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State Theatre

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Address: 805 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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+1 612-339-7007
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00

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A classic venue

The historic state theater is a place that everyone should take in a show..Not a bad seat in the house. An awesome ambiance in a easy to get to downtown area..Parking very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2014
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WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

The historic state theater is a place that everyone should take in a show..Not a bad seat in the house. An awesome ambiance in a easy to get to downtown area..Parking very accessible and reasonable

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

If old theaters are your thing, you will love it here! The acoustics are great and the setting is intimate. I have seen Imagine Dragons, Jason Mraz, and Bryan Adams there. All different sounds, all great times. The drinks and snacks you can purchase for the show are overpriced, but parking is normally pretty cheap around the venue starting after... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Attend one or two plays or shows a year here. Nice location and handy parking. Nicely restored theatre. Great Events.

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Thank JohnF1949
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place to see a concert. Hubby and I saw Boz Scaggs. The venue was gorgeous and ornate. And the sound was incredible. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. With most older theaters the seats are crowded. It didn't feel crowded at all. We traveled 4 hours to see the show. We will... More 

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Albertville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

The lobby was very eloquent. The theatre has a very comfortable feel and I would recommend seeing a play or concert there.

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Thank Sergeant56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

No bad seats, the architect is gorgeous, we love the two seats and table between, never felt crowded!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Saw a couple of my favorite artists here, never thought they could sound better than they already did, but the state theatre is a beautiful venue!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Went last night to Sarah McLachlan. It is an ornate theatre and has decent amenities. The staff is pretty serious about taking care of the trouble-makers so the rest of us enjoy our experience. The sound is great and every seat on the main floor is a good view of the stage.

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Love seeing musicals here. Gorgeous old theater. Great sound. Sonderful views of the stage. Long lines for bathrooms at intermission, so make sure you go before it starts.

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

My wife and I have attended both a concert and a comedy show at this theater this year. Both of our experiences were very positive. The venue is beautiful, and we found the acoustics to be fine for both the concert and the show. The seating (and seat comfort) is about what you would expect from an older theater such... More 

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