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Lensic Performing Arts Center

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Always fun

it's always fun to head to the Plaza and see something at the Lensic. Pretty good entertainers... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Throughly enjoyed the “Circus”!

Enchanting historic theater was the oerfect setting for the quirky funny circus performance we... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Evelyn O
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the...more
211 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

it's always fun to head to the Plaza and see something at the Lensic. Pretty good entertainers perform there so its a nice way to spend the day. Also good restaurants all around.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Enchanting historic theater was the oerfect setting for the quirky funny circus performance we attended. Well choreographed acrobatics and aerobatics mixed with the unique clown troup made for an enjoyable evening!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Evelyn O
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The Lensic offers world class and local programs. It is a beautiful place with changing programs.activities . One must call to find what is happening there (505-988-1234). It could be symphonies, ballet, theater, opera, or local activities.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith C
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a historic theater that works as a great venue for concerts.We saw Joan Baez in concert. This was our 4th time to see her in a concert and this was the best venue. Really good sight lines and great acoustics. Also really near...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Usually for concerts with The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. But many other categories of entertainment are offered at this nonprofit community-supported organization. Located just a short 2 minute walk from the Plaza, it is a National Trust Property. Built in 1930 and opened in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ballet from one of the greats. Principal dancer Ulricht (sp?) is wonderful dancer and teacher.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken G
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We have attended numerous panel discussions, author readings and interviews plus musical programs from jazz to classical and always been pleased with both the venue and the offerings. The Lannan series, Santa Fe Institute programs and the Disruptive Dialogue series are always good and often...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill J
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Was lucky to get a tour of the venue from the gracious staff. The historic elements are perfectly preserved while modern amenities and comfort are well accommodated! Many excellent local presenters (local performers from Folklorico dance companies were arriving for rehearsal) along with international artists...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank visagegyc
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Gorgeous theatre. Went to see a guest speaker and also was interested in the theatre. Worth on both. Theatre is operated as a nonprofit and appears to be well supported by the community.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bob P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived for a few days visit to Santa Fe and although we had done some research on the city and what it had to offer we had not noted anything about the theatre. We stumbled upon it when we visited tourist office on our...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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23 June 2017|
Response from Cynthia102323 | Reviewed this property |
The Lensic has an Event Calendar on their website.
23 June 2017|
Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
August 3rd - National Theatre Live in HD - Salome August 5th - Chris Botti August 9th & 10th - Stars of American Ballet
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
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