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Alabama Theatre

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Address: 1817 3rd Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35203
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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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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

... Theaters I have ever seen. Saw modest mouse there and it was spectacular. The decor of the theatre was as much a part of the experience as the light show. Great, intimate and with nice sight lines.

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Eastaboga, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day concert on April 21. The venue is very nice! I couldn't see a bad seat in the house. Very intimate setting but large enough. Acoustics and sound was good. Very beautiful venue

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Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

If you've never been to the Alabama Theater, your missing one of the treasures of the south. It's like stepping back in time. Great staff. Great decor. The only drawback is that they book a lot of private events and are not always open to the public.

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

My daughter recently participated in a dance competition at the Alabama Theater. What a great place! Bravo to the organization that saved the theater from demolition back in the 80's. They did an amazing job with restoration. I particularly enjoyed watching the competition from both balcony levels. The only negative is that parking can be tricky, but we got lucky... More 

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