We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Orpheum Theater

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 203 West Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number:
+1 602-534-5600
Website
Saturday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Book In Advance
More Info
US$15.00*
and up
Phoenix Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 177 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 128
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Wonderful classic theater

If you enjoy viewing Broadway shows in a venue that is the right size, this is it. Although it's a classic , it isn't out dated. It is still stunning. The seats are roomy and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jefftimb
,
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Add Photo Write a Review

177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 177: English reviews
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Level Contributor
172 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy viewing Broadway shows in a venue that is the right size, this is it. Although it's a classic , it isn't out dated. It is still stunning. The seats are roomy and comfortable. The sound system is right on. The seat line of sight allows good visibility. Parking is not too difficult . There are a number... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jefftimb
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone loves this theater and the remodeling is outstanding, you will not regret going to a movie or or a show in this 1927 theater.

Helpful?
Thank ghelene2017
Goodyear, Arizona
Level Contributor
143 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have had season tickets for a number of years now for their plays. Once in awhile we come across a bad one, but the majority are great entertainment. So glad they have kept this historical building in downtown Phoenix. You will not be sorry if you attend a performance at the Orpheum.

Helpful?
Thank PJ6979
Level Contributor
59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to a performance of the nutcracker this winter and enjoyed the production very much. The Theater is very attractive and although this was not the best dance company, the use of lots of kids, a happy spin on the story and enthusiastic cast members made this an event we will long remember. Because it is not easy to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Meadowinds
Sun City, Arizona
Level Contributor
35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We went to the Nutcracker Ballet here. The theater has been remodled. The lobby area is modern but the theater area still has the old decorations. Was a lot of fun looking around and the Ballet was wonderful.

Helpful?
Thank Dennis S
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level Contributor
37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This place is just so ornate. It reminds me of a different place in time. We have been here for musicals, dance and plays. Just lovely. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house.

Helpful?
Thank Bonita2016
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I attend the touring theater productions here. It's a step back in time architecture to classic theaters. Smallish so more intimate feeling. Not a bad seat in the house. Even if not attending a show, go see the building in downtown Phoenix.

Helpful?
Thank DesertRoses
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level Contributor
43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This historical structure in intricately decorated with sculpted faces on the outside and detailed painted decoration indoors. Worth getting tickets to an event just to see the building. Free tours offered about twice a month from historical society. The main theater ceiling is painted in beautiful local style with mountains and desert sky, rather than a traditional elaborate chandelier.

Helpful?
2 Thank SecondSeat
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level Contributor
796 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had the chance to see the Phoenix Symphony's version of Journey at the Orpheum and loved it. We have been to the Orpheum before and felt that this production was perfect for this event.

Helpful?
1 Thank love2traveltogether
Portageville, Missouri
Level Contributor
138 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I took the free tour on a Tuesday. It's offered 2 Tuesdays each month and is well worth the hour! I went alone but there were about 20 in total taking the tour. We got the history of the building while taking a full tour of the entire building. We got to see it all!! Great tour still can't believe... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank seasideljs

Travellers who viewed Orpheum Theater also viewed

Phoenix, Central Arizona
Phoenix, Central Arizona
 
Phoenix, Central Arizona
Phoenix, Central Arizona
 

Been to Orpheum Theater? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Orpheum Theater and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
Little Rock, Arkansas
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Orpheum Theater staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?