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Address: 39 East State St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: 614-469-1045
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Broadway shows are performed in this historic theater.

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The Ohio Theatre is a wonderful venue for theatre and the arts. Beautiful architecture, great acoustics, many restaurants nearby, easy parking. We have enjoyed every event we've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Albany, Ohio
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New Albany, Ohio
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ohio Theatre is a wonderful venue for theatre and the arts. Beautiful architecture, great acoustics, many restaurants nearby, easy parking. We have enjoyed every event we've been to there. The staff is helpful and courteous.

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The inside of the Ohio Theater is absolutely beautiful, and the acoustics are great for a show! My girlfriends and I had a great Ladies Night a couple weeks back, when we saw "The Sound of Music" there. The ushers there are very helpful, and they get you to your seat right away. So, take a step back in time... More 

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Thank mmessick
United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My 8 year old loved it and is ready to go back to. The Snow Princess did a wonderful job! A take your family to see fun evening!

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New York
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Columbus has at least two (there are more) historic theaters in the heart of downtown. The Ohio Theater is gorgeous to look at, and is very well suited to all and any events that are scheduled there. We go there quite often, and look forward to our next event.

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Thank terryj140
Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This magnificent theater was originally built as a movie palace during the era of silent films. Its elaborately outfitted interior was restored to its original splendor when the theater was saved from the wrecking ball many years ago, and the venue is now used for a variety of purposes, including touring companies of Broadway stage productions, and CAPA's Summer Movie... More 

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Thank tom q
Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location for shows. Lots of restaurants nearby. Definitely the most beautiful theater in Columbus!

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Powell, Ohio
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a chance to see a show at this theater, DO IT. It is a classic, old style theater with tons of charm and decor and the productions here are top notch. Opt for the forward rows of the mezzanine or seats in the first 20-30 rows on the main floor. Further back and the viewing angle plus... More 

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columbus, ohio
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ohio Theater is an historic landmark that was almost lost to the people of Ohio in the 1970's. Donors got together and saved it---so glad they did--it is spectacular for whatever event you are there .

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love this little piece of history. I've had the pleasure of visiting the Ohio Theater on several different occasions for the past 25 years - orchestra performances, plays, musicals and comedy shows. There's not a bad seat in the house. No matter how many times I've been - I am always in awe at the beauty of this theater.

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Columbus "classic" dating back to the 1920's has survived and now offers a wide range of culture, music and drama on its famed stage. Whether old movies, orchestra music and/or Broadway shows, we love this "star" in Columbus with a handy location just south of the Statehouse. Lots of great memories from here at the Ohio Theater.

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