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Address: 683 Ohio St, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3525
Phone Number: +1 812-232-8076
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This iconic Terre Haute landmark opened on January 28, 1922, and occupies a...

This iconic Terre Haute landmark opened on January 28, 1922, and occupies a special place in American theatre architecture design. The Theatre was built by Terre Haute resident T.W. Barhydt to be a lasting gift to the city of Terre Haute and it was designed by America’s preeminent designer John Eberson to be his first prototype “Atmospheric Theatre” which became his signature style that is recognized to be the gold standard of American theatre design. Throughout its rich history, the Theatre has hosted a wide range of events that have included vaudeville, cinema, performing arts and community celebrations of all types. Through restoration efforts which began in May 2013, the Indiana Theatre’s heritage has been preserved and the Indiana has been reborn as a 1,600 seat full service event center which can host a wide range of community gatherings that include live entertainment, performing arts, cinema, wedding events, and fundraisers. While visiting our proud and historic city, we encourage you to visit this downtown treasure which has served as a vault for Terre Haute memories since 1922.

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What a beautiful place to just visit and experience an event at! You can feel the history here.

What a beautiful place to just visit and experience an event at! You can feel the history here. You can also tell they have put a lot of time and effort into refurbishing this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to just visit and experience an event at! You can feel the history here. You can also tell they have put a lot of time and effort into refurbishing this venue and it shows. If you have a date you should visit there website and grab some tickets for any event because the environment is very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning Event venue with unmatched elegance and History! Event staff to help you every step of the way. Dreams do come true at The Indiana Theatre!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding in the evening at the theater and was very disappointed that there was no air conditioning. Evidently it had broken down days before and the management never even thought to contact the wedding party and discuss options. We understand things like this can happen but their lack of communication with the bride and groom was nonexistent... More 

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Fort White, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

My mom used to take me to watch Disney movies here when they first came out. Yes, I'm 50 years old, it was a long time ago. However, I also saw my first horror movie here, the very first Friday the 13th when it was brand new in theaters. And I went to my first Rock concert here. The Indiana... More 

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Our daughter and her husband recently held their wedding reception at the Indiana Theatre. Wonderful venue. Loads of space, in what was the main lobby, for tables and dining arrangements. In the theatre space, they accommodated the bar and dancing area and were able to show a continuous slide show of the couple and their families growing up. What a... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

As many have already stated, the building is very historic. I attended a wedding and reception there in August. The air conditioning was out, so they made the attempt to cool it with some industrial air conditioning units, but it did not work. The wedding was held on stage and the seats were HORRIBLE. The noise from the A/C units... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Beautiful old building, built like a old opera house. Craftmanship and design like nothing I have seen , a true treasure. I have seen movies, concerts and presentations here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Indiana Theatre is the gem of Terre Haute. This building showcases the architecture of old- old money, that is. The community keeps up the appearance and offers a wide range of activities, shows, and events for recreation and fundraising. Rocky Horror is a MUST!

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Bloomfield, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Love the architecture. Was very impressed with this beautiful theater. Would love to get back to watch a play.

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Rosedale, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

The architecture of this theater is amazing. I just wish they played more adult movies here. The best thing is the summer kids movies.

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