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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Sidewalk film festival love

This theatre is an American classic! It's truly like stepping back in time. The staff have done a... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Cory J
via mobile
Must See in Birmingham

If you are visiting Birmingham or live here, you have to visit the Alabama Theater at least once... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Robin N
Birmingham, 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 27 August 2017 via mobile

This theatre is an American classic! It's truly like stepping back in time. The staff have done a wonderful job restoring this historic building while staying true to its original vibe. They also work closely with the film community to bring relevant films and events...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are visiting Birmingham or live here, you have to visit the Alabama Theater at least once. It is gorgeous inside and reminiscent of a time when the theater was an experience and not just a causal weekend activity. I have been to concerts,...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This place has an amazing history. It was built back in the 1920's. Our daughters dance recitals are always held here and during the holidays they always have Christmas movies playing here. You can get tons of information off of their website also! Outside is...More

Thank Beachin_B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

However this theater has more floors or balconies to see the movie, I saw "White Christmas" in July. The staff was friendly and sold snacks and merchandise. They had to check my backpack for security's sake! Theater still looks new even if it was built...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Originally built as a vaudeville theater in 1927, The Alabama Theater has a rich and interesting history. Occasionally, backstage tours are available outlining the history of the location which is a fascinating tour. The Alabama has undergone extensive renovations to return it to its original...More

Thank amydcrnp
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were here May 20 for a dance event. The mildew and mold smell was so bad I got a headache by the time the show was over. They need to do something about this, and quick.

Thank cakutulas
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My dad and I used to go here when I was a kid. I recently visited the Theater a week or so ago. Its exactly the same. Its a very old venue but it still has old southern charm. I always thought it was magical....More

Thank ktidefan16
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Amazing music venue. The architecture was absolutely stunning. It took my breath away when I walked through the doors. It was easy to locate, and we enjoyed our concert.

Thank brittanymclaney
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Took my husband to see HomeFree in concert. There was good parking and easy access to the theatre. The inside of the theatre had been remodeled and was artfully done. They paid a lot of attention to the details in the artwork. Very nicely done....More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We attended my daughter's dance competition here this weekend. I love old buildings and this theater did not disappoint. The bathrooms downstairs were beautiful and the theater itself was large and in good condition. I would love to come back here for another event.

Thank Shan J
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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.