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Lensic Performing Arts Center

211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Blind Boys of Alabama

Amazing performance at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Non- stop entertainment by these... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Fredericksburg, Texas
via mobile
Beautiful theater with great entertainment choices

I was in Santa Fe on vacation on my own for a few days before my son arrived to join me. On my... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the historic Lensic Theater, a cornerstone of downtown Santa Fe since 1931. The Lensic presents and supports local and national artists and serves as a center for education, community and youth events through its accessible and affordable programming.
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211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing performance at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Non- stop entertainment by these gentlemen was a perfect holiday evening. The Lensic is a must see when in Santa Fe.

Thank Cynthia102323
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was in Santa Fe on vacation on my own for a few days before my son arrived to join me. On my first day in the city, I passed the Lesnic while walking from my hotel to the Plaza. I was looking for something...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Lensic is a "must see" for any visit to Santa Fe. Built in 1931, it was in social center of the city. It underwent a major renovation around 2000 and it is a jewel to enjoy. They offer plays, classical music, films, concerts -...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This spectacular showcase is designed in moorish style Spanish architecture and yet is cozy - not warm, since they always run the a/c on high! But the lensic offers great entertainment all year long. This past Sunday we enjoyed a special treat with the "friends...More

Thank jfmolanphy
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful inside but the seats were a little uncomfortable. Acoustics were great and I don't think there is a bad view in the house.

Thank PrsTrainer
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It does not matter what is playing here - GO. The theater itself is beautiful and the seating and acoustics are as good as could be found anywhere. It was a movie theater and movies are still on its weekly agenda.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just saw the Shanghai Acrobats at the Lensic in Santa Fe. Their performance was first rate. They followed a story line with their acrobatics, followed by four acts and a finale. They are in top shape, and pulled off some very...More

Thank terry s
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We had high expectations as Savion Glover has a great reputation. But we found the show a little too long and the straight tapping for the whole first segment a bit daunting. It was a show for tap aficionados but left the rest of us...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We go often to the Lensic-- MetHD, High School for the Arts, ProMusica, special events. It is a very special place in Santa Fe. It was renovated by the Zeckendorfs about 15 years ago and it has very good sound and a large stage with...More

2  Thank travelingrudy
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We attended the joint performance of Ailyn Pérez and Greg Mathewman, the latter just in from London. Ms. Pérez beautifully filled the house with her voice, loud and soft, and even with humming somehow projected to the audience. Her wizard of an accompanist was her...More

2  Thank John B
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