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Plaza Theatre

1 Civic Center Plz, El Paso, TX 79901-1153
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Philanthropy Theatre

Inside of the Plaza Theatre (on the Second Floor) is a true Gem of a theatre- THE PHILANTHROPY... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
Wonderful concert/show venue

This is a small, intimate venue for performances,with no bad seats. It is an historic theater with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, Texas
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1 Civic Center Plz, El Paso, TX 79901-1153
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Inside of the Plaza Theatre (on the Second Floor) is a true Gem of a theatre- THE PHILANTHROPY THEATRE ! It seats 191 people and shows films and live performances. I attended "Postcards from the Edge" during the Plaza Classic Film Festival and was happy...More

Thank RobertBabb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, intimate venue for performances,with no bad seats. It is an historic theater with beautiful appointments and good acoustics.

Thank epjacobs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been here several times to enjoy El Paso Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerts. It's a beautiful venue. The seats are comfortable and the decor hearkens back to a bygone era. There is a bar area for refreshments. The washroom facilities are also very nice...More

Thank SuperJ6
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Plaza Theater of El Paso is a refurbished venue for dramatic or musical entertainment. Excellent viewing and listening. The 70's rock band, Foreigner, played to a packed house. The concert was thoroughly enjoyable. We have also attended the El Paso Symphony Orchestra's performances throughout the...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice place .. historic theater is nice but seating comfort, aisle space , amenities are dated.. part of the experience

Thank TA F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Plaza Theatre is a treat just to walk through the door. Southwestern History is something felt and the echoes of the past are alive in this venue. The magic begins when the lights drop and the night time Southwestern sky, complete with stars blankets...More

Thank davetheriault
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The architecture of the theatre transports you to decades ago. This old but well maintained theatre combines classic architecture with modern amenities. Bar located at second level where you can find several choices of wine and liquor to enjoy conversation at beginning or mid of...More

Thank williesosa436
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Stunning historic theater that has been painstakingly restored to its original glory. Utterly unique with a rich history. Check out the free tour offered on Tuesdays.

Thank JRAlcantar
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have attended several concerts her. Perfect size, great acoustics, fair prices, good patrons.

Thank wkfo
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This theater is beautiful. It was restored several years ago and it is amazing. As you sit there it's like you are outside. It is fabulous. It's a must see they hold a movie fest here and lots of different theater productions as well.

Thank MJLoveables
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27 April 2017|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
The mezzanine is the intermediate floor above the orchestra. So up stairs, yes. But not as high as the balcony.
Michelle L
9 December 2016|
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Response from DestinationElPaso | Property representative |
Michelle, We always suggest coming in something a bit dressed up for the shows at the Plaza Theatre to add to the ambiance, but of course, it is not mandatory. Enjoy your show!
12 November 2016|
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Response from DestinationElPaso | Property representative |
Hello, Elpaso4, We wouldn't say there are any bad seats at the Plaza Theatre, however we suggest Mezzanine seats because of the higher vantage point. We hope you enjoy your upcoming show!