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The Vic Theater

284 reviews on Yelp
Movie Theater
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Closed. Will open Monday at 12:00 PM·12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Mon:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The people who patronize The Vic theater do not seem to mind that it is somewhat rundown, dreary, dilapidated, dank and falling apart. It is all part of the cha... more
The people who patronize The Vic theater do not seem to mind that it is somewhat rundown, dreary, dilapidated, dank and falling apart. It is all part of the charm of a crumbling once-luxurious five-story vaudeville house with floors and stairways of Italian marble. Customers pack in to hear various rock acts like Skinny Puppy, the Black Keys and Jackson Browne. On non-concert nights (which means three to four nights a week), the Vic is home to "Brew & View," an ongoing series of second-run and cult films (during screenings of which, moviegoers can drink cheap booze and smoke pack after pack of Marlboros. It is just like your living room back home, with a bigger screen, better acoustics, a balcony (with wonderful sight lines).  ... less
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Reviews

  • Passhon J.
    Passhon J.
    3/9/2019
    The Vic Theatre is a no nonsense establishment. They don't allow laptops, iPads, cameras, and any recording devices. You are allowed to bring cell phones, but there is a zero tolerance for people...more
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel S.
    5/24/2019
    I came here recently to see a stand up comedian and was really confused by the security and seating process. We were seeing Preacher Lawson who appeared on America's Got Talent and this was his...more
  • Carla J.
    Carla J.
    5/21/2019
    Visited the Vic to see The Hives. It was a great show and one of the band's best. The venue itself was nice and intimate. I liked the layout and appreciated the extra barriers in between the...more
  • Julie P.
    Julie P.
    2/9/2019
    Have not been here since 1990's and I wasn't thrilled back then. Just visited again on 2/8/19 for LP's concert who I was determined to see in spite of the venue. Parking Garage is across the...more
  • Louie N.
    Louie N.
    11/23/2018
    This is actually my 2nd time here. Nice, decent theatre. They never let u in on time. The washroom is ok, they had the attendant there which annoys me. I'm not paying anyone for paper towels....more