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Address: 39 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: 614-469-1045
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Description: Broadway shows are performed in this historic theater.

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A big Wow

It's really wow type theater. We were thr for our convention for 3 days. We and our group member were staying at Hotel Sheraton ,which is some foot steps apart. We loved the red... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Subha87
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It's really wow type theater. We were thr for our convention for 3 days. We and our group member were staying at Hotel Sheraton ,which is some foot steps apart. We loved the red interior and golden wonderful works .It's seems like kings empire . Best decorated theater in USA.

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NW Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful theaters I have been to in the U.S. The wallpaper is a rich brocade, the seats are covered with a crushed velvet and the intricate gold work throughout the ceiling area is gorgeous. The bathrooms are located downstairs. There are several nearby parking areas. I think the one most commonly used is under... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The Ohio Theater is actually beautiful inside, and even worth a walk around when the show is not going on. I have been there for many shows, and I just love it. I've never had a "bad seat," regardless of how many different places I ended up seated, based on what I was willing to pay for tickets. But you... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Husband and I road-tripped up from Cincinnati to see Newsies here this past weekend, and really loved the space. The theater was built in 1928 and is absolutely beautiful. Additionally, we sat in the back of the mezzanine and were actually pretty impressed with the leg room and sight lines, something I've run into problems with in other theaters, depending... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Baroque and grand venue. Accessible by private and public transport. Nicely tucked away in a side-street. Just stunning. The event we went to was awesome and I hope to go there more often.

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Columbus, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed the show Newsies at the Ohio Theater. The theater is old but beautiful. We had seats in the balcony and had to take the stairs to get there. At first it was hard to hear the cast but it got better. Next time we will pay up for lower seats. To get to the ladies room you had... More 

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Waltham, MA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have many beautiful historic old theaters in Boston but the décor of this theater is breathtaking. We understand it was saved from the wrecking ball some years ago, and thank Goddess that happened. I'm not sure how to describe the décor other than unique; perhaps MGM-extravaganza with Egyptian influence...I don't know what to call it, but go online to... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A season ticket holder, I enjoy most of the performances scheduled at the Theater. When you can't make a particular event, they work to reschedule near the seats we normally subscribe to. And the slate of performances is wide ranging.

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A wonderful gem of a theater, lovingly restored ornate movie house now a major live theater and a good place to see a show. You feel special just walking in there. Good variety of different entertainment around the year.

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Marysville
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196 reviews 196 reviews
29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This was an early show in this run of the Nutcracker. There were some dancer errors. However, the show was great. I always love hearing the symphony. This theater is a very, very nice place and the whole family loves coming here. There are places to eat and have a drink close. This theater should be a must visit place... More 

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