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Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

Closes in 1 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great Place to Go

Check out TCT. You get a great meal and a great entertainment event. This season, we saw Elf, In... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
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Beautiful theatre

Without knowing anything about the Topeka Civic Theatre, we decided to take a chance and purchase... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
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TCTA is the nations oldest continuously operating community dinner theatre in the nation. Next year, they celebrate 75 years of bringing live theatre to Northeast Kansas. They offer two performance spaces with a 282 seat dinner theatre and a 150...more
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3028 SW 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606-1867
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Check out TCT. You get a great meal and a great entertainment event. This season, we saw Elf, In The Heights and Singing In the Rain. We have also enjoyed Radio Players and Laugh Lines. Check their website for options.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Without knowing anything about the Topeka Civic Theatre, we decided to take a chance and purchase tickets. I will describe the theatre as cabaret style. That is, attendees did not sit in rows of chairs, but at tables with chairs surrounding it. We knew that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

A great place for laughing. Improv group with all ages. Some skits funnier than others. You can order drinks, pizza, popcorn, and desserts. Tickets are $12.75 each. We get tickets for every show. TCT also does great plays and musicals. We saw Elf in December.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed August 19, 2018

My husband and I recently attended a night of Improv, courtesy of our friend, Secily Rees, who was starring in the show. My cosmo was good, my husband's beers were cold, and the Glory Days pizza that was catered was the best I have had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

My family recently saw "Newsies" at the Topeka Civic Theatre. When my wife initially described it to me, I confess I was not excited. However, the entire experience was wonderful. We had dinner at the theatre. The food is catered, and it was wonderful. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matt H
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Recently went here for a comedy show. Turned out it was improvisation which while not my favorite ended up being entertaining and fun. It snowed during the show outside, but the place was still fairly fun. Food and drink served by kind efficient waiters and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank stOOOge
Reviewed December 17, 2017

We go all the time to laugh lines 13.00$ for 2 hours of hilarious entertainment. Get a pizzia from Glory days and a beer and popcorn and enjoy yourself and have a great time !!! Also the shows are always good here !!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ttowntriper
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The Civic Theatre is a great treat - the food is always good and the plays are always fun to see. The local talent will pleasantly surprise you and make the evening really enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank worldtravelor2015
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We have regular season tickets to Topeka Civic Theater, so attend almost every show each year. We have been attending shows at TCT for over 30 years, and have experienced many changes. The talent in Topeka is very good. Two of the actors in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a gem in the heart of Topeka. Facility is a renovated school with a theater added on. Phenomenal job in restoration and expansion.

Date of experience: August 2017
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November 27, 2018|
Response from Matt H | Reviewed this property |
I recommend business casual. When I attended, roughly 3/4 of attendees wore business casual or even a sport coat. However, there will be people in all levels of dress. There was at least one person in a tank top.