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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Beautiful old renovated old theatre in downtown Birmingham. My only complaint would be the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
Go to see the venue and enjoy the show

We hit the Alabama Theatre on Valentines night to see "Casablanca". The crowd was very large (which... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Fred W
Lineville, Alabama
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Beautiful old renovated old theatre in downtown Birmingham. My only complaint would be the location and lack of bathrooms. We had a front row seat in the balcony. The seats seemed a little bit further back than most balcony front row seats but were still...More

Thank Titan27
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We hit the Alabama Theatre on Valentines night to see "Casablanca". The crowd was very large (which was wonderful to see). The pres-how music was fun, as was the after show music. Come early to hear the "Mighty Wurlitzer Organ" show off. The theatre was...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It's always a pleasure to return to the Alabama theatre every year The history and Beauty of The Alabama is remarkable. Everyone should take the time to visit this historic site Elegance and timeless

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We love the Holiday Film Series & catch a few movies each year! Great way to take a break during the busy season! Beautiful & intimate venue. Concerts here are great as well, not a bad seat in the house.

Thank L C
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

So glad this theater was refurbished. My mom spent many hours here as a teenager and told us stories about the theater when we were growing up and it was closed. Feels like you have been taken back 50-60 years when visiting. The craftsmanship and...More

1  Thank Cindy2468
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Every year the Alabama shows Christmas movies through the month of December. You may have seen the movies dozens of times at home or possibly in a theater but the experience cannot match up with the Alabama. First, the theater is nicknamed the Showplace of...More

Thank jasperdad12
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Loved every minute of our visit to watch Christmas Vacation. All of us enjoyed the historic theater, sing along with the wonderful organ and family time watching a new classic

Thank BarbeeAL
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have loved the Alabama Theater since I was a child. I'm so glad the this beautiful Birmingham landmark was restored and saved. Don't miss a holiday movie in "The Showplace of the South" From classics to newer releases, the holiday movies are a popular...More

Thank BlueDiver3231
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This gorgeous landmark theater still earns her old nickname. This is really like stepping back in time to an era when these fine theaters drew patrons from hundreds of miles. The place is simply ornate and stunning inside and out, and the sight lines are...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Alabama Theatre. We came from out of town for the Josh Ritter/Jason Isbell concert. It's always a fun experience to go see a musical act in a grand theater that's able to offer an intimate feel. We bought...More

1  Thank mwalkerms
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1 January 2017|
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Response from jasperdad12 | Reviewed this property |
The people that operate the theater are generally accommodating. Call them and see if you can set something up.
18 December 2016|
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Response from TAZ-N-Bogey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they sell sodas, wine, beer, & snacks.