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Eastman Theatre

60 Gibbs St, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY 14604-2505
+1 585-274-1109
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Historic, venerable theater

Came here for a concert of the Rochester Philharmonic and enjoyed my experience. The Eastman... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Kansas City, MO
Musical Magical Night

Thank you for all personnel,volunteers and help whenever we come to see a show. Had Rochester... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Makati, Philippines
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As one of the world’s premier music schools, the Eastman School of Music has been enriching the musical life of Rochester since 1921. Today, the School presents more than 700 concerts a year in the magnificent Eastman Theatre, intimate Kilbourn Hall, and the modern Hatch Recital Hall – providing the Rochester community with an exceptional opportunity to experience world-class music in a world-class setting. The School’s rich and diverse concert season features prominent guest artists, our own acclaimed faculty, and our incredibly talented students and ensembles. No matter what type of music you prefer, you’re certain to hear it at Eastman: Classical, jazz, and opera. Symphonic and chamber music. Early music, new music, world music – there is something for everyone! The general public is welcome at all Eastman concerts and performances. Remarkably, most concerts are free; those that are not are modestly priced.
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60 Gibbs St, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY 14604-2505
+1 585-274-1109
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Came here for a concert of the Rochester Philharmonic and enjoyed my experience. The Eastman Theatre is a famous venue in these parts and has had some renovation in the past few years. The Greek-Revival look inside and out with the columns and the look...More

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you for all personnel,volunteers and help whenever we come to see a show. Had Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra,Ehnes plays Beethoven,Conductor Ward Stare Jan.12,2017 James Ehnes Beethoven Concerto in D Major for Violin,Op.61 Allegro ma non troppo Larghetto Rondo:Allegro Encore solo: Bach Sonata *Outstanding performance,excellent movement,amazing...More

Thank 17Dubhe
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have visited Eastman several times and have enjoyed both the entertainment and the theater itself. A wonderful building architecturally. The staff are very friendly and make a visit to Eastman a treat no mater the occasion.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Eastman School of Music’s premier orchestra, the Eastman Philharmonia, was joined by four-time Grammy Award-winning soprano and Eastman alumna/Rochester native Renée Fleming with her sumptuous voice, artistry, and compelling stage presence. In 2013, Fleming was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama,...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A beautifully-renovated historic concert hall, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre is a Rochester landmark. Home to the ensembles of the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Eastman Theatre has hosted some of the world's best musicians. The acoustics of the hall...More

Thank obelch123
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have seen many performances at the Eastman Theatre, mostly RPO performances. The theater is a wonderful setting with terrific acoustics, lovely stonework, and decoration. The chairs are comfortable and not too tightly crowded, there truly is not a bad seat in the house. There...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 15 June 2016

oh wow, this is an amazing theater, filled with so much history, the acoustic is one of a kind. I love it here because this theater nourishes students form Eastmast school of music as professionals musicians, opera singers and performers.

Thank TravelDivaPR
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a recent "Cotton Club" performance by the RPO so much that in standing for an ovation, my phone slipped under my seat and I left not knowing I'd lost it. When I called, ticket office representatives authorized others to look...More

Thank Sid B
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This is a terrible place for a rock/pop concert. The ushers have sticks up their butts. No photography, no video recording, no phones out to see who the obscure opening act is, no talking. Probably no standing or dancing around or singing along. Probably a...More

Thank Chloe N
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Eastman Theater, given to the University of Rochester by George Eastman, is a true highlight of anyone's trip to Rochester. Recently renovated with greatly improved acoustics, the Eastman theater hosts the RPO, traveling artists, the Rochester Jazz festival and so much more. It is...More

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What is playing tonight?
16 October 2015|
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Response from bill K | Reviewed this property |
Type in Eastman Theatre in search bar and pull up their website and go to calendar page. It is the best place to track down events at not just Kodak Hall but all the music programs at the Eastman Theatre be it a national... More
Just close parking..
19 June 2015|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
Parking on the street in free on the weekends and after 6 pm during the week. I would suggest street parking. The Parking Garage with an entrance off Main Street, right near the Eastman Theater is good if you are there... More