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Lensic Performing Arts Center

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The Lenxic welcomes the community and visitors

The Lensic offers world class and local programs. It is a beautiful place with changing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith C
Santa Fe, Nm
Great setting for concerts

This is a historic theater that works as a great venue for concerts.We saw Joan Baez in concert... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve B
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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 1 week ago

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.

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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

Thank gneukian
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nicely staged & Wallace Shawn was brilliant as Narrator. Couple this with Piazzolla's “Primavera porteña”/ “Oblivion”/ “Libertango” for a memorable evening. I'd certainly like to see more of the piano Duo, Anderson & Roe!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wonderful, historic Performing Arts Center in heart of down town Santa Fe. Acoustics were great for the country blue grass concert we attended. Theatre staff courteous and helpful. Lens is located in area with several nice restaurants and dozens of high end art galleries, native...More

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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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