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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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Nothing ordinary here

Luciano Pavarotti performed in every theater in the world, yet he particularly remembered this one for its over-the-top decor, Arabian rococo vernacular, I think it's called... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Luciano Pavarotti performed in every theater in the world, yet he particularly remembered this one for its over-the-top decor, Arabian rococo vernacular, I think it's called. Hey, it's terrific. When the Phantom of the Opera traveling troupe arrived in Columbus, they discovered that the ornate proscenium arch they had brought with them wasn't as ornate as the one that was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful inside, feel transported to another time when you're watching a show. They have a program for everyone year round, my fav is the summer movie series. Staff is pleasant, buying tickets and finding a seat is easy. Parking across the street at the Statehouse is convenient. Concessions are minimal, just be prepared to eat before after. Restroom lines can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Ohio Theater is my favorite theater in Columbus. It is so intimate and beautiful. The staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

No better place to see a show whether a concert or a musical or a local event this is a beautiful venue. Parking is close, restaurants close. Great for date nights or family nights out.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The theatre is amazingly beautiful. The seating is comfortable and the show was fantastic. We saw the Nutrcracker Ballet and it was perfection. Parking isn't bad either. There is a parking garage located near the theatre and it is well worth it.

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

It doesn't matter what you're going to see there, the building is so wonderful. From the grand lobby to the beautiful interior - it's a real gem. The programming is great because of the variety year-round.

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I saw Jersey Boys there. I saw several concerts there & 50 yrs. ago I saw movies there & I thought the place was great as a young man & now as an old man. It is a real treasure. They could not build a place like this now. Not a bad seat in the house either.

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Woodsfield, Oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We visited the Oh Theater for a Bill O'Riley show. A wonderful theater. They have really tried to keep the historical aspect of the building along with a new concept also. A very inviting place. The ushers were very friendly and knew all about their theater. They are all volunteers. Highly recommend a visit when in Cleveland.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We love coming to the Ohio Theater to see the Columbus Symphany Orchestra perform. This is a great destination for those who love music. This theater is lovely, well maintained and the sound of the performances that we have attended are always excellent, no matter where seated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Saw several shows here. Gorgeous theater. The most fun here though is as a family to see the summer movie series. Totally recommend it!!

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