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Address: 745 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30901
Phone Number: 706-722-8341
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Imperial Theatre is noted in the National Register as critical to the...

The Imperial Theatre is noted in the National Register as critical to the character of the Broad Street Historic District. At ninety-two years old, with its immutable history, Edwardian style structure and current function it is the only medium size traditional proscenium theatre capable of flying scenery in the Augusta area, and for this reason it is a critical component of the infrastructure for area performing arts groups. It is the only performing arts theatre within a 150-mile radius that connects artists and audience members to historic social entertainment by providing a gracious and historic setting for all area citizens.

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A old in town theater being saved and slowly renovated nice new seats installed downstairs. Best seats are front upstairs. Sound still needs improved they do book excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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566 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A old in town theater being saved and slowly renovated nice new seats installed downstairs. Best seats are front upstairs. Sound still needs improved they do book excellent musical groups/Asleep at the Wheel this trip=Texas Swing. It was an outstanding Christmas concert. Yea Ray Bensen !!!

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1 Thank william s
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This elderly theater offers various local companies a smallish stage for their lower-budget productions. It is a hidden gem desperately in need of repairs, which are said to be coming. An old silent movie house, its bas relief ornaments and other character elements are a treat for those raised on sterile playhouses and multiplexes. I have only two complaints: the... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I've been here many times for concerts. My recommendation is that you avoid the balcony seats, bad acoustics up there. Main floor has good acoustics. Gem of an old theatre!

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Thank donna9391
Marietta, Georgia
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566 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We go here two to three times per year for music concerts. Considering it is 150 miles each way for us, you can tell we think it is a good concert place and groups we like get booked there. Unfortunately the siound in the upstairs box seats is terrible; however, the view is good. We hope they improve the sound... More 

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Thank william s
Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Have come here often to see a show. Beautiful old building, if you get a chance a must see of Augusta history.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Always a good venue .. A restored vintage theatre with avid local support. Recommend to anyone, most events include a full bar.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a great community playhouse. It's not fancy. The Augusta Players put on 5-7 shows each year. I've always gone to see a Christmas Carol. I never get sick of it. Puts me in the holiday spirit. For a local group and under budget, the do a good job. They also host other shows from out of town. There... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Old historic theater down town with free on street parking we drive to shows there from Atlanta at least twice per year making the trip twice tnis month. Why! Great shows in a small theater for great ticket prices

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

As a performance venue, Augusta's Imperial Theatre has much to offer. Many of the decorative elements survived past renovations, evoking the theatre's more glorious past. In this intimate venue, sight lines are excellent and the sound quality is very good, although less so in the balcony. For many events, adult beverages are available in the lobby area, and you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This Theatre is a wonderful place to go. Our favorite is the Musical Christmas Carol....We love to have Dinner at Frog Hollow and then to the Theatre. Brings back so many memories of the beautiful old theatres.

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