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Ohio Theater

39 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215
614-469-1045
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Ranked #2 of 76 attractions in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: Broadway shows are performed in this historic theater.
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Gahanna, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Everyone who lives here or visits should visit the Ohio Theater! It's absolutely beautiful! A true Columbus, Ohio gem!

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New Albany, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Ohio Theatre is ornate and plush in the Art Deco style to which it was restored. It is fun gazing at its beauty. However, it was really built as a movie theatre. Therefore, the acoustics in the rear of the main floor are so-so, an issue for some concert goers and attendees at the plays.

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Springfield, Ohio
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15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you wish to see what the Golden Age of Theatre was like, look no further than the Ohio Theatre in downtown Columbus. It really does not matter what kind of performance you see, this theatre is one of the best preserved and majestic theatres in America. The Ohio Theatre is designed in Spanish Baroque with a seating capacity of... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Classic Movies every night in July. Easy walk or CoGo from the Hilton Columbus Downtown. You will not be disappointed

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Columbus, Ohio
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Ohio Theatre is exactly how a REALTHEATRE 'S architecture represents! I feel privileged to be a part of its history and cultural contributions. I am so anxious to see Disney presents 'The Lion King' touring company forthe first time this October! I have my tickets, do you? PS--the summer movie series of old classics is something to be shared... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I went to see the book of Mormon here and had such an excellent time. The staff were so kind and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We keep coming back to the Ohio because of their diverse programming. Some of our favorites have included a Valentine's day concert and their summer movie series. Take a step back in time when you enter the lobby!

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New York, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

so funny. crude humor, so only watch is you like that. definitely written by the south park ppl. showed me alot about mormons. the interior of this building is beautiful. very old school traditional luxury. comfy seats. huge interior. clean bathrooms. the water fountains are cherubs, which is pretty cool.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Whether it is for a symphony performance, stage play, or the summer movie series, you should visit. You can also get a free tour by visiting the CATCO web site. The tour includes a fascinating demonstration of the Morton organ. Craig Wilson, the organist, also performs 30 minutes before a movie start and at intermission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As a lifelong resident in Columbus, its great to see some of our old treasures still thriving. Nearly shut down many years ago, it was saved by some groups and restored to its former glory. The theatre is gorgeous inside with the old carved decor of polished gold and rich tones in the carpet and walls. Crystal chandeliers adorn the... More

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