Free Tours of the Ohio Theatre Offered During the 2013 CAPA Summer Movie Series, 7/20-8/17

Free Tours of the Ohio Theatre Offered During the 2013 CAPA Summer Movie Series, 7/20-8/17

As part of the 2013 Summer Movie Series, CAPA will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the historic Ohio Theatre with free, guided tours on Saturday, July 20; Saturday, August 3; and Saturday, August 17; at 4 pm each day.

The hour-long tours will begin in the front lobby of the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will include a look at the history and restoration of the official State Theatre of Ohio. Tours will also include an exhibition of the theatre's lighting and a demonstration of the original 1928 "Mighty Morton" theatre organ by featured organist Clark Wilson

Tours are free, but reservations are required and space is limited. To make a reservation, send an email to with the number of people in your party and preferred tour date. Tours do include stairs.

About the 2013 CAPA Summer Movie Series

Now celebrating its 43rd anniversary, the CAPA Summer Movie Series at the magnificent Ohio Theatre has become one of central Ohio's favorite summertime entertainment traditions. Made possible through the generous support of PNC, the 2013 Series features 27 of the world's most treasured films.

The 2013 CAPA Summer Movie Series is running now through August 25. Day-of-show tickets are $4 and go on sale one hour prior to show time at the Ohio Theatre kiosk. Senior citizen tickets are $3.50. Kiosk sales are cash only.

Now through August 11, strips of 10 tickets are available for $25, a savings of $1.50 per ticket. Strip tickets are good for any film in any combination. All tickets are general admission and seating is on a first come, first served basis.

For more details, including a full schedule of movies, visit

Photo credit: D.R. Goff

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