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Saenger Theatre

118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
+1 850-595-3880
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Fabulous Experience

We have been to a number of performances at this Theatre including 2 ballets and 2 'oldie' movies... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
Pensacola, Florida

Great venue for opera, symphony or movies. The Saenger has been around for a long time and has... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Bill J
Pensacola, Florida
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Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
+1 850-595-3880
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

We have been to a number of performances at this Theatre including 2 ballets and 2 'oldie' movies. We always have great seating and always have a wonderful time. This is a beautiful old theatre that has been restored and is amazing to attend. We...More

Thank map0814
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great venue for opera, symphony or movies. The Saenger has been around for a long time and has been recently refurbished. It is a beautiful old theatre with comfortable seating. Handicap accessable.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This old lady is a beautifully restored venue that continues to go strong even after several renovations. It is the home of the Pensacola Symphony and Opera in addition to bringing to the public touring Broadway musicals. It is a real treat to attend a...More

Thank Thad K
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I've lived here for most of my life and have enjoyed many, many wonderful performances at the Saenger Theatre. And look forward to many, many more.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Saenger is better than ever since its complete renovation. It now has room for bigger, more elaborate performances. I am a long time Broadway Series subscriber and enjoy performances each season. Lots of choices available year round. Don't miss the opportunity to see what...More

Thank MyBeach111
Reviewed 17 June 2015

very tight seats, not comfortable at all!!!! don't choose to stay high....because you will not see anything ...the artist....nothing!!! and...it makes you dizy to look down so far, but it is beautiful inside, great décor! parking is an issue too!!!bathrooms, try to avoid!!!!

Thank lexarod2004
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Saenger Theatre is a great opportunity to view a variety of plays, music, and top notch entertainment. Parking can be an issue around the theatre so come early or take a cab. Bu, one thing is for sure; the Theatre is a treat in...More

Thank 2fortravel
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Beautiful old theatre in downtown Pensacola. Has been refurbished. Attended a performance of Celtic Woman, and when we booked from home, only a few seats were available in the first balcony on the side. We took a chance and booked anyway, and were not disappointed....More

Thank Frederick B
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Saw 2 concerts in this beautifully restored theater. Very nice venue for a variety of shows and concerts.

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 13 February 2015

This theater is beautiful. It was opened in 1925 and before it closed it's doors in 1975, it had been a movie theater as well. It was restored and reopened in 1981 and then renovated in 1995. It is a big, beautiful place to see...More

Thank yoBrookly
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Most of the guests were dressed in " Sunday best".