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State Theatre

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Address: 805 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number: +1 612-339-7007
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00

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Gorgeous!

What a beautiful place to see a concert. Hubby and I saw Boz Scaggs. The venue was gorgeous and ornate. And the sound was incredible. I don't think there is a bad seat in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2014
Pamela L
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place to see a concert. Hubby and I saw Boz Scaggs. The venue was gorgeous and ornate. And the sound was incredible. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. With most older theaters the seats are crowded. It didn't feel crowded at all. We traveled 4 hours to see the show. We will... More 

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Albertville, Minnesota
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

The lobby was very eloquent. The theatre has a very comfortable feel and I would recommend seeing a play or concert there.

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Thank Sergeant56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

No bad seats, the architect is gorgeous, we love the two seats and table between, never felt crowded!!!

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Thank Donna B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Saw a couple of my favorite artists here, never thought they could sound better than they already did, but the state theatre is a beautiful venue!

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Thank kmande0
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Went last night to Sarah McLachlan. It is an ornate theatre and has decent amenities. The staff is pretty serious about taking care of the trouble-makers so the rest of us enjoy our experience. The sound is great and every seat on the main floor is a good view of the stage.

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Love seeing musicals here. Gorgeous old theater. Great sound. Sonderful views of the stage. Long lines for bathrooms at intermission, so make sure you go before it starts.

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

My wife and I have attended both a concert and a comedy show at this theater this year. Both of our experiences were very positive. The venue is beautiful, and we found the acoustics to be fine for both the concert and the show. The seating (and seat comfort) is about what you would expect from an older theater such... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Fun place for an evening. VERY overpriced drinks!! Two cocktails cost us $33. Next time we'll bring our own water in with us.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

I can understand the dilemma for the owners of State Theatre. On the one hand it is historic, the architecture, the artwork, the whole look and feel is very 1921, the year it was built. According to Wikipedia it was at one time state of the art. It used to have a glass stage to allow amazing lighting effects, and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a great place to see either a show or concert. I mainly attend concerts here, and they have all sounded great. The acoustics are good, and the views are good from almost anywhere.

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