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Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

901 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-4448
+1 253-591-5894
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Pantages Theater

Classic old theater, just lovely. Showing some wear and tear on the ceiling, but really beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aged with uncomfortable seats, but great acoustics.

First off we enjoyed the comedian and clearly heard everything otherwise what's the point? While... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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901 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-4448
+1 253-591-5894
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic old theater, just lovely. Showing some wear and tear on the ceiling, but really beautiful. Saw Lily Tomlin, who was wonderful. Ended up in the very first row. Would recommend at least 2nd row. Fairly small theater overall, didn't look like there would be...More

Thank AlaskaLoveToTravel
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First off we enjoyed the comedian and clearly heard everything otherwise what's the point? While it's nice they serve wine, beer, coffee, snacks etc. it is of little interest to me. Our seats provided a great view and I don't think there would have been...More

Thank lvwhitin
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I attended the Garfunkel concert at the Pantages with my spouse. We had $85 3rd row right stage seats. The facility is vintage and historically significant but good gracious the seats are prehistoric and only comfortable for a 10 year old kid. There is absolutely...More

Thank Surfpinky
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Saw Craig Ferguson in a one man show. His warming act was crude and profane. Acting watching Craig on late night television we hoped to see the funny side live. His act was even more crude and vulgar that the guy who warmed up the...More

Thank Bert M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have attended this show in Tacoma for the past three years and this will make the fourth. Only one performance during the Christmas holiday in Tacoma. This year will be held at the Rialto Theater instead of the Pantages so we are hopeful the...More

Thank Whitestonetj
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have attended many performances at the Broadway Center and the facility works well for visual and audio performances. From an audience involved activity to listening to a comedian or poet, this venue has no bad seats.

Thank byron s
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Star Chefs at the Briadway Center. Loved the configuration of the theater felt like being outdoors in a garden...thank goodness we weren't . Staff was helpful attentive and very professional...loved it

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Downtown Tacoma has been on the go for a few years now. The "keep Tacoma feared" campaign has not worked, as Seattlites and even people from Los Angeles are discovering our gems (and that you can park nearby wherever it is you want to go)....More

Thank targhee42
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We went to a Tacoma Opera performance here and the extensively modernized theatre, the Opera company, the performance, the parking, and the staff outstanding. Tacoma Opera is ambitious, does classic opera, light opera and has access to real talent. We saw a performance of HMS...More

Thank Al S
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Went here to see Storm Large and it was fantastic! This is a very small venue so it's quite intimate, which is perfect for a performer like Storm. The sound was very good and viewing is excellent from anywhere in the theater. I would suggest...More

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