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Imperial Theatre

Address: 745 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30901
Phone Number: 706-722-8341
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Ranked #2 of 8 Activities in Augusta
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: The Imperial Theatre is noted in the National Register as critical to the character of the Broad...
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Augusta, Georgia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
46 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I liked that this place has historic value and is downtown Augusta. The seats are not very comfortable and the parking is not always convenient but overall, this is a nice place to see the various shows that come to Augusta periodically.

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Martinez, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Seats are comfortable and there is not a bad viewing site in the house. You do not have the sardine feeling in this theater.

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Georgia
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31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Jeanne did a one night stop at the IT and spent a couple hours telling her stories. I'd heard several before, but there were also a number of new stories. Jeanne knows how to tell a funny tale!

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Atlanta, ga
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44 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Old small theater that has been saved and is gradually being restored. Great music events here at very affordable prices; gets us to drive over from Atlanta. Great seats in front rows of balcony. A nice place for a night of live music. Check out their scheduled events and enjoy

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South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I were quite surprised at the age & the charm of this theatre, we loved it! Def will be back to see more shows! It felt like we were in somebody's living room, it had a close family feel and that was one thing that made it really special! I love buildings like this and i'm glad... More 

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Evans, Georgia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The Imperial Theatre is still a gorgeous, historic place. If you ever get the opportunity to go there for any event, please do go. Support this local icon and soak up the ambiance.

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Atlanta
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32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

There are only four stalls in the women's bathroom. Be prepared for a LONG wait. The seating in the balcony is ripped. Paint is peeling off of the beautiful walls. It is just sad. The beauty of the facility must be revived, because the productions are top notch!

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I have seen several shows at the Imperial because I live in Augusta Georgia. I really don't see anything fab about the place. I don't know, maybe I'm missing something.

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