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Address: 2400 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550-3139
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+1 925-373-6800
12:00 - 18:00
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Good and varied selection of entertainment!

The seating is terrific all through the theater. I thought I'd have difficulty hearing from where we sat, but it was excellent acoustics throughout! We have enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
Livermore, California
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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The seating is terrific all through the theater. I thought I'd have difficulty hearing from where we sat, but it was excellent acoustics throughout! We have enjoyed Handel"s Messiah here on several occasions.

Thank PatSWilson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Bankhead theater is a lovely theater. there are no "obstructed" seats and the sound is managed very well. The entertainment that is brought into this venue is broad in spectrum - Celtic, to Country to Opera - with lots of stops between. There is parking - free! very close by. Come on out for a Saturday or Sunday matinee... More 

Thank ez-2b
Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Really love the Bankhead; the variety of shows and talks is wonderful. From Chinese Drummers, to Nobel laureates on a variety of topics, to the kids version of Nutcracker. Comedy shows, musicals, renowned musicians and performers, there is always something for everyone. Never a bad seat in the house; the acoustics are good, and it retains the feel of a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Bankhead Theater is an asset to Livermore. From children's theater to rock concerts, it suits all.

Thank Melynda R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Last night I watched "Mary Poppins" in this theater and I have to agree with other people who have reviewed this venue. There isn't a bad seat in this theater. It is located in a center that has a great little park in the middle surrounded by wonderful places to eat. It is a family friendly theater that I would... More 

Thank Diana R
Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Not a bad seat in the house. In fact, I often sit in the back. easy to stretch legs, get out to restroom at intermission! Suitability for different ages obviously depends on performance showing. But a big variety of programs meet all tastes.

Thank TBearyj
Livermore, California
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Start with convenient parking and not a bad seat in the house followed by some great presentations with a broad range of performers and you have Livermore's jewel--the Bankhead. I've never been disappointed. It's nice having a large choice of Restaurants nearby,as well.

Thank Pauline T
Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I have been working for 7 yrs when they opened and as well as bring the friendly greeter I have been putting up the many posters & hand outs all over town as well as in Pleasanton & Dunlin

Thank valerielong573
Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

went with an elderly woman for a musical. Nice venue, nice staff. The seats were nice and it seems all the seats would be good. Just an overall pleasant experience. There are also lots of places around to have a snack before or after..

Thank asweet81
Livermore, California
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

I have gone to see performances at the Bankhead Theater many times in the past, probably at least 20. I have seen opera, dance, music, and theatrical performances there. The best feature, other than the excellent atmosphere, is how the seating is arranged. I have sat in every section, near the stage, the last row in the back, the far... More 

Thank jimbob1219

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