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Rochester Civic Theatre

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Address: 20 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904-3773
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+1 507-282-8481
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00

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Always a Fantastic Evening!

I've seen several live theatre shows here and it's always a great night now. The quality and talent at this community theatre is amazing. Seems like every seat is a good seat. I... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Greg H
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've seen several live theatre shows here and it's always a great night now. The quality and talent at this community theatre is amazing. Seems like every seat is a good seat. I also love the summer-time events outdoors. All in all a great place to experience great live productions!

Thank Greg H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

This was a nice theatre to catch a local musical. Every seat would be good - the first 2 rows may be too close - have to bend neck. We enjoyed Catch me if you can.

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

The Rochester Civic Theatre is really a great joy to Rochester. It features some impressive shows for a town that isn't exactly known for its theatrics. If you have a chance to go ee a play at the civic theater, definitely do it, because it's well worth your time.

Thank Ashley H
Cresco, Iowa
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

I have been to the Rochester Civic Theatre several times for spectacular productions.. One of the best features of this theatre is that it is small and intimate and no matter where you find yourself sitting it is easy to hear and see what is going on stage. If you are in Rochester and enjoy live theatre don't forget to... More 

Thank Kim S
Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Rochester Civic Theater is supported by the Mayo Clinic.....we have excellent plays to offer....wonderful talents lie in Rochester. The Directors are excellent, and the choice of plays quite interesting.......you will NEVER be disappointed.....

Thank mugga49
La Grange, Texas
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We went to a great concert by a rock band, LP 45's ( I think). It was outside the theater. They were fantastic and so was the dancing! Such a wonderful way to spend our last night in Rochester.

Thank clhmeh
Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

So I honestly was not expecting much but we took in a great show. I saw laughter on the 23rd floor and it was a great take. The actors really got the accents down and had great comedic timing. I will totally check out another one of their shows.

2 Thank 79KC79
Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

I'm not an theater critic, but I go for a good experience. Attended the opening of "Grease" and we had a great time. RCT depends on volunteers and these folks seem dedicated to making sure we have an enjoyable experience. There were a couple of Mustangs on display. Friends can meet before the play and enjoy a glass of wine... More 

Thank RonJmn
Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

The RCT continues to produce outstanding shows year after year. Not the big city with travelling broadway talent, but outstanding direction, dance, humor, and small venue. We thoroughly enjoyed recent production of The Producers. Laugh for laugh, song for song, great value.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 April 2011

I am a Rochester native and go to the theater at least once a year. Each time I come away asking myself why did I suffer through another play, sometimes leaving halfway through like in "A Christmas Story." I get it; it is a community driven, volunteer company. The latest debacle is "Beauty and the Beast." Belle was great, the... More 

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