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Pabst Theater

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144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3519
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Nice old venue. No bad seats unless you sit by rude obnoxious people which is not the theaters fault. I just wish the security would have done something about it. They were told. Will be back.

1  Thank Bo H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Saw Paula Poundstone sat in the balcony wonderful seats. Staff was friendly and helpful to assist us in finding our seats.

1  Thank Kyle K
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Have seen quite a few events over the years at this venue and it’s always a positive experience. We were there a few weeks ago for a Celebrating David Bowie concert and it was just outstanding. The venue is clean, well maintained and restored, they...More

Thank geckoroxxx
Reviewed 28 March 2018

PARKING: We parked at the Wyndham parking that connects to the venue. That was very convenient. SECURITY: We were scanned with metal detectors and bags searched. However, I noticed towards the end of the performance, NONE of the doors had security at them so ANYONE...More

Thank UndercoverTravelerUS
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

First time at Pabst.Loved it .Great sound really nice staff.Saw Michael Schenker group.Great looking old time theatre high ceiling.i will be back.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This was an event sponsored by the Milwaukee JCC, Samson Foundation. Bernice King (daughter of Dr MLK), & Susannah Heschel (daughter of Rabbi Abraham Heschel) spoke and shared their views on today’s struggles and parts of their fathers memories as children. Thank You Mark Shapiro...More

Thank Moonlover1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A great old theatre. Went to see the Irish Rovers. The sound was good, the lighting good, the seats comfortable. A nice old theatre that made the concert experience even better.

Thank Dan1721
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is one of my favorite venues to see a show. The sound is great and the building is beautiful. I am so happy that Milwaukee has held on to this gem.

Thank Elaine_aldea
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We finally had the best opportunity to see the Steely Dan Tribute Band named Steely Dane at the Pabst Theater!... We have never been to this setting but the acoustics were outstanding. We felt like the concert was being recorded and I cannot rave about...More

Thank breaks007
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the Pabst Mansion because it was decorated for Christmas and I love the workmanship of days gone by and I was ready for some Christmas cheer. I was not disappointed. I was impressed immediately by the stunning antler chandelier in the foye. The...More

Thank Carol S
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26 February 2018|
Response from breaks007 | Reviewed this property |
We were not familiar with that side of the river in downtown Milwaukee. However, there is an "underground" parking lot that is part of the city Center complex and we felt it was very safe. It connects actually to the... More