Music & Theater
in Akron, OH (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.

Akron Civic Theatre

182 S Main St
Akron, OH 44308   Directions

(330) 253-2488


Plan for a night out on the town at the Akron Civic Theatre, one of the last remaining atmospheric theaters in the county. A redesigned movie theater which first opened in the 1920s, the current Civic Theatre is now regarded as one of the best stages for touring Broadway, concert and dance performances in the state.

Akron Symphony Orchestra

17 N Broadway St
Akron, OH 44308   Directions

(330) 535-8131


Let the soothing sounds of the Akron Symphony Orchestra carry you away from your everyday worries and stresses. Founded in 1949, this professional symphonic orchestra has served as a pillar to the Akron musical and cultural communities. As the driving musical force in the community, the Akron Symphony has become widely recognized for its musical excellence and versatility.

Ballet Theatre of Ohio

265 N Main St
Munroe Falls, OH 44262   Directions

(330) 688-6065


Since 1993, the Ballet Theatre of Ohio has brought their performances to the Akron Civic Theatre each season. You can also see them dance during collaborations with Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens and the Akron Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy classical ballets performed by some of the top ballerinas in the Cleveland-Akron area. This popular theater draws in the largest ballet audience in Northeastern Ohio!

E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

198 Hill St
Akron, OH 44325   Directions

(330) 972-7111


See a show at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, the University of Akron’s most popular facility! Named after Edwin J. Thomas from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, the E.J. Thomas Hall is the Rubber City’s premier location for Broadway performances and other entertainment attractions. Watch contemporary and classic plays, listen to top speakers and catch a variety of quality shows at this performing arts hall.

Porthouse Theatre

3143 O'Neil Rd
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223   Directions

(330) 672-3884


Come by the beautiful Blossom Music Center near the gorgeous Cuyahoga Valley National Park for a memorable performance by the Porthouse Theatre. Operating during the summer, this premier outdoor theater group sets their stage against the beautiful backdrop of nature. Feel free to bring along a picnic when you head to enjoy the entertainment at this pavilion theater.

Weathervane Community Playhouse

1301 Weathervane Ln
Akron, OH 44313   Directions

(330) 836-2626


The winds of fortune seem to always blow in the right direction for the Weathervane Community Playhouse. This community-based playhouse produces some of the county’s best high-quality, diverse and challenging performing arts pieces and entertainment. Watch an excellent play put on by dedicated actors and volunteers at this community treasure.