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Saenger Theatre

118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
+1 850-595-3880
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Great show

The theater was very organized and beautiful. The sound was great and our seats were excellent. I... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
Pensacola, Florida
via mobile
Great experience at the sumpjony

The theater is a good size for Pensacola. We went to the symphony and had a great time. Pretty much... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
San Diego, California
via mobile
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Opened in 1925, generations of Pensacola area residents have walked under the historic Saenger Theatre's marquee to enjoy music, dance, comedy and drama. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Saenger Theatre is home to Broadway in Pensacola, the Pensacola Symphony, Ballet Pensacola, Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Nationally acclaimed touring acts including concerts, comedians and children's shows along with an annual Summer Classic Movie Series are also part of the rich entertainment offerings on the Saenger stage.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“great sound” (3 reviews)
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118 Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502-5630
+1 850-595-3880
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

The theater was very organized and beautiful. The sound was great and our seats were excellent. I would definitely return for another event.

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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

The theater is a good size for Pensacola. We went to the symphony and had a great time. Pretty much every seat in the house is pretty good. The tickets aren't too expensive. The theater itself is quite lovely. There's a nice parking garage just...More

Thank blacey1
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Saw the Celtic Women show with Celtic Tenors as a lead in. Show was great. Theater is nice with good views and great acoustics throughout. What was terrible...entry line to get in at 25 minutes before show time stretched two blocks. The computer aided scanners...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We have been to a number of performances at this Theatre including 2 ballets and 2 'oldie' movies. We always have great seating and always have a wonderful time. This is a beautiful old theatre that has been restored and is amazing to attend. We...More

Thank map0814
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great venue for opera, symphony or movies. The Saenger has been around for a long time and has been recently refurbished. It is a beautiful old theatre with comfortable seating. Handicap accessable.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This old lady is a beautifully restored venue that continues to go strong even after several renovations. It is the home of the Pensacola Symphony and Opera in addition to bringing to the public touring Broadway musicals. It is a real treat to attend a...More

Thank Thad K
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I've lived here for most of my life and have enjoyed many, many wonderful performances at the Saenger Theatre. And look forward to many, many more.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Saenger is better than ever since its complete renovation. It now has room for bigger, more elaborate performances. I am a long time Broadway Series subscriber and enjoy performances each season. Lots of choices available year round. Don't miss the opportunity to see what...More

Thank MyBeach111
Reviewed 18 June 2015

very tight seats, not comfortable at all!!!! don't choose to stay high....because you will not see anything ...the artist....nothing!!! and...it makes you dizy to look down so far, but it is beautiful inside, great décor! parking is an issue too!!!bathrooms, try to avoid!!!!

Thank lexarod2004
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The Saenger Theatre is a great opportunity to view a variety of plays, music, and top notch entertainment. Parking can be an issue around the theatre so come early or take a cab. Bu, one thing is for sure; the Theatre is a treat in...More

Thank 2fortravel
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Paula P
26 December 2017|
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Response from pensacolasaenger | Property representative |
The seats range in size from 17" to 22". There are some seats where the arm raises up for wheelchair transfer. You would need to contact the box office about those seats. The seats in the balcony have less leg room than... More
Mary J
22 June 2016|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
Most of the guests were dressed in " Sunday best".