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Morris Performing Arts Center

211 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1202
+1 574-235-9198
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Renovated Theatre in the Top 100 Venues in the USA

Midwest gem, renovated theatre that gets great shows and great revues. South Bend, though only a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken R
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South Bend, Indiana, United States
Great seats--and Sound that just flowed over us!

once again, got to sit in the front of the balcony area and felt like we were right next to the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
J8192UWdennisk
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South Bend, Indiana
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The HOTTEST tickets in town are at the MAGNIFICENT MORRIS! Originally opened in 1922, The MAGNIFICENT Morris is listed in the National Historic Register and completed a restoration and renovation process in 2000 of the stage house and interior restored to its original vaudeville splendor. The Morris is the HOTTEST TICKET in Northwest Indiana for live entertainment! The theater hosts a wide variety of concerts, national Broadway touring musicals, symphony..., Dance, comedians, children's/family shows, and is home to the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and Broadway Theatre League. The Morris has a seating capacity of 2,564 and is consistently ranked by Pollstar concert industry magazine among the top 100 theaters worldwide. The Morris has been awarded a "Prime Site Award" by Facilities Magazine for several years (voted on by over 10,000 people in the entertainment industry - booking agents, promoters, talent buyers and special event planners.)
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211 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1202
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Midwest gem, renovated theatre that gets great shows and great revues. South Bend, though only a city of 100,000, has the reputation of a much larger city. With a Symphony, a Theatre League for broadway shows, and great booking for comedians, musicians, and bands, experience...More

Thank Ken R
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Mary S, other at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ken for your great review! We hope you come again soon to experience one of the many concerts and shows hosted by the Morris!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

once again, got to sit in the front of the balcony area and felt like we were right next to the entertainers! still can't believe this is in south bend and not chicao

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The venue is just beautiful. The place is clean and well maintained. It is almost like a visit back in time. It is large but really no bad seats in the place. The refreshment lines do get long during intermission so go quickly. The prices...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Morris is an awesome venue - clean, comfortable, great sound, and the staff are always friendly and helpful. South Bend is fortunate to have such a great Performing Arts Center.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Over the years, I've seen some amazing shows at the Morris. Best seats in the house are the first row of any balcony and well worth the money. Although, frankly, the third balcony frightens me a little. I don't see how anyone in that section...More

Thank Tracie D
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Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you Tracie for your review. We appreciate our ushers also.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful old "opera house" with lovely, ornate decorations. Top quality shows and entertainment for all tastes.

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Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you Joel.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This theatre is marvelous and fantastic. They have all kinds of music shows, plays and comedians and dancers. Always something at this theatre for young and old alike. Also you do not see at many theatres locally is that you can take your drinks with...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Have been to this venue many times. There is convenient street parking as well as a garage adjacent to the facility. We sat in the first mezzanine and the seats were fabulous. Great sound beautiful theatre.

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Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your awesome review of the Morris for the Willie Nelson concert!

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The theater is beautiful and the performance was absolutely amazing. I am so glad I got to see Dirty Dancing.

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Mary S, Operations Manager at Morris Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed Dirty Dancing!

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very good performance. The graphics in show were really good. The theatre is very pretty and a historical part of South Bend.

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Kim D
27 August 2016|
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Response from Mary S | Property representative |
Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with you... More
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Kim D
27 August 2016|
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Response from Mary S | Property representative |
Everyone has their favorite sections of the theater. Some patrons prefer the main floor, some prefer the mezzanine or balcony area. Please call the Box Office Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and staff can assist with... More
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Amanda E
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No clue. Big I do know that. Great seats as long as not near handicap seating.
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