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Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center

201 S Magnolia Ave # 203, Sanford, FL 32771-1321
+1 407-321-8111
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FABULOUS theater in Historic downtown Sanford.

This theater holds a variety of performances and shows. I had NO IDEA it was so close to Orlando... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ATAJanie
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Orlando, Florida
Great Theater

Second time seeing a performance there. Both were great. We like to dress up, go out to dinner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brew m
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201 S Magnolia Ave # 203, Sanford, FL 32771-1321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This theater holds a variety of performances and shows. I had NO IDEA it was so close to Orlando. And it's right downtown, where there are many art shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. Such a quaint little city! You can actually take the train from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time seeing a performance there. Both were great. We like to dress up, go out to dinner and a show. They hit the Mark. Have seen. Vox audio and The games afoot. Can't wait to go back.

Thank brew m
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Four times a year the Sanford Jazz Ensemble gives performances here for $15. They are quite talented and it is a nice way to spend the afternoon. It is open seating and tickets are available at the box office before the performance with no service...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford is Seminole Counties best kept secret! I am a regular patron here because they offer a wide variety of programming and I enjoy the quaint environment. I have seen everything from The Nutcracker, Agatha Christie and Sherlock...More

Thank Kitra W
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a fantastic venue to enjoy the arts. Visited last month and saw a great live band, Simply Tina. The sound and lighting system is also spot on.

Thank Karena K
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I am at the theater a lot as a patron and volunteer. It has been beautifully updated with sound, lights, seating. The evening seems even more special because you take your beer, wine, mixed drinks into the theater. A comment was made about the backup...More

Thank Christy J
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed every performance presented by this community center. Acoustic is great, easy access from major highways. A small theater atmosphere with BIG performances and professional crew. Love going there.

Thank Connie S
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A fabulous evening at the Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center seeing Simply Tina - A Tribute to Tina Turner. Our small group got our "Proud Mary" on! Always a fun venue and the entertainment was fabulous. The Center could use a little sprucing up, but...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Excellent experience at Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center! We attended Shrek Jr. yesterday and was unbelievable. The costumes, talent, production, direction, music, sound, location, organization, seating, visibility, food, drink, environment, temperature, PERFECT. We will continue to support as a family the WDPAC! Great location, affordable...More

Thank Ivbp68
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

I attended the Jerry Lee Lewis/Fats Domino Tribute and thought it was great. The performance last evening was not so great. The singers were good but the backup band was not. Hoping that by the time the Tina Turner tribute is here that there will...More

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Joan A
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I'm a local, so I don't pay much attention to nearby hotels. There may be some on 17-92 in Lake Mary.
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