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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Christmas Vacation!

Loved every minute of our visit to watch Christmas Vacation. All of us enjoyed the historic... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
BarbeeAL
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Rainbow City, AL
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Holiday Movies Coming Soon

I have loved the Alabama Theater since I was a child. I'm so glad the this beautiful Birmingham... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
BlueDiver3231
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Birmingham, Alabama
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
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+1 205-252-2262
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"christmas movies"
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"film series"
in 8 reviews
"christmas vacation"
in 7 reviews
"wurlitzer organ"
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"dance competition"
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"classic films"
in 5 reviews
"white christmas"
in 4 reviews
"sight lines"
in 3 reviews
"historic venue"
in 2 reviews
"rocky horror"
in 2 reviews
"light fixtures"
in 2 reviews
"christmas season"
in 3 reviews
"like stepping back in time"
in 3 reviews
"decorated for christmas"
in 2 reviews
"concession stand"
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"wonderful venue"
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"front row"
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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Loved every minute of our visit to watch Christmas Vacation. All of us enjoyed the historic theater, sing along with the wonderful organ and family time watching a new classic

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

I have loved the Alabama Theater since I was a child. I'm so glad the this beautiful Birmingham landmark was restored and saved. Don't miss a holiday movie in "The Showplace of the South" From classics to newer releases, the holiday movies are a popular...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2016

This gorgeous landmark theater still earns her old nickname. This is really like stepping back in time to an era when these fine theaters drew patrons from hundreds of miles. The place is simply ornate and stunning inside and out, and the sight lines are...More

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Reviewed September 29, 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

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Reviewed August 4, 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
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Reviewed August 3, 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

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Reviewed August 3, 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!

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Reviewed August 2, 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.

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Reviewed July 21, 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!!

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Reviewed June 30, 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
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bchbmw
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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.
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December 17, 2016|
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Response from TAZ-N-Bogey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they sell sodas, wine, beer, & snacks.
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