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Stately Old Theater

Live entertainment offered throughout the year. Beautiful old theater in downtown Parkersburg with... read more

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Wonderful entertainment

I have attended many events here. All of the entertainment has been wonderful . Historic Theater... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Vienna, West Virginia
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“Stately Old Theater”
26 Sep 2018
“Beautiful theater turned into a museum”
Enjoy unforgettable entertainment in this restored 1926 vaudeville house-the Grand Lady of downtown Parkersburg. Artists of national and international prominence as well as local artists can be found on the Smoot's stage.
215 5th St, Parkersburg, WV 26101-5103
+1 304-422-7529
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Reviewed today

Live entertainment offered throughout the year. Beautiful old theater in downtown Parkersburg with a variety of types of entertainment throughout the year. Locally owned and operated.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a beautiful vaudeville era theater in downtown Parkersburg. It has been wonderfully restored and is an excellent space for music and plays. The theater could be a great community space, but the only events held cater to the 70+ crowd. This theater deserves...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Deric C
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have attended many events here. All of the entertainment has been wonderful . Historic Theater worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank 813gails
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We visited this lovely old theater to watch a performance by "Gentleman's Rule", an a cappella group from Chicago. They were wonderful, the music was amazing and very professionally presented. It was hard to believe that they were not performing with an entire orchestra even...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank TravelingRosie
Reviewed 30 March 2015

very impressed with the spirit and efforts of the volunteers, along with the quality of the restoration work

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank dpkp2014
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This old, but revived theater is a gem of the Parkersburg area on 5th Street in downtown. The shows are among the best anywhere and are always presented at a reasonable price. Any musical/theatrical taste will find something to enjoy, from children's shows to touring...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank rsb902
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The Smoot is an older theater that continues to provide opportunities for live entertainment (music, plays, etc.) for the community. The management takes their responsibility and contribution to this area seriously which makes the acts dependably good and enjoyable. Parkersburg, for a small WV town,...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank JoeSpivy
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We visited this theater because my daughter came in 2nd in her age division when she ran the Parkersburg WV half-marathon race and that is where the awards were given out. Its is a restored theater...very impressive and the huge chandelier in there was beautiful....More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank farmgal4947
Reviewed 27 April 2014

This grand lady dates back many years to the time of vaudeville . Many traveling vaudeville acts graced the stage of this historic theatre. For many years it was a movie theatre and after many years of showing some of the best first rate movies...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 20 April 2014

At my age I've seen Saturday horror flicks and cartoons as a kid of the 50's and musical varities of numerous levels of performances live for the last dozen years since the theatre was fully restored largely due to the efforts of one local performer...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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I always perform.......for the right amount