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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Jason Isbell concert

This was my first visit to the Alabama Theatre. We came from out of town for the Josh Ritter/Jason... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Olive Branch, Mississippi
via mobile
Events Year Round

Since 2008 I have made many trips to the Historic Alabama Theater. There are Summer and Winter... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Cassie S
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 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Alabama Theatre. We came from out of town for the Josh Ritter/Jason Isbell concert. It's always a fun experience to go see a musical act in a grand theater that's able to offer an intimate feel. We bought...More

1  Thank mwalkerms
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Since 2008 I have made many trips to the Historic Alabama Theater. There are Summer and Winter (Christmas specific movies) film series on Fridays and Sundays. There are also children's film series on Thursdays and other times (just check their website). My favorite time to...More

1  Thank Cassie S
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I've been going to the Alabama since I was a kid and have been overwhelmed every time I have been there. In between visits, you forget just how awesome this building is. Thankfully it has been preserved! I've seen movies, shows and concerts, attended events...More

Thank xsdv8
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A beautiful building. The acoustics were good for the concert I went to there. My only concern is that the lighting is poor towards the back of the auditorium and on the upper levels. Be sure to watch your step!

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our family loves to go to the Alabama Theater. It's always a fun experience to go see a classic movie in such a grand theater.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I have attended several events at this venue since the remodeling and reopening. The acoustics are amazing, I don't believe that there is a "Bad" seat in the house!!

Thank TAZ-N-Bogey
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We went to the Bring it live tour. The venue was easy to find and the process to get in was easy. When we arrived it was raining we were not allowed to bring in our umbrella if it didn't fit in our bags. Thankfully...More

1  Thank JazieT
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Alabama has it all and is very well renovated. It is 1928 theater at its best, complete with a great Wurlitzer organ. comfort is good and parking is also OK.

Thank James W
Reviewed 25 June 2016

If you are planning on attending an event, I strongly suggest you get good tickets because there is no big screen to see the performers. However the seating is pretty good. We had tickets midway near the top and we could see the stage, however,...More

1  Thank Lenabell901
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

My wife, my son and daughter in law went to this historic theatre to watch the Sound of Music for the umpteenth time. I had never been to the Alabama Theatre, in spite of living here in Birmingham for over 11 years. Gorgeous place, very...More

Thank Galinborn
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2 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.