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Grand Opera House

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Address: 651 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201-2605
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+1 478-301-5470
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00

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We have attended numerous events at the Grand Opera House, including the Nutcracker, symphony performances, comedians, and solo and group singing acts. We have sat upstairs... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have attended numerous events at the Grand Opera House, including the Nutcracker, symphony performances, comedians, and solo and group singing acts. We have sat upstairs, downstairs and the balconies. For solo artists such as comedians or singers the box seats are PERFECT. They are real chairs and you have plenty of room. There are 6 seats per box, so... More 

Thank MikenGwen H
Macon, Georgia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Watch the schedule for really great traveling shows. It is a beautiful theater with a huge stage and great acoustics. Don't miss the 'carry it into the theater drinks" that you can purchase at the right Near the entrance. I think they also have tours of the theater but check for times.

Thank Beverly N
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10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have seen a number of plays and concerts. Great little theater. Great place for a date night with your significant other

Thank Durango1715
Perry, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful interior, a must see when visiting macon ga.didnt get to see a play but will try to get back when one is on the calender.

Thank Don P
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Drove down to spend a night in Macon to see a concert here. What a great atmosphere! The only strange thing is the drinking rule but it certainly wasn't a problem...just strange. In all, we loved the place.

Thank tgsandy
Macon, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The grand is a "Grand Ole Dame of The South." In 1908, a production of Ben Hur was shown. A treadmill was installed in the stage to make the live horses and chariots really move. Houdini used the trap doors; one still is used to this day. Thankfully, due to the energies of brilliant people, The Grand was not demolished... More 

Thank Dancerg1
Macon, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have attended many functions at the Grand Opera House. It is a beautiful venue. The acoustics are excellent. I have sat in a variety of sections, including the back row. There is not a bad seat in the house. The balcony seats are a little cramped for leg space, but you can see and hear just fine. The only... More 

Thank reece171
Forsyth, Georgia
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Visit here regularly to attend concerts and plays. The restoration is very impressive. The only negative would be the temperature control. Due to difficulty in maintaining even temps throughout the building.

Thank lintonm2017
Macon, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is such a lovely venue. And if you buy their $10 mug (secure sip top), you can bring your beverage in with you. We bring our cocktails with us (or you can purchase them there as well). Every seat is great.

Thank digitalcarol
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The facility is beautiful, very elegant with good acoustics. In the future I would check more carefully about the particular show to attend before purchasing tickets. We saw "Downtown" , a local production of uneven quality and political overtones that were unexpected. I would recommend the facility as very lovely.

Thank Jean E

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