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Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1921
+1 775-686-6610
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Lovely Performing Arts Center

I attended a musical performance, and found the staff assistance to be high quality, the seating to... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Brian B
Beautiful Theater and Friendly Staff

My family went to see a Mythbusters type show a few months ago. Very accommodating seating... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Rachel C
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 National Historic Register.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1921
+1 775-686-6610
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I attended a musical performance, and found the staff assistance to be high quality, the seating to be very good, and the acoustics to be excellent.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My family went to see a Mythbusters type show a few months ago. Very accommodating seating arrangement, and the staff were able to fix a small error in the ticketing department. I love visiting the Pioneer, it's a great Reno landmark.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Husband and I have thoroughly enjoyed every play and musical we have attended at this super theater. The traveling company who presents the musicals is just terrific. We have never been disappointed. We have seen The Book of Mormon, Dirty Dancing, and many other musicals...More

Thank vickialamo
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Pioneer Center had been the place for music and dance and theatre in Reno since I was a girl growing up here. We are currently season ticket holders for the annual Broadway series of shows. The productions are 1st class. And the theatre is...More

Thank jmcgma
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I practically grew up in this theater as my Mother was a principal performer with the local opera company. When recently I had the privilege of singing with the Philharmonic here, I found lots of nostalgic sentiment floating around in my brain, and it was...More

Thank NaunieG
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went here to see a show this month and had a wonderful time seen the Illusionist amazing. Seats are very comfortable and any seat is great really. Some show come with a free drink before show. Need more than 1 bartender just FYI it's...More

Thank hannonbunch5
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We traveled to NY and saw Book of Mormon. It was our first show. We then saw Book of Mormon here. The shows here are every bit as good as Broadway and way more affordable. Regardless of the ticket cost here, you are getting real...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is an older venue but well maintained. Easy access to parking and the downtown area. It has a neat appearance and the main floor is below ground level. Good acoustics along with comfortable seats. Staff was friendly. But did seat us in the wrong...More

Thank sunnski
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Pioneer Center is an invaluable community partner for the arts in Washoe County. Without their generosity, school children in the surrounding areas would not have access or exposure to music or other performing arts.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I come here 7 to 10 times a year. Everyone here is nice, seats are great, shows are fantastic. Every seat has fabulous view of the stage. My only complaint is parking, there isnt enough spaces not by far. I'm disabled & always have to...More

Thank Donna A
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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