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Rylander Theatre

310 W Lamar St, Americus, GA 31709-3543
+1 229-931-0001
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Beautiful and Regal Theatre

I recently attended a play at this beautiful theater (Shrek-the Musical). Although the show was... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Donderee
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Americus, GA
Great Restoration

If you like history and reviving old structures, this is one to be admired. The only thing that is... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Kathryn M
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Americus, Georgia
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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13 Mar 2017
“Beautiful and Regal Theatre”
15 Feb 2017
“Great Restoration”
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310 W Lamar St, Americus, GA 31709-3543
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+1 229-931-0001
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I recently attended a play at this beautiful theater (Shrek-the Musical). Although the show was sold out, each seat was comfortable and there wasn't a bad seat in the house. The theater was able to get everyone seated and the show started on time. This...More

Thank Donderee
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you like history and reviving old structures, this is one to be admired. The only thing that is not good is the sound. There are no mikes or amps. You can hear from the stage when music is being played, but plays are hard...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I recently attended a production by the Swamp Gravy Players entitled "Women of the Bible - Through Their Eyes". The theater is beautiful, and the acoustics are very good for such an old venue. The ladies were wearing microphones, and every word they spoke or...More

Thank lewnan
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Wow - amazing theatre - refurbished. Old plush carpet and curtains. Happened upon theatre while walking around town during a stop on the SAM Shortline Excursion Train tour. A nice place to see what the "theatre" was like in its hay day.More

Thank Rita S
RylanderDirector, Managing Director at Rylander Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words! We couldn't agree more. We hope you enjoyed not only your time in the theatre, but also in Downtown Americus and on the SAM Shortline. And we do hope to have you back as our guest again...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016

We happened upon Americus while searching for lodging before visiting nearby Andersonville NHM. We were directed to a beautiful restored hotel and from here learned of the City having it's first "First Friday" art and community exhibit. We were referred to the Rylander Hotel and...More

Thank Doug D
RylanderDirector, Managing Director at Rylander Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Thank you so much for stopping by the Rylander Theatre while visiting our area. I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour and I hope you'll join us again next time you're in town!

Reviewed 4 November 2015

We stopped here during our visit to Americus. There was some type of recital that evening but they let us self tour. Such a gem, not much goes on here, you would think it would have shows/movies/ events at least monthly.More

Thank dougandamy2015
RylanderDirector, Managing Director at Rylander Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2015

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting our beautiful and historic theatre. And I couldn't agree more with you that the Rylander Theatre is a gem! We actually have a very full calendar of events every month of the year that includes, movies,...More

Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Rylander Theatre is a historical stop when in southwest Georgia. There is a lot of history at the theatre.

Thank GlynnCountian
Reviewed 20 October 2014

It only took a few minutes to see the theatre, however, you can get a tour if you like. It was nice to see a grand theatre of old. So much more character than theatres today.

Thank 2Pelicans
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This theatre, restored around 2001, is a little jewel. It's quite beautiful. We were attending a Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation meeting and had the treat of hearing the organist play the theatre's organ. It rises from the floor just like at the Fox!

Thank NorthGeorgiaPixie
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I had the opportunity to see a show here while on a little vacation. I always try to go to local theater productions and experience some of the beautiful theaters that need our support. check this one out!

Thank lenoxcircleguy
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Charles M
My wife and I are from California and are staying overnight in Americus on May 21. How do we arrange a visit to your wonderful theatre? Chuck and Elissa Maas
26 April 2016|
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Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
We visited when Americus was celebrating their first community art walk-many interesting places were open. The Rylander can be reached at (229-931-0001). You might also want to contact the Americus-Sumter Tourism Welcome... More
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