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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
205 252 2262
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Ranked #5 of 43 attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
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HOOVER
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We always enjoy going to movies at the Alabama Theater. There is a great sense of culture and history in this theater. And of course, we love the yearly Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball in October!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The best place in Birmingham to take in a Christmas flick. This is a real treasure in our city. It is a great place to spend New Year's Eve for a night of music and celebration.

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Alabama
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192 reviews 192 reviews
35 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Go enjoy the summer season of movies at the grand dame of theaters in Birmingham. Huge screen, great decor and really fabulous old theatre. Take a stroll through time and sit in the balcony.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have loved seeing movies here at Christmas time. Also went during the summer series. It's a treat to be in such a beautiful theatre! You feel like you should be dressed all fancy to go see a movie, but you can wear your jeans! ;)

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Auburn, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a MUST at Christmas! Our family has enjoyed going to the movies here every Christmas. Singing carols with the audience is a special treat. And if you're lucky, you might even get to witness a proposal!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is a historical Landmark and it is gorgeous. There's very intricate detail work that has been painstakingly restored. Nice wide comfortable seats and leg room.

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Decatur, Alabama, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I went a while ago but I remember how pretty it was. The place is covered in mirrors when you first walk in.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The theatre was beautiful, there is not a bad seat in the house. The acoustics were great for our concert. Loved it! Just wish our hotel had been as nice!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The interior is opulent. Truly remarkable and one of the most beautiful theatres in the country. The only draw back is that the concessions can get backed up with long lengthy lines. Also some of the sight lines of the stage can be difficult on the tier because of the slope of the seats. I'd recommend getting a seat on... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have seen many live shows (my favorite) as well as old movies but my favorite is Phantom of the Opera in black & White!

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