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Tower Theatre

69th & Ludlow, Upper Darby, PA 19082
+1 610-352-2887
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Classic old fashioned theater

For the massive amounts of people this theater has to accommodate, the staff did an excellent job... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
smurfilicious
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Ft Lauderdale
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Tons of annoying little things

As a teen, I loved going to the Tower. Always great bands, great sound, and awesome ambiance. In my... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Lisa S
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69th & Ludlow, Upper Darby, PA 19082
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

For the massive amounts of people this theater has to accommodate, the staff did an excellent job. The theater brings you back to the past with the stairways, bar, balcony and lobby. It's a great place to visit and experience in person compared to pictures...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

As a teen, I loved going to the Tower. Always great bands, great sound, and awesome ambiance. In my youth, I must have not noticed these quirks. The traffic! Zero parking! We got there 30 minutes before and waited in traffic or drove around for...More

Thank Lisa S
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Jackie A, Marketing Coordinator at Tower Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Lisa- We’re sorry you now feel this way about the Tower Theater. In terms of parking, there is free street parking available surrounding the theater, and while we do not own or operate any of the lots in the venue’s vicinity, there are parking...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Recently saw Steve Winwood perform and the venue is a classic. It is great to attend a concert and it still looks like it is the 20s or the 50s. Got tickets at the door. Sound was good Good drink selection. Loved the decor. The...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

After wanting to see a concert here for many years we finally made it to one. The acoustics were great and all of the seats on the lower level seem to have a great view (not sure about the balcony - we didn't go up)....More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The Tower is a great classic music and performance venue, with lots of original details still intact. Parking is tough, the area gets really crowded during events, the best bet is to take the EL or Norristown HSL to 69th Street. As far as Philly...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Was trying to get tix to see The Pretenders, called the box office( several times b4 I got an answer) after not wanting to pay an extra $33 in fees while on ticketmaster. Box office specifically told me "we are open on days tix go...More

1  Thank Aidigita
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Jackie A, other at Tower Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

We’re sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your experience at The Tower Theater’s Box Office. We understand how frustrating something like this can be. Please reach out to us at: TheatreofLivingArts.SiteFeedback@LiveNation.com- we’d like to discuss this issue with you further!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I bought 2 tickets to see Pentatonix. I researched the seats and thought I was buying good ones ($344 for 2 tickets). When we got there, the sound crew was set up four rows in front of us. The warm up set proved that we...More

Thank Laura G
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Jackie A, Marketing Coordinator at Tower Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Laura- We are sorry to hear you were dissatisfied with your experience at the Tower Theater for Pentatonix. While it does sound like we did everything in our power to get the Pentatonix sound team to move/not block our guests’ view, in the future...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great acoustics in this old movie theater. They serve drinks! The place is very old but is well kept up. I always look forward to going.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My wife is s huge Penatonix fan, so my daughter bought us all tickets for their Christmas show. My first concert when I was a teenager was at the Tower in 1978. I practically lived there in 1979...Police, Roxy Music, Jam, Clash, Peter Gabriel and...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I went to the Tower Theatre for a concert yesterday. The seating was great. I don't think there's a bad seat in the theatre. The theatre is an old, but beautiful place. The staff were very accommodating and always someone there to help if you...More

1  Thank Mary B
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rosespedicy
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, I had front row seats and the row wasn't an entire row. There were some guests in wheelchairs at the front row on the right hand of the stage. I had someone help me down the aisle because I use a cane... More
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they're still small.
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