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Average Score by Location

This report provides a list of show locations and the corresponding average panelist score and average total score, in descending order.

One exception from the scoring is that the 25th Anniversary Special, that aired on October 27, 2018, which is excluded due to the unique Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank format.

Venue City State Average Score Average Total Shows
North Charleston Performing Arts Center Charleston SC 17.66667 53 1
Sangamon Auditorium Springfield IL 16.66667 50 1
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Orlando FL 16.5 49.5 2
Providence Performing Arts Center Providence RI 16 48 1
Hill Auditorium at University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI 15.5 46.5 2
Byham Theater Pittsburgh PA 15.33333 46 1
Merrill Hall at Asilomar Conference Grounds Pacific Grove CA 15.33333 46 1
Orpheum Theatre Memphis TN 15.33333 46 1
Pikes Peak Center Colorado Springs CO 15.33333 46 1
University of Chicago Chicago IL 15.33333 46 1
Fox Theatre Detroit MI 15.16667 45.5 2
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco CA 15 45 1
Eaton Chapel at Beloit College Beloit WI 15 45 1
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando FL 15 45 1
Warner Theatre Washington DC 15 45 1
Pasadena Civic Auditorium Pasadena CA 14.66667 44 2
Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa Phoenix AZ 14.66667 44 1
Capitol Center for the Arts Concord NH 14.66667 44 1
East County Performing Arts Center El Cajon CA 14.66667 44 1
Miller Auditorium Kalamazoo MI 14.66667 44 1
New York University's Skirball Center New York City NY 14.66667 44 1
Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University Winston-Salem NC 14.66667 44 1
Wheeler Opera House Aspen CO 14.66667 44 1
Riverside Theater Milwaukee WI 14.41667 43.25 4
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami FL 14.33333 43 2
Music Center at Strathmore North Bethesda MD 14.33333 43 2
Straz Center for the Performing Arts Tampa FL 14.33333 43 2
Academy of Music Philadelphia PA 14.33333 43 1
Ikeda Theater Mesa AZ 14.33333 43 1
Schuster Performing Arts Center Dayton OH 14.33333 43 1
State Theatre Minneapolis MN 14.33333 43 1
Van Duzer Theatre at Humboldt State University Arcata CA 14.33333 43 1
Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park Chicago IL 14.2381 42.71429 7
Abravanel Hall Salt Lake City UT 14.16667 42.5 2
Brown Theatre Houston TX 14.16667 42.5 2
Fox Theatre Atlanta GA 14 42 4
John Lyman Center at Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 14 42 3
Carolina Theatre Durham NC 14 42 2
Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Charlotte NC 14 42 1
Eastern Kentucky University's Center for the Arts Richmond KY 14 42 1
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Baltimore MD 14 42 1
Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College Towson MD 14 42 1
Morris Performing Arts Center South Bend IN 14 42 1
Oklahoma City Civic Center Oklahoma City OK 14 42 1
Orpheum Theater Center Sioux Falls SD 14 42 1
Palace Theatre Manchester NH 14 42 1
Paramount Theatre Seattle WA 13.91667 41.75 4
Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill NC 13.88889 41.66667 3
Powell Hall St. Louis MO 13.83333 41.5 2
Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville TN 13.66667 41 3
Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University Washington DC 13.66667 41 2
Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center Newark NJ 13.66667 41 2
Century II Concert Hall Wichita KS 13.66667 41 1
Dolby Theatre Los Angeles CA 13.66667 41 1
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Virginia Beach VA 13.66667 41 1
Bass Concert Hall Austin TX 13.58333 40.75 4
Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines IA 13.5 40.5 2
Parker Playhouse Fort Lauderdale FL 13.5 40.5 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Vienna VA 13.4 40.2 5
Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls OH 13.33333 40 1
Comerica Theatre Phoenix AZ 13.33333 40 1
Coronado Performing Arts Center Rockford IL 13.33333 40 1
Durham Performing Arts Center Durham NC 13.33333 40 1
Lebanon Opera House Lebanon NH 13.33333 40 1
Lied Center for Perfoming Arts Lincoln NE 13.33333 40 1
Palace Theatre Columbus OH 13.33333 40 1
Proctors Theatre Schenectady NY 13.33333 40 1
Chase Auditorium Chicago IL 13.30838 39.92516 481
Tanglewood/Koussevitzky Music Shed Lenox MA 13.27778 39.83333 6
Home/Remote Studios - - 13.1451 39.43529 85
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts Philadelphia PA 13 39 5
Laurie Auditorium at Trinity University San Antonio TX 13 39 1
Louisville Palace Theatre Louisville KY 13 39 1
Music Hall at Fair Park Dallas TX 13 39 1
Pease Auditorium Ypsilanti MI 13 39 1
Samford University Wright Center Birmingham AL 13 39 1
Savannah Civic Center Savannah GA 13 39 1
Symphony Center Chicago IL 13 39 1
Chautauqua Auditorium Boulder CO 12.88889 38.66667 3
Beckman Auditorium Pasadena CA 12.83333 38.5 2
Centennial Hall at The University of Arizona Tuscon AZ 12.83333 38.5 2
Victoria Theatre Dayton OH 12.83333 38.5 2
Wang Theatre Boston MA 12.8 38.4 5
Harris Theater Chicago IL 12.75 38.25 4
Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis MN 12.66667 38 2
State Theatre at Playhouse Square Cleveland OH 12.66667 38 2
AT&T Performing Arts Center Dallas TX 12.66667 38 1
Cincinnati Music Hall Cincinatti OH 12.66667 38 1
Eccles Theater Salt Lake City UT 12.66667 38 1
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Louisville KY 12.66667 38 1
Lerner Theatre Elkhart IN 12.66667 38 1
Lincoln Theatre Washington DC 12.66667 38 1
McFarlin Auditorium Dallas TX 12.66667 38 1
Nokia Theatre Los Angeles CA 12.66667 38 1
Ohio Theatre Columbus OH 12.66667 38 1
War Memorial Opera House San Francisco CA 12.66667 38 1
Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ Chicago IL 12.55753 32.67284 324
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Hartford CT 12.55556 37.66667 3
Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall Berkeley CA 12.53333 37.6 5
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland OR 12.46667 37.4 5
BAM: Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn NY 12.41667 37.25 4
Clowes Memorial Hall Indianapolis IN 12.33333 37 1
Diana Wortham Theatre Asheville NC 12.33333 37 1
NPR Studios Washington DC 12.33333 37 1
Power Center for the Performing Arts Ann Arbor MI 12.33333 37 1
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Asheville NC 12.33333 37 1
Carnegie Hall New York City NY 12.2 36.6 5
Arlington Theatre at UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CA 12 36 1
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Atlanta GA 12 36 1
Fox Theatre St. Louis MO 12 36 1
Michigan Theater Ann Arbor MI 12 36 1
Mulroy Civic Center Syracuse NY 12 36 1
Palace Theater Waterbury CT 12 36 1
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Denver CO 12 36 1
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Sarasota FL 12 36 1
Studebaker Theater Chicago IL 11.85938 35.57812 64
Benedum Center Pittsburgh PA 11.83333 35.5 2
Nourse Theater/Sydney Goldstein Theater San Francisco CA 11.75 35.25 4
Greek Theatre Los Angeles CA 11.66667 35 2
Kingsbury Hall at University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 11.66667 35 2
Bama Theatre Tuscaloosa AL 11.66667 35 1
Davis Concert Hall Fairbanks AK 11.66667 35 1
Folly Theatre Kansas City MO 11.66667 35 1
KJZZ Phoenix AZ 11.66667 35 1
Merrill Auditorium Portland ME 11.5 34.5 2
San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego CA 11.5 34.5 2
Moore Theatre Seattle WA 11.33333 34 2
Altria Theater Richmond VA 11.33333 34 1
Buell Theater Denver CO 11.33333 34 1
Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts Houston TX 11.33333 34 1
Overture Center for the Arts Madison WI 11.33333 34 1
Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas NV 11.33333 34 1
Red River Music Hall Tempe AZ 11.33333 34 1
Fitzgerald Theater St. Paul MN 11 33 2
Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts New Orleans LA 11 33 1
Norwalk Concert Hall Norwalk CT 11 33 1
Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall New York City NY 11 33 1
TBD Baltimore MD 11 33 1
Goodman Theatre Chicago IL 10.66667 32 2
Baton Rouge River Center Baton Rouge LA 10.66667 32 1
Sam's Town Las Vegas NV 10.66667 32 1
Shea's Buffalo Theatre Buffalo NY 10.66667 32 1
Akron Civic Theatre Akron OH 10.33333 31 1
Jewett Center at Westminster College Salt Lake City UT 10.33333 31 1
Saenger Theatre New Orleans LA 10.16667 30.5 2
Morse Auditorium Boston MA 9.33333 28 1
Rochester Auditorium Theatre Rochester NY 9.33333 28 1
UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures Santa Barbara CA 8.33333 25 1
Hawaii Theatre Honolulu HI 7 21 1