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Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

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Address: 3028 SW 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606-1867
Phone Number: (785) 357-5211
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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TCTA is the nations oldest continuously operating community dinner theatre...

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 seat studio theatre offering a large variety of shows 50 out of 52 weeks of the year.

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INCREDIBLY GOOD.....PERIOD!

Topeka CIvic Theatre is, purely and simply, one of Topeka's gems. An evening at one of their main stage productions, coupled with the catered meal, makes a fine, first-rate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2016
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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TCT provides plays, musicals, children's programs, comedy and other entertainment. Dinner theater options are available. Popular New Year's Eve program.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Topeka CIvic Theatre is, purely and simply, one of Topeka's gems. An evening at one of their main stage productions, coupled with the catered meal, makes a fine, first-rate evening out. I agree with other reviewers. The singing and acting talent exhibited on stage are phenomenal, especially considering that Topeka has a population of about 127,000. I am continually amazed... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I have a season ticket . There are two theaters in the main site and one smaller one in gage park. The theater folks that work with this theater comprise an excellent broad base. Regional company . They put on The Wizard of Oz last year and the wicked witch dissolved on stage to scare my 7 year old grandson.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Fun place for a couples nite out. Friendly staff cool shows. Laugh line is just like who's line is it anyways. It was a good time.

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Having moved to Topeka from a much larger city that had numerous professional companies I had to be disabused of my prejudice against this much smaller city's troupe of actors. TCTA accomplished that task. Live theater productions are a treat. Good community theater is a special treat. Topeka has it in the TCTA. The talent of the vocalists in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful live theatre with food and drink surrounded by friends and family. We love TCTA and this is the BEST show in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

All around a great experience. I can not say enough about the time spent and I suggest anyone thinking of going to definitely do it and don't hold back. We will be back for sure in the future and that is for sure a definite plan....

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Topeka, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The best Community Theater in the area. The talent is top notch. The catered meal excellent. If you find yourself in Topeka Kansas with time and nothing to do for the evening (Wed.-Sun. mostly) check out the TCTA website and wee what's playing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We attended the Wizard of Oz production last night at the Topeka Civic Theater. I am always amazed at the high quality of talent that they assemble. Sometimes the sets and special effects are average, but for the Wizard of Oz they were wonderful. The production choices during the year are varied to appeal to all tastes. The venue, service... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Topeka Civic Theatre showcases some amazing talent from the area. The caliper of productions is amazing particularly given that this is a community theater. The dinners are catered by a local business and the food is always great...and make sure you leave room for dessert!

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