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“Small town charm”
Review of Athens Theatre

Athens Theatre
Ranked #7 of 78 things to do in DeLand
Certificate of Excellence
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New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Small town charm”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Athens Theater has small town charm. Endearingly small, with good sight lines. It is comfortable and the staff are friendly and helpful. A short walk away are many charming and affordable restaurants with sidewalk tables - great for dinner before the theater or a snack after the show.

Visited April 2013
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DeLeon Springs, FL
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“History well-preserved”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Before it reopened its doors a few years ago, Athens Theater is rich with history. It is know to provide entertainment--vaudeville, movies, tickets cost only 10 cents (I bet that was a great deal back then). And now Athens is back--properly restored to its former glory. Once you step inside the theater, you now discover what Athens looked like back in the old days. It's kinda like a kid going to a theme park for the first time and is amazed of everything you see.

Check the local website for exciting shows, movie showings, live shows and more. When you get to the Athens Theater in DeLand, Florida, you will be bedazzled...

Visited December 2012
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Lake Forest
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Great theater”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

Nice venue. The play was well presented.---good cast, acting and staging. I would definitely go again with friends. The area is great for before and after theater dining.

Visited March 2012
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DeLand
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Historical Theater”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Athens Theater was restored a few years ago. It is smaller than today's theaters, yet it is beautiful, quaint, friendly staff and have some of the best performances you may ever see. The Eagles Tribute Band, The Beatles Tribute were live shows @ the end of 2012 and films like Rocky Horror Picture Show. Visit their website for calendar of events. Lovely place to spend an evening.

Visited December 2012
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DeLand, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A Class Act!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stepping through the doors of the Athens Theatre is like stepping through time. There's a rich, warm feeling to this cozy playhouse. I've seen South Pacific & the Christmas classic, Scrooge. Picking up tickets tomorrow for Neil Simon's, Jake's Women...and the season finale, Cats. The local cast members are oh-so-professional. Then there are tributes to talents like the Beatles & Stevie Nicks. Rocky Horror Picture Show, anyone? The theatre is clean, the staff pleasant...that includes the helpful box office staff. So go out to supper at one of the many local restaurants and spend a lovely evening at this DeLand gem. Commercial-free never felt so good.

Visited December 2012
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