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The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre

Theater and General Entertainment
Midtown, Atlanta
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  • Fodor's Travel
    One of a dwindling number of vintage movie palaces in the nation, the Fox was built in 1929 in a fabulous Moorish-Egyptian style. It's crowning glory is its ceiling, complete with moving clouds. Read more
    Fodor's Travel · December 7, 2015
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  • Tamela
    Sit in the upper balcony for Phantom. He runs right in front of you. Sit on the front 4 rows for snow during the Nutcracker Ballet. Visit the summer theater series for the organ rising from the floor.
    Tamela · April 27, 2010
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  • Karen E.
    Plan where you will park before going and allow extra time. If you're planning to park nearby it will be difficult to move at the traffic lights when all the people are walking to the theater too.
    Karen Estrada · July 9, 2014
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  • David M.
    Who doesn't love to invest energy in this superb facility? One tip for summer film celebration goers: No compelling reason to purchase tickets ahead of time. You will pay $4 overhead for open seating,
    David Miller · December 11, 2015
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  • Laura F.
    The staff at The Fox Theatre is world class. They are very friendly and make you feel at home. They go above and beyond to make every experience there just amazing. Keep up the great job!!
    Laura Frisbee · September 29, 2013
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  • Debbie
    Who doesn't love to spend time in this magnificent facility? One tip for summer film festival goers: No need to buy tickets in advance. You will pay $4 overhead for open seating, so just buy your tick
    Debbie · June 5, 2010
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  • Steve M.
    Their weather policy puts their bottomline ahead of the guests' safety. Cancelling 1 hour before the show during Snow Jam 2014, after saying show will go on, NO refund all day. Friend got in accident
    Steve Mok · January 30, 2014
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  • The Ritz-Carlton
    Plan a date night at the historic Fox Theatre. Ask Concierge to arrange a private tour for the two of you to see the inner workings of Atlanta’s favorite venues.
    The Ritz-Carlton · February 16
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  • Scoutmob
    "The Cockroaches" tix were released to a line at the box office for a just-announced Rolling Stones concert. The Stones ended up playing to a confused crowd of 4,000 on their "Some Girls" tour in '78
    Scoutmob · November 28, 2011
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  • Hotel Indigo
    No matter what you love, there’s a performance at this beloved landmark. After the show, stop by our hotel’s café to see framed photos of the graffiti from the walls of the theatre’s projection room. Read more
    Hotel Indigo · April 24, 2013
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  • Seasons 52
    At this historic venue, there is never a bad seat in the house and the staff is always incredibly friendly. Try booking tickets through the Fox box office to save on online fees.
    Seasons 52 · July 26, 2013
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  • MARTAGuide.com
    There is a "Fox Theatre" exit off the train platform at the North Avenue station. It provides more shelter in bad weather and is a pleasant walking experience via 3rd Street. Read more
    MARTAGuide.com · March 8, 2014
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  • Atlanta
    This opulent historic landmark presents shows by Broadway in Atlanta & Theater of the Stars, as well as a Summer Movie series. The Atlanta Ballet performs its holiday season fave “The Nutcracker.” Read more
    Atlanta · August 16, 2010
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  • Monique
    Always always always buy the parking pass when you get your tickets. It will save you from spending a crazy amount when you get there and parking far away.
    Monique · March 19, 2012
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  • Scoutmob
    The Lynyrd Skynyrd album 'One More From The Road' was recorded at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in July of 1976. It was recorded as an effort to help save the Fox. Looks like it was a success.
    Scoutmob · November 29, 2011
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  • HISTORY
    The theatre opened on December 25, 1929, just two months after the stock market crash. The Fox hosted the premiere of Walt Disney's Song of the South in 1946. Disney himself introduced the picture.
    HISTORY · April 19, 2010
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  • Atlanta
    The Fox Theatre has been an Atlanta landmark since 1929. Its opulent auditorium is designed to mimic an Arabian courtyard, complete with 96 embedded crystal "stars."
    Atlanta · January 26, 2012
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  • TJ
    Nice theatre I must admit. I saw the Opera Play here and Some French Comedy as well. Both times I really enjoyed myself. Great staple in Atlanta.
    TJ · April 28, 2012
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  • Shawn
    Use Ticketmaster's new "choose your seats" option and opt for THE AISLE SEAT! Especially if you're a big girl. It can get sort of cramped and hot in there.
    Shawn · November 15, 2011
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  • Ticket Alternative
    Tickets for the Fox Theatre can be purchased through Ticket Alternative at 15 metro-Atlanta locations including Whole Foods Market, Criminal Records, Decatur CD, Fantasyland Records and CD Warehouse.
    Ticket Alternative · September 7, 2012
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  • officialfye
    Are you a Rock of Ages fan? Now that you’ve checked into The Fox Theatre, be sure to stop by your local f.y.e and check-in to save $2 on the Rock of Ages soundtrack ($7.99 after discount!) And if you
    officialfye · January 19, 2011
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  • Tamela
    SPECTACULARLY FABULOUS VENUE. A graceful and splendid Grande Dame, capture every moment possible here. Theater, Ballet, Cincerts, Mivues...wherever. It's perfect here.
    Tamela · May 19, 2011
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  • Nic W.
    Arrive up to an hour before and make sure to use the bathroom 30 mins before the show is scheduled to start! The women's bathroom lines are insane!
    Nic Willis · May 9, 2010
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  • KC S.
    An hour before almost every show there is an organ concert on the historic Moller organ. If you stand up front by the rail, you can give requests.
    KC Sanders · August 15, 2010
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  • kerry t.
    One of the must sees in Atlanta. The best venue for special dates or watching treasured movies during certain times of the year
    kerry terry · December 27, 2013
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  • Atlanta
    Opened in 1929 as a lavish movie theater, the Fabulous Fox hosts a variety of cultural and artistic events, as well as a summer film series.
    Atlanta · November 13, 2012
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  • Britt A.
    Don't forget to check out the very ornate women's bathroom lounges on the 2nd floor and basement levels. Gorgeous antique pieces.
    Britt Argo · July 28, 2013
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  • Mick H.
    The Fox Theatre tour is pretty interesting. If you like the building, be sure to take the tour.
    Mick H. · December 29, 2012
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  • Cliff S.
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    Cliff Smith · March 23
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  • David E.
    Be sure to give yourself extra time to enjoy the majestic architecture of the Fox Theatre. It's totally incredible!
    David Esquire · January 23, 2014
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  • Rusty S.
    Always a fantastic place to see a show... Be it broadway or a concert... You're not an Atlantan until you've been.
    Rusty Shelby · December 19, 2011
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  • Oakland Cemetery
    In 1974, Mayor Marynard Jackson (OC resident) refused to sign the paperwork needed to demolish the Fox and on July 10th of that year held the first "Save the Fox" meeting at Herren's restaurant. Read more
    Oakland Cemetery · December 4, 2010
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  • Meghana B.
    Beautiful theatre. Take the time to just look around before a show. Make sure to walk towards the stage and look up.
    Meghana Bendre · June 23, 2012
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  • Atlanta Meetings
    Designed in the late 1920s, The Fox Theatre presents shows by Broadway in Atlanta and Theater of the Stars, as well as a summer movie series.
    Atlanta Meetings · July 29, 2013
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  • Andrea P.
    Arrive early so you won't miss any of the show. The Fox also has the most efficient women's bathroom in town!
    Andrea Pendleton · September 17, 2011
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  • Phil B.
    The lot beside the theatre charges $20 for special events. There's a lot around the corner that charges $6.
    Phil B · September 8, 2015
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  • Alda B.
    This is a beautiful venue & there is not a bad seat in the house.
    Alda Blakeney Wright · February 11
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  • Quinn
    Get your Ticket Now for Chris Tucker For One Night Only NEXT MONTH!! HURRY UP THEY WILL SELL OUT FAST! CLICK 4 TIX! --->> http://statictab.com/4xgf8rn
    Quinn · October 24, 2012
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  • Dwayne K.
    Found great parking right at Ponce De Leon (just south of venue) - you can't beat close event parking for $15
    Dwayne Kilbourne · December 24, 2012
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  • Cam
    If u get limited view seats, go with 0-10, beyond that u will really miss out on parts of the show
    Cam · July 15, 2010
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  • Team Epic
    Check out a movie or a show at The Fox Theatre. The inside is mesmerizing and any seat is a good seat.
    Team Epic · August 24, 2011
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  • Carrie B.
    There's a small hospital on the ground floor that few get to see, but special tours can peek inside!
    Carrie Burns · February 6, 2013
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  • Quinn
    10th Annual New Year’s Weekend Celebration feat Anthony Hamilton with Fantasia with Zapp | Saturday, January 2. Tickets on sale now - click the link for more info + tickets. Read more
    Quinn · November 23, 2015
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  • Laura N.
    Highly recommend a prw theater meal at Baronda. Try the Arugula Salad and the Margarita Pizza.
    Laura Nolte · June 3, 2012
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  • Caroline D.
    Buy tickets directly from the box office to avoid paying Ticketmaster fees. For a $45 ticket to a musical, I would have paid over $60 on Ticketmaster.com.
    Caroline Dunn · July 4, 2010
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  • Wes
    Take a tour, see a play, attend a concert, have an event, any reason to go to the Fox is a good one! A true Atlanta treasure!
    Wes · October 28, 2013
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  • The Fox Theatre
    Ever wonder what is acceptable and what is not when attending the theatre? Check out our ettiquette post; http://www.foxtheatre.org/TheatreEtiquette.aspx
    The Fox Theatre · March 7, 2011
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  • Michele P.
    Go to Meehan's Public House Downtown before or after the show. It's just a walk away and the drinks are delicious! Cheers!
    Michele P · May 30, 2011
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  • A Y.
    Make sure to sit center-ish. Otherwise you may not be able to see parts of the show.
    A Young · September 19, 2011
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  • Paige T.
    You can skip the lines and get 15% off limited edition Atlanta Ballet Nutcracker merchandise right from your phone! atlballet.expapp.com http://instagram.com/p/h4GyLHyc5P/
    Paige Todd · December 13, 2013
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