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Alabama Theatre

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Address: 1817 3rd Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
Phone Number: 205 252 2262
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927...

After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.

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Since 2008 I have made many trips to the Historic Alabama Theater. There are Summer and Winter (Christmas specific movies) film series on Fridays and Sundays. There are also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2016
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Since 2008 I have made many trips to the Historic Alabama Theater. There are Summer and Winter (Christmas specific movies) film series on Fridays and Sundays. There are also children's film series on Thursdays and other times (just check their website). My favorite time to visit this venue is for the Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball which features 2 costume contests... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I've been going to the Alabama since I was a kid and have been overwhelmed every time I have been there. In between visits, you forget just how awesome this building is. Thankfully it has been preserved! I've seen movies, shows and concerts, attended events and even one wedding. During high school, they even allowed us to film inside for... More 

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Northport, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

A beautiful building. The acoustics were good for the concert I went to there. My only concern is that the lighting is poor towards the back of the auditorium and on the upper levels. Be sure to watch your step!

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Pell City, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Our family loves to go to the Alabama Theater. It's always a fun experience to go see a classic movie in such a grand theater.

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Thank Tim G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I have attended several events at this venue since the remodeling and reopening. The acoustics are amazing, I don't believe that there is a "Bad" seat in the house!!

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Wadley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Bring it live tour. The venue was easy to find and the process to get in was easy. When we arrived it was raining we were not allowed to bring in our umbrella if it didn't fit in our bags. Thankfully ours did. The lobby is not that big so it was very crowded. There were... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Alabama has it all and is very well renovated. It is 1928 theater at its best, complete with a great Wurlitzer organ. comfort is good and parking is also OK.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

If you are planning on attending an event, I strongly suggest you get good tickets because there is no big screen to see the performers. However the seating is pretty good. We had tickets midway near the top and we could see the stage, however, if the tickets would have been further up, I do not think we would had... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife, my son and daughter in law went to this historic theatre to watch the Sound of Music for the umpteenth time. I had never been to the Alabama Theatre, in spite of living here in Birmingham for over 11 years. Gorgeous place, very nostalgic, really well done- if you've never been here, you need to go!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Love going to this old theater. If you are going to a concert make sure to sit on ground level. Sound is not so great in the balcony. Still a fabulous venue!!

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