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Concert at the Alabama Theater

This is a very nice historical venue. We had a great time attending a concert. The theater was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ronda L
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Beautiful theatre that has wonderful memories

Love that this theater has been refurbished. I have great memories from my childhood and teenage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gardendale, Alabama
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice historical venue. We had a great time attending a concert. The theater was very beautiful. It was clean with comfy chairs.

Thank Ronda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love that this theater has been refurbished. I have great memories from my childhood and teenage years. The Wurlitzer organ rising from beneath the stage, is amazing, and hearing it being played is such an experience. Love this theater,

Thank chjones50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Alabama Theatre is a beautiful old time theatre from the 1920’s, including a piano that comes up thru the stage floor, and gorgeous balconies, which has been completely restored to it’s grandeur, and offers the opportunity to see movies such as “Gone with the...More

Thank haroldc956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have seen several different events at the Alabama Theatre, but concerts are the best! You feel as if your right there with the performers. The acoustics are superb and the art deco venue is amazing . Even hearing the artists compliment the theatre is a...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the Alabama Theater for the Rocky Horror Masquerade and really enjoyed our time! The facility was large enough to accommodate a relatively large crowd. The restrooms were clean and spacious. The only downfall I would say is the size of the bar and...More

Thank Trinity J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Alabama theatre is a destination for cinephiles, thespians, and anyone who appreciates art deco architecture. The Alabama has a summer and holiday series of classic movies, shown in rare form these days on the big screen. Think, "Casablanca" for Valentine's, "Singing' In the Rain,"...More

2  Thank RKSheehan
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I’m a local and I love this place. The interior decor is a classic example of early 20 th century architecture. Try to go when they play the Wurlitzer organ. In the summer they run classic movies on weekends. The opera used be here. I...More

1  Thank brysonW
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Alabama is a pleasant "retro" venue for old movies and plays. Take the time to visit and remember what it was like to go there when elegance was important. The giant organ recital is not to be missed when played for sing-alongs and preludes.

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 17 August 2018

First off, go for the balcony, if you want the sound, experience, and price (that will not shred your pocketbook). For years, I have opted for the Balcony, Row Q (Center Aisle); 9 times of 10 there are seats available here (in "my" spot) long...More

Thank JohnnyBeeeGoode
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My sister and I went to see a show there. Going to the theater is like taking a step back in time. I can't wait to go back!

Thank Debbie M
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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 BarbeeAL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have bar items as well as sodas and popcorn. Take credit cards as well.