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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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Beautiful Theater

I am an usher for the Columbus Association of Performing Arts and have ushered at the Ohio for the Broadway Series and Ballet Met as well as their summer movie series. I have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Leslie S
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I am an usher for the Columbus Association of Performing Arts and have ushered at the Ohio for the Broadway Series and Ballet Met as well as their summer movie series. I have also attended the Columbus Symphony Orchestra programs. For someone who has never been there they will find it to be a wonderful experience.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Built in 1927, and as fresh and inspiring as when it was first built. The details are amazing! A must see in Columbus.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Our first play with the family. Really enjoyed the view of the show and the cast. The costumes were amazing! Music and everything was great. Place is easy to get to and parking is convenient & close.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
65 helpful votes 65 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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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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82 reviews 82 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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18 attraction reviews
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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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