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Morris Performing Arts Center

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Splendid Theater

The Morris is a nearly 100-year-old magnificently restored showplace, Once home to vaudeville acts... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
JustaHoosier
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South Bend, Indiana
Dazzling Architecture

I experienced a concert at the Morris Performing Arts Center recently and really appreciated the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Jim B
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Decatur, Illinois
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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...more
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Morris is a nearly 100-year-old magnificently restored showplace, Once home to vaudeville acts and then movies, the theater now hosts Broadway productions, concerts, comedy acts, etc. The ornate interior is absolutely splendid and acoustics are very good. When you visit, you really get two...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I experienced a concert at the Morris Performing Arts Center recently and really appreciated the beauty of the venue. The restored architecture in the auditorium and foyer is dazzling and the illuminated marquee on the front of the building is cool. I've attached photos of...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My husband bought tickets for Wicked when it played in town. I had never been to The Morris before and d idnt know what to expect. I had a wonderful time and the building is old but we'll taken care of.

Thank tatgirl661
Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

It's great to see that you enjoyed your experience at Wicked. We take pride in taking care of the historic Morris Performing Arts Center for future generations to enjoy!

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Love the variety of shows. Wish the seats were more staggard so you didn't have to keep looking around the tall person sitting in front of you.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Never thought I’d fly half way across country to see a concert in South Bend, Indiana. However, what an Awesome Venue! Great acoustics, very friendly staff, and we would definitely come back to this venue for a concert we want to see (over large arena)....More

Thank spiderelliot
Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for such a great review! We hope you do come back to visit for another concert soon!

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This facility everytime I have been here has been very clean. The staff is very helpful and really enjoy seeing shows here. Will come again soon.

Thank Ben P
Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you Ben for your awesome review. We hope you do come again soon!

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We had 1st balcony right seats about 10 rows up , way to the right and still saw the stage very well. The sound was excellent the environment beautiful. The seats are not made for anyone bigger than 175# I would say and are very...More

Thank Jennifer G
Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your review of Phantom of the Opera Jennifer. We hope you come for another great show at the Morris.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

My family attended Phantom of the Opera this past weekend. The Morris Performing Arts Center truly is a lovely theater and we enjoyed the performance very much. It felt like a trip back in time. The ushers and bar attendants were very pleasant and helpful....More

Thank Katie N
Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Katie, thank you for your awesome review. We hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a beautiful theatre but I don't agree with the some of the previous reviews about the seating all being great and as typical of older venues, the ladies restroom on the main floor is small ( 8 stalls) for the amount of patrons...More

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Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for our review. As you stated, restrooms are located on the main floor (near the Box Office.) Restrooms are also located on the second floor of the Grand Lobby and the newest restroom in the lower level updated in 2011 now has 11...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Midwest gem, renovated theatre that gets great shows and great revues. South Bend, though only a city of 100,000, has the reputation of a much larger city. With a Symphony, a Theatre League for broadway shows, and great booking for comedians, musicians, and bands, experience...More

1  Thank Ken R
Mary S, other at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you Ken for your great review! We hope you come again soon to experience one of the many concerts and shows hosted by the Morris!

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Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with you... More
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Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with... More
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