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Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

3028 SW 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606-1867
+1 785-357-5211
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The longest running dinner theatre in the US

Wonderful live theatre with food and drink surrounded by friends and family. We love TCTA and this... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
Michelle B
Topeka, Kansas
via mobile

All around a great experience. I can not say enough about the time spent and I suggest anyone... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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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 seat studio theatre offering a large variety of shows 50 out of 52 weeks of the year.
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  • Very good25%
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3028 SW 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606-1867
+1 785-357-5211
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Reviewed 26 November 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!

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 4 November 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...More

1  Thank OneTraveler74
Reviewed 28 October 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.

Thank eddiem68
Reviewed 24 July 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...More

Reviewed 29 June 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!

Thank CleanH2O
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a great venue with quality entertainment, plays, musicals and comedies. Easy to get to, you will enjoy this site and take away good memories.

Thank 2fortravel
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Dinner theater with local talent. We enjoy the improv groups as well. The food is always good. Great time for couples. New Year's Eve shows are memorable.

1  Thank DIANE T
Reviewed 3 November 2014

All actors are volunteers and the shows are wonderful! Reasonable prices for a show, dinner and nice evening with friends. Website available to check on mainstage as well as children's and other performances during the year.

1  Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My wife and I went to watch them perform Young Frankenstein. This is a dinner Theatre. The show itself was awesome. Talented performers, great direction. The food was just okay with the exception of dessert during intermission where I proceeded to have a most decadent...More

Thank Dustyn M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Saw "Catch Me if You Can". It was entertaining and fun. I also found the food good. All in all a nice night!

Thank wolfmom3
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