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Morris Performing Arts Center

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Address: 211 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1202
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+1 574-235-9198
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00

The HOTTEST tickets in town are at the MAGNIFICENT MORRIS! Originally...

The HOTTEST tickets in town are at the MAGNIFICENT MORRIS! Originally opened in 1922, The MAGNIFICENT Morris is listed in the National Historic Register and completed a restoration and renovation process in 2000 of the stage house and interior restored to its original vaudeville splendor. The Morris is the HOTTEST TICKET in Northwest Indiana for live entertainment! The theater hosts a wide variety of concerts, national Broadway touring musicals, symphony..., Dance, comedians, children's/family shows, and is home to the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and Broadway Theatre League. The Morris has a seating capacity of 2,564 and is consistently ranked by Pollstar concert industry magazine among the top 100 theaters worldwide. The Morris has been awarded a "Prime Site Award" by Facilities Magazine for several years (voted on by over 10,000 people in the entertainment industry - booking agents, promoters, talent buyers and special event planners.)

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Dirty Dancing

The theater is beautiful and the performance was absolutely amazing. I am so glad I got to see Dirty Dancing.

Reviewed 4 days ago
The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The theater is beautiful and the performance was absolutely amazing. I am so glad I got to see Dirty Dancing.

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South Bend, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good performance. The graphics in show were really good. The theatre is very pretty and a historical part of South Bend.

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Lakeville, Indiana
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time my daughter and I have seen Derek and Julianne Hough, but it's the first time at the Morris. We were seated in the second balcony center stage. It's was a spectacular view, the ushers were very helpful in finding our seats. The whole facility is beautifully kept up with and very clean. We would definitely... More 

Thank Andrea B
st joseph, mi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Have attended 2 performances at the Morris, the theater itself is absolutely beautiful. BUT, we arrived approximately 35 minutes before curtain time with reserved seat tickets. 2 staff were posted at the 4 exterior doors scanning tickets, this allowed patrons to enter the lobby and stand there, completely jammed body to body with no where to go. Two bars are... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've gone to plays all over this country and while I am in South Bend was surprised at the class of this theatre. I've seen one okay there and was mesmerized at the quality of show as well as the atmosphere of this historical place. Parking is. Ample at the local businesses surrounding the theater. A short drive can get... More 

Thank Pearl H
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Mezzanine seats are what we like best. Ushers are very helpful. Lovely setting for entertaining events. Have seen wonderful shows of different genres there. Sound is good.

Thank Sara W
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

You have to see this ornate and historic theater when you are in South Bend. Even if you don't see a show, it's worth a look see. I saw Wicked there with my mother and it was a fabulous experience. The stage has obviously been updated continually to accomodate a big Broadway show. The sound was excellent, seating comfortable and... More 

Thank Anita S
South Bend, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a beautiful venue but the add on's increase a ticket by about $20. There is the "convenience fee" and the "historical preservation fee" and if you order on line there is another fee. Add these to an already high price of a ticket depending on the performance you want to see and it really adds up! There is... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been to concerts, ballets and musicals here. All were great, this is a wonderful venue in downtown South Bend

Thank NatalieSP
LaPorte, Indiana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It has a lot of history and beauty! I loved seeing the Nutcracker a few year back here! It was an amazing time.

Thank Jamie2630

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