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Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

3028 SW 8th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 357-5211
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Ranked #6 of 23 Attractions in Topeka
Type: Theaters
Owner description: TCTA is the nations oldest continuously operating community dinner theatre in the nation. Next year, they celebrate 75 years of bringing live theatre... more » Owner description: TCTA is the nations oldest continuously operating community dinner theatre in the nation. Next year, they celebrate 75 years of bringing live theatre to Northeast Kansas. They offer two performance spaces with a 282 seat dinner theatre and a 150 seat studio theatre offering a large variety of shows 50 out of 52 weeks of the year. « less
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Topeka, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I went to watch them perform Young Frankenstein. This is a dinner Theatre. The show itself was awesome. Talented performers, great direction. The food was just okay with the exception of dessert during intermission where I proceeded to have a most decadent chocolate cake. I highly recommend seeing any of their shows. Have if you have the... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Saw "Catch Me if You Can". It was entertaining and fun. I also found the food good. All in all a nice night!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

TCT is always a great place to go. We have seen comedy, drama, musicals and improv. Check their website. Mary Poppins is there now. There are dinner options and no meal options. Always enjoy the New Year's Eve show.

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have attended the Topeka Civic Theatre many times and the acting, costumes, sets, lighting, and music are always well done. When you include the wide variety of shows, good food, and nice selection of wines and drinks, it is always an evening to be remembered with good friends and family. I have been blessed by being able to take... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If your idea of community theatre is a crowded room, a tiny stage, and mediocre talent, you are in for a big surprise. In terms of facilities, talent and production values this community theatre rivlals the best regional professional theatres. There are two stages, the main stage offering typical community theatre plays and musicals, and a second stage where more... More

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Yuma
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is one of the nicest venues in town and some fun shows. Great seating, small, all seats are good. Popcorn though is $4.00 for a basket which I think is sort of pricey. Check it out - its fun!

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We have seen several plays there and have always had a great time. They find the best local talent. We typically go on a night they don't serve dinner. The food is just okay but the entertainment is always worth the price and my time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We had a fun night out with friends. The musical was funny and the actors/singers were pretty good. The food was better than I expected. It was packed, but the service was fast and friendly.

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Topeka, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

With a great venue and a stellar collection of local talent, Topeka is blessed with brilliant acting, singing and dancing in a cozy and comfortable environment. The main stage brings a nice variety of pieces throughout the year; everything from Shakespeare to Agatha Christie to farce and popular comedy pieces. The smaller stage does edgier plays for adults as well... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The entertainment is top notch.The actors are excellent.there stage presents is exceptional.Enjoyale evening. and good foood.

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