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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
205 252 2262
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Ranked #5 of 44 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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Alexandria, AL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I have visited this theatre a few times and each time is still a thrill. The Alabama is full of rich history and is a very beautiful building. I have had the thrill of taking my daughter here also, and hope to take her again time and time again.

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Orange Park, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Impressive auditorium and public areas; don't miss the organ recital if it's being offered prior to your show. If you sit on the sides of the balcony, though, choose your seat carefully - it isn't tiered, so you may end up looking at the head of the person in front of you.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Alabama theatre is a wonderful and beautiful venue with great shows and different goings on all year long. As a performer who has been backstage and onstage, the facilities are awesome and they keep true to the original design of the theatre all across the board. Great place and great stories are told here.

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Birmingham, AL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Caught 2 of the summer movie series this year. It's always a delight to visit the gorgeous AL theatre! The beauty and detail of the interior never ceases to amaze me! The organ playing and "sing a long" before all the shows are a hoot. I took family visiting from out of town. They really enjoyed it! The Alabama Theatre:... More

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HOOVER
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88 reviews 88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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223 reviews 223 reviews
45 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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