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Lensic Performing Arts Center

211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Thought Provoking

Perfect evening addition to a Sante Fe day. A great location to inspire thought and experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stacy L
Try and get tickets before you come to Santa Fe

This building is so well maintained. Beautiful. The best way to experience the Lensic is by... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
The Village, Manhattan, NY
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We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the historic Lensic Theater, a cornerstone of downtown Santa Fe since 1931. The Lensic presents and supports local and national artists and serves as a center for education, community and youth events through its accessible and affordable programming.
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211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect evening addition to a Sante Fe day. A great location to inspire thought and experience the brains of Sante Fe!

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This building is so well maintained. Beautiful. The best way to experience the Lensic is by attending a performance (we were lucky enough to have been able to get tickets by waiting for returns just prior to the show). If possible, before going to Santa...More

Thank stephrab
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing performance at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Non- stop entertainment by these gentlemen was a perfect holiday evening. The Lensic is a must see when in Santa Fe.

Thank Cynthia102323
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was in Santa Fe on vacation on my own for a few days before my son arrived to join me. On my first day in the city, I passed the Lesnic while walking from my hotel to the Plaza. I was looking for something...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Lensic is a "must see" for any visit to Santa Fe. Built in 1931, it was in social center of the city. It underwent a major renovation around 2000 and it is a jewel to enjoy. They offer plays, classical music, films, concerts -...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This spectacular showcase is designed in moorish style Spanish architecture and yet is cozy - not warm, since they always run the a/c on high! But the lensic offers great entertainment all year long. This past Sunday we enjoyed a special treat with the "friends...More

Thank jfmolanphy
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful inside but the seats were a little uncomfortable. Acoustics were great and I don't think there is a bad view in the house.

Thank PrsTrainer
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It does not matter what is playing here - GO. The theater itself is beautiful and the seating and acoustics are as good as could be found anywhere. It was a movie theater and movies are still on its weekly agenda.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just saw the Shanghai Acrobats at the Lensic in Santa Fe. Their performance was first rate. They followed a story line with their acrobatics, followed by four acts and a finale. They are in top shape, and pulled off some very...More

Thank terry s
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We had high expectations as Savion Glover has a great reputation. But we found the show a little too long and the straight tapping for the whole first segment a bit daunting. It was a show for tap aficionados but left the rest of us...More

Thank Jane A
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24 June 2017|
Response from Cynthia102323 | Reviewed this property |
The Lensic has an Event Calendar on their website.
23 June 2017|
Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
August 3rd - National Theatre Live in HD - Salome August 5th - Chris Botti August 9th & 10th - Stars of American Ballet
4 March 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
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