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Star Plaza Theatre

8001 Delaware Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410-5641
+1 219-769-6600
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Fun place to see a concert.

Came here with friends to see a Justin Moore concert. Nice small, intimate place with comfortable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, IL
via mobile

It should have been upgraded when they decided to tear it down. The seating is atrocious. Poor... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Chesterton, Indiana
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8001 Delaware Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410-5641
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends to see a Justin Moore concert. Nice small, intimate place with comfortable seats. Drinks were not as outrageously priced like other venues. I've heard rumors they're tearing it down, I hope they rebuild and put something similar in its place. Great...More

Thank Bon33
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It should have been upgraded when they decided to tear it down. The seating is atrocious. Poor quality seats can (and do) ruin an event. Seats do not last forever and these are shot. The stage is in need of a complete redo as well....More

Thank WorldlyTravelersIN
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Had a really great time at the SPT. Uber took us in and out for a show...seats are small (like we all were fifty years ago)...but nice view to stage. Drinks we're a bit pricey, but that's typical...

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we found out lightning had hit a transformer and there were issues with lights and no elevator. When I heard I had to climb 3 flights I said I wasn’t able because of arthritis in both knees. They said no problem and...More

Thank Magsgram
Reviewed 22 July 2017

i have attended so many performances at the star theatre! country, sesame street, symphonies, etc. it is a shame that it has to go...hopefully something similar will go up in it's place

1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went to 2 concerts in a single weekend. Seats were great and comfortable. Overall the facility was clean. There were not enough ushers to help with finding where seats were located. My view of the stage was awesome, except for the people who would not...More

Thank geminim0m
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Excellent venue. Great security to keep people from standing in aisles. Great seats anywhere but Main Level Row A was AWESOME!! Looking for more shows to attend there!!

Thank TedJoannU
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The stage is huge and the seating is within easy view of everything happening on stage! Drinks are very pricey!

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Happy to have this venue nearby to be able to see live shows. It is old, but worth going and supporting for our community. The Nutcracker is made up of local children and I see it every year.

Thank LYN W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Star Plaza books all top name performers and does a great job of varity and interests.clean,organized,safe and easily accessible.

Thank michaelgrace89
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Dawn S
2 February 2017|
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Response from Tom F | Reviewed this property |
Yes....I waited in a pretty long line before the show. I suggest getting seated then going right before the show starts or during the warm up band
Kristina D
3 November 2015|
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Response from travellingangie | Reviewed this property |
the crowd absolutely impacts all aspects of the venue from the vibe, the bathrooms..all of it. It is such a small venue, it is impossible. I am sure the bathrooms will be fine.
Dave S
25 January 2015|
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Response from AL H | Reviewed this property |
On the same side of the street you have Old Chicago which has a large variety of beers/pizza and Italian dishes. Gino's steak House is in that strip also a bit more expensive. the other side of the street has Portillo's... More