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Franklin Theatre

419 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064-2719
+1 615-538-2076
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Beautiful historic theatre.

My wife and I (and other family members) have been here several times for concerts and we always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan M
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Tullahoma, Tennessee
Attended a classic Jimmy Stewart movie

Attended with my daughter and granddaughter and a few of their friends. We really enjoyed the movie... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Luckyinfranklin
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Franklin, Tennessee
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The Franklin Theatre opened in the summer of 1937 when the marquee first illuminated Main Street. The downtown historic landmark closed in 2007 but reopened as a 300 seat venue in 2011 with an investment of more than $8 million to again enrich, inspire and connect our community. It still features classic and recent release movies, community and private events - but most exciting are the live concerts by diverse original talents such as Sheryl Crow, Art Garfunkel, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Vince Gill, Keb Mo and many more.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wonderful venue” (10 reviews)
“live shows” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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419 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064-2719
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+1 615-538-2076
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I (and other family members) have been here several times for concerts and we always enjoy the facility and the music. Staff members are extremely friendly, too. And the theatre is beautiful and intimate.

Thank Alan M
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your review means so to us and we'll make sure our great staff receives the kind words shared. Please come and visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended with my daughter and granddaughter and a few of their friends. We really enjoyed the movie and the classic movie theater experience was awesome. Everyone was friendly and courteous. (either in August or September)

Thank Luckyinfranklin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was so glad to see this place renovated years ago. Now the venue is used for live theatre, concerts, and great $5 films. They have a warm, responsive staff. There is a full bar and wine in addition to the regular popcorn and candy...More

Thank kimberlymU5295RA
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Your review means so much to us and thanks for sharing and encouraging others to enjoy an experience at the Franklin Theatre. Hope you, too, will get to visit again soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Over rated. To call this a historic theatre really is a stretch of the imagination. Mutton dressed as lamb. Cheap cinema with over rated/priced music once in a while. Disappointing.

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D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your impressions and we're genuinely sorry if you had anything less than a stellar experience with us. Feel free to connect with us if there's anything whatsoever we can do to address any issues you're disappointed in. 615-538-2076

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is an incredible theater. The entire theater has been refurbished back to its original feel, but with state of the art technology. They also not only have movies there, but live musical acts, and live theater. It gives a completely different feel to watching...More

Thank ClayStafford
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review and letting others know about your experience at the Franklin Theatre. Hope you'll get to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful small theater Nostalgic Great during holidays to remind you to slow down and enjoy Things around you change so fast nice to visit a bit of your childhood

Thank USUKCanada
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Your review means so much to us and thanks for sharing with others, ur hope is always to provide patrons with an experience they'll long remember. Come again soon!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

I love improv and I wasn't disappointed in attending The Second City @ Franklin Theatre. The theatre is wonderful, small and intimate. The show was excellent and I will definitely go back to see another show. I bought my ticket online and it was fast...More

Thank MSO70
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We appreciate your review more than you might imagine and we, too, enjoyed the Second City Improv event. Thanks for capturing the essence of your experience and we hope we'll host another show you enjoy in the near future.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The Franklin theatre is a town pride. They reopened the place and use it for live music events and shows. They also do regular big picture movies during the week as well. I went for the movie. It was $8. Overall cute place with good...More

Thank mamorett20
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your impressions of the Franklin Theatre. Hope you'll get to visit again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The show as as grand as a large auditorium, but was small enough to see and hear everything from even back rows

Thank Frederick F
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks very much for the kind review and hope you get to be with us again soon!

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting Franklin a few days previously we decided to go back to visit the theatre just to experience this wonderful venue. The film that was playing was only PG rated but it was good family entertainment. After purchasing our tickets only 6 dollars each...More

Thank Willownell
D H, General Manager at Franklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We're so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Franklin Theatre and appreciate your review more than you could imagine. Please come back again soon!

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RobertInTN
20 September 2017|
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Response from Max-TN | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty small but I always try to get closer to the stage. K sounds like the perfect option to me!
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Linda H
17 August 2017|
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Response from michaeleds | Reviewed this property |
Looking at their calendar Lee Roy Parnell, Christopher Cross, Gary Morris, Black Lillies and Second City, the comedy is appearing as well, they also show movies and host special events. A lot of fun and with a great sound... More
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TheStevens2013
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Response from D H | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for the question and hotels around Franklin can be 2+ miles away depending on which you choose. There are a variety near I-65 and in the Cool Springs area. Cabs can be pre-arranged by calling and making... More
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