (Alton Brown, So You Think You Can Dance, and The Nutcracker) and have been pleased each time. The sound is great, and I haven't yet found a seat that had a bad view. It is in an area that I feel safe walking... More 

Thank Jaime R
Ocala, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went to see a Christmas concert...this place is well restored and Awesome inside. Sound is Fantastic. Love doing business with Ticketmaster. Checking in went a lot smoother than expected.

Thank dayvcrocket
Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Went to see a Christmas concert here the other night. I was very impressed with the entire layout of the theatre. Not a bad seat in the house. While the theatre is old in age, it definitely doesn't disappoint. Would go back. Recommend balcony seating.

Thank Mags boy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I attended a concert here and was very pleased. The place is huge and the seating is quite comfortable. I was able to park across the street which was very nice especially since I was alone. The sound was also great. I'd love to attend an event here again. The attendants were also very helpful.

Thank MemphisRoadie
Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Beautiful old restored theater in downtown Pensacola. We saw a concert here last night. The staff were very friendly and helpful, sound quality very good bathrooms very clean, and the restoration fantastic! I would see a show here again!

Thank Mary J
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have been to this theatre several times and it is like taking a step back in time to the grand days of theatre. Recently we saw the Russian balatte and it was a grand experience. There is not a bad seat in the house and they font build theaters like Saenger anymore.

Thank Mike G
Saraland, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The place is outstanding from the moment you walk inside. I made it to my seat and look up and just say "Wow". They serve snacks and beverages during the show. The only problem I had, this was my first time, the seats on the left side are even numbers and the right are odd. The center section is normal.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The summer classic movie series is about to end. Sept 17th is the last movie, Gone With the Wind. I have really enjoyed seeing these movies on the big screen in a luxurious setting

Thank Eduman4260
Pensacola, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The Pensacola Saenger is a classic theater. After significant renovations a few years ago the interior reflects a look of craftsmanship and attention to detail. The seats were improved and viewing is fine with the gentle slope of the floor. We prefer seating in the center orchestra section or the first few rows of the balcony . Sound is usually... More 

Thank TKE1
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Older theater with great views of stage. Small venue that allows great acoustics. Go in through the side door on Intendencia Street, much quicker entrance than the front door on Palafox. We sat left orchestra seats. Great view & acoustics. Friendly, helpful staff. Will definitely return for more shows! Concession prices were typical. $6 for mixed drinks & beer. Also... More 

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