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Akron Civic Theatre, Akron

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The Akron Civic Theatre (originally the Loew's Theatre) is a theater in Akron, Ohio. It is one of only sixteen remaining atmospheric theatres designed by John Eberson in the United States and is an excellent example of the great movie palaces of the 1920s. The Akron Civic Theatre is the last remaining theater of 11 opened by Marcus Loew, founder of the Loew's theater chain. The Civic is located on South Main Street in Akron and can hold 3,000 people. The theater has been exhibiting shows and special events for 92 years.
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  • We went to the civic to see a stand up comedian. The comedian was just okay but the theater was nice. We sat in a loge at the front of the balcony. Not bad seats but not great either. I think I...  more »
  • Both my Children’s high school graduation commencements were housed here, as well as many other events we’ve attended, including concerts. The theater has many interesting features that are photo...  more »
  • Beautifully kept theatre. Every seat is a good seat as each row slopes upward. Quality sound system as well. Could use better snack options, only had large soft salted pretzels and chocolates. But the pretzel we bought was good. Also good selection of mixed drinks and craft beer at the event we attended.
  • Absolutely beautiful theatre. We saw the Red Hot Chili Pipers and they were amazing. The staff is helpful and it is easy to find seats. We had an easy time finding parking even though the street is under construction.

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