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Rylander Theatre

310 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709
(229)931-0001
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Americus
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Sep 15, 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I had the opportunity to see a show here while on a little vacation. I always try to go to local theater productions and experience some of the beautiful theaters that need our support. check this one out!

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Americus, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I've been to the Rylander several times for different events, it's a beautiful attraction in itself. They've hosted Beauty Pageants, Dance Recitals, and Annie Plays (for many years) that I've attended. The employees were friendly, the restroom (women's, don't know about the men's) were very clean, and the coffee shop is an added attraction.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

There were no official tours but an actor happened to be there and showed us around. He even took our picture and we really had a good time.

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Tifton, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Organ music before the play was outstanding. Play was good for a local community troupe. Price was good. The renovation of the theater is outstanding.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

I love this gorgeous and historic venue. Pretty enough to get married in with some terrific seating! The restoration was done magnificently... A must see in Americus...

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RylanderDirector, Manager at Rylander Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words about our beautiful theatre! As a matter of fact, there have been 3 weddings at the Rylander, my own being the most recent in 2010. I booked the theatre as a wedding venue before ever taking the job as Managing Director. It was suggested to me and I fell in love with it... More

Tyrone, Georgia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We were visiting Americus and saw an event advertised at the Rylander and decided to go. Classic, movie palace with an organ. I was actually surprised to see two balconies. It is not too big so I think you could probably see from most anywhere. Seating was comfortable.

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RylanderDirector, Manager at Rylander Theatre, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to stop in and visit the Rylander on your trip to Americus. We certainly hope you'll come back the next time you're in town! More

Sharpsburg, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The box office manager let us go in and look around and take pictures of this beautiful decorated theater. It felt like a minature of the famous Fox Theater in Atlanta.

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Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We enjoyed a concert at this renovated theater and were utterly charmed by the 1920s decor. Don't miss the art work in the lobby.

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RylanderDirector, General Manager at Rylander Theatre, responded to this review

The artwork in the lobby is the work of local artist Jeff Williams. His information can be found on the Rylander Theatre website. We are so fortunate to display his beautiful paintings as they compliment the Art Deco decor of the theatre so well. We are so glad you enjoyed both the concert and our beautiful theatre! More

Americus
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124 reviews 124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Some years back Americus made a commitment to preserve its downtown. Included in the revitalization was an extensive restoration of the Rylander Theater. Whether you come for a performance of blue grass, combined choirs of Albany, Macon and Americus, or a Sumter Players performance, the experience is a double treat because of the venue. Make it a special evening: have... More

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Sharpsburg, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We made arrangements for a tour of the renovated theater. Very beautiful. Close to our hotel. Would love to go back during a show.

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RylanderDirector, General Manager at Rylander Theatre, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour of our beautiful and historic theatre. We hope you'll be our guests again for one of our many upcoming live performances. Thank you for thinking of us while you were in Americus! More

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