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Taft Theatre

317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3309
+1 513-232-6220
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Tiny seats, bring cash, overpriced beverages

It's your usual large city historic theater. I'm not ah, a big person by any means but felt crammed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great venue for a show

Easy freeway access. Only $5 for parking at the 6th street ramp. Several and large restrooms... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Springboro, Ohio
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317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3309
+1 513-232-6220
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Reviewed yesterday

It's your usual large city historic theater. I'm not ah, a big person by any means but felt crammed in my seat. You might feel a little claustrophobic at a sold out show. Restrooms kinda industrial. Bring cash if you want drinks...a lot of cash.

Thank juliethelibrarian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy freeway access. Only $5 for parking at the 6th street ramp. Several and large restrooms. Comfy seats (box) with excellent sight lines. Just feels really open and spacious. Acoustics were excellent for Herb Albert. Will be watching for future shows to attend.

Thank TheOpsDoctor
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We've seen several shows here, it's such a neat place. Great acoustics, great seats, great views. Love these old theatres.

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We saw Tarzan at the Taft Theatre in March 2017. The show was great. All of the actors and sets flowed and kept us entertained. I liked the ambience of the theatre, but the seating though plush did not leave enough legroom for tall people....More

Thank Oakbug
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Saw Norah Jones at this venue and the acoustics were amazing. Only flaw is that the seating is rather close together so you feel a bit squeezed in. Otherwise very nice intimate venue with good views from all seats, even in the back balcony.

Thank Azim S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Obtained special tickets for a preview of the Cincinnati Symphony and the Pops - before they go to China later in the month. The music was WONDERFUL... The Taft is a beautiful building. The paintings on the walls and ceilings were just beautiful... We sat...More

Thank OHIOBuckeye58
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went to the Taft Theater to watch a play with my family. My son's school allowed us to purchase discounted tickets and it gave us a chance to see how well my son could sit still through a performance. The Taft Theater looks as though...More

Thank potatochip1
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Children's Theater at the Taft Theater provided a wonderful presentation of the Wizard of Oz . The theater was beautiful and a wonderful introduction of theater for children.

Thank PK209
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We saw Post Modern Jukebox at this venue and it was great! They have restored the Theatre to it's original decor and it's beautiful. The acoustics were good and our seats even though on the floor were perfect. We would make the trip to Cincinnati...More

Thank ssweet2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went to see Hannibal Buress here a few nights ago and was impressed by how great the theater was! For being so old, they have done a great job of keeping it up. I was really astonished by how there is really not a bad...More

Thank winelover128
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Who played a large bluegrass music show back in the 70s at the Taft ? I was there.
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