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Lexington Opera House

401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1205
+1 859-233-4567
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Beautiful venue

The historic Lexington Opera House is a great place to attend a concert, play, or any other event... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Opulence in Red

We attended the Black Jacket Symphony concert, yesterday, of Fleetwood Mac's Rumours. The concert... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Patty L G
Berea, Kentucky
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Meticulously restored 1886 opera house hosts Broadway Live and Variety Live series, as well as concerts and local arts performances.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1205
+1 859-233-4567
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The historic Lexington Opera House is a great place to attend a concert, play, or any other event. The staff is great and The Black Jacket Symphony was awesome. My husband and I really enjoyed the show. After the performance, we felt comfortable walking around...More

Thank m_bray1
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We attended the Black Jacket Symphony concert, yesterday, of Fleetwood Mac's Rumours. The concert began at 4:00. We had drinks nearby, early and walked over about 2:50 and the doors were open and the ushers were welcoming. There was a cushiony bench in the hallway...More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Opera House is a perfect small setting to enjoy some big town talent and entertainment. The beautifully restored venue is a comfortably small house that puts you up close and personal to the shows and entertainment that cross the stage in hopes of taking...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend a visit to the Lexington Opera house. Whether you are catching a ballet, concert or play, I am sure that you will love both the performance and the venue! The building is historic and although somewhat small, it is beautiful! Parking is...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I've been several times most recently last week to Cinderella. The production was great, it was a very nice establishment and the staff were all friendly and efficient. Great place!

Thank jlbaker4134
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A beautifully restored and maintained opera house. Very intimate venue. We were in the mezanine for a concert and were very happy with the view and acoustics.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to the annual Nutcracker ballet and we were very glad we did. We had never been to a production here before and we are so glad we made it this year to see the production. We sat in the 3rd...More

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 28 October 2016

they keep this place clean and well kept. The staff are very polite and always do a great job helping to the seats and other needed things.

Thank kyfishing
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The Opera House is a beautiful venue and the acoustics are very good. It was a little tight in the upper balcony as far as leg room. I will go back again.

Thank Tami N
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We recently attended a performance of Rent and loved the Opera House as a cozy venue, but the egress is crowded and difficult. I worry about exiting the building during an emergency.

Thank HI_McDunnough
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Robert E
10 February 2018|
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Response from mjstooks | Reviewed this property |
There’s public paid parking in front of the Lexington Hyatt... there’s also side streets with plenty of paid parking lots or meter parking on the street. It’s a very condensed area with plenty of parking within 10 minutes of... More