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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 345 Washington St, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1419
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Took in a musical at this beautiful facility in the heart of st.paul. With easy access and parking. It's gorgeous with the staircase and windows over looking rice park. The staff... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Lisa Y
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Took in a musical at this beautiful facility in the heart of st.paul. With easy access and parking. It's gorgeous with the staircase and windows over looking rice park. The staff was friendly and helpful to locate what your needs are. While we waited for the doors to open to the theatre the area did not feel crowded. Once in... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Was at this St Paul institution, with my wife, during our recent visit to MSP. I must say that it has a great vibe (and big city, but warmly inviting feel). Really good location across from Rice Park and Landmark Center. Acoustics A+. All of the staff were friendly and seemed to be genuinely welcoming to us. Appeared that all... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Enjoyed my first visit to the Ordway to see Dinner At Eight. Everything was very accessible from the lobby to the bathrooms. Refreshments were very easy to pre-order for intermission, except my drink was not there and had to ask. I did have a taller person sit in front of me and could not see very well, but that I... More 

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Their enjoyment is contagious. The newly renovated concert hall isn't quite the eye candy of the main hall but the musicians love it (great acoustics). So much fun as an audience member to not only listen to the stellar music but to see them delighting in the space and performing with each other.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have gone to the Ordway Center many times since I was a kid. I have loved it ever since. I have seen operas, plays, musicals, and concerts here. All of them I have felt comfortable, safe, and able to see the whole stage and have had no problems. Each worker and volunteer has been welcoming and courteous even when... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have come to this theatre for many different shows and events and it is always a good experience. The staff are friendly and helpful and the seating is comfortable, for the most part. I have never had a truly horrible seat, although I would not highly recommend sitting on the second row of the balcony on the sides of... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Love the Ordway and last night's performance of White Christmas was expcetional. This is the third different season I have watched the performance and this year's cast and scenery were the best yet. The theater is easy to navigate though the main area is narrow and can get crowded. I like that the seating is at a good angle so... More 

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Thank CKS2travel
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great experience! The staff at the Ordway is top notch. Wonderfully helpful and friendly ushers! The facility is beautiful and even the gallery seats offer a nice view of the stage. The performance was festive and well put together. The only Ordway drawback is the need for even MORE women's restrooms. They are well equipped but there is a chance... More 

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Minneapolis - South of the River
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is my third time to the Ordway, 100th if I could afford it, and always wonderful performances of all varieties. This one was Stomp...fantastic. I don't know the seating here as well as Orchestra Hall yet the center balcony seats are quite far away. Due to a ticketing error we were research on the main floor near the front.... More 

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Thank WilderE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Watched Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra performance of Mozart and Schubert. This is a great venue for classical music. We made it an evening starting with dinner at the Saint Paul Grill. Then a short walk across the park to the Ordway. This is a beautiful theatre with wonderful acoustics. I highly recommend see a concert or show here.

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