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Three stars for acoustics; however, next time....

This is our first trip to Centennial Hall so we weren’t really prepared for this almost 70 year... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Tim D
Marana, Arizona
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Worst local venue

Tucsonans know this outdated facility has terrible acoustics and bad seating. It’s really a shame... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
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15 Mar 2018
“Three stars for acoustics; however, next time....”
13 Sep 2018
“Worst local venue”
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Tucsonans know this outdated facility has terrible acoustics and bad seating. It’s really a shame that good shows come to town and get stuck in this venue. We all deserve better.

Thank Voyager787524
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The sight lines and acoustics are substandard for a venue hosting truck show musical theater with high ticket prices. Most of the floor isn’t sloped and the uncomfortable seats ensure an obstructed view if you’re behind someone tall. Worst of all is the microscopic lobby...More

2  Thank Tim_AZ342
Reviewed April 8, 2018

My first time to Centennial Hall to see The Book of Mormon. The production was great and the theater was great as well. We sat in the upper mezzanine seating and had no complaints. The sound was great, we could hear everything and we could...More

Thank AzGirl88
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We bought tickets to see the musical The Book of Mormon because friends of ours wanted to go. Another friend had warned me that the acoustics were bad in the venue but I thought to myself “oh, they can’t be that bad.” I was wrong!...More

Thank Rvgal99
Reviewed April 5, 2018

My husband and i saw Book of Mormon last night and were very disappointed in the theater. We sat in Orchestra Roll HH. The seats were hard, and crowded like on a budget airline My husbands knees touched the seat in front of us. We...More

1  Thank jan1942woodland
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Went to see Johnny Mathis last evening and the sound acoustics were terrible. The orchestra drowned his voice out and when he sung solo, the microphone had a deep echo to it. Even when the comedian performed, you couldn't make out his sentences. Chairs are...More

2  Thank jimmy204
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Went to see Johnny Mathis a legend. The venue did not do justice to this artist. First thousands of people were crammed into the lobby before the show as the doors were not open. You couldn't move or purchase anything or use the bathrooms. This...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018

we were back on the right side facing the stage. KK section I believe. Pillar beside us, exit door beside us. Seats were ok, obviously old. The acoustics there were terrible!! We left during intermission as my husband could not understand 1/2 of what was...More

1  Thank Lori F
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This is our first trip to Centennial Hall so we weren’t really prepared for this almost 70 year old, one ear drum man to have a great experience. We saw the King and I while sitting in Orchestra C row Z. At 6’ 4” I...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Centennial Hall features everything from Local music groups to major league Broadway productions in a setting where you can enjoy a show from any seat.

Thank Bob Y
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April 8, 2018|
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Response from Rvgal99 | Reviewed this property |
I was there just a few nights ago and yes, they were serving wine, etc on the front patio. And yes, you can take drinks into the auditorium.