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Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

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Nice Venue

Saw the Book of Mormon. Great sight lines and sound. Was able to enter a same day ticket lottery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bdavid58
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Maryland
Broadway

So happy to be a subscriber for the 2018/19 season. Book of Mormon was superb and looking forward... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AdventurousGirlie
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Reno, Nevada
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Non-profit 1,500-seat performing arts venue in the heart of downtown Reno presenting Broadway, ballet, philharmonic, and more. Constructed in 1968, the Pioneer Center is an excellent example of mid-century Populuxe architecture and is listed on the...more
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100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1921
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been a season ticket holder for a few years now at the Pioneer for their Broadway series. What a treat to be able to see world class performances in our little town. The Pioneer itself has excellent seating, truly there are very few...More

2  Thank traveloften028
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

Beautiful but it has dreadful acoustics unless you are lucky enough to be in one of the few areas where you can hear everything. When the place was built, the must have hired an architect that knew about beauty but not acoustics. I don't go...More

1  Thank Kevin K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw the Book of Mormon. Great sight lines and sound. Was able to enter a same day ticket lottery and won two tickets $25/each. Front row. How cool is that.!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So happy to be a subscriber for the 2018/19 season. Book of Mormon was superb and looking forward to the upcoming shows.

Thank AdventurousGirlie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen humor, magic, drama and song at this center and continue to be impressed at what a fabulous space it is! The site lines are great, the seats very comfortable and it sets the stage so well. No matter the entertainment, you will...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Really well thought out and nicely appointed. Our seats were comfy, lines were short and the concert superb.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been to a wide variety of shows at this venue, from the fruit-spraying antics of Gallagher (dating myself a little), to touring Broadway and Cirque shows and concerts. It's a lovely theater, nicely appointed and maintained, but not pretentious. It is an intimate...More

1  Thank Rhonda A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been a season ticket holder for a few years now at the Pioneer for their Broadway series. What a treat to be able to see world class performances in our little town. The Pioneer itself has excellent seating, truly there are very few...More

2  Thank traveloften028
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have seen a few shows in the main room any enjoyed myself. I recently went to the comedy club in the basement and was pleasantly surprised it was cool and funky and the comedians were good !

1  Thank CUJOOO
Reviewed June 7, 2018

There is not a bad seat in the house, although balcony is better for view and acoustics. Many popular shows come here and are always fun to go to. Prices are reasonable and when the show is over you have some of the best eateries...More

1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I have attended all kinds of shows and events here. I enjoy it every time. I have yet to have a bad view from any seat I've sat in. Drinks are reasonably priced, you can not take them back to your seat. I wish the...More

1  Thank Trina B
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We are long-term Reno Phil season tickets holders and this year included our teen son. This is a nice venue. The recent upgrades are nice. They need either another elevator or a bigger one though.

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Ray L
March 23, 2018|
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Response from raycarlson62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ray, how can I assist you? Is your group performing at the Pioneer Center?
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thmar
November 10, 2015|
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Response from RonLeiken | Reviewed this property |
Street parking is available within a few blocks, or there is a large parking lot across the street from Pioneer Center. I never have had issues with finding a parking spot within a few blocks. There are a few restaurants... More
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