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Capitol Theatre

1015 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2709
+1 304-233-4470
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Highlight of our Wheeling trip!

We aren't much on cities, more nature lovers than anything BUT Wheeling was on our bucket list. The... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
kristalnuzum
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Philippi, West Virginia
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A Classic Historic Theater

Came in from Pittsburgh to see Gary Allan perform...Great show as usual from him...The other star... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Greatlakessailor
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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From Jerry Seinfeld to Willie Nelson to national Broadway productions and home to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, the historic Capitol Theatre is a full entertainment complex.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“doo wop” (5 reviews)
“mama mia” (2 reviews)
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1015 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2709
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We aren't much on cities, more nature lovers than anything BUT Wheeling was on our bucket list. The Capitol Theatre made my trip! I loved seeing the Stars out front with some of my favorite old time country music stars names on them. The theatre...More

Thank kristalnuzum
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Came in from Pittsburgh to see Gary Allan perform...Great show as usual from him...The other star was the venue...A beautiful restoration on the building, the seats were amazingly comfortable, the prices at the concessions were fairly priced, and the people working there were over the...More

Thank Greatlakessailor
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Attended doo wop show in April 2017. Theatre is nice. Show was okay. Some performers not so good. Lobby to crowded with tables making it hard to get in and out. Prices of tickets reasonable.

Thank chruss
Reviewed April 25, 2017

I enjoyed the the theatre very much. The music was good. I wasn't too pleased with my seat because I was seated behind a woman that had teased her hair and I couldn't see over her to see the show; so needless to say I...More

Thank Jmayapple
fobrien1234, Public Relations Manager at Capitol Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Jmayapple, thanks so much for for the 5-star review. Wasn't teased up hair a big thing in the 50's & 60's? Glad you had fun.

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Saw the Mama Mia musical and was very impressed with the talent of the cast and show, in general. Venue is Great! Can't wait for The Illusionists!

Thank Wvgman
Reviewed February 15, 2017

A gorgeous venue preserved and enhanced by forward thinking private citizens and local government entities. Wonderful acoustics in an art deco style auditorium. New seats and sound system. You Go Wheeling!

Thank H.Lawrence J
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We had a great time at the Capitol Music Theatre. Good acoustics and great seating. The only thing is the restrooms for men downstairs needed cleaned. It had a horrible smell coming from it. Not a pleasant place to use the restroom. The rest was...More

Thank Glenn522
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We belong to the symphany, broadway plays 7 attend special events. & special programs like Doo Oop!! & others. Beautiful place, clean & soo friendly!!

1  Thank 414dee
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Capitol Theatre is a Historic Landmark in Wheeling. We have been attending shows there since the 80's. We have seen artist like Bob Dylan, BB King and Jerry Seinfeld to name a few. Every seat is a good one. Love seeing such great performers there.

Thank carolek68
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went to the Doo All show, not a bad seat in the house, great acoustics, comfortable seats. Enjoy the Off Broadway Shows, and the Symphony

Thank Bill G
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Marc P
February 11, 2017|
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Response from fobrien1234 | Property representative |
Marc P, We would love to have you join us for the Broadway Musical "Rent". I would suggest seats in section 2 or 3. These seats are closer to the center of the theatre. Others seem to like the first few rows in the mezzanine... More
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Jodyh47
January 19, 2016|
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Response from becknetta | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are three ground parking lots on Main Street prior to the Suspension Bridge and the Capitol Theatre. There is also a parking garage on 11th Street - make a left off of Main Street--you will see the Suspension... More
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